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AAFP campaign raises training, coverage issues
By Andis Robeznieks | October 18, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Family physicians will announce a new multiyear messaging campaign this week called “Family Medicine for America's Health.”
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Thinking about growing Kindred's primary-care doc capability
Modern Healthcare | October 18, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Ben Breier is president and chief operating officer of Kindred Healthcare, a post-acute-care provider that reported $4.9 billion in revenue in 2013.
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Two major insurers recognize telemedicine
Las Vegas Review-Journal | October 06, 2014
Nevada's two biggest insurers—Anthem and UnitedHealthcare—have rolled out programs that let consumers visit with a doctor online anytime for routine conditions. The idea? Let patients check in with a doc from home or work to spare the hassle of an in-office visit, and to cut down on...
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Nevada hospital runs mobile hospital at Burning Man
Modern Healthcare | August 23, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
When 68,000 or so participants converge on Nevada's Black Rock Desert this week to get the Burning Man fire arts gathering raging, things could get weird. They usually do.
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Courts issue conflicting rulings on federal insurance subsidies
Joe Carlson | July 22, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
The federal courts kicked up new uncertainty for the healthcare reform law with conflicting rulings on whether the U.S. can help consumers buy health plans on federally run exchanges. But HHS may be able to sidestep the controversy.
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Reform Update: HealthCare.gov needs to improve usability, experts agree
Darius Tahir | July 10, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
The original promise of the federal health insurance website HealthCare.gov was that it would be the Expedia of healthcare. Not only did that not happen because of the exchange's technical difficulties, another aspect of that promise also remained unfulfilled: usability.
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Reform Update: Xerox bloodied but unbowed, seeks new exchange business
Darius Tahir | June 12, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
The casual observer might be surprised to learn that Xerox landed a contract to work with Maryland's state exchange and is bidding to help New York with its Medicaid program. After being summarily thrown out of its job working on Nevada's exchange to widespread jeers, one might think Xerox wouldn't...
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Incumbent governors unlikely to be affected by failed exchanges
Paul Demko | May 31, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Governors in states with failed or troubled insurance exchanges are taking lumps for their affiliations with their problem-plagued websites, but those bruises won't be politically fatal come election time this November.
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Reform Update: Failed exchanges dog politicians, but fallout seems limited
Paul Demko | May 30, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Politicians in states with failed or troubled exchanges are taking lumps for their affiliation with the problem-plagued websites, but the afflictions don't appear to be politically fatal.
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Nevada cuts ties with Xerox
Associated Press | May 24, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Nevada has severed ties with the operator of the state's problem-plagued health insurance exchange and will partner with the federal government for enrollments in the upcoming year.
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