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A Controversial Topic- End of Life Cost of Care Reduced in Hospice

End of life treatment and care is a sensitive, although necessary, topic for most. While no one wants to see a loved one having to check into hospice, the truth of the matter is that there are many reasons for doing so. 83 more words

Healthcare Economics

The number of patient-centered medical homes recognized by the National Commission on quality Assurance is rising

Patient-centered medical homes are a significant innovation supported by the PPACA. The opening of the 8,000th patient-centered medical home recognized by the National Commission on Quality Assurance (NCQA) is an indicator of the program’s nationwide acceptance and success.

Healthcare Reform

CALA News & Views Fall 2014: Evolving Long-term Services and Supports

The long-term services and supports (LTSS) system embodies an inherent duality—it is both public and intensely personal.

There is nothing more intimate than receiving health-related and personal care services; at the same time, long-term care decisions—who receives care and in what setting—are interwoven with national and state policy.  62 more words