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Navigating Health Care Policy - Huffington Post

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Sandy Teplitzky is a lawyer in Baltimore who represents health care providers every day.

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Despite ACA, report predicts decline in medical-cost trend for 2014 ...

Despite ACA, report predicts decline in medical-cost trend for 2014 | Modern Healthcare.
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Longterm care ombudsman programs can tap Medicaid for the first time, CMS announces

Longterm care ombudsman programs can tap Medicaid for the first time, CMS announces | Soma's List - Health Policy Post | Scoop.it
For the first time, the federal government will offer Medicaid funds to help finance longterm care ombudsman programs, the Centers for Medicare Medicaid Services recently announced.
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Employers up estimated costs of health care reform law - The Centennial Group

Employers up estimated costs of health care reform law - The Centennial Group | Soma's List - Health Policy Post | Scoop.it
Employers begin to realize the large numbers of employees eligible for #healthcare coverage. #PPACA - http://t.co/VH8H2Oux07
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Separate and Unequal Access to Health Care ? - National Journal

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Separate and Unequal Access to Health Care ?
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(The Atlantic Cities has an authoritative series on the topic that is worth checking out.) If segregation is still real, the negative consequences of it are as well.
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The Commonwealth Fund -- Health Policy, Health Reform, and Performance Improvement

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New Federal HIT Content Targets Long-Term Care - Health Data Management

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The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology has a new Web page for long-term care providers.
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Affordable Care Act (ACA) & Health Care Reform: A Guide By ADP

Affordable Care Act (ACA) & Health Care Reform: A Guide By ADP | Soma's List - Health Policy Post | Scoop.it
http://bit.ly/1aF3A57 Are you ready for Health Care Reform? ADP is here to help you every step of the way with actionable insights and integrated Human Capit...
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Common sense needed in healthcare financing

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If hospitals are going to borrow money for capital projects or refinance existing debt, they have an obligation to do so wisely, according to a senior healthcare finance executive who spoke at the HFMA national conference on Tuesday.  (RT @giasison...
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India and UK to work together on Evidence-Informed Healthcare Policy - Northern Voices Online

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Obesity Is A 'Disease.' Now What? : NPR

Obesity Is A 'Disease.' Now What? : NPR | Soma's List - Health Policy Post | Scoop.it
Obesity is now classified as a disease, according to the American Medical Association. David Kessler is the former Commissioner of the FDA and author of the book, The End of Overeating.
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Dreaming of Health Care (30 sec)

Thousands of young people throughout California can only dream about health care. They want to live healthy responsible lives. But that's hard to do when you...
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Infographic: See how eHealth aids in home health care

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In the US, 70 percent of residents over age 65 will need long-term care in their lifetimes. The good news is that eHealth can help in monitoring health conditions. The bad news is that home-based-care staffing and turnover issues jeopardize the care these patients need—things such as help bathing, dressing, eating, using the bathroom.


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eMedToday's curator insight, June 22, 2013 7:39 PM

There a huge over hang of health care needs and costs with the babyboomers. Clearly, mhealth can have a major impact in this area. Hosptials need to organize a support function that connects to the home for the old population

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How the Affordable Care Act Will Change Mental Health Treatment ...

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The tragedies in Aurora and Newtown in 2012 sparked a lot of debate about America's mental health policy. Despite vigorous debate on all sides, there's been.
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PPACA exchanges: The early days - LifeHealthPro

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AARP: Demystifying the Affordable Care Act - WTNH

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Nicole Duritz, Vice President of Health and Family Education and Outreach for AARP, was in the studio demystifying all of the changes taking place under the new Affordable Care Act.
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Premiums under Affordable Care Act lower than CBO estimated - UPI.com

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Premiums under Affordable Care Act lower than CBO estimated
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Affordable Care Act exchanges appear to be working to lower premiums. Minority Leader Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) (L) and Sen.
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The National Healthcare Quality Report and Essential Health Benefits ... - Huffington Post

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PPACA FAQ: How much are penalties for non-compliance with the ...

Let us begin our wonderful journey of discovery to find out how the PPACA (Patient Protection and Affordable Care act, commonly known as ObamaCare) is going to work out for you and me and people like us.*.
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Baby Boomers Have Mistaken Ideas About Long-Term Care

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Baby Boomers have mistaken ideas about the future costs of long-term care and about the years they will spend in retirement, according to a Nationwide Financial consumer survey released Monday.
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What you need to know about long-term care and retiring happy - FederalNewsRadio.com

What you need to know about long-term care and retiring happy
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On today's Your Turn show, host Mike Causey discusses long term care options with Paul Forte, CEO of Long Term Care Partners.
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15 PPACA provisions that will take effect in 2014 - LifeHealthPro

15 PPACA provisions that will take effect in 2014 LifeHealthPro The effective date of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) is March 23, 2010, although various provisions have their own effective dates from January 1, 2010, (the...
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Employers test mix of strategies to avoid PPACA - Russ Blakely ...

Employers that have pruned the hours of part-timers in response to PPACA have generated plenty of headlines, mostly negative. But it's not the only strategy they're testing in hopes of sparing themselves the expense of ...
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Avoidable Costs in U.S. Healthcare: the $200 Billion Opportunity from using Medicines responsibly

Avoidable Costs in U.S. Healthcare: the $200 Billion Opportunity from using Medicines responsibly | Soma's List - Health Policy Post | Scoop.it
Avoidable costs of more than $200 billion are incurred each year in the U.S. healthcare system as a result of medicines not being used responsibly by patients and healthcare professionals, accordin...
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How the Affordable Care Act affects you

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There is no doubt the new health care rules will have an impact on what folks pay for health insurance - here is what you need to know (How the Affordable Care Act affects you - CBS News http://t.co/Jgk0IFX76M...
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