• medication
  • A summary of more common and reported cases of factitious disorder (Munchausen syndrome), and the laboratory tests used to differentiate these from authentic disease is provided below: There are several symptoms that together point to factitious disorder, including frequent hospitalizations, knowledge of several illnesses, frequently requesting medication such as pain killers, openness to extensive surgery, few or no visitors during hospitalizations, and exaggerated or fabricated stories about several medical problems. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1944
  • It amended the Public Health Service Act of 1944 and inserted new provisions on affordable care into Title 42 of the United States Code. (wikipedia.org)
  • outcomes
  • In that way, our member's novel therapeutics, vaccines, and diagnostics not only have improved health outcomes, including productivity and quality of life, but also have reduced health care expenditures due to fewer physician office visits, hospitalizations and surgical interventions. (bio.org)
  • disorder
  • Schizoaffective disorder (SZA, SZD or SAD) is a mental disorder characterized by abnormal thought processes and deregulated emotions. (wikipedia.org)
  • The average life expectancy of people with the disorder is shorter than those without it, due to increased physical health problems from an absence of health promoting behaviors such as a sedentary lifestyle,[citation needed] and a higher suicide rate. (wikipedia.org)
  • Munchausen syndrome fits within the subclass of factitious disorder with predominantly physical signs and symptoms, but patients also have a history of recurrent hospitalization, travelling, and dramatic, extremely improbable tales of their past experiences. (wikipedia.org)
  • Major depressive disorder (MDD), also known simply as depression, is a mental disorder characterized by at least two weeks of low mood that is present across most situations. (wikipedia.org)
  • clinic
  • In addition, they created a partnership with the county hospital clinics to place one of their staff members, a masters level qualified mental health professional, on-site at the clinic. (openminds.com)
  • Also in 1995, the corporations of St. Cloud Hospital and the St. Cloud Clinic of Internal Medicine merged to form the nonprofit CentraCare Health System. (wikipedia.org)
  • QHPs
  • The proposed rule provides guidance to states on the essential health benefits (EHBs) that must be offered in most nongrandfathered qualified health plans (QHPs) that are offered in each state's affordable Health Insurance Exchanges ("Exchanges") as directed under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). (apta.org)
  • MEC is the minimum amount of coverage that an individual must carry to meet the individual health insurance mandate, while EHBs are a set of benefits that qualified health plans (QHPs) must offer. (wikipedia.org)
  • Suicide
  • Suicide prevention is an umbrella term for the collective efforts of local citizen organizations, health professionals and related professionals to reduce the incidence of suicide. (wikipedia.org)
  • Because protective factors such as social support and social engagement, as well as environmental risk factors such as access to lethal means, appear to play significant roles in the prevention of suicide, suicide should not be viewed solely as a medical or mental health issue. (wikipedia.org)
  • Suicide prevention is risky for health professionals in terms of practitioner emotional distress and risk for malpractice suits. (wikipedia.org)
  • The traditional approach has been to identify the risk factors that increase suicide or self-harm, though meta-analysis studies suggest that suicide risk assessment might not be useful and recommend immediate hospitalization of the person with suicidal feelings as the healthy choice. (wikipedia.org)
  • This behavior has the potential to aid an individual's capability for suicide and can be considered as a suicide warning, when the person shows intent through verbal and behavioral signs. (wikipedia.org)
  • exchanges
  • The Exchanges are expected to create competitive marketplaces making health insurance plans more affordable for individuals. (apta.org)
  • citation needed
  • citation needed] Few areas of the US health care system were left untouched, making it the most sweeping health care reform since the enactment of Medicare and Medicaid in 1965. (wikipedia.org)
  • citation needed] In 2007 the hospital opened the Gerald & Jane-Ann Postma Center for Worship and Education, a $3.7 million training center targeted at nursing, behavior health and pastoral students and Pine Rest staff members. (wikipedia.org)
  • EHBs
  • Essential health benefits (EHBs) have been defined since the 2010 United States Affordable Care Act as a set of benefits which Individually purchased health insurance in the United States and insurance plans in small group markets, both inside and outside of the Health Insurance Marketplace must cover for people. (wikipedia.org)
  • Service
  • That was the focus of my session at the 2017 OPEN MINDS Executive Leadership Retreat, Diversifying Your Revenue Streams: How To Successfully Launch A New Service Line , featuring Kristi Daugherty, Chief Executive Officer at Emergence Health Network in El Paso, Texas. (openminds.com)
  • The EHB provisions of the ACA was an amendment to the Public Health Service Act. (wikipedia.org)
  • problems
  • The federal health exchange, HealthCare.gov, initially faced major technical problems during its rollout in 2013. (wikipedia.org)
  • program
  • Brafman is the founder and CEO of Destination Hope, Destination Hope: The Women's Program, and the Sylvia Brafman Mental Health Center, all located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. (prweb.com)
  • A partial hospitalization program consists of a series of structured, face-to-face therapeutic sessions organized at various levels of intensity and frequency. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Synactive Theory is the foundation of both: 1) the Assessment of Preterm Infants' Behavior (APIB), a standardized comprehensive newborn test, and 2) the Newborn Individualized Developmental Care and Assessment Program (NIDCAP), which is the care and intervention approach, that focuses on each infant's behavioral cues (e.g., hand(s) to mouth, bracing with feet against a supporting surface) in order to support the infant's strengths and reduce the infant's vulnerabilities. (wikipedia.org)
  • campus
  • Brafman is looking to build a larger campus in Broward County for Destination Hope and Sylvia Brafman Mental Health Center, and expects to double the number of employees over the next few years. (prweb.com)
  • In 2013, the Van Andel-Cook Center for Dementia and Geriatric Behavioral Health opened as part of a 3-phase expansion project on the Pine Rest main campus in Cutlerville. (wikipedia.org)
  • reform
  • Obama and the rest of the Marxist said, No matter how we reform health care, we will keep this promise to the American people. (usacarry.com)
  • include
  • Indeed, current prescription drug coverage offered by small-group plans was found to be broader than the drug coverage HHS has said it intends to include in the essential benefits package, according to a January 2012 study by Avalere Health. (rollcall.com)
  • In general, the effects include euphoria, visual and mental hallucinations, changes in perception, a distorted sense of time, and spiritual experiences, and can include possible adverse reactions such as nausea and panic attacks. (wikipedia.org)
  • Types of counseling used include cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and interpersonal therapy. (wikipedia.org)
  • essential health benefits
  • But choices made by state and federal policymakers in implementing the overhaul's "essential health benefits" requirements could make matters worse for small-group and individual health plans. (rollcall.com)
  • Allowing or requiring states to add mandated benefits or public-sector rules to the essential health benefits package without giving strong consideration to the added cost will further undermine the affordability of health coverage. (rollcall.com)
  • Neil Trautwein is vice president and employee benefits policy counsel at the National Retail Federation and chairman of the Essential Health Benefits Coalition. (rollcall.com)
  • Standards Related to Essential Health Benefits, Actuarial Value, and Accreditation. (apta.org)
  • The establishment of essential health benefits "set a standard for insurance. (wikipedia.org)
  • Essential health benefits should not be confused with minimum essential coverage (MEC). (wikipedia.org)
  • mandate
  • The Supreme Court is not expected to rule until late June on the constitutionality of the individual mandate and the fate of the 2010 health care law, but no matter what decision is handed down, the affordability of health care coverage remains an unmet and enduring challenge. (rollcall.com)
  • Affordable Care Act
  • The 2010 Affordable Care Act (ACA) defines benefits which Individually purchased health insurance in the United States and insurance plans in small group markets, both inside and outside of the Health Insurance Marketplace must cover for people. (wikipedia.org)
  • families
  • Rising health care costs are the most significant barriers to access to health care coverage, for both families and those employers who offer health insurance to almost 157 million Americans. (rollcall.com)
  • Unless HHS and state lawmakers heed this wise advice, the essential health care benefits package will succeed only in making health care coverage more costly for small businesses and families. (rollcall.com)
  • premiums
  • From 2000 to 2011, average annual health insurance premiums more than doubled for employers, from $4,819 to $10,944, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation. (rollcall.com)
  • Lavarreda, director of health insurance studies for the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, explained that before the ACA's passage, U.S. health insurance sector experienced "a race to the bottom, with insurers cutting benefits to lower premiums. (wikipedia.org)
  • insurance
  • Exempt from the EHB requirement are large-group health plans, self-insured ERISA plans, and ERISA-governed multiemployer welfare arrangements not subject to state insurance law. (wikipedia.org)
  • Health insurance plans must cover these benefits i.e. they must cap people´s out-of-pocket spending and must not limit annual and lifetime coverage. (wikipedia.org)
  • Anything below that is not true health insurance. (wikipedia.org)
  • occur
  • Health benefit substitution could only occur within benefit categories, not between different benefit categories. (apta.org)