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#HIMSS webinar on how the election will impact health IT

Here's information on a free HIMSS webinar on how the recent election will impact health IT on the federal, state, and local levels. This webinar is on Nov 14 at 12 pm ET (11 am CT) and you can find more information about it here. EVENT AGENDA An A...

Health Law Spurs Shift in Hours

via Julie Jargon | The Wall Street Journal Some low-wage employers are moving toward hiring part-time workers instead of full-time ones to mitigate the health-care overhaul’s requirement that large companies provide health insurance for fu...
by News Donkey on Nov 6, 2012

Health Law Spurs Shift in Hours

via Julie Jargon | The Wall Street Journal Some low-wage employers are moving toward hiring part-time workers instead of full-time ones to mitigate the health-care overhaul’s requirement that large companies provide health insurance for fu...
by News Donkey on Nov 6, 2012

National ACO Congress

Learn the latest insights about implementing and operating accountable care organizations (ACO) at the National ACO Congress, Oct. 30–Nov. 1 in Los Angeles. Co-sponsored by the AMA, the conference will feature experts with hands-on experience, incl...

Short Shorts: School, Sarah and Scalia

Summer ends this week for Brevard Public School teachers who head back to pre-planning Wednesday, August 1.  Kids are back Wednesday, August 8, so watch out for feet on the street during the morning drive.Public school teachers return back to wo...
by Talk to Me on Jul 30, 2012

A good day

Apologies to you lucky readers who don't live in the United States and who currently enjoy universal healthcare. This post is all about justice prevailing here in America. I tried not to get all caught up in the hype yesterday morning, waiting for t...
by Knit. Run. Repeat. on Jun 29, 2012

The United States Supreme Court Upholds the Healthcare Reform Law

At approximately 10:13am this morning, the Supreme Court announced it’s decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act. Within the Act is the individual mandate. That provision requires Americans to buy health insurance or pay a penalty. Also inclu...
by Insurance with a Twist on Jun 28, 2012

No Supreme Court Decision on Healthcare Reform (the Affordable Care Act) Today

The Supreme Court did not release its decision on healthcare reform today. The decision could come as soon as Monday, June 25th, or as late as Thursday, June 28th. Expected rulings on the law include: Upholding the entire law. Striking down the entir...
by Insurance with a Twist on Jun 21, 2012

Debt Collectors At Hospital Emergency Rooms

Via The Huffington Post: “…the little-known practice of hospital companies embedding debt collectors in their facilities, the New York Times reports. Americans are being subject to increasingly harsh tactics by debt collectors seeking to...
by Credit Debt Advice on Jun 17, 2012

Medicare in the 21st Century - Change is Afoot!

On May 23, I was lucky enough to hear Andre Picard speak.  He's the health and social policy writer for the Globe and Mail newspaper, but he's much more than just a good journalist.  Picard is the 2012  CIBC Scholar-in-Residence Chair...
by The Caregivers' Living Room on May 31, 2012

Obama’s New Spanish Ads Tout Healthcare Reform (VIDEO en Español)

Obama’s New Spanish Ads Tout Healthcare Reform (VIDEO en Español)The Obama campaign is not playing with the Latino vote this election cycle. Not only is he targeting specific states, but also giving the Spanish-speaking community what they nee...
by Prune Juice Media on May 8, 2012

Hacking Medicine at MIT

There are many days when I wish I could be back in Boston. There is a very interesting movement at MIT called "Hacking Medicine at MIT" and they have an event coming up on April 10th with the Chief Administrative Officer from Beth Israel Deaconess Me...

Federal appeals court fires back at Barack Obama for his comments on the Supreme Court

  With the chance being quite likely that the Supreme Court will rule parts of Obamacare unconstitutional, and in at attempt to further divide Americans, yesterday Barack Obama stated that if the Supreme Court struck any or all of the healthcare r...
by America's Watchtower on Apr 3, 2012

Be afraid! Be very afraid! It's Supreme Court Day for Obamacare! (Reason TV video and souvenir T-shirt)!

TweetFollow @Halthouse1For President Obama, Obamacare is just one more hammer in his toolbox to use in order to try and incite class warfare and polarize the country ahead of the 2012 presidential election!A divide and conquer technique that is cert...
by The Political Commentator on Mar 26, 2012

House Likely to Ax Medicare Panel

WASHINGTON, March 19 (LID) – Legislation is advancing in the U.S. House of Representatives to disband the Medicare Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB) that was created by the controversial 2010 federal health care law. Sections 3403 and 10320...
by Law & Industry Daily on Mar 19, 2012

Republicans to Unveil Budget Blueprint

US Republicans to unveil their budget blueprint (via AFP) US Republicans will unveil plans Tuesday for a 2013 budget aimed at slashing federal spending, but Democrats warned Monday the proposal would cut too deeply into the Medicare health program fo...
by Law & Industry Daily on Mar 19, 2012

House Likely to Ax Medicare Panel

WASHINGTON, March 19 (LID) – Legislation is advancing in the U.S. House of Representatives to disband the Medicare Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB) that was created by the controversial 2010 federal health care law. Sections 3403 and 10320...
by Law & Industry Daily on Mar 19, 2012

Republicans to Unveil Budget Blueprint

US Republicans to unveil their budget blueprint (via AFP) US Republicans will unveil plans Tuesday for a 2013 budget aimed at slashing federal spending, but Democrats warned Monday the proposal would cut too deeply into the Medicare health program fo...
by Law & Industry Daily on Mar 19, 2012

House Likely to Ax Medicare Panel

WASHINGTON, March 19 (LID) – Legislation is advancing in the U.S. House of Representatives to disband the Medicare Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB) that was created by the controversial 2010 federal health care law. Sections 3403 and 10320...
by Law & Industry Daily on Mar 19, 2012

Republicans to Unveil Budget Blueprint

US Republicans to unveil their budget blueprint (via AFP) US Republicans will unveil plans Tuesday for a 2013 budget aimed at slashing federal spending, but Democrats warned Monday the proposal would cut too deeply into the Medicare health program fo...
by Law & Industry Daily on Mar 19, 2012


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