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What is Considered Preventive (versus Diagnostic) under the Affordable Care Act?

Preventive care focuses on evaluating your current health status when you are symptom free. Preventive care allows you to obtain early diagnosis and treatment, to help avoid more serious health problems. 196 more words

Medical Bills

Crisafulli calls federal hospital funding "significant"; no sign of wavering on Medicaid expansion

After spending a day reviewing the Obama administration’s decision to cut supplemental funding for Florida hospitals by more than half, House Speaker Steve Crisafulli weighed into the debate Friday. 242 more words

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October 1st is coming….will you be ready?

The Go-Live date for ICD-10 is fast approaching.  Although there continue to be isolated attempts to delay, amend or completely eliminate the transition all indications are that effective Oct.  223 more words

Health IT

New Technology Task Force Seeking Members

by: Pam Jodock, Senior Director, Health Business Solutions, HIMSS

The new Health Business Solutions Technology Task Force will review existing and proposed legislative and administrative initiatives through the eyes of the technology needed to support the activity required by the language of the initiatives. 83 more words

Health IT

Medicare Part B Reimbursement After the SGR Repeal

On April 16, 2015, President Barack Obama signed into law the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 and thereby repealed the sustainable growth rate (“SGR”) Medicare Part B provider reimbursement methodology, represented by the Physician Fee Schedule that had been in place for nearly twenty years. 400 more words

Health Care

Is Evolent Health the 'New, New' Healtheon?

By Gregg A. Masters, MPH

There are parallels worth considering!

But first for those who’s event horizons’ don’t reach back to the Healtheon era (mid to late 1990’s) a little history may help with the construction of this narrative. 1,148 more words

ACA

An ACO Update via Leavitt Partners

By Gregg A. Masters, MPH

Just released is the continuing pulse of the accountable care industry (not just ACOs per se) via the consulting firm branded with the imprimatur of a former Secretary of HHS… 250 more words

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