Navigation Links
Internists review progress, challenges and opportunities
Date:2/11/2014

unduly narrow networks and restrictive drug formularies and related issues on patient choice, access and continuity of care. ACP calls for a balanced, constructive and transparent approach to allow patients/consumers to make informed choices, to reduce unnecessary interruptions in continuity of care, and to ensure fairness and due process for clinicians and patients, including improvements in federal and state regulatory oversight of qualified health plans.

The specific, detailed recommendations presented by ACP today, are offered in the spirit of making sure that even as coverage is expanded, "we also constructively discuss and address potential obstacles to patients obtaining the care they need, from physicians they trust." ACP noted that as a result of the reluctance of some states to accept federal dollars to expand Medicaid, two out of three of the poorest Americans who were supposed to get covered by the ACA are left out. ACP reissued its call for all states to commit to expand Medicaid by the end of this year. Dr. Cooke noted that ACP is working with its chapters to get the word out to their states that expanding Medicaid is the right thing to do, for the health of their residents and for their state budgets.

In conclusion, Dr. Cooke suggested, "Let's build upon the enormous progress that already has been made. That way, 2014 truly is viewed as a watershed year in which we could honestly say that the state of the nation's health care is good and getting better, millions of Americans formerly without insurance are moving into the ranks of the insured, and we are making serious progress on paying for value to patients in the Medicare system."


'/>"/>

Contact: David Kinsman
dkinsman@acponline.org
202-261-4552
American College of Physicians
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Internists in Washington to discuss patient and professional issues in meetings on Capitol Hill
2. Internists express support for new payment and delivery models as basis for replacing SGR
3. Internists say physician-led quality initiatives could be solution to Medicare payment problems
4. Internists recommend principles on role of governments in regulating patient-physician relationship
5. Internists praise primary care practices inclusion in CPCI
6. Internists offer recommendations for solutions to medicare payment problems
7. Internists issue 2-pronged plan to improve health care system
8. Internists respond to SFC with ideas on how to make improvements following repeal of SGR
9. Omega-3 Supplements No Help Against Repeat Heart Trouble: Review
10. AADR comments on review that validates association between oral health and heart health
11. IUDs Work as Emergency Contraceptive: Review
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/20/2014)... 20, 2014 With a mere 19 ... Crist made a brief fundraising stop at the ... , Fresh from a debate last night with his ... stage for the first seven minutes because Crist had ... described the incident in one word: "weird." , Before ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... 2014 T.E.N., a technology and ... today that William H. Murray, renowned author and ... Luminary Leadership Award winner. Presented annually, the ISE® ... outstanding leader and industry practitioner for his or ... the information security industry. , Formerly with IBM, ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... 2014 Principle Business Enterprises, a family ... manufacturing top-of-the-line absorbent products. The company has recently ... popular brand, Tranquility® Premium Protection absorbent products. The ... gave its packaging a new look, and is currently ... to the public. , The new website, developed with ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... 20, 2014 Based on a ... only imaging assays capable of determining DNA sequence, ... With these three dimensions of high-resolution data, dGH ... the widest range of disease-causing genetic rearrangements, including ... other genomic tools, including today’s advanced sequencing technologies. ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... 2014 Punzoné , the first line ... has a lot to celebrate this month. October marks Italian ... achievements and contributions of Americans of Italian heritage and Italians ... today it shares its favorite Italian cocktails and encourages everyone ... - even if it is only in a glass. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:At Crist Fundraiser, Dan Newlin Says, "No More Robert Germans," Will Seek Changes to Florida Missing Persons Law 2Health News:At Crist Fundraiser, Dan Newlin Says, "No More Robert Germans," Will Seek Changes to Florida Missing Persons Law 3Health News:Bill Murray named 2014 ISE® Luminary Leadership Award Winner 2Health News:Bill Murray named 2014 ISE® Luminary Leadership Award Winner 3Health News:Bill Murray named 2014 ISE® Luminary Leadership Award Winner 4Health News:Tranquility® Premium Protection Incontinence Products Releases New Logo and Website 2Health News:KromaTiD Launches Genome Screening and Discovery Services 2Health News:KromaTiD Launches Genome Screening and Discovery Services 3Health News:Celebrate Italian Heritage Month With Authentic Cocktails from Punzoné: The Only Ultra Premium Line of Organic Imported Italian Vodka 2Health News:Celebrate Italian Heritage Month With Authentic Cocktails from Punzoné: The Only Ultra Premium Line of Organic Imported Italian Vodka 3Health News:Celebrate Italian Heritage Month With Authentic Cocktails from Punzoné: The Only Ultra Premium Line of Organic Imported Italian Vodka 4
... Attorney General Eric Holder announced today that ... in Recovery Act formula grants for Florida state victim assistance ... in his remarks at the National Crime Victims, Rights Week ... Raton, Fla., for his efforts on behalf of ...
... same that sickened seven people in California, Texas , , FRIDAY, ... Friday to try to contain a swine flu outbreak that ... and sickened more than 900 other people in recent weeks. ... the start of a flu pandemic, according to published reports. ...
... thousand homecare workers won a partial victory today as an ... cuts "perverse" and ordered the board to lessen the severity ... six months to a smaller cut over a period not ... new proposal last week to cut healthcare for the workers ...
... are going unmet, , , FRIDAY, April 24 (HealthDay News) ... for them, want more attention paid to their psychological ... and their caretakers suffer in a variety of ways," ... at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, who ...
... the role of prostaglandins a family of fatty ... pressure maintenance, researchers at the University of Pennsylvania School ... the receptor for one type of prostaglandin have lower ... , The results indicate that the normal role ...
... 99 Percent for PUR Faucet Filters and More Than ... Associated Press issued a new report on ... water. Pharmaceuticals have now been detected in the drinking ... scientists have found no evidence of adverse health effects ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Attorney General Eric Holder Honors Florida Doctor and Announces $4.7 Million in Recovery Act Funds for State 2Health News:At Least 20 Dead, Hundreds Ill in Swine Flu Outbreak in Mexico 2Health News:At Least 20 Dead, Hundreds Ill in Swine Flu Outbreak in Mexico 3Health News:At Least 20 Dead, Hundreds Ill in Swine Flu Outbreak in Mexico 4Health News:At Least 20 Dead, Hundreds Ill in Swine Flu Outbreak in Mexico 5Health News:Arbitrator Calls Fresno Board of Supervisors' Planned Cuts to Homecare Workers 'Perverse'; Orders Cuts Reduced 2Health News:Reduce Suffering, Urge Heart Failure Patients and Caregivers 2Health News:Reduce Suffering, Urge Heart Failure Patients and Caregivers 3Health News:New target for maintaining healthy blood pressure discovered 2Health News:New target for maintaining healthy blood pressure discovered 3Health News:PUR Water Filtration Systems Can Reduce Trace Levels of Pharmaceuticals Found in Some U.S. Tap Water 2Health News:PUR Water Filtration Systems Can Reduce Trace Levels of Pharmaceuticals Found in Some U.S. Tap Water 3
(Date:10/18/2014)... 2014  In a policy paper ... nation,s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) ... Truvada for Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP). PrEP is any ... the spread of a disease or infection prior ... anti-HIV drug combination currently approved for PrEP, which ...
(Date:10/17/2014)... AUSTIN, Texas , Oct. 17, 2014  Hanger, ... it plans to report its results of operations for ... 6, 2014 after the market closes.  A conference call ... 9:00 a.m., ET, on Friday, November 7, 2014. Those ... be available until Friday, November 14, 2014 by dialing ...
(Date:10/17/2014)... Research ... addition of the  "China Interventional Cardiovascular Device ...      (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) The ... China impacted by accelerated aging ... dietary habit, way of working and other ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:HRC Endorses PrEP, Calls for Bold Action to Expand Access to Anti-HIV Drug 2HRC Endorses PrEP, Calls for Bold Action to Expand Access to Anti-HIV Drug 3China Interventional Cardiovascular Device Industry Report 2014-2017 2China Interventional Cardiovascular Device Industry Report 2014-2017 3
... DIEGO , May 6 Orexigen® Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: OREX ... financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2010 on ... followed by a live webcast and conference call at 5:00 p.m. Eastern ... Orexigen management will ...
... , May 6 DUSA Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ( DUSA ) announces that its corporate ... 6:30 a.m. to be followed by a conference call at 8:30 a.m. , ... - 8:30 a.m. E.T. , , , ... , , 800-647-4314 , ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Orexigen(R) Therapeutics Schedules May 10, 2010 Webcast Discussion of Financial Results for the First Quarter Ended March 31, 2010 2DUSA Pharmaceuticals, Inc.(R) to Host First Quarter 2010 Corporate Highlights and Financial Results Conference Call 2
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
Medicine Products: