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Medicare Advantage plans gain favor as NE Ohioans age - Crain's Cleveland Business



Crain's Cleveland Business
 
Medicare Advantage plans gain favor as NE Ohioans age 
Crain's Cleveland Business
Medicare Advantage offers a "significant business opportunity," said Allan Baumgarten, a Minnesota-based consultant who studies health care markets across the country. The market, in addition to being relatively stable, is growing. In 2017, one-third ...

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Evolent Health Announces Proposed Expansion of Relationships in Illinois and New Mexico - Markets Insider



Evolent Health Announces Proposed Expansion of Relationships in Illinois and New Mexico 
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In New Mexico, we are acquiring selected assets of New Mexico Health Connections, a legacy Valence partner, to establish a new health plan managed services organization that will leverage Evolent's operational, clinical and technology services to ...

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In brief: Access survey slams bid program, CMS withdraws O&P rule - HME News



In brief: Access survey slams bid program, CMS withdraws O&P rule 
HME News
?Following the purchase of ROHO in 2015, the acquisition of Comfort Company further strengthens Permobil's position within both the complex rehab and long-term care markets,? said Tom Borcherding, president of Permobil seating and positioning systems ...

 


10 Notables From Behind the Scenes of the Health Care Reform Debate - Managed Care magazine



Managed Care magazine
 
10 Notables From Behind the Scenes of the Health Care Reform Debate 
Managed Care magazine
Miller was a senior health economist for the Joint Economic Committee in Congress, where he organized a number of hearings that focused on reforms in private health care markets, such as information transparency and consumer-driven health care.

 


Graham-Cassidy Is Already Hurting Health Care - Bloomberg



Bloomberg
 
Graham-Cassidy Is Already Hurting Health Care 
Bloomberg
The proposal ends individual and employer insurance mandates, gives states a big chunk of money and then largely leaves them to run their own health-care markets. It would likely lead to large cuts to Medicaid, destabilize the individual insurance ...
A Newly Political Jimmy Kimmel Won't Back Down Vanity Fair
Lindsey Olin Graham | TheHill The Hill

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US competition law faces new challenge - Irish Examiner



Irish Examiner
 
US competition law faces new challenge 
Irish Examiner
As a result, the US managed on the whole to escape the sort of excessive concentrations of economic power and control that, for example, were allowed to build up in pre-war Japan and Germany. Ms Khan, in her researches, has focused on Amazon ? the e ...

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Factors Affecting States' Ability to Respond to Federal Medicaid Cuts and Caps: Which States Are Most At Risk? - Kaiser Family Foundation



Kaiser Family Foundation
 
Factors Affecting States' Ability to Respond to Federal Medicaid Cuts and Caps: Which States Are Most At Risk? 
Kaiser Family Foundation
States with limited Medicaid programs and other challenging characteristics such as poor demographic indicators, poor health status, high cost health care markets and low state fiscal capacity could face more challenges in responding to per capita cap ...
Senate GOP won't release draft health care bill Axios
Lindsey Olin Graham | TheHill The Hill

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Care Coordination: More Keystone Kops Than Coordinated ... - Managed Care magazine



Managed Care magazine
 
Care Coordination: More Keystone Kops Than Coordinated ... 
Managed Care magazine
Someone should check up on high-risk patients, make sure they are healing, taking their medications, and getting to their follow-up medical appointments.

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Growth Of ACOs And Alternative Payment Models In 2017 - Health Affairs (blog)



Health Affairs (blog)
 
Growth Of ACOs And Alternative Payment Models In 2017 
Health Affairs (blog)
Accountable care is an important mechanism used by public and private payers to align health care provider payments with efficient care for defined patient ...

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Kaiser Permanente Chief Pledges to Remain in Affordable Care Act ... - Wall Street Journal



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Kaiser Permanente Chief Pledges to Remain in Affordable Care Act ... 
Wall Street Journal
Kaiser Permanente Chief Executive Bernard Tyson said Thursday that the Affordable Care Act insurance markets are ?still very unstable,? but repeated earlier ...

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