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New Edition of "Covering Health Issues" Available

This 300-page book contains an overview, expert sources with telephone numbers, story ideas, websites, key facts, and a discussion of current policy proposals for all of the topics below: 

  • The uninsured
  • Private health coverage
  • Children’s health coverage
  • Medicare
  • Medicare prescription drugs
  • Medicaid
  • Long-term care
  • Health care costs
  • Quality and health information technology
  • Disparities
  • Mental health
  • Public health

Extras include a step-by-step primer on the congressional budget process, tips on covering health issues for TV and radio, and a list of websites where you can find public opinion polls on health issues. You will also find a glossary of terms related to health coverage.

To download the entire book in PDF or only certain chapters, go to www.allhealth.org/sourcebook2006/toc.asp

For an HTML version of the book in English, go to www.allhealth.org/sourcebookTOC.asp?SBID=1, or in Spanish, go to www.allhealth.org/sourcebookTOC.asp?SBID=2

 

 

Briefing for Reporters on MACRA & Medicare Payments


This briefing reviews the requirements of MACRA, including MIPS, the APMs and the choices physicians will need to make. We also examined what this means for doctor practices and health systems who employ doctors, including what the burden of quality reporting will be for these groups, what the relative impact will be for large and small practices, and how this might accelerate or slow the trend toward provider consolidation.

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Webcast: The Emerging Biosimilars Market


Watch the webcast of our June 20 panel discussion on biosimilar biological medications.

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