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Report examines Medicare and Medicaid programs at 50 years and challenges ahead

By | July 28th, 2015|Categories: Medicare / Medicaid / SCHIP|

Although Medicare and Medicaid are playing a role in health care payment and delivery reform innovation, it will be difficult to enact large-scale program changes because of the conflicting...

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ACA open enrollment periods associated with improved coverage, access to care and health

By | July 28th, 2015|Categories: Health Insurance / Medical Insurance|

Results of a national survey that included more than half a million adults indicates significant improvements in trends for self-reported insurance coverage, access to a personal physician and...

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Don’t make me wait: Doctor appointment availability went up after Michigan Medicaid expansion

By | July 23rd, 2015|Categories: Primary Care / General Practice|

Secret shopper approach shows access to primary care appointments bucked predictions -- for both those with Medicaid and private insurance'Getting access to health insurance, and getting access...

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Health insurance coverage in U.S. varies widely by county, pointing to need for further reform: study

By | July 21st, 2015|Categories: Health Insurance / Medical Insurance|

A new study conducted by a team of researchers at the University of New Mexico suggests that success in reducing the number of uninsured in the United States requires addressing the large...

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