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Meaningful Health Care Reform? Don't Hold Your Breath!

Meaningful Health Care Reform? Don't Hold Your Breath!

Only way we can build a better health care system is to depoliticize it and put it back into the hands of doctors and patients.

Health Care Spending Expected to Increase 5.6% Annually to 2025

Health Care Spending Expected to Increase 5.6% Annually to 2025

National health expenditures are expected to represent 19.9% of gross domestic product by 2025.

Lower Post-Acute Spending Associated with Medicare Shared Savings

Lower Post-Acute Spending Associated with Medicare Shared Savings

In addition, performance was similar on standardized costs for Oregon and Colorado Medicaid ACO models.

Louisiana and Utah Eases Access to Naloxone

Louisiana and Utah Eases Access to Naloxone

Standing orders for naloxone allow it to be dispensed without prescriptions.

10,000 Medicare Patient Deaths Annually Within Week of ER Discharge

10,000 Medicare Patient Deaths Annually Within Week of ER Discharge

This may be due to gaps in medical knowledge about which patients need more attention, researcher says.

Affordable Care Act Repeal Condemned by American College of Physicians

Affordable Care Act Repeal Condemned by American College of Physicians

The ACP asserted that repealing the ACA would lead to many uninsured patients and coverage loss for those with preexisting conditions.

VIDEO: Democrats on the ACA Repeal

Democrats Nancy Pelosi, Bernie Sanders and Josh Earnest comment on the upcoming ACA repeal initiated by the Trump Administration.

Opinions on Disability Benefits Varies Among Physicians

Opinions on Disability Benefits Varies Among Physicians

An international study finds a wide variance in how medical professionals determine benefit recipients.

Majority of PCPs Reject Complete Repeal of the ACA

Majority of PCPs Reject Complete Repeal of the ACA

Though many would support changes, only 15% want the law completely dismantled.

ACA Increased Coverage Access for Chronically Ill Patients

ACA Increased Coverage Access for Chronically Ill Patients

However, nearly 1 in 7 of those with a chronic disease still lack coverage.

Pediatric Practices Should Consider Consent by Proxy, Report Says

Pediatric Practices Should Consider Consent by Proxy, Report Says

Policies should be developed that meet applicable laws without preventing access to necessary care.

How Trump's Administration Will Impact the Affordable Care Act

How Trump's Administration Will Impact the Affordable Care Act

The ACA is likely to be partially or fully repealed, though it is uncertain how physician practices and the benefits of the 20 million newly-insured will be affected.

Providers Fined for Faulty Business Associate Agreements

Providers Fined for Faulty Business Associate Agreements

HHS fined providers for not having or using an outdated business associate agreement.

Excess Fees by Physicians Causing Financial Burden for Patients

Excess Fees by Physicians Causing Financial Burden for Patients

These fees affect uninsured Americans and privately insured patients who use out-of-network physicians.

Satisfaction Influenced by Patient Perception of Provider Concerns

Satisfaction Influenced by Patient Perception of Provider Concerns

Findings were from private practice pain management clinics for opioid patients.

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