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Webinar: Next Generation ACO Model - Overview and LOI Information

By Gregg A. Masters, MPH

Today marks the end to the eight year reign of President Barack Obama and the birth of the Trump Administration… 336 more words


CMS reports that Medicare Part D rebates to insurers not passed onto government, beneficiaries

CMS reported this week that despite pharmacies and drug companies paying higher rebates to insurers over time, the savings are infrequently passed on to government health programs and beneficiaries.   68 more words

Health Care Costs

One Foot Out the Door, Medicare Chief Launches His Own Twitter Barrage

Government bureaucrats are not often Twitter celebrities. But Andy Slavitt, current head of the agency that runs Medicare and Medicaid, is making a name for himself with a barrage of fiery Tweets in defense of the Affordable Care Act, breaking with the traditionally mute posture taken by federal employees. 674 more words

The Health Law

7 Reasons to Choose Sitefinity

Sitefinity offers simplicity, scalability and unmatched performance in a single content management system (CMS). Here are 7 reasons why you should choose Sitefinity for your next website, portal or intranet.

Choosing the Right Content Management System (CMS)

WHICH CMS IS RIGHT FOR ME?Recently I came across an article that has a heading of “Content Management Trends… Growing upward, outward and onward…”. The reason cited was that CMS implementation reduces the authoring and design cost considerably. 1,928 more words

NP Clinical Preceptorship is Undervalued and Unfunded (Week #1)

Nurse Practitioners (NPs) are licensed professional registered nurses (RNs) who have advanced training and in many states practice independently. NPs are one means of increasing the availability of cost-effective healthcare professionals to meet the impending shortage of primary care providers (Forsberg, Swartwout, Murphy, Danko, & Delaney, 2015). 979 more words

Nurse Practitioner

Fee schedule vs. a la carte hospital bills

When dining, one consideration in choosing a restaurant is the concept of “a la carte” dining, which means “from the menu.” When you order a la carte you are ordering individual items, rather than a complete meal. 237 more words