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Community Health Breach Highlights Healthcare Security Vulnerabilities - CIO

Community Health Breach Highlights Healthcare Security Vulnerabilities - CIO | Healthcare Reform and Cost Containment | Scoop.it
Community Health Breach Highlights Healthcare Security Vulnerabilities CIO In the days since Community Health System announced a data breach affecting 4.5 million patients, the security community has responded by telling healthcare organizations to...
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Survey suggests colleges are passing ACA-related cost increases on to ... - Inside Higher Ed

Survey suggests colleges are passing ACA-related cost increases on to ... - Inside Higher Ed | Healthcare Reform and Cost Containment | Scoop.it
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ACA Sending Patients to the ER | PayerFusion CEO's Blog

ACA Sending Patients to the ER | PayerFusion CEO's Blog | Healthcare Reform and Cost Containment | Scoop.it
With a rise in newly insured under the ACA, patients are opting to seek care in ER or Walk-in Care units to offset the shortage of Primary Care Physicians.
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Apple reportedly in talks with major healthcare providers over HealthKit partnerships

Apple reportedly in talks with major healthcare providers over HealthKit partnerships | Healthcare Reform and Cost Containment | Scoop.it
Ahead of Apple's iOS 8 rollout this fall, a report on Tuesday revealed the company has been in talks with major healthcare providers and medical records systems firms over the HealthKit framework, which will serve as a central hub for users'...
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2015 ACA Premium Cost Drivers | PayerFusion CEO's Blog

2015 ACA Premium Cost Drivers | PayerFusion CEO's Blog | Healthcare Reform and Cost Containment | Scoop.it
As insurers begin to file premium rates for 2015 ACA health plans, we take a closer look at the key premium cost drivers impacting rate changes.
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Expat health insurance v travel insurance: what is the difference?

Expatriate Healthcare are leading specialists and providers of expatriate Healthcare and Medical insurance (RT @intinsurance: Expat health insurance v travel insurance: what is the difference?
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27 PPACA reporting obligations employers need to know | LifeHealthPro

27 PPACA reporting obligations employers need to know | LifeHealthPro | Healthcare Reform and Cost Containment | Scoop.it
Here are the answers on everything from W-2 requirements to treatment of self-insured plans to reporting around minimum essential coverage.

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Just How Secure Are IT Networks In Healthcare? - Forbes

Just How Secure Are IT Networks In Healthcare? - Forbes | Healthcare Reform and Cost Containment | Scoop.it
Just How Secure Are IT Networks In Healthcare?
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“Most devices have no security applications on them at all.
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Should hospitals bear more responsibility for mentally ill?

Should hospitals bear more responsibility for mentally ill? | Healthcare Reform and Cost Containment | Scoop.it
With more and more stories of mental health patients injuring and killing healthcare worker across the country--most recently in Pennsylvania--hospitals and health systems need to focus more on treating mental illness, author Caroline...
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Next Steps for HIPAA in Fighting Data Breaches | PayerFusion CEO's Blog

Next Steps for HIPAA in Fighting Data Breaches | PayerFusion CEO's Blog | Healthcare Reform and Cost Containment | Scoop.it
With data breaches extending beyond traditional cyber security threats, healthcare stakeholders call for improved HIPAA regulation from the HHS.
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How the ACA Can Revolutionize Inmate Healthcare - The Nation.

How the ACA Can Revolutionize Inmate Healthcare - The Nation. | Healthcare Reform and Cost Containment | Scoop.it
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The newly insured under ACA filing claims for serious illnesses at twice rate ... - al.com

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Neera Tanden - Health Care Reform Moving Forward: Policy Changes and Cost Containment Strategies

"Health Care Reform Moving Forward: Policy Changes and Cost Containment Strategies" Neera Tanden, JD President, Center for American Progress May 21, 2014 MacLean Center Seminar Series 2013-2014...
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HHS Issues Two New Contraceptive Coverage Rules Under ACA - California Healthline

HHS Issues Two New Contraceptive Coverage Rules Under ACA - California Healthline | Healthcare Reform and Cost Containment | Scoop.it
MiamiHerald.com HHS Issues Two New Contraceptive Coverage Rules Under ACA California Healthline On Friday, HHS announced two rules designed to clarify contraceptive coverage requirements under the Affordable Care Act, in light of recent court...
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Cyber Security & HIPAA: 4.5 Million Affected in Latest Breach | PayerFusion CEO's Blog

Cyber Security & HIPAA: 4.5 Million Affected in Latest Breach | PayerFusion CEO's Blog | Healthcare Reform and Cost Containment | Scoop.it
The latest cyber security attack filed with the SEC is said to have impacted 4.5 million individuals and has put further pressure on HIPAA's effectiveness.
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Will Apple's HealthKit change the mHealth game? | mHealthNews

Will Apple's HealthKit change the mHealth game? | mHealthNews | Healthcare Reform and Cost Containment | Scoop.it
The future of mobile health got a bit more exciting with Apple's recent announcement of iOS 8, Health App and HealthKit. (#Healthcare #Technology l Will Apple's HealthKit change the #mHealth game?
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Health Care Reform: Employers Should Prepare Now for 2015 to Avoid... - The National Law Review

Health Care Reform: Employers Should Prepare Now for 2015 to Avoid... - The National Law Review | Healthcare Reform and Cost Containment | Scoop.it
Health Care Reform: Employers Should Prepare Now for 2015 to Avoid...
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How An Advisor Can Help Cut Your Healthcare Costs - Investopedia

How An Advisor Can Help Cut Your Healthcare Costs - Investopedia | Healthcare Reform and Cost Containment | Scoop.it
Even with healthcare costs on the rise, few people are adequately planning for the burden. Here's how a financial advisor could help.
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Mobile Makes Its Mark on Healthcare Professionals

Mobile Makes Its Mark on Healthcare Professionals | Healthcare Reform and Cost Containment | Scoop.it
Healthcare providers now spend a lot of time interfacing with screens, using them to manage electronic records and do clinical research.
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Cigna To Offer Telehealth Coverage To Self-Insured -- InformationWeek

Cigna To Offer Telehealth Coverage To Self-Insured -- InformationWeek | Healthcare Reform and Cost Containment | Scoop.it
Cigna will offer MDLive service, which lets members request online video, telephone or e-mail consultations with doctors for non-urgent care needs such as colds and headaches.

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IRS: Cheapest Obamacare Plan Will Be $20,000 Per Family

IRS: Cheapest Obamacare Plan Will Be $20,000 Per Family | Healthcare Reform and Cost Containment | Scoop.it
In final regulations issued Wednesday by the Internal Revenue Service, (IRS) the agency assumes that the cheapest health insurance plan for a family of five will cost $20,000 per year in 2016 under Ob (RT @PeterMAbraham: IRS: Cheapest #Obamacare Plan...
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Google's Project Baseline - a plan to reform healthcare

Google's Project Baseline - a plan to reform healthcare | Healthcare Reform and Cost Containment | Scoop.it
Most of us have probably heard about the glucose measuring contact lens that Google X developed for diabetics - a lens that contains a bio-chip and glucose monitor that can measure the glucose levels (Google's Project Baseline - a plan to reform healthcare...
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Supporting Expatriates Inside & Outside the Workplace | PayerFusion CEO's Blog

Supporting Expatriates Inside & Outside the Workplace | PayerFusion CEO's Blog | Healthcare Reform and Cost Containment | Scoop.it
Third party organizations can provide a variety of services that are geared towards supporting and assisting expatriates inside and outside the workplace.
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Study: Feds Should Align ACA Open Enrollment Period, Tax Season - California Healthline

Study: Feds Should Align ACA Open Enrollment Period, Tax Season - California Healthline | Healthcare Reform and Cost Containment | Scoop.it
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Urban Institute: More uninsured went into Medicaid under ACA - ModernHealthcare.com (blog)

Urban Institute: More uninsured went into Medicaid under ACA - ModernHealthcare.com (blog) | Healthcare Reform and Cost Containment | Scoop.it
Urban Institute: More uninsured went into Medicaid under ACA
ModernHealthcare.com (blog)
It may not be a big revelation to discover there are now fewer uninsured Americans, thanks to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
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