Navigation Links
Strategy for improving health care for uninsured, low-income, and minorities in the US
Date:10/6/2011

tworks of providers for providing optimal care for Medicaid beneficiaries, more equitable Medicaid payment rates, and developing the workforce needed to care for vulnerable populations.

  • Stabilize health insurance coverage. The report recommends limiting gaps and disruptions in health insurance that come from job or income changes by actions such as guaranteeing year-long coverage periods, providing access to the same insurance plans in exchanges and in Medicaid, merging small-group and individual health insurance exchanges, coordinating eligibility and enrollment for all forms of subsidized insurance through the exchanges, and ensuring that adequate numbers of essential community providers are included in both Medicaid and the subsidized plans.

  • Limit out-of-pocket health care costs. The Commission recommends protecting consumersparticularly low-income families who may struggle with out-of-pocket costs despite affordable premiumsfrom excessive out-of-pocket health care costs through insurance benefit designs with incentives to use effective care and reasonable income-related limits on overall out-of-pocket spending.

  • Ensure the financial stability of the safety net while stimulating higher performance. Ensure adequate funding for the safety-net system to continue to provide services to vulnerable populations, and use those financial resources to stimulate and reward higher performance.

  • Promote greater clinical integration in safety-net care systems. Payment reform and regulatory changes that explicitly encourage collaboration and affiliation should be used to encourage providers to work together across health care settings and assure coordinated care for patients. In addition, safety-net providers should be encouraged to participate in accountable care systems that serve vulnerable groups.

  • Focus on comprehensive, coordinated, team-based primary care for all providers serving vulnerable populations. The r
    '/>"/>

  • Contact: Mary Mahon
    mm@cmwf.org
    212-606-3853
    Commonwealth Fund
    Source:Eurekalert

    Page: 1 2 3 4 5

    Related medicine news :

    1. New strategy likely to speed drug development for rare cancers
    2. Study points to strategy for overcoming resistance to targeted cancer drug
    3. Research identifies marketing mix strategy for pharmaceutical firms
    4. New Strategy Trains All Soldiers in Trauma Care
    5. NIH supports new research strategy for finding a cure for HIV
    6. Coping Strategy Depends on Strength of Emotion: Study
    7. Innovative duct tape strategy saves hospitals time, money; improves infection prevention
    8. New strategy to attack tumor-feeding blood vessels
    9. Researchers develop strategy to improve patient adherence
    10. Potential new strategy to reduce catheter blockage
    11. A Pacman strategy to boost the immune system to fight cancer
    Post Your Comments:
    *Name:
    *Comment:
    *Email:
    (Date:10/2/2014)... Dennis Thompson HealthDay ... Forty-two states and the District of Columbia now have a ... respiratory illness that has been infecting children since the ... with the virus have died in recent weeks, but it,s ... played in those deaths, officials said. Health officials are ...
    (Date:10/1/2014)... today in the Journal of the American Medical ... years with moderate or severe chronic knee pain, acupuncture ... University of Melbourne randomly assigned 282 patients (50 years ... or sham or pretend laser treatment. , Treatments ... blinded to laser and sham (inactive) laser acupuncture. , ...
    (Date:10/1/2014)... that encourages people to keep their "eyes on the ... exercise. When walking, staying focused on a specific target ... and help people walk there faster, psychology researchers have ... while looking around the environment naturally, offers a new ... are less interested in exercise if physical activity seems ...
    (Date:10/1/2014)... Lifeinsurance-policy.com has released a new ... insurance prices for smokers. , Smoking will always have ... quotes is the best method to find affordable coverage. ... who need coverage. , Whole life insurance premiums ... policy. Since the coverage is permanent, the initial ...
    (Date:10/1/2014)... October 01, 2014 Join the more than ... Disorder Treatment Center’s first ever charity golf tournament to benefit ... with eating disorders who cannot afford treatment. The tournament will ... in Eureka, Mo. , The day-long event starts with ... reception and award dinner will begin at 5 p.m. and ...
    Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:42 States Reporting Respiratory Virus That Targets Kids 2Health News:42 States Reporting Respiratory Virus That Targets Kids 3Health News:Study finds acupuncture does not improve chronic knee pain 2Health News:Keeping your eyes on the prize can help with exercise, NYU study finds 2Health News:Keeping your eyes on the prize can help with exercise, NYU study finds 3Health News:Affordable Whole Life Insurance Premiums for Smokers! 2Health News:Project HEAL Benefit Golf Tournament Gaining Momentum 2Health News:Project HEAL Benefit Golf Tournament Gaining Momentum 3
    ... at PA Velodrome BREINIGSVILLE, Pa., April 26 In just ... Paradysz bested the 24-hour track record at the Valley ... a new record of 416.09 miles (669.63 kilometers) biked in ... was set in 1980. Paradysz undertook this daunting physical challenge ...
    ... A team of scientists at The Campbell Family ... Hospital and international collaborators have discovered how to trigger ... included in new clinical trials that use a patient,s ... online today in Nature Medicine (DOI: 10.1038/nm.1953), ...
    ... found they also reduced chances of erectile dysfunction , , ... statins help prevent prostate cancer and reduce the risk ... there seems to be mounting evidence that there may ... treatment or prostate cancer prevention," said Dr. Lionel L. ...
    ... Inc. and the California Family Health Council have released a statewide ... ... (PRWEB) April 26, 2009 -- ISIS, Inc., has partnered with the ... Health (CDPH), STD Control Branch, to launch a statewide text messaging ...
    ... statins may reduce inflammation in prostate tumors, possibly hindering ... in the Duke Prostate Center. , "Previous studies have ... lower incidence of advanced prostate cancer, but the mechanisms ... largely unknown," said Lionel Baez, M.D., a researcher in ...
    ... red under blue light allows physicians to more easily ... which these cancers come back, says a Mayo Clinic ... international clinical trial. , VIDEO ALERT: Additional audio and ... Lance Mynderse describing the research, are available on the ...
    Cached Medicine News:Health News:Father Breaks Cycling Record To Honor Daughter's Fight Against Lupus 2Health News:Scientists discover how to improve immune response to cancer at Princess Margaret Hospital 2Health News:Statins Guard Against Prostate Cancer 2Health News:Statins Guard Against Prostate Cancer 3Health News:Statins Guard Against Prostate Cancer 4Health News:HookUp: Sexual Health Info Text Messaging Service for California Youth Launches 2Health News:Statins may exert influence on prostate cancer growth by reducing inflammation 2Health News:Mayo Clinic researcher says improved detection of bladder tumors reduces cancer recurrence 2Health News:Mayo Clinic researcher says improved detection of bladder tumors reduces cancer recurrence 3
    (Date:10/1/2014)...   Plexus Information Systems, Inc. (Plexus ... Systems (AIMS), announced a partnership with NextGen ... subsidiary of Quality Systems, Inc. and a leading ... Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140930/149406 ... This partnership extends the NextGen Healthcare product portfolio ...
    (Date:10/1/2014)... NOTTINGHAM, England , Oct. 1, 2014  Columbia ... that its subsidiary, Molecular Profiles Ltd., is set to ... annual CPhI/ICSE Worldwide event in Paris ... the rapid development of both standard and complex drug ... which incorporates the company,s existing formulation and analytical development ...
    (Date:10/1/2014)... and NEW YORK , October 1, ... Research Organization (CRO) and service provider for the medical industries, announced ... of offices in New York City . genae ... City is strategically centered in one of the highest ... Coast", said Philippe Kassab , President at genae Americas. "The ...
    Breaking Medicine Technology:Plexus IS' Anesthesia Documentation Solution Strengthens NextGen Healthcare Product Offering 2Plexus IS' Anesthesia Documentation Solution Strengthens NextGen Healthcare Product Offering 3Columbia Laboratories' UK Subsidiary To Launch New Development Platform At CPHI 2Columbia Laboratories' UK Subsidiary To Launch New Development Platform At CPHI 3genae Opens Offices in New York City 2
    ... a Deadly ... but Vaccine-Preventable Disease, WASHINGTON, Oct. 16 Parents ... its national,educational campaign "Silence the Sounds of Pertussis" with actress ... about the dangers of pertussis and alerts,parents to the need ...
    ... West Pharmaceutical,Services, Inc. (NYSE: WST ) today ... Thomas W. Hofmann. Mr. Hofmann, 56, is Senior Vice,President ... SUN ), a,position he has held since 1998. He ... largest independent,refiner-marketers of petroleum products in the United States. ...
    Cached Medicine Technology:Actress and New Mom Keri Russell Joins PKIDs to launch 'Silence the Sounds of Pertussis' Campaign 2Actress and New Mom Keri Russell Joins PKIDs to launch 'Silence the Sounds of Pertussis' Campaign 3West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. Appoints New Director 2
    5 mm tying platform. Round knurled handle with dull finish. Straight shafts. Overall length 3.9 inches....
    Curved shafts with 12 mm tying platform. Serrated handle with polished finish. Overall length 4.3 inches....
    Hartman Mosquito forceps, size 10 cm and made of Japanese S.S ....
    Hartman Mosquito forceps, straight serrated jaws, ring handle, dull finish, overall length 75 mm....
    Medicine Products: