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October 2011 - Posts

The Politics of Health Care

Health Centers to Receive Funding, Participate in Program to Improve Care
October 24, 2011 12:10 PM by Lisa Algeo
Thanks to the Affordable Care Act, 500 community health centers in 44 states across the country will receive approximately $42 million over 3 years to improve the coordination and quality of care they deliver to people with Medicare and other patients, Read More...
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New Tools Help Doctors, Other Healthcare Providers Improve Quality of Care
October 20, 2011 11:36 AM by Lisa Algeo
People with Medicare will be able to benefit from a new program designed to encourage primary care doctors, specialists, hospitals and other healthcare providers to coordinate their care under a final regulation issued today by the Department of Health Read More...
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Cutting Red Tape Will Save Healthcare System Nearly $1.1 Billion
October 19, 2011 9:38 AM by Lisa Algeo
New proposed rules released yesterday by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) would reduce unnecessary, obsolete or burdensome regulations and save hospitals and healthcare providers nearly $1.1 billion each year and more than $5 billion Read More...
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CMS Accepting Applications for Innovation Advisors Program
October 18, 2011 9:33 AM by Lisa Algeo
Yesterday, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced it was accepting applications for a new Innovation Advisors program to help health professionals deepen skills that will drive improvements to patient care and reduce costs. These Read More...
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More People Using Free Preventive Benefits Provided by Affordable Care Act
October 6, 2011 12:41 PM by Lisa Algeo
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) reported today that nearly 20.5 million people with Medicare reviewed their health status at a free Annual Wellness Visit or received other preventive services with no deductible or cost sharing this Read More...
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