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Politicians cannot afford to sabotage health reforms - Irish Times

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Irish Times

Politicians cannot afford to sabotage health reforms
Irish Times
The failure of government to respond, act and implement Sláintecare, the cross-party consensus plan for health reform, stinks of similar obfuscation. Speaking in Kerry on Wednesday after an extended Cabinet meeting, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said “while ...

Why Home Health Payment Reform Isn't A 'Death Knell' for Therapy Services - Home Health Care News

4 hours 44 min ago

Why Home Health Payment Reform Isn't A 'Death Knell' for Therapy Services
Home Health Care News
Proposed policy changes related to how home health agencies bill for therapy shouldn't cause the industry to cut staff or abruptly back away from those services, experts say. Under the Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) proposed by the Centers for ...

Covered California Announces an Increase in Average Rate Change - KTLA

4 hours 51 min ago

KTLA

Covered California Announces an Increase in Average Rate Change
KTLA
Covered California announced a price increase for 2019 health insurance plans Thursday, citing federal policies as the reason for raising costs. If consumers renew coverage, their monthly premiums will increase by an average of 8.7 percent, according ...

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Recent Paly graduate to run for school board - Palo Alto Online

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Palo Alto Online

Recent Paly graduate to run for school board
Palo Alto Online
A 2015 graduate of Palo Alto High School focused on special education and mental health reform is running for a seat on the Board of Education in November. Alex Scharf, currently a part-time Foothill College student, submitted the necessary paperwork ...

Medicaid Expansion Leads to Higher Employment - U.S. News & World Report

8 hours 44 min ago

U.S. News & World Report

Medicaid Expansion Leads to Higher Employment
U.S. News & World Report
Researchers from the University of Kansas examined data from the Health Reform Monitoring Survey from 2013 to 2017. They found that in 2013, 41.3 percent of people with disabilities in states with expanded Medicaid were employed or self-employed.
Study finds Medicaid expansion boosts employmentMedical Xpress

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The judiciary strikes a blow to Medicaid reform - The Heartland Institute

10 hours 52 min ago

The judiciary strikes a blow to Medicaid reform
The Heartland Institute
According to the ruling, Bevin's reforms would have undermined Medicaid's mission to help low-income Americans access medical care. Unfortunately, the judge's decision will likely worsen health care access for Medicaid patients in the Bluegrass State.

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Close the books on the Gubernatorial debates - WILX-TV

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WILX-TV

Close the books on the Gubernatorial debates
WILX-TV
Tackle the opioid epidemic through comprehensive mental health reform. Stand with labor to end Right to Work and protect Prevailing Wage Provide high-speed broadband internet to every community in Michigan and protect net neutrality. Support child and ...
Michigan Dems spar over corporate money in 2nd, final debateFox17
Prepare to Vote: Candidate Abdul El-Sayed [VIDEO, TRANSCRIPTWDET

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UnitedHealthcare adding one state health exchange - Minneapolis Star Tribune

12 hours 44 min ago

Minneapolis Star Tribune

UnitedHealthcare adding one state health exchange
Minneapolis Star Tribune
"Massachusetts's state-level health reform law ... merged our small and nongroup markets, meaning premiums are drawn from the collective claims experience of a wider group of people across individual and small group coverage," the spokesperson said via ...

Health Care Choices and Premiums: What's Going on in New Mexico - Heritage.org

14 hours 50 min ago

Heritage.org

Health Care Choices and Premiums: What's Going on in New Mexico
Heritage.org
Health care remains a major focus of the public discussion as premium prices rise and choices dwindle. Throughout the summer and into the fall, Obamacare insurers will announce decisions about the prices they want to charge and plans they want to offer ...

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USAID Health Financing Reform Project Makes Health Coverage More Accessible for Millions - ReliefWeb

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USAID Health Financing Reform Project Makes Health Coverage More Accessible for Millions
ReliefWeb
USAID Health Financing Reform Project Makes Health Coverage More Accessible for Millions. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, July 19, 2018 – Today, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) marked the end of its five-year Health Sector ...

Can A Community Hospital Stick To Its Mission When It Goes For-Profit? - NPR

15 hours 26 min ago

NPR

Can A Community Hospital Stick To Its Mission When It Goes For-Profit?
NPR
"The main motivation of for-profit companies is to grow so they can cut costs, get paid more and maximize profits," says Suzanne Delbanco, executive director of the Catalyst for Payment Reform, an employer-led health care think tank and advocacy group.

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Payer Roundup—Walmart taps former Humana executive for health unit; Azar appoints value-based care lead - FierceHealthcare

17 hours 44 min ago

FierceHealthcare

Payer Roundup—Walmart taps former Humana executive for health unit; Azar appoints value-based care lead
FierceHealthcare
Prior to this announcement, he named Dan Best as senior adviser for drug pricing reform, Brett Giroir as senior adviser for mental health and opioid policy, and Jim Parker as senior adviser for drug pricing reform (as well as director of the office of ...

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Buehler's Platform Builds On Health Care Reform - Jefferson Public Radio

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 21:23

Jefferson Public Radio

Buehler's Platform Builds On Health Care Reform
Jefferson Public Radio
Knute Buehler announced campaign promises for health care reform Wednesday. The surgeon spoke at a press conference held in front of his own medical offices in Bend. He criticized Gov. Kate Brown's management of the Oregon Health Authority as ...

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Buehler's Platform Builds On Health Care Reform - KLCC FM Public Radio

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 19:58

KLCC FM Public Radio

Buehler's Platform Builds On Health Care Reform
KLCC FM Public Radio
Knute Buehler announced campaign promises for health care reform Wednesday. The surgeon spoke at a press conference held in front of his own medical offices in Bend. He criticized Gov. Kate Brown's management of the Oregon Health Authority as ...

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Let states fix health care woes - Pamplin Media Group

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 18:12

Pamplin Media Group

Let states fix health care woes
Pamplin Media Group
Pramila Jayapal of Washington submitted HR 6097, the "State-Based Universal Health Care Act of 2018," which does just that. This remarkable bill moves health care reform from a paralyzed Congress to states seeking better care to more people for less ...

Health Care Choices and Premiums: What's Going on in Minnesota - Heritage.org

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 17:43

Heritage.org

Health Care Choices and Premiums: What's Going on in Minnesota
Heritage.org
Health care remains a major focus of the public discussion as premium prices rise and choices dwindle. Throughout the summer and into the fall, Obamacare insurers will announce decisions about the prices they want to charge and plans they want to offer ...
Startups lead a new rush into Obamacare's now-profitable marketsmessenger-inquirer

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Health Care Choices and Premiums: What's Going on in Kentucky - Heritage.org

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 17:11

Heritage.org

Health Care Choices and Premiums: What's Going on in Kentucky
Heritage.org
Health care remains a major focus of the public discussion as premium prices rise and choices dwindle. Throughout the summer and into the fall, Obamacare insurers will announce decisions about the prices they want to charge and plans they want to offer ...

Buehler's Platform Builds On Health Care Reform - KUOW News and Information

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 16:52

East Oregonian

Buehler's Platform Builds On Health Care Reform
KUOW News and Information
Knute Buehler announced campaign promises for health care reform Wednesday. The surgeon spoke at a press conference held in front of his own medical offices in Bend. He criticized Gov. Kate Brown's management of the Oregon Health Authority as ...
Buehler offers 'pro-choice' health care planEast Oregonian

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Buehler's Platform Builds On Health Care Reform - OPB News

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 16:46

OPB News

Buehler's Platform Builds On Health Care Reform
OPB News
Republican candidate for Gov. Knute Buehler announced campaign promises for health care reform Wednesday. The surgeon spoke at a press conference held in front of his own medical offices in Bend. He criticized Gov. Kate Brown's management of the ...

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