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  • Medicaid Program
  • The inclusion of drug coverage within managed care, as of October 1, 2011, presented a unique challenge for the Department in terms of identifying all occurrences of drug dispensing in order to maximize rebate savings to the Medicaid program. (ny.us)
  • As a result of ineffective policies and processes, as well as untapped rebate opportunities, the Department did not collect as much as $119.3 million in available rebates for the Medicaid program during the audit scope period. (ny.us)
  • clinical
  • The author concludes that there is still much to learn about what makes programs effective, including how best to integrate peer support interventions into other clinical services. (chcf.org)
  • I am proud of how well our program leaders have built a process that gives pharmacy residents an opportunity to gain valuable clinical and business experience as they complete their education and consider a variety of options to launch their careers, Sivori added. (webwire.com)
  • Guided by 15 Health Net preceptors or instructors, the resident must complete three concurrent yearlong rotations in drug information, clinical programs and pharmacy operations, plus 12 consecutive four-week rotations. (webwire.com)
  • Is responsible for timely completion of all clinical charting and documentation required by the Medical Center or healthcare system , as appropriate. (indeed.com)
  • We were established by, and are still managed by, dentists who used their clinical knowledge to create an efficient dental health care delivery system. (healthplex.com)
  • UConn Health (formerly known as the UConn Health Center) is the branch of the University of Connecticut that oversees clinical care, advanced biomedical research, and academic education in medicine. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 2006, the group initiated a project to build industry consensus on measuring clinical and financial outcomes in wellness and population health management and published the first volume of its oft-cited Outcomes Guidelines Report in December of that year. (wikipedia.org)
  • In September 2007, the Care Continuum Alliance produced a second volume, with a greater emphasis on clinical outcomes (the first had focused mainly on financial measures). (wikipedia.org)
  • Clinical engineering is a speciality within biomedical engineering responsible primarily for applying and implementing medical technology to optimize healthcare delivery. (wikipedia.org)
  • A similar certification program was formed by academic institutions offering graduate degrees in clinical engineering as the American Board of Clinical Engineering (ABCE). (wikipedia.org)
  • The new, current Clinical Engineering Certification (CCE) program was started in 2002 under the sponsorship of the American College of Clinical Engineering (ACCE), and is administered by the ACCE Healthcare Technology Foundation. (wikipedia.org)
  • ambulatory care
  • Through Bioscience Connecticut, a new ambulatory care center began construction in 2012 on the UConn Health Center campus, part of a $840 million state initiative. (wikipedia.org)
  • The 300,000-square-foot outpatient ambulatory care center was supported with $203 million in private financing, and will house existing services and support the work of new faculty that will be joining the UConn Health Center. (wikipedia.org)
  • St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton's King Campus is a state-of-the-art, stand-alone facility that has pioneered models of ambulatory care and includes a robust Surgery Centre for cataract surgeries and a 39-bed Satellite Dialysis Centre. (wikipedia.org)
  • tertiary
  • Christian Medical College and Hospital (CMC) is a private, minority-run educational and research institute that includes a network of primary, secondary and tertiary care hospitals in and around Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India. (wikipedia.org)
  • Decrease
  • This study wanted to know whether peer-led trauma treatment groups were as successful as those led by clinicians at helping participants decrease substance abuse and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms while improving coping skills and mental and physical health. (pcori.org)
  • plan
  • This type of experience provides a face to the health plan and supports the understanding of our members as people with conditions who desire the highest quality of life, rather than simply as a condition or a medication with a person behind it. (webwire.com)
  • MINNEAPOLIS, April 2, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- ACM, a leading healthcare benefits management company, today announced a new agreement with Carolina Crescent Health Plan that will bring a dynamic combination of authorization processing, claim adjudication, and provider network management to Medicaid beneficiaries throughout South Carolina. (bio-medicine.org)
  • ACM's unique knowledge of South Carolina and the 12+ years of experience they bring to this Medicaid segment of the healthcare marketplace will go a long way in helping us continue to improve the health status of our members," added Jennifer Marchant, Executive Director of Carolina Crescent Health Plan. (bio-medicine.org)
  • In a speech to a joint session of Congress on Sept. 9, President Barack Obama put forth his plan for health care reform, which included requirements that every American have health coverage and that every business provide coverage for its employees. (snewsnet.com)
  • When we manage the risk with a fully funded plan, your budget becomes fixed and predictable. (healthplex.com)
  • UConn Health Center is part of a plan introduced by Connecticut Governor Dannel P. Malloy, called "Bioscience Connecticut," and approved by the Connecticut General Assembly in 2011, to stimulate the economy in the state of Connecticut. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1999
  • An early supporter of universal healthcare, in 1993 Coll joined Representative Luciano "Lucky" Varela, D-Santa Fe, and sponsored "NewMexicare," a single-payer healthcare system designed after Canada's that was defeated then, and again when another version of it was re-introduced in 1999. (wikipedia.org)
  • Finally, in 1999, the AAMI after lengthy deliberation, and analysis of a 1998 survey demonstrating that there was not a viable market for its certification program decided to suspend that program, no longer accepting any new applicants as of July 1999. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1999, the Institute of Medicine released six domains to measure and describe quality of care in health: Safe - avoiding injuries to patients from care that is intended to help them. (wikipedia.org)
  • state's
  • Despite his liberal stances on social justice and the environment, Coll was considered a fiscal conservative and managed the state's finances under five different governors from both parties, locking horns with both Republicans and Democrats to protect the state's money. (wikipedia.org)
  • system
  • However, when patients get the support they need to master and sustain self-management, there are potential benefits for both individual health and the overall health care system. (chcf.org)
  • In the years after this led to additional offshoots which all contribute to general health system strengthening and support to the health insurance schemes. (wikipedia.org)
  • It is a method of using quality assessment measures in a system-wide manner to deliver high-quality care that is continually improving. (wikipedia.org)
  • It is part of the St. Joseph's Health System and serves as the regional kidney transplant center for a population of approximately 1.2 million people. (wikipedia.org)
  • provide
  • The resident focuses on professional development while working on Health Net projects that provide the opportunity to apply his or her recently acquired knowledge. (webwire.com)
  • If some businesses don't provide workers health care, it forces the rest of us to pick up the tab when their workers get sick, and gives those businesses an unfair advantage over their competitors,' said Obama. (snewsnet.com)
  • on Sept. 22 require employers with payrolls of $500,000 or more to provide health insurance or pay a penalty that ranges from 2 percent of payrolls from $500,000 to $585,000 to 8 percent for payrolls over $750,000. (snewsnet.com)
  • Regarding care, we have pledged to provide the members with increased access to dental treatment and to preserve their dignity. (healthplex.com)
  • In October 2006, the Health Insurance Fund signed a contract with the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs to finance programs that provide access to affordable and quality healthcare among low income populations in sub-Saharan Africa through the introduction of financing mechanisms (including health insurance) and the improvement of healthcare quality. (wikipedia.org)
  • Applicants must provide additional resources including end-user equipment (e.g., computers, telephones, etc.), software, professional development, and the other elements that are necessary to utilize the connectivity funded by the Schools and Libraries Program. (wikipedia.org)
  • Structural measures describe the providers' ability to provide high quality care, process measures describe the actions taken to maintain or improve community health, and outcome measures describe the impact of a health care intervention. (wikipedia.org)
  • The first two were launched because their founders believed that school-based health care could provide accessible, affordable health care to poor children. (wikipedia.org)
  • patient care
  • Collaborative Drug Therapy Management: A Coordinated Approach to Patient Care. (slideserve.com)
  • Through Bioscience Connecticut, construction will begin in 2013 for a new patient care tower on the UConn Health Center campus, as well as renovations to the existing UConn John Dempsey Hospital. (wikipedia.org)
  • medical
  • Your insomnia is caused by another medical condition, such as a mental health disorder (for example, major depressive disorder, bipolar disorder, or post-traumatic stress disorder), a neurological disorder (for example, Parkinson's disease or Alzheimer's disease), fibromyalgia (a disorder that causes muscle pain), or rheumatoid arthritis (a disorder that causes pain and swelling in the joints). (ahrq.gov)
  • Medical Credit Fund aims to contribute to a healthier investment climate and increase the bankability and thus scalability of the private healthcare sector. (wikipedia.org)
  • Two more men came that very night with similar requests, seeking medical help for their wives in labor, but again turning down John Scudder's care. (wikipedia.org)
  • The college now offers over 175 different post graduate courses in the medical, nursing and allied health disciplines, including PhD courses. (wikipedia.org)
  • The university owns and operates many smaller clinics around the state that contain UConn Medical Group, UConn Health Partners, University Dentists and research facilities. (wikipedia.org)
  • The MD program is accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education. (wikipedia.org)
  • Most notably, medical and dental students share an essentially common curriculum during the first two years of their four-year degree programs. (wikipedia.org)
  • populations
  • Assessment of health care quality may occur on two different levels: that of the individual patient and that of populations. (wikipedia.org)
  • Examples of OFDA-funded activities include purchasing local relief supplies for populations in remote locations, managing and/or supporting primary health care programs, implementing cash-for-work activities, providing seeds and tools to displaced farmers, or restoring water systems in drought-stricken countries. (wikipedia.org)
  • quality
  • This information comes from a research report that was funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, a Federal Government agency. (ahrq.gov)
  • The PharmAccess Group employs an integrated approach in order to improve access to quality health care. (wikipedia.org)
  • Health care quality is a level of value provided by any health care resource, as determined by some measurement. (wikipedia.org)
  • Quality of care plays an important role in describing the iron triangle of health care, which defines the intricate relationships between quality, cost, and accessibility of health care within a community. (wikipedia.org)
  • At the population level, or macro-level, assessments of health care quality include indicators such as life expectancy, infant mortality rates, incidence, and prevalence of certain health conditions. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Donabedian model is a common framework for assessing health care quality and identifies three domains in which health care quality can be assessed: structure, process, and outcomes. (wikipedia.org)
  • Insurance
  • Outside the United States , the company offers, through CIGNA International, individual and group life, accident, and health insurance and pension products. (encyclopedia.com)
  • CIGNA developed its focus on employee benefits during the 1990s, when it beefed up its healthcare operations and divested its personal property/casualty insurance operations and its U.S. individual life insurance and annuities activities. (encyclopedia.com)
  • For businesses with fewer than 25 employees, the median cost of health insurance rose 43.5 percent between 2000 and 2005, according to the Kauffman-Rand Institute for Entrepreneurship Public Policy in Santa Monica, Calif. According to a poll by the National Federation of Independent Business ( www.nfib.com ), almost 60 percent of small business owners reported that it was difficult for them to keep up with health care costs. (snewsnet.com)
  • We then triangulated our KI interview findings with other data sources, including recent literature on oral cancer detection from various geographic areas, current curricula at the University of Puerto Rico Schools of Medicine and Dental Medicine, as well as local health insurance regulations. (biomedcentral.com)
  • In Puerto Rico, specialists generally perform oral biopsies, and patient referral can be delayed by various factors, including government-subsidized health insurance, often referred to as Reforma. (biomedcentral.com)
  • All of the activities are co-funded by the Health Insurance Fund (HIF). (wikipedia.org)
  • The Dutch government, Dutch multinationals and PharmAccess joined forces to launch an alternative mechanism to the traditional development approach: a donor fund established to pilot health insurance for the currently uninsured in sub-Saharan Africa through the local private sector. (wikipedia.org)
  • MinnesotaCare is a health coverage program in the U.S. state of Minnesota for low-income individuals and families who do not have access to employee-sponsored health insurance. (wikipedia.org)
  • Amerigroup, is a United States health insurance and managed health care provider. (wikipedia.org)
  • As of Dec. 31, 2012: Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) A managed health care product for uninsured children not eligible for Medicaid. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1990
  • In 1990, Congress created the Medicaid Drug Rebate Program (Rebate Program) to reduce state and federal expenditures for Medicaid prescription costs. (ny.us)
  • Convened by Lex Frieden, who was instrumental in conceiving and drafting the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the NAB is made up of 19 community advocates, health care experts and academics. (wikipedia.org)
  • behavior
  • How might working with a peer coach or counselor in addition to our pediatrician help achieve the best possible care for my child's mood and behavior problems? (pcori.org)
  • beneficiaries
  • Medicare Advantage Medicare health plans focusing on low-income Medicare beneficiaries, consisting of regular Medicare plans and Special Needs Plans for dual eligible beneficiaries with both Medicare and Medicaid. (wikipedia.org)
  • maternal
  • In 1967, Philip J. Porter, head of pediatrics at Cambridge City Hospital in Massachusetts and director of Maternal and Child Health for the city's health department, began to address this issue. (wikipedia.org)
  • Coordinator
  • To arrange a library visit immediately before or after your on-campus program, notify your program coordinator. (hbs.edu)
  • The program coordinator will verify your status and work with Baker Library to arrange for your visit. (hbs.edu)
  • Plans
  • Regarding costs, our flexible funding mechanisms have allowed plans to stabilize the expenses and continue to offer dental as part of a total health benefit. (healthplex.com)
  • The health plans and related initiatives are financed with public grants from the Dutch Government and World Bank, with increasing local government involvement. (wikipedia.org)
  • By 2015 AIMCo was managing four endowment funds, seven pension plans, nine government funds, eight specialty funds, and style other balanced funds. (wikipedia.org)
  • government
  • government programs, managed health care and evolving health care systems. (biospace.com)
  • Self-determination is defined as the movement by which the Native Americans sought to achieve restoration of tribal community, self-government, cultural renewal, reservation development, educational control, and equal or controlling input into federal government decisions concerning policies and programs. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the following years, Congress passed additional legislation to carry out Nixon's programs to develop a stronger trust relationship between the federal government and the tribes, and to allow the tribes to manage their own affairs. (wikipedia.org)
  • Rather than the BIA administering programs directly, the government would contract with tribes to manage health care, for instance, or educational benefits. (wikipedia.org)
  • Headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta, AIMCo manages the assets of 32 clients, a diverse set of public sector pensions, endowments and government funds. (wikipedia.org)
  • America
  • On July 14, the House had introduced a bill titled, America's Affordable Health Choices Act of 2009, also known as H.R. 3200. (snewsnet.com)
  • associates
  • Added O Connor, When HNPS put out the call for associates interested in the program, I thought it would be good to participate because more HEDIS measures are tied to pharmacy each year, and we could help the residents understand the concept of performance measurement and whether we re being effective. (webwire.com)
  • service
  • E-Rate is the commonly used name for the Schools and Libraries Program of the Universal Service Fund, which is administered by the Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC) under the direction of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). (wikipedia.org)
  • A health care service is sometimes not cost efficient due to either overutilization or underutilization. (wikipedia.org)
  • Stanton was named as one of the Health Service Journal's most inspirational women in health and one of their Top Innovators. (wikipedia.org)
  • Health Service Journal. (wikipedia.org)
  • The enactment of Medicaid in 1965 was indicative of a perception in the public policy community that there was a need to develop programs in service of better health care for low-income individuals, including children. (wikipedia.org)
  • individuals
  • To determine whether the Department of Health (Department) has taken appropriate steps to maximize rebate collections on drugs dispensed to individuals enrolled in Medicaid managed care. (ny.us)
  • We made 12 recommendations to the Department to obtain the $119.3 million in uncollected rebates and improve its claims and rebate processes to maximize rebate collections on drugs dispensed to individuals enrolled in managed care. (ny.us)
  • The assumption is that the core components are necessary to achieve the desirable program outcomes on the individual level, while adaptations will account for relevant variations in local setting and in individuals. (biomedcentral.com)
  • alcohol
  • It determined that people in both groups reported fewer PTSD symptoms and alcohol and substance cravings as well as better mental health after attending the sessions. (pcori.org)
  • department
  • In their subsequent report, the surveyors provided feedback that incorporating preceptors outside of the pharmacy department helped HNPS develop a well-rounded, integrated program that gives residents a comprehensive learning experience unique to Health Net. (webwire.com)
  • A 1994 Presidential Memorandum issued by Bill Clinton changed the way the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development supported housing programs. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1970, the West Dallas Youth Center at Pinkston High School was opened as an outreach center for a federally funded Children and Youth Program based in the University of Texas Health Sciences Center Pediatrics Department. (wikipedia.org)
  • Employees
  • But Lantz, who is president of the La Sportiva climbing shoe company, said the cost of providing his employees health care has gotten ridiculously steep. (snewsnet.com)
  • Initially, PharmAccess focused on the introduction of HIV/AIDS treatment programs for employees and dependents of Heineken in sub-Saharan Africa, which was revolutionary at the time. (wikipedia.org)
  • UConn Health Center has about 5,000 employees, and is closely linked with the University of Connecticut's main campus in Storrs through several cross-campus academic projects. (wikipedia.org)
  • Amerigroup has a Community Volunteers program, created to recognize and support the contributions employees make in communities across the country and to inspire others to volunteer. (wikipedia.org)
  • Alliance
  • and full-time students) The Care Continuum Alliance is governed by a Board of Directors and a structure of committees, subcommittees and work groups. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 2008, the Care Continuum Alliance reported that it paid $80,000 in lobbying expenses to Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal. (wikipedia.org)
  • In early 2003, the Care Continuum Alliance hired Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz to advocate for its interests in the U.S. executive and legislative branches. (wikipedia.org)
  • Also in 2007, the Care Continuum Alliance redefined this expanded care focus as "population health improvement" and published its "population health improvement model" to document the change. (wikipedia.org)
  • problems
  • Your health care professional will talk with you about your sleep problems and how long they have lasted. (ahrq.gov)
  • The program leads to a Bachelor of Professional Studies degree, incorporating a curriculum that includes a significant emphasis on managing health care facilities, health care planning and policy-making, problems and procedures found in the industry and an understanding of compliance issues necessary for an official in this industry. (cazenovia.edu)
  • Amerigroup began as AMERICAID Community Care in 1994 and was initially aimed at the health care problems of children, mothers and pregnant women enrolled in Medicaid. (wikipedia.org)
  • She is quoted by the NHS Confederation as saying: "Measuring care and outcomes in mental health is often put in the 'too difficult' box yet capturing data on whether people have homes to live in, jobs to go to, appropriate medication, financial stability and social interactions are possible for other conditions so why not for people with mental health problems too. (wikipedia.org)