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  • adult
  • For use of these services to actually increase and for the related improvements in the health of the U.S. adult population to be realized, key stakeholders and communities will need to take advantage of the opportunities and act to implement these strategies. (cdc.gov)
  • stakeholders
  • Therefore, improving opportunities for coverage might be insufficient, and focused efforts by governmental health agencies and other stakeholders are likely to be needed to enroll uninsured persons in health plans. (cdc.gov)
  • specific
  • Among the specific populations least likely to have used the recommended services ( 2 - 10 ), persons with no insurance, no usual source of care, or no recent use of the health-care system (if included in the analysis) were the groups least likely to have used the services. (cdc.gov)
  • Americans
  • In addition keeping Americans healthy, preventative care also offers significant cost-savings to insurers. (house.gov)
  • This health disadvantage is not solely attributable to those who are poor and underprivileged, because even wealthy, educated Americans are in poorer health than their counterparts in comparable countries ( 3 , 4 ). (pnas.org)
  • Throughout its history, the Medicare program, which provides health benefits for older and disabled Americans, has focused on treating injury and illness, not preventing them. (kansaspublicradio.org)
  • programs
  • States are expected to align their programs with Healthy People 2020 national health goals. (in.gov)
  • Protects investments in and enhances the effectiveness of categorically funded programs that address specific health problems. (in.gov)
  • The office works with school districts to implement comprehensive health education programs. (suffolkcountyny.gov)
  • Preventive PLUS has become an industry leader in the fields of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion Programs for corporations, government, labor, and individuals, and is recognized for its high standards and comprehensive approach to health care. (preventive.com)
  • Preventive PLUS provides a wide range of substance abuse programs and activities tailored to your unique work environment. (preventive.com)
  • In the school-based claiming manuals , CMS concluded that schools and other public entities had a general responsibility to ensure that their students or clientele obtained necessary health services and, as such, were "entities or programs" subject to the Medicaid third-party liability provisions. (networkforphl.org)
  • In its letter to state medical directors, CMS stated that the DAB rulings motivated the withdrawal of its free care policy and reasoned that "public agencies or programs that are carrying out general responsibilities to ensure access to needed health care" are fundamentally different from third parties such as private insurance companies, tortfeasors, and employers. (networkforphl.org)
  • Regularly scheduled health education programs, distribution of protective devices and health education materials are also offered through the center. (aum.edu)
  • Recent health-reform initiatives, including efforts to increase the accessibility and affordability of preventive services, fund community prevention programs, and improve the use of health information technologies, offer opportunities to improve use of preventive services. (cdc.gov)
  • Support Centers will combine existing resources and infrastructure with IHS Headquarters (HQ) and IHS Area resources in order to address the broad challenges and opportunities associated with IHS preventive and clinical dental programs. (federalregister.gov)
  • Proposed local programs focused on clinical or preventive care alone, with no concomitant focus on a regional or Area support-oriented component for the dental program, while well-intentioned and of potential value, are not responsive to this announcement or to the Support Center project. (federalregister.gov)
  • In partnership with St. Vincent's staff, University Health Services offers wellness programs throughout the year. (samford.edu)
  • Health Promotion and Preventive Services (HPPS) provides programs and resources that help UA students make healthy choices in support of their academic, personal, and professional goals. (arizona.edu)
  • EHMS offers many education programs covering various topics from health to leadership. (ehms.com)
  • populations
  • Migrants show significant differences in lifestyle, health beliefs and risk factors compared with the native populations. (beds.ac.uk)
  • The aim of the study was to compare access to preventive health services between migrants and native populations in five European Union (EU) countries. (beds.ac.uk)
  • The report also addresses the use of preventive services by diverse populations. (ohsonline.com)
  • The Wheeler Health & Wellness Center recently was designated a federally qualified health center by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, which will significantly strengthen efforts to meet the needs of underserved residents in Bristol and the surrounding communities, reduce disparities among vulnerable populations, and promote positive health outcomes. (courant.com)
  • medical
  • Nakanishi N, Tatara K, Fujiwara H. Do preventive health services reduce eventual demand for medical care? (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
  • Preventive PLUS is your U.S. Citizen and Immigration Services (USCIS) designated civil surgeon and is authorized to preform USCIS medical examination. (preventive.com)
  • Our Medical Director Consulting Service is an ideal option for mid-size to large organizations with a focus on prevention. (preventive.com)
  • Preventive PLUS is your designated FAA Aviation Medical Examiner for 1st, 2nd and 3rd Class Pilots to receive their airman medical certificates. (preventive.com)
  • It includes related medical services the day of the surgery such as surgeon fees and anesthesia. (comparemaine.org)
  • CMS advised that in the context of school-based services, "[t]he services of a school nurse who attends to a Medicaid child's sore throat, sprained ankle, or other acute medical problem cannot be reimbursed by Medicaid if similar services provided by the nurse to non-Medicaid children are not billed. (networkforphl.org)
  • University Health Services is a fully-functional health care facility providing primary medical care, preventive health care and wellness services. (samford.edu)
  • In a world of expensive medical care, one cannot deny the significance of health insurance for securing the future & family's prosperity. (affordablehealthinsuranceplan.com)
  • Since this is a general health visit, this is your chance to discuss any medical questions or concerns you have with your doctor. (rwjbh.org)
  • Learning more about health and wellness can often feel overwhelming or even discouraging, but with trusted, knowledgeable medical professionals helping you navigate all the information, you can create a wellness plan that suits your lifestyle and personal preferences. (rwjbh.org)
  • Departments
  • The CMS free care rule thus deterred localities from providing Medicaid school-based services, since many school districts and health departments lacked the capability to bill private insurance companies, and as a policy matter, did not want to charge uninsured clients for services. (networkforphl.org)
  • physician
  • Individuals are examined by a Preventive PLUS physician on regular intervals. (preventive.com)
  • The Preventive PLUS HX Solutions Health Contingent Wellness Program is a member-centered strategy that promotes member and physician engagement. (preventive.com)
  • Student Health Services will also work to accommodate other injectable medication/treatment such as therapeutic or hormonal treatments with an order from a primary care or specialty physician. (illinoisstate.edu)
  • Meeting with your primary care physician once a year is an important step that keeps you aware of your body's current condition and what you can do in the future to avoid health risks. (rwjbh.org)
  • Oral Health
  • The provincial government allocated $1.4 million toward The Enhanced Preventive Dental Services Initiative , a program designed to improve children's oral health and to reduce the need for surgery by focusing on disease prevention, health promotion and early childhood tooth decay. (jcda.ca)
  • New and expectant mothers in the high-risk regions will also receive consultations, to promote good oral health and ensure a healthy pregnancy and healthy development of their baby's teeth. (jcda.ca)
  • The availability of preventive dental services is part of Wheeler's commitment to reduce barriers that prevent individuals and families from getting the care they need, and to address some of the most pressing disparities in children's oral health,' added Walkama. (courant.com)
  • Adult
  • The section of the report titled 'Making a Difference' features innovative strategies applied at the local, state, and national levels to increase the use of preventive services in underserved communities," said Wayne Giles, M.D., M.S., director, Division of Adult and Community Health at CDC. (ohsonline.com)
  • assessment
  • The National Health Service (NHS) Health Check is a CVD risk assessment and management programme in England aiming to increase CVD risk awareness among people at increased risk of CVD. (city.ac.uk)
  • available
  • An easy-to-follow guide for property owners, managers and tenants entitled "Preventing and Getting Rid of Bed Bugs Safely" is available for downloading and printing on New York City's Department of Health and Mental Hygiene website. (suffolkcountyny.gov)
  • The CMS policy known as the " free care rule " did not allow Medicaid payment for health services available to individuals without charge. (networkforphl.org)
  • A primary care Student Health Clinic is available to students at Student Health Services in Irma B. Moore Hall, Room 102. (aum.edu)
  • That would make January 2013 the earliest point that large numbers of women would benefit from the significant improvement in preventive health services available to them. (guttmacher.org)
  • Dental services, provided by a registered dental hygienist, are available on Mondays and Tuesdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (courant.com)
  • Services are available in English and Spanish. (courant.com)
  • Medicaid, Medicare and commercial health insurance are welcome, and a sliding fee scale is available. (courant.com)
  • A large library of searchable topics ranging from heart health, tobacco cessation, nutrition, men's/women's health, and much more are available. (ehms.com)
  • discrimination
  • Even before Donald Trump moved to legalize discrimination in the health care industry, many trans people were driving hundreds of miles just to see a doctor. (msmgf.org)
  • Disparities
  • According to the report, challenges underlying these disparities are complex and reach beyond the traditional health care arena of patient-provider interactions. (ohsonline.com)
  • untreated dental
  • Funds critical prevention efforts to address specific health issues, such as skin cancer, child safety, and untreated dental decay, that lack categorical state funding. (in.gov)
  • identify
  • The aim of this study is to define a methodology for designing a performance management system (PMS) in order to effectively support the planning, control and evaluation of preventive care and to identify the factors that influence such a process. (biomedcentral.com)
  • methods
  • The development of a PMS for preventive care can best be served by collaborative methods that involve academics, professionals and policy-makers, whose roles and responsibilities must be clearly defined, and by an improvement in transparency and communication within organizations in order to enhance the involvement of different professionals at appropriate times and in appropriate ways. (biomedcentral.com)
  • provide
  • But AMAQ President Dr Alex Markwell says the budget doesn't provide enough detail about the cuts: "…we are still in the dark about which health workers will lose their job and when, and how those cuts will directly impact on hospital and health services across 17 regions. (crikey.com.au)
  • The findings provide insights into the peculiarities that affect preventive care and highlight two categories of critical factors: general issues regarding the process and specific issues regarding preventive care. (biomedcentral.com)
  • In some school districts, private foundations stepped in to provide support for care to uninsured students, enabling the district to continue to provide Medicaid school-based services without running afoul of the free care rule, but many districts abandoned school-based services. (networkforphl.org)
  • At our facilities, we do more than treat injuries and illnesses, we provide our community with resources and services that help people live longer and healthier. (rwjbh.org)