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What Are the Advantages of Health Homes for Mental Health Care?
“It makes sense to coordinate care through the provider that sees you most often ... as high-cost Medicaid users. “We set this stage for moving into bringing the mind and body together,” McGinty says. “When health care homes became an option ... read more
CBO’s Fuzzy Projections on Health Care Programs Could Cost Taxpayers Billions
The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) may be unfamiliar to many Americans ... ensure that experimental initiatives don’t become back-door attempts to impose controversial policies on the entire health care system. Additionally, NTUF outlines a few ... read more
Corporations Won't Fix American Health Care. They Already Run It.
Yet instead of individuals, employers became the arbiters of most ... Americans with employer-based insurance and, not surprisingly, those who lack health insurance altogether. In this context, it’s important to recognize that the new health care company ... read more
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Liberal Think Tank Unveils New Alternative to Single-Payer Health Care
A new “framework” for a comprehensive health-care plan just released by the prominent center-left think tank the Center for American Progress ... as proposed most notably by Bernie Sanders, which has become the default concept whereby progressives ... read more
Making Healthcare Inclusive Part 1 (An Industry In Transition)
It is the most significant shift of the 21 st century—especially for an industry like healthcare, where cultural differences affect how people seek care and where they ... and their unique health needs. That’s important, because the key is this ... read more
The Health 202: Trump's budget shows he is serious about tackling the opioid crisis
NYT's Margot Sanger-Katz: The budget proposes all state Medicaid programs cover ... result from lost wages because of Americans either dying from overdoses or dropping out of the workforce and costs to the health-care system in caring for them. read more
One Proven Way to Improve U.S. Health Care: Expand Medicare Advantage
If all Americans ... The reasons health care costs are out of control are many, but there are two important ones. Let’s start with the insurance problem. The Medicare and Medicaid programs underfund the cost of care in most of America. read more
Trump’s Budget Reveals that He Wants Everyday Americans to Pay for His Tax Cuts for the Wealthy
Trump’s budget would cut $675 billion from federal health care ... Medicaid program, leaving millions fewer with health coverage. It would decimate education funding, making the most significant cuts in 30 years. It would cut programs that millions of ... read more
Meet Oscar, The Health Insurance Startup Trying To Fix America's Healthcare One City At A Time
We came together and started to talk about what we could do to improve health care’s consumer experience. As we considered where our impact would be greatest, it became abundantly ... we need to bring some of the most important and previously costly ... read more
Obama’s chief economist: Trump’s economic projections are “the most absurd I’ve ever seen”
The extraordinary thing is health care ... become the consuming No. 1 issue, but I think it’s going to start getting in the way of achieving all of those other goals. I hate worrying about the deficit. It’s not an end unto itself. It’s not that ... read more