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The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has announced the availability of an additional $140 million in federal funding for Medicare Shared Savings Program Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) to assist with start-up costs and to provide advance payments of potential shared savings rather than waiting for an end-of-year calculation of payments. 304 more words
Some analysts think it is helping reduce the deficit; but others wholeheartedly disagree.
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Has the Affordable Care Act actually cut Medicare spending? 751 more words
A key theme at the Turning the Tide Against Cancer national conference was the need for a patient-centered approach to cancer care. Shelley Fuld Nasso, M.P.P., CEO, National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship (NCCS), shared her thoughts on the importance of patient education, shared decision-making, and aligning a treatment plan with the goals and priorities of the patient. 69 more words
As 2014 winds down, employers are longing for a reprieve in benefits compliance after having to endure a year of new, often times complex, guidance related to the Affordable Care Act (ACA), HIPAA and same-sex spouses. 457 more words