Resolving transportation barriers to accessing care for patients remains challenging and not just for helicopter transport. Poor and other transportation … Continue reading Transportation Barriers Challenge Health Care
A new study documents that job loss from a stale economy is key driver in increase in the uninsured. Continue reading Maintaining Jobs Key To Keeping Americans Covered
U.S. Senator Orrin Hatch (R-Utah), Ranking Member of the Senate Finance Committee, says the premium subsidy provisions of the Patient Protection & Affordable Care act (Affordable Care Act) does not authorize the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to allow individuals purchasing coverage through a federal health insurance exchange to receive the tax credits and subsidies authorized under new Internal Revenue Code § 36B to offset the cost of being mandated to buy health insurance created under Affordable Care Act Section 1311.
December 14, 2011 marked the one-year anniversary of the release of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Strategic Framework on Multiple Chronic Conditions (Plan), a plan aimed at improving the overall health status of individuals with multiple chronic conditions. CMS is marking the anniversary by touting what it sees as early successes.
Affordable Care Act funding seeks to help health providers identify and spread local ideas to improve care, reduce preventable healthcare … Continue reading Texas Health Care Organizations Among 26 Organizations Receiving Awards To Promote Health Care Quality, Safety & Affordability
Healthy Cal is reporting that the experience of the The Network for a Healthy California, a partnering program by federal, state, and local agencies, shows that educational programs can help low income families make better health choices.