The debate on the best way to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is likely to continue to evolve in the hours, days and weeks ahead.
Over and over again, speakers young and old at the Kennedy Forum emphasized the importance of speaking up to erase the stigma of mental illness and addiction. But just as important, they said, is taking the time to speak kindly and express concern when someone dares to share struggles that might be related to mental health or substance abuse.
QualityPath® will expand to include most outpatient computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) tests on Jan. 1, 2017. We asked Amy Moyer, manager of value measurement, to explain how quality standards will create a measureable difference for employees and family members who need these tests, as well as employers who pay for CTs and MRIs as part of their self-funded health benefit plan.
Want to make a difference in the cost and quality of health benefits for businesses? Jennifer Pagels has an opportunity for you.
The current political landscape favors the movement toward more transparency in health care, according to Leah Binder, CEO of the Leapfrog Group. “Everyone wants to know how we can open up the health care world,” Binder told the audience at The Alliance Annual Seminar on “Aiming for Impact” held May 12 at Monona Terrace, Madison, Wis.