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Hyper-Technical Health Reforms Threatening American Family's Health Care Quality

Government Audit Zealots Putting Coding Before Patient Care

Like most American families with school aged children, our family’s annual flurry of back-to-school preparations includes an annual visit to our child’s pediatrician.  3,321 more words

Private Exchange Adoption Continues To Grow

Employers are increasingly turning to private exchanges for their full-time employees, as evidenced by the recent announcement by Starbucks about making the switch.

While large employers have been slower to adopt private exchanges than small- to medium-size employers, according to Craig Jannino, group exchange leader for Willis Towers Watson, this has more to do the immaturity of early exchanges than it does with employer interest. 141 more words

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True Healthcare Reform

  True Healthcare Reform

We are suffering financially at the hands of Barack Obama and his cronies who perpetrated this fraud on the American people called Obama-care.   136 more words

Unity Through Solutions

No 'Easy Fix' to Obamacare: But, Maybe an Alternative?

In a New York Times oped piece yesterday entitled “Obamacare Hits a Bump”, Paul Krugman, the Nobel Prize winning Economist, succinctly explains why private insurance companies are raising prices and reducing coverage on policies that they offer on exchanges; or pulling out of the exchanges altogether. 571 more words

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Minority Youth, HIV and access to Pre-exposure Prophylaxis in NYC

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The number of cases of HIV throughout the United States has decreased or stabilized among intravenous drug users and heterosexuals, but increased among men who have sex with men (MSM) 354 more words

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Addressing Canada's Bill C14:Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID) Patient Eligibility Criteria

Canada is currently in the midst of a contentious debate regarding the validity and composition of a recently passed bill that permits suffering patients to consensually select a physician-mediated death. 431 more words

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Homelessness makes you sick: Medicaid expansion and health care for the homeless

Homelessness is intimately tied to the health of an individual. Through expansion of the Medicaid program in 2014 ,the Affordable Care Act (ACA) provides a policy framework for Medicaid coverage of individuals under 65 years of age with incomes up to 133 percent of the federal poverty level (FPL), which includes many who are experiencing homelessness. 272 more words

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