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  • reform
  • While much of the news about health care reform lately focuses on the Covered California™ marketplace, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) also broadens the Medi-Cal program to include all low-income adult citizens and legal permanent residents, even adults without children. (lacare.org)
  • This report outlines key considerations for implementing these provisions of the health reform law. (commonwealthfund.org)
  • To give you an idea of just how serious they are, it was recently revealed that AHIP gave the Chamber of Commerce over $100 million to lobby against government-run health insurance during Obama's push for healthcare reform. (truth-out.org)
  • Gladwell's connection to the for-profit health insurance industry goes back to his training at the National Journalism Center, an organization that had been attacking healthcare reform as one of its core objectives. (truth-out.org)
  • With the current state of health care reform, it's unknown how this will affect them. (aapc.com)
  • The tool focuses on practical options and poses critical questions for policy-makers to identify gaps and opportunities in the review or reform of health sector strategies as well as other sectoral initiatives. (ngopulse.org)
  • implement
  • The report also describes some of the major actions and activities that agencies have undertaken to implement the HHS Disparities Action Plan since its original publication in April 2011. (hhs.gov)
  • The Louisiana Department of Health, Office of Behavioral Health (OBH) will implement the Louisiana Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Program (LaCOAP) in the parishes of St. Tammany, Orleans, Jefferson, and East Baton Rouge. (louisiana.gov)
  • This tool is designed to support countries as they design and implement national health sector strategies in compliance with obligations and commitments. (ngopulse.org)
  • This person will be most effective if he or she has support from senior management, is empowered to work across organizational units, is supported by a workplace health council or committee, and has an annual operating budget and the authority to implement the workplace health improvement plan . (cdc.gov)
  • Establishing a site-level organizational structure, such as a workplace health committee or council can help implement the workplace health program. (cdc.gov)
  • 1. Workforce recruitment/retention - $27 billion in stimulus funds from HITECH have increased demand for experienced IT staff to implement and support electronic health records. (blogspot.com)
  • 2016
  • High-Deductible Health Plan Enrollment Increased From 2006 To 2016, Employer-Funded Accounts Grew In Largest Firms. (bioportfolio.com)
  • A recent report from the Health Care Cost Institute found that insulin costs for patients with T1D doubled between 2012 and 2016. (ajmc.com)
  • In 2016, a report by IMS Health (now IQVIA) estimated that suboptimal adherence by seniors with T2D cost the US health system $4 billion a year due to health complications they later developed. (ajmc.com)
  • The study in JAMA was a retrospective analysis based on claims data from CareMore Health, using records from 14,635 seniors who filled 221,866 insulin prescriptions between 2014 and 2016 through CareMore's Medicare Advantage plans in 4 states. (ajmc.com)
  • RESTON, Va. - May 9, 2016 - WEDI , the nation's leading authority on the use of health IT to create efficiencies in healthcare information exchange, announced the release of its findings from its March 2016 ICD-10 post-implementation survey. (wedi.org)
  • coordination
  • The overarching Secretarial priorities represent the cross-cutting issues that the HHS Dispari-ties Action Plan addresses to ensure the coordination of HHS programmatic and policy efforts to effectively advance health equity. (hhs.gov)
  • evaluate
  • High-quality data is fundamental to HHS's ability to understand the causes of health disparities, design effective responses, and evaluate progress in reducing disparities. (hhs.gov)
  • This study is aimed to evaluate the effectiveness of a multifaceted tailored intervention targeting clinician education for the implementation of three cardiovascular risk-related CPGs (type 2 diabetes, hypertension and dyslipidemia) in primary care at the Basque Health Service compared with usual implementation. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Perform an assessment of what each communication activity should achieve, and evaluate the effectiveness of each business area of ICD-10 implementation communication activity. (aapc.com)
  • This audit was initiated as part of TIGTA s efforts to evaluate the IRS s plans for implementing the various ACA tax provisions. (treasury.gov)
  • nation's
  • The HHS Disparities Action Plan represents an ongoing commitment by HHS to coordinate efforts and assess the nation's progress toward addressing racial and ethnic disparities in health and health care. (hhs.gov)
  • The decisions that will shape our nation's health care are near. (truth-out.org)
  • The Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI) is the leading authority on the use of health IT to improve healthcare information exchange in order to enhance the quality of care, improve efficiency, and reduce costs of our nation's healthcare system. (wedi.org)
  • organization
  • In pursuit of efforts to measure progress toward mission achievement, HealthPartners has aligned its efforts with the challenge of the 2011 IOM report on measurement and developed summary measures of health and well-being that can be implemented by any health plan or accountable care organization much in the way that any plan can measure cost of care using HealthPartners' total cost of care metric (5). (cdc.gov)
  • Founded in 1957, HealthPartners is the largest consumer-governed, nonprofit health care organization in the nation. (cdc.gov)
  • AHIP is a powerful lobby organization defending the interests of the health insurance industry that fights against universal healthcare and basically against anything that might bring America into line with the civilized world's approach to healthcare. (truth-out.org)
  • This person is responsible for ensuring successful implementation within the organization. (aapc.com)
  • Implementing a workplace health program takes "championing" at all levels of an organization, but should be led by a dedicated staff member. (cdc.gov)
  • Programme
  • The local partners used the studies elaborated by the seven countries already member of the FOOD programme (Belgium, the Czech Republic, France, Italy, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden) to then plan the messages and tools. (food-programme.eu)
  • environmental health
  • Describe federal and state regulatory programs, guidelines and authorities that control environmental health issues. (albany.edu)
  • Environmental health comprises those aspects of human health that are determined by interactions with physical, chemical, biological and social factors in the global environment. (uiowa.edu)
  • Goals
  • This report provides an over-view of the four Secretarial priorities and five goals that make up this strategic plan. (hhs.gov)
  • Remote based role creating territory business plans, identifying and qualifying opportunities, creating and nurturing executive relationships, and achieving revenue goals. (flexjobs.com)
  • For employers that have multiple business units or locations, it is important to cascade the workplace health program and goals down the enterprise. (cdc.gov)
  • gaps
  • This is one step closer to implementing systemic changes needed to close mental health and suicide gaps," said Commission CEO David Butt. (mentalhealthcommission.gov.au)
  • Duties include assessing members' current health status via outbound calls, identifying barriers or gaps in treatment, providing patient education, & making referrals. (flexjobs.com)
  • Guidelines
  • This means that health plans may determine coverage limitations and cost-saving techniques where the guidelines do not specify the frequency, method, or setting for a service. (massbar.org)
  • Primary
  • Some primary care medical home or accountable care contracts augment a primary care case management fee with prospective gain-sharing for achieving reductions in the total cost of health care or achieving other performance targets. (commonwealthfund.org)
  • As called for by Section 4302 of the Affordable Care Act, HHS adopted new standards for the collection of data by race, ethnicity, primary language, sex, and disability status within major self-reported population health surveys. (hhs.gov)
  • The primary purpose of the rule is to protect public health from bacterial and viral pathogens in public groundwater systems. (oregon.gov)
  • Coverage
  • these are distinct from coverage rules, which are determined by federal guidance on the definition of essential health benefits. (commonwealthfund.org)
  • High-deductible Health Plan Enrollment Among Adults Aged 18-64 With Employment-based Insurance Coverage. (bioportfolio.com)
  • This report examines enrollment among adults aged 18-64 with employmentbased private health insurance coverage by plan type and demographic characteristics. (bioportfolio.com)
  • The architects of Medical Episode Spending Allowance (MESA) benefits are radically reframing coverage as allowances for episodes of care and have a plan for engaging members in making better choices. (bioportfolio.com)
  • EBSA further clarified that health plans may limit cost-free coverage to generic alternatives but only if medically appropriate for the patient. (massbar.org)
  • representatives
  • L.A. Care Health Plan representatives are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, including holidays to help you. (lacare.org)
  • In unionized workplaces, union representatives should be part of the committee (e.g., a labor-management health and safety committee) and engaged in all activities related to planning and program design. (cdc.gov)
  • Policy
  • For the Public's Health: Investing in a Healthier Future, For the Public's Health: Revitalizing Law and Policy to Meet New Challenges, and For the Public's Health: The Role of Measurement in Action and Accountability . (cdc.gov)
  • When a health plan changes a policy or adds a new one in the middle of a contract term, it can significantly undermine the financial assumptions that the provider made when it entered into the agreement. (kslaw.com)
  • Ghana Health Service, health professionals and policy makers should take traditional gender role expectations into consideration in the planning and implementation of maternal health promotion programmes. (biomedcentral.com)
  • The Mental Health Community Education Officer in the ACT Mental Health Policy Unit works closely with MIEACT providing education, raising awareness and encouraging help seeking. (health.gov.au)
  • BPA Health has made an exception to policy which spreads the time frame to comply into the new year. (bpahealth.com)
  • Discuss the policy process for improving the health status of populations. (albany.edu)
  • Communicate health policy and management issues using appropriate channels and technologies. (albany.edu)
  • overview of policy formation and health promotion planning, implementation, evaluation. (uiowa.edu)
  • Using readings from anthropology, public health, and women's studies, the course proposes an interdisciplinary agenda for research and policy regarding women's health. (uiowa.edu)
  • interventions
  • The specificity provided by the new standards will allow for improved demographic data collections and tracking of health differences among these populations, as well as an increased ability to target interventions appropriately. (hhs.gov)
  • National Instit
  • The Xpert MTB/RIF assay is a fully automated molecular diagnostic test for TB disease developed in partnership among Cepheid, Inc., the Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics (FIND), the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ), and the National Institutes of Health (NIH). (ghspjournal.org)
  • Physician
  • As a Medi-Cal health plan, L.A. Care will continue to work with our physician partners and safety net clinics to provide the highest quality care for both our existing and new Medi-Cal patients. (lacare.org)
  • From $25 copays for physician visits to 20 percent coinsurance for medical procedures, having health insurance does not insulate people from medical bills. (massbar.org)
  • specialist
  • The program is intended to work through embedding an employment specialist in a community mental health team to assist finding and maintaining employment for mental health consumers. (health.gov.au)