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McCosh needs to increase access to sexual health services - The Daily Princetonian

1 hour 37 min ago

McCosh needs to increase access to sexual health services
The Daily Princetonian
In recent months, the University has implemented major reforms in student health care for Counseling and Psychological Services. These reforms include reducing wait times from three weeks to six days and employing a team of professionals trained to ...

Governor establishes state children's mental health board - Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

5 hours 5 min ago

Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

Governor establishes state children's mental health board
Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier
DES MOINES - Peggy Huppert, a long-time activist for children's mental health reform in Iowa, said Monday she hopes the state is on the road toward establishing meaningful services, programs and resources to help families deal with challenges facing ...
Gov. Reynolds signs executive order creating a Children's Mental Health BoardThe Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

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Insurers, hospitals warn short-term plans aren't the answer - ModernHealthcare.com

5 hours 23 min ago

ModernHealthcare.com

Insurers, hospitals warn short-term plans aren't the answer
ModernHealthcare.com
The agency received nearly 8,000 comments on the proposed rule, many of them echoing health reform experts' concerns that allowing short-term plan policies to last for up to a year, coupled with the repeal of the individual mandate penalty in 2019 ...
Analysis: Most Short-Term Health Plans Don't Cover Drug Treatment or Prescription Drugs, and None Cover Maternity ...Kaiser Family Foundation
Daily on Healthcare: Mitt Romney vows to repeal Obamacare if elected to SenateWashington Examiner

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Insurers, hospitals warn short-term plans aren't the answer - ModernHealthcare.com

5 hours 23 min ago

Washington Examiner

Insurers, hospitals warn short-term plans aren't the answer
ModernHealthcare.com
The agency received nearly 8,000 comments on the proposed rule, many of them echoing health reform experts' concerns that allowing short-term plan policies to last for up to a year, coupled with the repeal of the individual mandate penalty in 2019 ...
Analysis: Most Short-Term Health Plans Don't Cover Drug Treatment or Prescription Drugs, and None Cover Maternity ...Kaiser Family Foundation
Daily on Healthcare: Mitt Romney vows to repeal Obamacare if elected to SenateWashington Examiner

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This bill will control health care costs and protect California patients - Sacramento Bee

7 hours 28 min ago

Sacramento Bee

This bill will control health care costs and protect California patients
Sacramento Bee
Like regulated utilities, health care providers would be guaranteed financial viability and even a return on investment, but they wouldn't be allowed to use their monopoly power to take advantage of consumers. California has already shown leadership to ...

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Senate Bill Proposes Medicare Health Plan for All Ages - HealthPayerIntelligence.com

9 hours 24 min ago

HealthPayerIntelligence.com

Senate Bill Proposes Medicare Health Plan for All Ages
HealthPayerIntelligence.com
The bill states that the Medicare program would implement APMs for Medicare E provider reimbursement if an APM could increase healthcare quality and lower consumer costs. The proposed bill may generate heated debate among congressional lawmakers since ...

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Analysis: Most Short-Term Health Plans Don't Cover Drug Treatment or Prescription Drugs, and None Cover Maternity ... - Kaiser Family Foundation

14 hours 9 min ago

Washington Examiner

Analysis: Most Short-Term Health Plans Don't Cover Drug Treatment or Prescription Drugs, and None Cover Maternity ...
Kaiser Family Foundation
A new Kaiser Family Foundation analysis of short-term, limited duration health plans for sale through two major national online brokers finds big gaps in the benefits they offer. Through an executive order and proposed new regulations, the Trump ...
Daily on Healthcare: Mitt Romney vows to repeal Obamacare if elected to SenateWashington Examiner

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Officials aim for reinsurance program to prop up Louisiana's individual health care market - The Advocate

Sun, 04/22/2018 - 20:19

The Advocate

Officials aim for reinsurance program to prop up Louisiana's individual health care market
The Advocate
There are signs that insurers are doing better financially in the marketplace across the country, said Jennifer Tolbert, director of state health reform at the Kaiser Family Foundation. After years of premium hikes, insurers in some places are hitting ...

People to pay more for medical care under healthcare reform - The Nation

Sun, 04/22/2018 - 14:06

The Nation

People to pay more for medical care under healthcare reform
The Nation
Seree said the reform will present three healthcare packages. The first one will offer basic healthcare for all Thais, regardless of what level of healthcare they are currently entitled to. Coverage under this package will be no less than that under ...

Health costs in retirement: 5 things you should know - AZCentral.com

Sun, 04/22/2018 - 12:28

AZCentral.com

Health costs in retirement: 5 things you should know
AZCentral.com
Medicare, the federal insurance program that pays for a substantial amount of retiree-health costs, faces a worsening financial outlook owing to the aging population and other factors. The program's trustees want Congress to adopt remedies sooner ...

A Tribute to Uwe Reinhardt - New York Times

Sun, 04/22/2018 - 11:53

New York Times

A Tribute to Uwe Reinhardt
New York Times
We talk endlessly about globalization and all that, yet America spends more on health than it does on imports – and spends it much worse: our health care system is hugely dysfunctional. Although Uwe and I were colleagues at Princeton, I really got to ...

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The GOP Has One Big Idea For Health Care Reform: Crappier Insurance - HuffPost

Sun, 04/22/2018 - 09:03

HuffPost

The GOP Has One Big Idea For Health Care Reform: Crappier Insurance
HuffPost
Health insurance plans intended to cover gaps in coverage ― for example, when you start a new job but your health benefits don't kick in right away ― have been around for a long time. Most of the Affordable Care Act's rules about benefits don't apply ...

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Adventist/MRMC deal: So many questions - Ocala

Sun, 04/22/2018 - 02:14

Ocala

Adventist/MRMC deal: So many questions
Ocala
Adventist Health System is part of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church and is a not-for-profit entity. It dates back to 1866, when the church established the Western Health Reform Institute in Battle Creek, Michigan. The health resort promoted the church ...

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Connecticut Senators among those calling on US mental health bill to be fully implemented - WTNH.com (press release)

Sat, 04/21/2018 - 13:41

WTNH.com (press release)

Connecticut Senators among those calling on US mental health bill to be fully implemented
WTNH.com (press release)
"In December 2016, Congress made mental health and substance use disorders an important, bipartisan issue by passing this significant legislation into law…," wrote the senators. "We must follow through by funding these programs to truly address the ...

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California Considers Medical Price Controls - New York Magazine

Sat, 04/21/2018 - 12:56

New York Magazine

California Considers Medical Price Controls
New York Magazine
More subtly but pervasively, reform initiatives also aim at holding down health care costs for individuals, insurers and those who pay insurers, including employers and taxpayers. Single-payer's most obvious cost containment feature is the abolition of ...

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UK's National Health Service Is in Trouble - Wall Street Journal

Sat, 04/21/2018 - 07:00

Wall Street Journal

UK's National Health Service Is in Trouble
Wall Street Journal
Some experts say the only way to achieve real reform is to depoliticize the health-care issue altogether. A London-based think tank, the Center for Policy Studies, called for an independent royal commission to evaluate the NHS, a proposal one lawmaker ...

Flood of mental health patients goes beyond Md. - Baltimore Sun

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 12:46

Baltimore Sun

Flood of mental health patients goes beyond Md.
Baltimore Sun
The mental health care crisis in Maryland mirrors what is seen around the nation (“Hospital emergency rooms in Maryland struggle with flood of patients with mental health, substance-use issues,” April 18). Millions of people are in emergency ...

Impacts and Implications of President Health Care Initiative (“Moon Jae-In Care”) - Issues and Challenges Faced by ... - Lexology

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 11:52

Impacts and Implications of President Health Care Initiative (“Moon Jae-In Care”) - Issues and Challenges Faced by ...
Lexology
This is Part 2 of a three-part report prepared by Yulchon LLC's Healthcare Team on “Moon Jae-In Care”, the most talked-about industry topic in 2018. In Part 1 of our report we introduced the main purpose behind Moon Jae-In Care. In this Part 2, we will ...

Anthem veteran to head HHS' efforts to trim health insurance costs: 4 notes - Becker's Hospital Review

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 09:52

Anthem veteran to head HHS' efforts to trim health insurance costs: 4 notes
Becker's Hospital Review
HHS Secretary Alex Azar named James Parker senior adviser to the agency's secretary for health reform and director of the office of health reform. Here are four notes on the appointment. 1. In his new role at HHS, Mr. Parker will oversee the agency's ...