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IMPACT Act = Future of PA/LTC

Yesterday I participated in a Special Open Door Forum on the Improving Medicare Post-Acute Care Transformation Act of 2014 (i.e., the IMPACT Act) hosted by the  289 more words

Healthcare Reform

Christie budget statement and charity care for hospitals

The charity care funds that hospitals use to defray the cost of caring for indigent and uninsured patients are being reduced by $148 million, to $502 million, in Gov. 226 more words

Duane Morris Government Strategies

Learning About Hospice Should Begin Long Before You Are Sick

By Caroline E. Mayer

As a consultant who counsels families on end-of-life care management, Johanna Turner often shares the story of her mother’s final days 21 years ago. 2,088 more words

Healthcare Policy

The road to hell is paved with good (and bad) intentions, part 1

This will be the first in a series of posts that discusses the ever increasing prevalence of nurse practitioners (NPs) within the US healthcare system and the potentially huge downfalls associated with that rise. 3,064 more words

Medicine

Healthcare Reform: Join the Debate!

Back in the day, before Al Gore had even understood the full impact of his new invention, the Internet was raw and without form. It took the efforts of early technology pioneers who could envision the scalability and acceleration of historic processes. 464 more words

Healthcare Policy