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HHS Pledges To Quicken Pace Toward Quality-Based Medicare Payments

The Obama administration Monday announced a goal of accelerating changes to Medicare so that within four years, half of the program’s traditional spending will go to doctors, hospitals and other providers that coordinate their patient care, stressing quality and frugality. 820 more words

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The Impact of Healthcare Policy

Health policies are public policies that are concerned with health, shape health care goals, influencing either a group of persons or a type of organization (Longest, 2010). 980 more words

Medicaid Pay Hike Opened Doors For Patients, Study Finds

Money talks.

A temporary Medicaid pay raise that was part of President Barack Obama’s health law made it easier for poor adults to get appointments with primary care doctors, according to a study published Wednesday. 642 more words

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CCRCs As Healthcare Providers

Earlier this month Steve Maag, LeadingAge’s Director of Residential Communities, shared an insightful video presentation (a Quickcast) on environmental and industry trends that are anticipated to impact the future of continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs). 302 more words

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Should The Employer Mandate Survive?

Over the period January 8th through the 11th of last week the Morning Consult conducted a poll of 1,707 registered voters to understand their views regarding the Employer Mandate. 350 more words

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