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More Obamacare Failures

Behold:

Patricia Wanderlich got insurance through the Affordable Care Act this year, and with good reason: She suffered a brain hemorrhage in 2011, spending weeks in a hospital intensive care unit, and has a second, smaller aneurysm that needs monitoring.

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Will Employers Favor Private Exchanges Over Coverage Sponsorship?

Brian Klepper

Posted 10/17/14 on The Health Affairs Blog

Over the past couple years, health care exchanges probably have consumed more of corporate benefits managers’ time and psychic energy than any other topic. 667 more words

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HGov: SSA Health Care Reform

The debate regarding health care reform in the United States includes questions of a right to health care, access, fairness, sustainability, quality and amounts spent by government. 413 more words

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Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Announces ACO Investment Model

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

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How Is Health Care Reform Affecting the Federal Deficit?

Some analysts think it is helping reduce the deficit; but others wholeheartedly disagree.

Provided by Jeffrey Davis

 

Has the Affordable Care Act actually cut Medicare spending? 751 more words

A Patient-Centered Perspective on Cancer Research and Care

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

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2015 Compliance To-Do’s: Is your checklist ready?

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

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