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Health spending growth to increase slightly, but remain moderate compared to pre-recession highs

Expanded Insurance Coverage, Aging Population, and Economic Growth Are Primary Drivers of Projected IncreaseNew estimates released today from the Office of the Actuary at the Centers for...

By | 2015-07-30T12:00:00+00:00 July 30th, 2015|Public Health|Comments Off on Health spending growth to increase slightly, but remain moderate compared to pre-recession highs

Innovative strategies from urban public health leaders improving population health

The health departments of the nation's largest cities play a central role in developing innovative population health strategies for improving public health across the United States, according to a...

By | 2014-12-04T08:00:00+00:00 December 4th, 2014|Public Health|Comments Off on Innovative strategies from urban public health leaders improving population health

Long trend of uncompensated care in ERs could be reversed by Obamacare

Emergency departments, which have suffered shortfalls in reimbursement for decades due to the high rate of uninsurance in the United States, may begin receiving "considerably more" reimbursement once the Affordable Care Act (also known as Obamacare) is...

By | 2013-10-31T09:00:00+00:00 October 31st, 2013|Public Health|Comments Off on Long trend of uncompensated care in ERs could be reversed by Obamacare