• 2017
  • On July 17, 2017, Inovalon launched its Inovalon ONE™ platform, an integrated, cloud-based platform of more than 80 individual and configurable proprietary technology toolsets, and announced that multiple national health plans had signed multi-year implementation contracts. (wikipedia.org)
  • 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)
  • Responsiveness to these changes was one of the main reasons for establishment of Health Transition (Transformation) Reform (HTR) in Iran. (ac.ir)
  • In spite of all the advantages of Health Transformation Reform, it had some disadvantages in different aspects that may lead to dissatisfaction and it is recommended to evaluate and periodical monitoring. (ac.ir)
  • 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)
  • V-BID, VBID, Evidence-Based Benefit Design, or Value-Based Benefit Design) is a demand-side approach to health policy reform. (wikipedia.org)
  • During the 1990s, Oregon was considered a national leader in health care reform. (wikipedia.org)
  • strategic
  • In recognition of the importance of male involvement, the strategic plan of the Ghana Health Service emphasises the involvement of males, especially in the CHPS programmes aimed at promoting maternal health at the household and community levels. (biomedcentral.com)
  • efforts
  • It starts with our known contacts who are in positions to recommend us and make referrals to us, and continues with long-term efforts to develop recognition among other professionals within the health care and social service fields. (bplans.com)
  • Other Action Items that target animal health still require additional funds and efforts for full implementation. (avma.org)
  • services
  • Clinics are a key provider of quality health care services for the newly insured as well as the residually uninsured. (lacare.org)
  • Wheatland Health Services will focus on four counties within southeastern Kansas. (bplans.com)
  • Within each area, we have two target markets: the actual client, and the regional physicians, health care facilities, attorneys and insurance companies who refer them to our services. (bplans.com)
  • Wheatland Health Services will also stand out in integrating community-based social services, such as Personal Injury Case Management, with our more traditional home health care. (bplans.com)
  • She will then join Ms. Walker in an effort to introduce Wheatland Health Services to area professionals who are potential referral sources. (bplans.com)
  • The need to promote maternal health in Ghana has committed the government to extend maternal healthcare services to the door steps of rural families through the community-based Health Planning and Services. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Based on the concerns raised in previous studies that male spouses were indifferent towards maternal healthcare, this study sought the views of men on their involvement in maternal healthcare in their respective communities and at the household levels in the various Community-based Health Planning and Services zones in Awutu-Senya West District in the Central Region of Ghana. (biomedcentral.com)
  • V-BID aims to increase health care quality and decrease costs by using financial incentives to promote cost efficient health care services and consumer choices. (wikipedia.org)
  • These tenets recognize that medical services differ in the amount of health produced, and the clinical benefit derived from a specific service depends on the consumer using it, as well as when and where the service is provided. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 2008, the Oregon Health Authority began implementing changes to Medicaid policy to increase screening rates and provide more access to services for young children at risk of developmental disorders. (wikipedia.org)
  • Patients
  • 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)
  • Annual sales reflect a conservative average of 125 new Home Health Care patients for the first year with a modest increase per year thereafter. (bplans.com)
  • In 2012, Inovalon partnered with industry researchers to conduct a study on Hospital Readmission Rates in Medicare Advantage Plans to track readmission rates among patients enrolled in Medicare's private comprehensive Medicare Advantage plans, and develop initial comparisons with fee-for-service (FFS) readmission rates. (wikipedia.org)
  • CCOs focus on prevention of illness and disease and improving care to keep patients healthy and to manage existing health conditions. (wikipedia.org)
  • represents
  • We contend that this Action Plan represents precisely what is needed to tackle the threat of AR, yet the animal and veterinary components of the plan have been continually underfunded. (avma.org)
  • It represents roughly 1,500 for-profit health insurance companies in the U.S. and is notorious for a bottomless lobbying budget, as well as cutthroat and manipulative public relations campaigns. (truth-out.org)
  • hospitals
  • He had spoken at an AHIP conference at least once before in 2005 and, in his vague disclosure statement, signaled that he had done many similar engagements over the course of his career, writing that he had given talks to "groups of doctors, hospitals, insurers, as well as Pharmacy Benefit Managers and groups funded by the National Institutes of Health. (truth-out.org)
  • agencies
  • The Public Health Action Plan to Combat Antimicrobial Resistance, (Action Plan) developed by an interagency Task Force on Antimicrobial Resistance in 1999, reflected a broad-based consensus of federal agencies and other stakeholders on actions needed to address antimicrobial resistance (AR). (avma.org)
  • Emergency
  • The Oregon Health Plan was conceived and realized in 1993 by emergency room doctor (and future Oregon governor) John Kitzhaber, then a state senator, and Dr. Ralph Crawshaw, a Portland activist. (wikipedia.org)
  • Articles
  • Gladwell has carried water for the health insurance companies in his articles, while getting paid for numerous speaking engagements to the industry. (truth-out.org)
  • RESEARCH
  • The AVMA was a key stakeholder in the development of the Action Plan, helping to ensure that the plan provided a blueprint for detailing coordinated federal actions that are critically needed if we are to mitigate the threat of AR: Surveillance, Prevention and Control, Research, and Product Development. (avma.org)
  • quality
  • Inovalon also examined the association of socioeconomic status and other factors with underlying poor quality performance of dual-eligible members in Medicare Advantage plans, releasing a study on October 28, 2014 that was presented to Congressional representatives on October 21, 2014. (wikipedia.org)
  • focus
  • Focus groups and individual interviews were conducted with married men, community health officers, community health volunteers and community leaders. (biomedcentral.com)
  • insurance
  • On the morning of June 22, 2012, Malcolm Gladwell addressed a large crowd of health insurance professionals assembled at the Salt Palace Convention Center in the heart of Salt Lake City, Utah. (truth-out.org)
  • He was scheduled to wrap up the last day of the conference, so he could work his magic and send health insurance professionals home feeling happy, entertained and ready for another grueling week at the office. (truth-out.org)
  • Well, it's another one of those bland acronyms that conceals something sinister and awful-well, awful for everyone but a handful of health insurance plutocrats and the corporate speakers who rake in sweet fees at its events. (truth-out.org)
  • 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)
  • The 2012 AHIP conference was not the first paid gig that Gladwell's did for the health insurance industry. (truth-out.org)
  • V-BID health insurance plans are designed with the tenets of "clinical nuance" in mind. (wikipedia.org)
  • OHP Plus is a full benefit package offered to children and adults who are eligible for Medicaid or for the Children's Health Insurance Program. (wikipedia.org)
  • cost
  • V-BID plans may create disincentives as well, such as high cost-sharing, for health choices that may be unnecessary or repetitive, or when the same outcome can be achieved at a lower cost. (wikipedia.org)
  • response
  • In response to the Colbert Implementation Plan Draft, HMPRG submitted comments providing feedback and recommendations to ensure consumers' needs and safety. (hmprg.org)
  • Of the original 13 Top Priority Action Items (please see full AVMA response below), few actions have targeted animal health or yielded results that can mitigate AR in animals, and therefore transmission to humans. (avma.org)
  • development
  • The health and care sector is a broad and important sector of society in which new knowledge, new technologies and demographic development lead to rapid and comprehensive changes. (regjeringen.no)