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Who loses if Obamacare is repealed? Just about everyone

Some 60 million people suffer from such conditions. Under the ACA, mental health is an “essential benefit” that insurers must cover to the same degree as they cover other medical care. ... The ACA also prohibits denials for people with pre-existing
February 2017

Improving rural health takes effort, energy

Maine. The lower hospitalization rates accounted for $5.5 million in health care savings annually. ... They sent patient data on food intake, exercise, medication adherence, mental health issues, and smoking back to the physicians.
September 2015

Practice hassles have more docs going locum

But just a few weeks before, he had been covering a low-pressure schedule at a mental health institute in Virginia. ... So. The lifestyle has its downsides, however, Dr. So noted. “There are no health benefits.
May 2009

Transitional care can be effective, underused

Among the intensive management services used, patients randomized to intensive management frequently required social services and mental health services, Dr. ... Changes in health care costs and mortality associated with transitional care management
November 2018

Navigating the improvement activity component of MIPS

Clinicians can choose from over 90 improvement activities in nine subcategories: expanded patient access, population management, care coordination, patient engagement, patient safety, health equity, integration of behavioral health, participation in
February 2017

Democrats overplay their hand on health care policy

overpayments to Medicare Advantage plans, improving the Medicare Part D drug benefit, increasing appropriations for health research, and reducing disparities in mental health benefits. ... for SCHIP; reduced Medicare cost-sharing for mental health
February 2008

Breaking barriers to buprenorphine

That's tough for us and for the patients. … We are still working on getting robust mental health and case management services, the things that would make a clinic that prescribes ... The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMSHA)
September 2018

Adapting primary care to include transgender patients

Most mental health issues also should fall within the purview of primary care, with internists helping to coordinate care that goes beyond their boundaries. ... able to provide referral to a good and competent mental health provider or therapist,” Dr.
November 2017

Retrospethics [Updated.]

A few weeks ago I wrote about dubious medical research from the 1950s involving prostate biopsies on skid row alcoholics. The research had ...
November 2019

QD: News Every Day--Rise in antidepressants brought into question

Reducing fragmented care to improve the delivery of mental health services and foster better collaboration among providers. ... Yet paradoxically, a large proportion of patients with common mental disorders do not receive needed treatment because their
November 2019

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