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Journal forum raises health care questions, concerns - Albuquerque Journal

Journal forum raises health care questions, concerns - Albuquerque Journal | HealthcareToday | Scoop.it
Readers have a lot of questions about how the Affordable Care Act is affecting their pocketbooks
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China, Australia Set Up Club and Fund for Maternal, Child Healthcare - All China Women's Federation

China, Australia Set Up Club and Fund for Maternal, Child Healthcare - All China Women's Federation | HealthcareToday | Scoop.it
China Women's News, China Women's Development Foundation (CWDF) and EPOH (Australia) jointly held a press conference to establish the China Maternal and Child Healthcare Club
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How to Know Whether to Believe a Health Study

How to Know Whether to Believe a Health Study | HealthcareToday | Scoop.it
Two key questions: What method did the researchers use? How similar am I to the people examined?
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Would the GOP's healthcare ideas work? It depends on your definition of 'work.' - Los Angeles Times

Would the GOP's healthcare ideas work? It depends on your definition of 'work.' - Los Angeles Times | HealthcareToday | Scoop.it
Just like in the 2012 election, every Republican candidate for president wants to repeal the Affordable Care Act .
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Khloé Kardashian Has a Huge Walk-In Closet Devoted to Workout Clothes and Fiji Water

Khloé Kardashian Has a Huge Walk-In Closet Devoted to Workout Clothes and Fiji Water | HealthcareToday | Scoop.it
In related news: You have a new fitness goal.
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After 50 years, how do we ensure Medicare and Medicaid longevity?

Fifty years since Medicare and Medicaid were established, the programs cover the health care needs of more than 120 million Americans. But new projections ...
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How Experts in 1965 Thought Medicare Would Change Health Care - U.S. News & World Report

How Experts in 1965 Thought Medicare Would Change Health Care - U.S. News & World Report | HealthcareToday | Scoop.it
Dr. Ray E. Trussell, former head of New York City's hospitals, talked to U.S. News in 1965 about the new federal health program.
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A Greater Society celebrates Medicare's 50th

On July 30, 1965, LBJ signed Medicare into Law. Tony Fransetta of Florida's Alliance for Retired Americans speaks about the importance of preserving Medicare ...
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Then & Now: Medicare and Medicaid turn 50

Then & Now: Medicare and Medicaid turn 50 | HealthcareToday | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON (AP) — When President Lyndon B. Johnson signed Medicare and Medicaid into law on July 30, 1965, roughly half of Americans 65 and older had no health insurance.
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As Medicare and Medicaid Turn 50, Use of Private Health Plans Surges

As Medicare and Medicaid Turn 50, Use of Private Health Plans Surges | HealthcareToday | Scoop.it
Enrollment in private insurance plans has soared as the government has tried to control costs and improve care for Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries.
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AARP's New Evidence That Medicare's Hospital Observation Rules Are a Mess - Forbes

AARP's New Evidence That Medicare's Hospital Observation Rules Are a Mess - Forbes | HealthcareToday | Scoop.it
Of all the complex rules that plague fee-for-service Medicare, few are harder to understand and potentially more important for seniors than observation status. By now, many older adults have heard the phrase.
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Dr. Oz Critic Was Once Jailed for Medicaid Fraud

Dr. Oz Critic Was Once Jailed for Medicaid Fraud | HealthcareToday | Scoop.it
Last week ten prominent physicians wrote a letter to Columbia University calling the school's employment of heart surgeon and television personality Mehmet Oz "unacceptable" in light of Oz's frequent endorsement of dubious weight-loss pills and...
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Medicare considers changing hospice care policy - USA TODAY

Medicare considers changing hospice care policy - USA TODAY | HealthcareToday | Scoop.it
By Susan Jaffe, Kaiser Health News Medicare officials are considering changes in the hospice benefit to stop the federal government from paying twice for care given to dying patients.
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New Orleans transforms access to health care, but major concerns remain - Al Jazeera America

New Orleans transforms access to health care, but major concerns remain - Al Jazeera America | HealthcareToday | Scoop.it
As a modern new hospital facility opens, massive disparities continue to challenge providers
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Why the views of middle class citizens help explain increased choice in European healthcare systems

Why the views of middle class citizens help explain increased choice in European healthcare systems | HealthcareToday | Scoop.it
Several countries across Europe have attempted to reform their health systems by allowing patients more choice over their healthcare provider. The typical rationale for this strategy is that by cre...
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How celebrity drug endorsements can harm public health - Fox News

How celebrity drug endorsements can harm public health - Fox News | HealthcareToday | Scoop.it
Earlier this month, Kim Kardashian West posted an unexpected drug endorsement to her Instagram account that initiated a title wave of reaction among federal regulators and health practitioners:
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Pentagon Awards $4.3 Billion Contract to Modernize Health Records - Wall Street Journal

Pentagon Awards $4.3 Billion Contract to Modernize Health Records - Wall Street Journal | HealthcareToday | Scoop.it
The Pentagon on Wednesday awarded a $4.3 billion contract to modernize its health-records system to a team of Leidos and Cerner, the biggest federal information-technology project since the troubled rollout of the HealthCare.gov insurance exchange...
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Adorable dogs with facial conditions show kids it's OK to be different

Adorable dogs with facial conditions show kids it's OK to be different | HealthcareToday | Scoop.it
Children with facial conditions meet dogs with similar conditions at a special University of Pennsylvania Hospital event.
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History of Medicare in America | Cure to Dreadful Diseases | CVR Health

Watch CVR Health, the 24/7 health channel with doctors talks, special diet, latest updates on movies,sex science, sports, current Diseases. For a better health, ...
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Cerner Wins Massive Defense Contract - CNBC

Cerner Wins Massive Defense Contract - CNBC | HealthcareToday | Scoop.it
The Defense Department has tapped medical records firm Cerner and its partners Leidos and Accenture to help overhaul the military's massive health IT system.
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APNewsBreak: Gov't Finds Health Law Co-Ops Awash in Red Ink - ABC News

APNewsBreak: Gov't Finds Health Law Co-Ops Awash in Red Ink - ABC News | HealthcareToday | Scoop.it
Nonprofit co-ops, the health care law's public-spirited alternative to mega-insurers, are awash in red ink and many have fallen short of sign-up goals, a government audit has found.
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Medicare, Medicaid reach 50th birthday amid questions on future

Medicare, Medicaid reach 50th birthday amid questions on future | HealthcareToday | Scoop.it
As Medicaid and Medicare turn 50 today, Ohio is nearing a related milestone of its own: Soon, 5?million of the state’s 11.6 million residents will rely on at least one of the two massive government programs for their health care.
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Wolf Administration To Begin Reorganizing Medicaid Plans - CBS Local

Wolf Administration To Begin Reorganizing Medicaid Plans - CBS Local | HealthcareToday | Scoop.it
Gov. Tom Wolf's administration plans to begin transferring more than a million adult Medicaid enrollees into a single, new benefits program that it touts as a more efficient and effective way of providing health care for the poor, disabled and...
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Make Health Care More Convenient and Coordinated with Medical Homes

Make Health Care More Convenient and Coordinated with Medical Homes | HealthcareToday | Scoop.it
This medical home model provides patient-centered, coordinated care with a focus on the needs of each person.
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