This Week in Healthcare: March 15th, 2013

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March 15th, 2013
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Self-Funded FAQs

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Health IT

HHS Sets Goal of 50% of Physicians Using EHRs by Year End - HITECH Answers

Health Insurance Exchanges: Critical Success Factors for Payers

Rise in Electronic Claims Submission Speeds Up Receipt, Processing Time

Simplee unveils billing tool for care providers

CareCloud has Boston abuzz

Will the Federal Government’s Newly “Aggressive” Agenda Bring True Lab Results-Based Interoperability?

There's an app for lowering HbA1c, too


Healthcare Reform

Fine line between federal & partnership health exchange models. States wrestle with exchanges

Arkansas' plan shows that Medicaid expansion leaves flexibility for states

Primary care trends in the health reform era

What do Americans think about transforming Medicare through premium support?

Moving Toward An Identity and Patient Records Locator

More than 372,600 providers registered for Medicare & Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs as of Jan 2013

Experts debate all-payer setups vs. Medicare for all


Healthcare Costs

Would Dwindling Medicare and Medicaid Payment Rates Turn Providers to Private Insurance Beneficiaries?

How can you put a High Deductible Health Plan (HDHP) to work?

Changing the landscape of hospital business

AHA: Reform, not lower provider payments, will curb healthcare spending

Empowering employers to reduce the cost of prescription drugs



Two Checklists that Plan Sponsors can test their Group Health Plan Requirements Compliance

As much as 80% of hospital readmissions are due to medication non-adherence

Since 2008, Insurers Have Been Required to Cover Mental Health—Why Many Still Don't

Medicare Revises Readmissions Penalties – Again

Despite increasing healthcare consolidation, FTC remains wary

How might Medicare premium support affect seniors?


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