Navigation Links
Medicare expenses for patients with heart attacks increase between 1998 and 2008
Date:9/26/2013

reimbursements to periods beyond 30 days," the study concludes.

(JAMA Intern Med. Published online September 23, 2013. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.10789. Available pre-embargo to the media at http://media.jamanetwork.com.)

Editor's Note: Authors made conflict of interest disclosures. This study was supported in part by a grant from the National Institute on Aging. Please see the article for additional information, including other authors, author contributions and affiliations, financial disclosures, funding and support, etc.

Commentary: Going After the Money, Curbing Medicare Expenditure Growth

In an invited commentary, Ashish K. Jha, M.D., M.P.H., of the Harvard School of Public Health, writes: "Likosky and colleagues report on patterns of care and spending for Medicare beneficiaries hospitalized for an acute myocardial infarction (AMI)."

"The study by Likosky et al, as well as other recent evidence, should be a wake-up call for federal policy makers. Most of Medicare's current efforts to curtail unnecessary spending, including readmissions and bundled payments, are focused on the first 30 days after admission; only a few programs extend the focus to 90 days," Jha continues.

"The study by Likosky et al is a timely reminder of the importance of research and data for policy making. Refocusing on services following early post-acute services should be straightforward," Jha concludes.

(JAMA Intern Med. Published online September 23, 2013. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.7081. Available pre-embargo to the media at http://media.jamanetwork.com.)

Editor's Note: Please see the article for additional information, including other authors, author contributions and affiliations, financial disclosures, funding and support, etc.


'/>"/>

Contact: Shantell M. Kirkendoll
smkirk@umich.edu
734-764-2220
The JAMA Network Journals
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Gorman Health Group Expert to Outline the Components of a Successful Medicare Advantage Risk-Adjustment Program
2. Public opinion poll shows gap between experts and public on need to cut Medicare spending
3. Medicare Center of Excellence Policy may limit minority access to weight-loss surgery
4. 1-800-Medigap, Medicare Supplement Expert, Announces Its A+ Better Business Bureau Accreditation
5. Medicare Study Examines Mental Health Effect of Superstorm Sandy to Improve Future Disaster Response
6. Obamacare Changes Network to Medicare from United Health Care for All Policy Holders of Pre-existing Health Insurance Plan
7. Health Data Intelligence Introduces a New Dashboard to Analyze Hospital-Level Medicare Provider Charges and Payments
8. Lower-cost drug substitutions could mean big savings for Medicare patients, government
9. Novus Medical Detox Predicts Taxpayer-Paid Drug Abuse Amid Medicare Fraud, Urges Federal Regulations
10. Atlantic Information Services’s Medicare Advantage News Reports on Plan Drop-Outs from Massachusetts Dual-Eligibles Demo
11. Southern District of New York Settles False Claims Act Case Against Multi-State Provider Group Servicing Medicare and Medicaid Patients
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/17/2014)... The presence of chronic inflammation in benign ... prostate cancer, and this association was found even ... according to a study published in Cancer ... the American Association for Cancer Research. , An ... participants of the placebo arm of the Prostate ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... One of the most popular vaccine brands for children ... may be overlooking some cost factors when choosing vaccines, ... expensive option, according to a new study by University ... administer can be driven by numerous factors," says Sheldon ... professor of computer science and of mathematics at the ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... (April 17, 2014) Two recent papers by ... and colleagues may help scientists develop treatments or ... fever, Japanese encephalitis and other disease-causing flaviviruses. , ... and molecular genetics at the School of Medicine ... Hughes Medical Institute, and colleagues recently published articles ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... April 17, 2014U.S. military personnel who served in ... concussive traumatic brain injury (TBI) were compared to ... other medical reasons. Differences in measures of overall ... months after injury are reported in an article ... journal from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers. The ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... IL, April 17, 2014-- Colic affects about one in ... for numerous pediatric visits during the first several months ... colic symptoms was showing promise; however, the April 1, ... (BMJ2014;348:g2107; Sung, Valerie) reported on a study, "Probiotics and ... L reuteri for infant colic did ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Chronic inflammation may be linked to aggressive prostate cancer 2Health News:Chronic inflammation may be linked to aggressive prostate cancer 3Health News:Study recalculates costs of combination vaccines 2Health News:CU researchers discover target for treating dengue fever 2Health News:Long-term effects of battle-related 'blast plus impact' concussive TBI in US military 2Health News:New study says probiotic use for infant colic is not effective in reducing symptoms 2
... Dec. 4 In the midst of a ... in the United States,healthcare providers from across the ... headquarters in Redmond, Wash., for the first U.S.,Public ... to apply information technology (IT) innovations to solve ...
... Dec. 4 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Dozens of pre-screened,Greater China ... high note meeting top buyers,at Global Sources, (Nasdaq: ... http://www.PrivateSourcingEvents.com ) for sanitaryware & plumbing; ... toys; sporting,goods; and health & personal care products. ...
... having children feel responsible for the stored, frozen embryos ... are against implanting the embryos in anyone else, according ... Medical Center. , "This really turns our ... MD, an obstetrician/gynecologist and bioethicist at Duke, and lead ...
... gantry approach to coronary CT angiography reduced radiation exposure ... Thomas Jefferson University researchers. , Ethan Halpern, M.D., associate ... Jefferson University in Philadelphia, presented the research at the ... Society of North America. , "Radiation dose to the ...
... 3 ThermoGenesis,Corp. (Nasdaq: KOOL ), a ... store adult stem cells, said today that the call ... to discuss its announcement,regarding a management transition at the ... ThermoGenesis. , The ...
... for Fair and Affordable,Insurance Reform (CFAIR) is pleased to ... the need for individual insurance,market reform. , ... legislators, Ken Matzick, President and Chief,Executive Officer of Beaumont ... regulatory structure for individual health,insurance is in need of ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Microsoft, Penn State Hershey Medical Center Showcase Road Map to Patient Flow Efficiencies at First Healthcare Provider Symposium 2Health News:Microsoft, Penn State Hershey Medical Center Showcase Road Map to Patient Flow Efficiencies at First Healthcare Provider Symposium 3Health News:Microsoft, Penn State Hershey Medical Center Showcase Road Map to Patient Flow Efficiencies at First Healthcare Provider Symposium 4Health News:Greater China suppliers set to end tough 2008 with strong buyer activity at Global Sources' Private Sourcing Events 2Health News:Greater China suppliers set to end tough 2008 with strong buyer activity at Global Sources' Private Sourcing Events 3Health News:Greater China suppliers set to end tough 2008 with strong buyer activity at Global Sources' Private Sourcing Events 4Health News:Largest study of fertility patients shows concerns about embryo disposition 2Health News:Largest study of fertility patients shows concerns about embryo disposition 3Health News:ThermoGenesis Corp. Provides Updated Information for Conference Call/Webcast to Discuss Management Transition 2Health News:Over 40 Hospitals Lend Support for Individual Insurance Market Reform 2
(Date:1/14/2014)... Jan. 14, 2014 InformEx, North America,s ... high-value chemistry, will hold the 30 th edition of ... Convention Center from January 21-24. (Logo: ... top pharmaceutical, fine chemical and specialty chemical companies will take ...
(Date:1/14/2014)... 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Acumed,s new SLIC Screw System - ... instrumentation to place and insert the screw accurately - ... (e.g. ligament) repair or reconstruction as it holds the ... (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140114/MN45636 ) The SLIC ...
(Date:1/14/2014)... , Jan. 14, 2014 NineSigma , Inc., ... its Innovation Leadership Summit , May 14-16, 2014 ... Cleveland Ohio . This ... organizations committed to breakthrough achievements through open innovation. Participants ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Media Advisory: InformEx 2014 Events & Speaker Lineup for 30th Edition Conference in Miami Beach 2Acumed introduces the Scapho-Lunate Inter Carpal (SLIC) Screw System 2Acumed introduces the Scapho-Lunate Inter Carpal (SLIC) Screw System 3Expect the Unexpected from Leading Global Innovators at NineSigma Leadership Summit, Sharing Winning Strategies to Advance Innovation 2Expect the Unexpected from Leading Global Innovators at NineSigma Leadership Summit, Sharing Winning Strategies to Advance Innovation 3Expect the Unexpected from Leading Global Innovators at NineSigma Leadership Summit, Sharing Winning Strategies to Advance Innovation 4
... Japanese Study Suggests the Drug Improves Memory, SARASOTA, ... announced today that it has received positive,preliminary results ... a,promising new drug application for the treatment of ... in,September, is the first human clinical study conducted ...
... treated with maximally,tolerated lipid-lowering therapies experienced 50% ... other atherogenic,when treated with 300 mg/week ISIS ... 26, 2007,/PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced,results ... of ISIS 301012 in,patients with homozygous familial ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Sarasota's Roskamp Institute Announces Positive Safety Data in,Human Clinical Study for Alzheimer's Disease 2Isis Pharmaceuticals Reports Positive Phase 2 Data for ISIS 301012,in Familial Hypercholesterolemia Patients Presented at ACC 2Isis Pharmaceuticals Reports Positive Phase 2 Data for ISIS 301012,in Familial Hypercholesterolemia Patients Presented at ACC 3Isis Pharmaceuticals Reports Positive Phase 2 Data for ISIS 301012,in Familial Hypercholesterolemia Patients Presented at ACC 4Isis Pharmaceuticals Reports Positive Phase 2 Data for ISIS 301012,in Familial Hypercholesterolemia Patients Presented at ACC 5Isis Pharmaceuticals Reports Positive Phase 2 Data for ISIS 301012,in Familial Hypercholesterolemia Patients Presented at ACC 6
Surgitie&trade Single Use Ligating Loops with Delivery System...
Surgitie&trade Single Use Ligating Loops without Delivery System with POLYSORB™....
ENDO STITCH&trade Triple-Stitch Single Use Loading Units for use with ENDO Stitch* 10 mm Suturing Device....
ENDO STITCH™ Single Use Loading Units....
Medicine Products: