So now what?
If the Affordable Care Act was a soap opera – and who’s to say it’s not – I think even Susan Lucci would have lost faith by now in the merits of a plot leading to any type of long-term resolution, clarity or certainty. 735 more words
As of July 1 this year, my state has adopted an HMO model for its Medicaid plans. All Medicaid members have been assigned a primary care provider in the network. 1,328 more words
Greece’s new health minister, Makis Voridis, inherits the same overriding issue in the area of pharmaceutical policy as his predecessor – fulfilling the requirements of the troika to keep public drug spending in the community-pharmacy sector to around EUR2 billion in 2014. 793 more words
This is a follow-up to Dr Aroras’ earlier blog about the recent legislations surrounding Do Not Resuscitate orders. Dr Suthahar, who is a final year geriatric registrar, reflects on the immediate impact of the legislation on the wards and the acute general take. 607 more words
An institution for mental diseases (or, “IMD”) is defined as, “a hospital, nursing facility, or other institution that is primarily engaged in providing diagnosis, treatment, or care of persons with mental illness, including medical attention, nursing care, and related services” (42 U.S.C. 690 more words