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Lives are Literally at Stake

In the United States, breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in women. One in eight women will be diagnosed with cancer in her lifetime. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 40,000 women die from breast [...]

April 4, 2016 // 0 Comments

Expanding ACO’s Beyond Medicare

In 2012, the Center for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) implemented a novel program in their efforts toward achieving the Triple Aim: Thirty-two organizations with experience in care coordination enrolled in the Medicare Pioneer accountable [...]

September 8, 2015 // 0 Comments

Quality Disparities exist between Payers

Although providing health insurance to Americans who didn’t have prior coverage sounds like a good thing; not all insurance provides equal . Disparities exist in the quality of care specifically with Medicare patients. From facing higher risk [...]

August 24, 2015 // 0 Comments

The First Five Years of the ACA in Review

The (ACA) turned five in March of this year and the authors of this Health Policy Report in The New England Journal of Medicine describe the milestones that the law has reached so far: Source: WhiteHouse.gov Since the implementation of the ACA, 30 [...]

June 11, 2015 // 1 Comment

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