Actuarial Study Results a Mixed Bag on Costs of Claims under ACA
Business
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Actuarial Study Results a Mixed Bag on Costs of Claims under ACA

MichaelDouglas1 - March 28, 2013

Out yesterday are the rather unsurprising results from a study commissioned by the Society of Actuaries that notes a sharp increase in claims processing costs under the ACA.…

Exchanges Offer More Than Just a Product under ACA
Business
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Business
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Exchanges Offer More Than Just a Product under ACA

MichaelDouglas1 - March 27, 2013

The healthcare provision of online exchanges as part of the ACA is the next big step (hurdle, for some) in the gradual roll-out of legislation that has…

Health Reform
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Minnesota Legislature Passes Major Healthcare Exchange Bill by Close Vote

MichaelDouglas1 - March 9, 2013

   By a very narrow vote of 37-28, actually closer than I would have anticipated, the Dem-controlled Minnesota Senate gave the state the go-ahead to create its own…

Health Reform
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FL Governor Scott Reverses Course on ACA Medicaid Expansion Provision

MichaelDouglas1 - February 24, 2013

Posted in CorporatePolitics & The Law Posted in CorporatePolitics & The LawGOP Gov. Rick Scott (FL) becomes the latest Republican chief exec to flip-flop on the issue…

Business
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The Price of Obtaining Healthcare Today

MichaelDouglas1 - February 22, 2013

Posted in CMSCorporateHealthcare Policy & The MediaPharma & DevicesPolitics Posted in CMSCorporateHealthcare Policy & The MediaPharma & DevicesPolitics & The LawScience & ResearchYou don’t have to be…

Health Reform
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ACA Contraception Coverage Offers Faith Groups Olive Branch

MichaelDouglas1 - February 2, 2013

Posted in CorporatePharma & DevicesPolitics & The Law Posted in CorporatePharma & DevicesPolitics & The LawPresident Obama is offering workarounds in implementing mandates on insurance coverage under…

Geriatrics
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As Society Ages, the Potential for Elder Abuse Increases

MichaelDouglas1 - January 28, 2013

Posted in CMSKnowledge & MedicinePolitics & The Law Posted in CMSKnowledge & MedicinePolitics & The LawCall it a natural by-product of the increasingly staggering numbers of the…

Policy & Law
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Can States Agree on Insurance Exchanges?

MichaelDouglas1 - January 27, 2013

Posted in CMSCorporateScience & Research Posted in CMSCorporateScience & ResearchA report detailing the matter of setting up insurance exchanges is moving to the top of the list…

eHealth
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Emcompassing Theory of Online Patient Diagnosticians Somewhat Overblown

MichaelDouglas1 - January 16, 2013

Posted in DiversionsKnowledge & MedicineScience & Research Posted in DiversionsKnowledge & MedicineScience & ResearchIt’s a digital world, and, any trepidation physicians have had from the prospect of…

News
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Influenza Season Is Here, and It’s a Bear

MichaelDouglas1 - January 11, 2013

Posted in Clinical EducationDiversionsThe season 2011-2012 is shaping up to be a nasty one from coast to coast, including here in flyover land. Posted in Clinical EducationDiversionsThe…