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Risky business for providers: Strong leaders, appropriate structure needed

Taking on patient risk requires careful planning and the right leadership to carry it out. That’s why developing the correct structure is the second of five actions that allow your organization to take on medical risk.

Journey To Managing Health

Incentives for Consolidation v Anti-Trust

This is an important Kaiser Health News brief on an Idaho hospital/physician merger that is being scrutinized for potential anti-trust violations. In part it says: 306 more words

Health Policy

Things To Consider In Choosing The Right Health Insurance

Whether you are looking to buy a new policy, combine policies, or seeking better coverage or lower rates, you may have some questions about the very important decision you are about to make. 367 more words

Medicare

Need To Vent: What is with this system???

I really need to just get this out there and see if anyone else feels the same. I don’t know how to make sense of a system where they claim they can’t discriminate against anyone so they allow anyone to claim benefits whether they need it or not until the system is so run into the ground that there is nothing left for anyone. 300 more words

Daily Observations

Explosion of Big Data: What the Release of CMS Medicare and Sunshine Payment Data Means for Industry

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released this month the 2012 Medicare payment data for individual physicians.  CMS also recently wrapped up its… 250 more words

CMS

OBAMACARE: THE WORST IS YET TO COME

NRO: “Massachusetts representative Stephen Lynch isn’t just worried about the negative impact Obamacare will have on his party’s performance this fall — he also thinks its worst effects on our health-care system are still to come. 102 more words

Politics

The FIRST doctor who said yes!

We finally found a doctor who will see AJ locally! He looks young enough to be my son…… Just graduated med school last year, so maybe he’ll be eager & motivated!!! 8 more words