An unprecedented, year-long collaborative effort involving policy experts from UC Berkeley, CEOs of major health insurers and health care delivery systems, and leaders from California’s public sector has produced a detailed roadmap that would transform the state’s health care system and improve care and outcomes while saving billions of dollars in the process.
In this very interesting article from CNN.com, Jacque Wilson goes further into detail on ways the average American can help save money when it comes to helath care costs.
The United States is facing a 16,000 shortage of primary care physicians, a current Senate report finds.
This week in the Capitol, legislators are deciding on several bills affecting healthcare. The Senate will be meet on:
Senate Appropriations Committee
Monday, 10/15, 10:45 am
Room 461 Main Capitol
HB 2407, PN 3670 (Hackett) – Amends the Older Adult Services Protection Act, in criminal history for employees, to require fingerprints of putative employees to the Federal Bureau [...]
This week in the Capitol, legislators are deciding on several bills affecting healthcare. The House will be meet on:
House Appropriations Committee
Monday, 10/15; Tuesday, 10/16; Wednesday, 10/17; Thursday, 10/18
Off the Floor, Room 140 Main Capitol
Agendas to be announced
House Insurance Committee
Tuesday, 10/16, 9 am
Room 205, Ryan Office Building
Public hearing on:
HB 2299, PN 3501 (Cutler) – Amends the [...]
They will do so under a provision of the federal health overhaul that forces them to offer refunds if they don’t spend enough of the premium dollars they take in on health care.
This important move will affect the way care is delivered nationwide.
This weekend more than 100 musicians, painters and performers are taking part in the second annual O+ Festival in Kingston–named for the blood type–which allows artists to barter works and performances for health care.
Ambulatory surgery centers in PA remained financially health this past year, says the Pennsylvania Health Care Cost Containment Council. But, responds the Hospital and Healthsystem Assocation of PA, there are still questions about the ability of many people being able to maintain access to health care.
The healthcare industry has proved a reliable source for jobs, even in a dismal job environment, now reports are saying the healthcare industry can no longer be relied on to generate job growth.