Navigation Links
Avalere Health Finds New Plan to Reform Medicare Post-Acute and Long Term Care System Could Save U.S. Approximately $35 Billion Over Ten Years
Date:4/21/2009

access, improving quality, enhancing choice, boosting efficiency and controlling costs - can now be achieved in a realistic, comprehensive manner by adopting our proposal," said Bruce Yarwood, President and CEO of AHCA. "There exists a narrow window of time to achieve the global reforms that will guide the U.S. health system for decades to come, and we must not allow this enormous opportunity to escape our collective grasp."

Alan G. Rosenbloom, President of the Alliance, said, "This is a very serious plan to address a very serious crisis. Addressing post-acute and long term care in the manner we advocate -- which has now been validated by highly credible health policy experts -- is not only consistent with the overarching national goal of health care reform, it is central to achieving it. It is crucial that we recognize that older Americans have both chronic and intermittent health care needs. Failing to do so does a disservice to those who need care and undermines efforts to bring costs under control. This plan provides a substantive roadmap to accomplish many of the key reform policy objectives that will benefit every American."

David Kyllo, Executive Director of NCAL, stated, "The growing diversity of long term care settings is a welcome and necessary trend that better serves the needs and choices of aging Americans. Now that there is a strong, credible plan to bring about positive change that benefits every senior in need of care, it is incumbent on our elected leaders as well as our profession to help move this proposal from the drawing board to the health care marketplace."

In regard to the projected cost explosion in the years to come associated with simply patching the rapidly deteriorating post acute and long term care financing structure with periodic, piecemeal fixes, the AHCA/NCAL/Alliance leaders said the status quo is unsustainable in its present form and will eventually collapse. Further, ac
'/>"/>

SOURCE The Alliance for Quality Nursing Home Care
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine news :

1. Avalere Study Shows Medicare Part D Helping People with Type 2 Diabetes; Warns People with Diabetes of Probability of Reaching the Donut Hole
2. Avalere Health Data Finds Four-Tier System Growing Among Medicare Part D Plans
3. Avalere Report Shows Unapproved Prescription Drugs Dropped from CMS Formulary Reference File
4. Avalere Examines Emerging Strategies for Managing Imaging Utilization
5. Penn study finds pro-death proteins required to regulate healthy immune function
6. UCLA researchers identify markers that may predict diabetes in still-healthy people
7. Air pollution linked to cardiovascular risk indices in healthy young adults
8. More proof needed of safety and quality of electronic personal health records
9. Health care incentive model offers collaborative approach
10. Loneliness is bad for your health
11. Mailman School of Public Health study examines link between racial discrimination and substance use
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/17/2014)... -- Expectant parents should leave prenatal picture-taking to medical ... Use of ultrasound imaging and heartbeat monitors to get ... agency warns. "Although there is a lack ... and heartbeat monitors, prudent use of these devices by ... FDA biomedical engineer, said in an agency news release. ...
(Date:12/17/2014)... HealthDay Reporter , TUESDAY, Dec. 16, ... America, and work commitment is a big reason why, new ... said Dr. Mathias Basner, an assistant professor of sleep and ... of Medicine. A time-use survey of nearly 125,000 Americans, ... main activity exchanged for sleep. Short sleepers -- those who ...
(Date:12/15/2014)... 15, 2014 South Florida’s leading urgent care ... can be a daze of hassle, hustle, and bustle that ... decking halls, to burns when making special meals and heartburn ... can happen at any time. To prevent this season of ... made a list of helpful and healthful holiday tips to ...
(Date:12/15/2014)... News) -- Expert pilots process visual information more efficiently ... better decisions during landings, a new study shows. ... pilots to master, and 36 percent of all airplane ... final approach and landing. Researchers monitored the brain ... pilots while they were at the controls of a ...
(Date:12/15/2014)... 15, 2014 At the leading, long-established ... AutismOne and Focus Autism will welcome ... research on the effects of toxins to children’s health, ... information. , Luminaries such as Dr. Lucija Tomljenovic ... with esteemed, credentialed colleagues of the United States to ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:FDA Warns Against Fetal 'Keepsake' Videos 2Health News:Work Steals Valuable Sleep Time, Study Finds 2Health News:Work Steals Valuable Sleep Time, Study Finds 3Health News:MD Now Urgent Care Presents Healthy Holiday Tips 2Health News:MD Now Urgent Care Presents Healthy Holiday Tips 3Health News:Study Shows Why Expert Pilots Are Experts 2Health News:AutismOne and Focus Autism Collaborate on Scientific Conference; International Group of Researchers to Present in Chicago, May 2015 2Health News:AutismOne and Focus Autism Collaborate on Scientific Conference; International Group of Researchers to Present in Chicago, May 2015 3
... BALTIMORE, April 30 MDDCcommunity.com would like to announce ... local member company. Over the past few months Dynasplint(R) ... establishing more of a presence online. Their expansion includes ... Twitter account, all of which are intended to provide ...
... April 30 The Missouri House today amended ... funds to go to grants for maternity homes and pregnancy ... being considered by the Missouri Senate. , , ... homes and pregnancy resource centers are essential to helping pregnant ...
... The ,Help is Here Express, bus tour will be stopping ... 8th at various cities in order to help uninsured and ... for free or nearly free. With the state,s unemployment rate ... is ready to help state residents who face layoffs and ...
... YORK and NASSAU, The Bahamas, April 30 ... of Fincor (FINC) through a 1:1 share split. Prospero ... Technologies enlarges thru Fincor its portfolio with the new ... the WETTECH and Advanced Cavitation Technologies. Prospero ...
... are abandoned again! WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., April ... a civil rights and negligence lawsuit in New York ... Welfare Administration and four other agencies for failure to ... state-licensed foster parent.Identified in the filing only by their ...
... and psychological repercussions that impact quality of life and ... ability to remain employed. Compared to individuals with other ... have a more profound effect on a person,s ability ... of those with severe forms of arthritis were not ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Dynasplint Systems, Inc. Launches Two New Web Sites Plus Social Media Tools 2Health News:Partnership for Prescription Assistance Prepared to Help Kansan Workers Hurt by Recession 2Health News:Partnership for Prescription Assistance Prepared to Help Kansan Workers Hurt by Recession 3Health News:Partnership for Prescription Assistance Prepared to Help Kansan Workers Hurt by Recession 4Health News:Prospero Group (PRPG) and Fincor (FINC) Made a Share Transfer and Enter the Market with ACTRx a New Malaria and Dengue Fever Treatment 2Health News:Severely Abused Foster Children Sue New York City Child Welfare Agencies After their Failure to Help Them 2Health News:Women with arthritis more likely than men to stop working 2Health News:Women with arthritis more likely than men to stop working 3
(Date:12/15/2014)... FRESH MEADOWS, N.Y. , Dec. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... using the SPL (Structured Product Labeling) markup language standard, ... need the understanding and skills to work with the ... present a series of three webinars on the benefits ... The three one-hour webinars will be facilitated by ...
(Date:12/14/2014)... 14, 2014  ChartSpan, a consumer platform for patients ... and iPad medical app in the United ... ChartSpan is an iPhone and ... manage and send electronic healthcare records. The product was ... tired of waiting for the healthcare system to deliver ...
(Date:12/13/2014)... 12, 2014 Mindray Medical International Limited ("Mindray", ... and marketer of medical devices worldwide, today announced shareholder ... held in Hong Kong on ... shareholders voted to re-elect incumbent directors Li Xiting and ... shareholders did not re-elect Peter Wan as ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Data Conversion Laboratory Helping Life Sciences Content Producers Understand the Impact and Benefits of Structured Product Labeling 2Data Conversion Laboratory Helping Life Sciences Content Producers Understand the Impact and Benefits of Structured Product Labeling 3ChartSpan Becomes The Most Downloaded Medical App in America 2ChartSpan Becomes The Most Downloaded Medical App in America 3Mindray Announced Shareholder Resolutions Post 2014 Annual General Meeting 2
... CITY, Calif., April 16, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --,Threshold ... its oncology pipeline, which includes two,preclinical presentations ... research presentations from Threshold's Tubulin,Inhibitor program. The ... Association for Cancer Research (AACR) annual meeting,being ...
... Trial to 9 mg Dosage,Level, HOPKINTON, Mass., April ... that clinical data on its lead,nerve repair therapy, ... Scientific Session at the 75th Annual Meeting of,the ... , The oral presentation, "Results of the Cethrin ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Threshold Pharmaceuticals Announces Multiple Presentations on,Oncology Pipeline at the 2007 American Association for Cancer,Research (AACR) Annual Meeting 2Threshold Pharmaceuticals Announces Multiple Presentations on,Oncology Pipeline at the 2007 American Association for Cancer,Research (AACR) Annual Meeting 3Boston Life Sciences, Inc. Announces Presentation of Cethrin Phase,I/IIa 6-Month Results at 75th Annual Meeting of the American,Association of Neurological Surgeons 2Boston Life Sciences, Inc. Announces Presentation of Cethrin Phase,I/IIa 6-Month Results at 75th Annual Meeting of the American,Association of Neurological Surgeons 3Boston Life Sciences, Inc. Announces Presentation of Cethrin Phase,I/IIa 6-Month Results at 75th Annual Meeting of the American,Association of Neurological Surgeons 4
... Finntips have been designed to optimize the ... of our tip products is widely recognized ... range has been extended over the years ... standard and special tips including filter tips, ...
The BioCheck LH ELISA is intended for the quantitative determination of luteinizing hormone (LH) in human serum. This assay is useful in the diagnosis and treatment of gonadal dysfunction....
... (LH) is a glycoprotein secreted by the ... and TSH, the intact LH molecule is ... These glycoproteins all have homologous alpha-subunits, however ... LH and FSH production and secretion are ...
The NPT7 blood gas analyzer measures pH/blood gases and oximetry on 90 L sample volume with a two-step sampling procedure. Clinical tests compare NPT7 accuracy to that of benchtop analyzers. 30 sampl...
Medicine Products: