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Medicare and Medicaid Turns 50 Today: Big Challenges Await

President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the bill creating Medicare and Medicaid at the library of former President Harry S. Truman, who was in attendance, on July 30, 1965. 849 more words

Australian Ceramics Open Studio 2015 Event

Across Australia, ceramic artists, potters, mud slingers and various community art schools will soon be throwing open their studio doors, filling up their kettles, pulling out their handmade mugs and getting ready to welcome anyone who is interested in mud, clay and ceramics!! 81 more words

Australian Ceramics

ACOs: Biggest accountable care organizations participating in surveys 2011 to 2015 (Modern Healthcare)

Modern Healthcare has published 5 annual editions of an “Accountable Care Organizations Survey,” which includes a list of the ACOs that participated in each survey along with the number of covered lives and participating physicians.   321 more words

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12 Things You Should Know About Health Information Exchanges

by: Gregory Barnowsky, Chief Architect, Independence Blue Cross

This past year at HIMSS’15, I attended a session on Health Information Exchanges (HIEs).  During that session, the presenter had a slide that stated, “… if you see one Health Information Exchange implementation you have not seen them all.”  This was a play on an old colloquialism, but very true.  1,708 more words

Health IT

Medical Inclusion - Are Eyeglasses the key?

All of us in Optometry are mostly concerned about medical inclusion! We do however need to have a competitive vision care practice too as this may be KEY to medical inclusion! 396 more words

Affordable Health Care Act

50 hospitals charge uninsured more than 10 times cost of care, study finds - Washington Post

List: http://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/health/hospital-price-gouging/

Fifty hospitals in the United States are charging uninsured consumers more than 10 times the actual cost of patient care, according to research published Monday. 905 more words

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