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CDC Director Resigns Amid Reports of Tobacco Stock Trade
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced on January 31, 2018, that Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald would resign as the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The statement read, “Dr. Fitzgerald owns certain complex financial interests that have imposed a broad recusal limiting her ability to complete all of her duties as the CDC Director. Due to the nature of these financial interests, Dr. Fitzgerald could not divest from them in a definitive time period.” The decision came a day after Politico reported that she bought stock in a large tobacco company within a month of start...
Source: Public Policy Reports - February 23, 2018 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Maryland, D.C. consider measures to stabilize state health exchanges
As the federal government continues to challenge the Affordable Care Act, Maryland and District officials are considering state-level rules to protect the affordability and viability of their public health insurance marketplaces. The dual campaigns join those in other states, including California and Connecticut, to draft laws that would preserve tenets of Obamacare, including its tax penalties on individuals who fail to prove they have signed up for health coverage, either privately or on a public… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - February 22, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Tina Reed Source Type: news

Health Care Q & A: Scott McGohan, CEO of McGohan Brabender
Scott McGohan is CEO of McGohan Brabender, an independent health insurance broker. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - February 22, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Source Type: news

Another Voice: Trump administration jeopardizing health care for California ’s small businesses
President Donald Trump's administration recently proposed a rule  that would make it easier for insurance companies to sell health insurance across state lines, an idea Trump’s supporters have argued would lower health care costs for small businesses. In reality, however, Trump and his allies are using small businesses as cover for a policy that would weak en the Affordable Care Act and, in turn, the health insurance marketplaces that many California entrepreneurs need to access quality, affordable… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - February 22, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Mark Herbert Source Type: news

Nigeria:Out-of-Pocket Medical Expenses Crippling Nation, Say Private Doctors
[Guardian] Medical practitioners in the private health sector have decried the dearth of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) in the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 22, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

How CBO and JCT Analyze Major Proposals That Would Affect Health Insurance Coverage
Report focuses on the process that the Congressional Budget Office and The Joint Committee on Taxation use to analyze proposals affecting health insurance coverage for people under age 65, such as legislation that would make major changes to the Affordable Care Act (ACA). (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - February 22, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

The Health Insurance Simulation Model Used in Preparing CBO's 2018 Baseline
CBO uses the Health Insurance Simulation Model to estimate the cost of various health care proposals, including the expansion of public programs, mandates for people to have insurance, and insurance market reforms. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - February 22, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

RPS Financial begins M & A spree with KC health insurance brokerage
RPS Benefits Inc. acquired Kansas City-based Benefits By Design for an undisclosed amount. RPS Benefits is a subsidiary of Leawood-based RPS Financial Group Inc., which also owns a Northwestern Mutual insurance agency in the Kansas City area, and a wealth management company. Benefits By Design is a group medical insurance brokerage founded by Cary and Lauren Hall in 1999. They will rema in with the company along with two producers and three support staff. Both RPS Benefits and Benefits By Design… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 21, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: James Dornbrook Source Type: news

RPS Financial begins M & A spree with KC health insurance brokerage
RPS Benefits Inc. acquired Kansas City-based Benefits By Design for an undisclosed amount. RPS Benefits is a subsidiary of Leawood-based RPS Financial Group Inc., which also owns a Northwestern Mutual insurance agency in the Kansas City area, and a wealth management company. Benefits By Design is a group medical insurance brokerage founded by Cary and Lauren Hall in 1999. They will rema in with the company along with two producers and three support staff. Both RPS Benefits and Benefits By Design… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - February 21, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: James Dornbrook Source Type: news

Ethiopia:Health Insurance Schemes to Commence in Addis
[Ethiopian Herald] The Ethiopian Health Insurance Agency (EHIA) said it has finalized preparation to implement health insurance schemes in Addis Ababa in the view to ensure low-income groups access to modern health service delivery. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 21, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Trump plan: Less health insurance for lower premiums
Latest Trump administration health care idea: less insurance for lower premiums (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - February 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

The Sexual and Reproductive Health of Foreign-Born Women in the United States
ConclusionOur findings demonstrate that the SRH behaviors, needs, and outcomes of foreign-born women differ from those of U.S-born women within the same race/ethnic group. ImplicationsThis paper contributes to the emergent literature on immigrants in the United States by laying the foundation for further research on the SRH of the foreign-born population in the country, which is critical for developing public health policies and programs to understand better and serve this growing and diverse population. (Source: The Guttmacher Institute)
Source: The Guttmacher Institute - February 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Guttmacher Source Type: news

U.S. to extend skimpy health insurance outside of Obamacare
WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. government on Tuesday proposed extending the availability of skimpy health insurance plans to millions of Americans in another Trump administration move aimed at undercutting the requirements of the Affordable Care Act, often called Obamacare. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Sorting your firm's options: What to expect when it comes to health care plans in 2018
As businesses begin grappling with finding ways to keep health insurance affordable, knowing where to turn for advice is critical. According to projections from PwC Health Research Institute (HRI), medical costs in the 2018 employer insurance market will grow at a slightly faster rate than 2017. Prices of services and rates of utilization are the leading factors affecting 2018’s projected 6.5 percent medical-cost trend. I n a competitive labor market, employers are looking for new cost containment… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 20, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Denise Hicks Source Type: news

Trump Administration Works to Give Relief to Americans Facing High Premiums, Fewer Choices
The U.S. Departments of Health and Human Services, Labor, and the Treasury issued a proposed rule that would allow consumers to purchase short-term, limited-duration health insurance coverage for any time period less than 12 months, rather than the current maximum period of less than three months. This rule aims to provide additional options to those who cannot afford health insurance under current regulations. Afact sheet on this proposed rule is available. (Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center - February 20, 2018 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Public Inspection: IRS, HHS, EBSA : Short-Term, Limited-Duration Insurance; Proposed Rule
Pre-publication notice from the Internal Revenue Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and Employee Benefits Security Administration requesting comments on a proposed rule to amend the definition of short-term, limited-duration insurance to lengthen the maximum period from 3 to 12 months. Short-term limited-duration insurance is not required to comply with federal requirements for individual health insurance coverage. Final publication of this proposed rule is scheduled for February 21, 2018 and comments are due by April 23, 2018. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - February 20, 2018 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

IRS, HHS, EBSA : Short-Term, Limited-Duration Insurance; Proposed Rule
Notice from the Internal Revenue Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and Employee Benefits Security Administration requesting comments on a proposed rule to amend the definition of short-term, limited-duration insurance to lengthen the maximum period from 3 to 12 months. Short-term limited-duration insurance is not required to comply with federal requirements for individual health insurance coverage. Comments on the proposed rule are due by April 23, 2018. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - February 20, 2018 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Nigeria:Prosecute NHIs N10Bn Thieves, PDP Tells Presidency
[Daily Trust] The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has asked Presidency to investigate and prosecute those who allegedly siphoned N10 billion in the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS). (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 20, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

As Some Got Free Health Care, Gwen Got Squeezed: An Obamacare Dilemma
Trump ’ s efforts to undermine the health law have widened the gap between those who get government aid and those who don ’ t, deepening resentments. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: ABBY GOODNOUGH Tags: Health Insurance and Managed Care Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (2010) Medicaid New Hampshire Source Type: news

The New Health Care: How Dental Inequality Hurts Americans
Lack of dental care through Medicaid not only harms people ’ s health, but has negative economic implications as well. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: AUSTIN FRAKT Tags: Teeth and Dentistry Medicaid Health Insurance and Managed Care Income Inequality States (US) Source Type: news

Truck Crashes Into Planned Parenthood in New Jersey, Injuring 3
A suspect was charged after three people, including a pregnant woman, sustained minor injuries in the crash. The authorities would not comment on a motive. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: JACEY FORTIN Tags: Planned Parenthood Federation of America East Orange (NJ) New Jersey Traffic Accidents and Safety Health Insurance and Managed Care Robberies and Thefts Assaults Essex County Correctional Facility Essex County (NJ) Alcius, Marckles Source Type: news

Man Crashes Truck Into New Jersey Planned Parenthood, Injuring 3, Police Say
A suspect was charged after three people, including a pregnant woman, sustained minor injuries in the crash. The authorities would not comment on a motive. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: JACEY FORTIN Tags: Planned Parenthood Federation of America East Orange (NJ) New Jersey Traffic Accidents and Safety Health Insurance and Managed Care Robberies and Thefts Assaults Essex County Correctional Facility Essex County (NJ) Alcius, Marckles Source Type: news

Comparative effect of antipsychotics on risk of self-harm among patients with schizophrenia - Ma CH, Chang SS, Tsai HJ, Gau SS, Chen IM, Liao SC, Chien YL, Hsieh MH, Wu CS.
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the association of different antipsychotic treatments with hospitalization due to self-harm among patients with schizophrenia. METHOD: This retrospective cohort study was based on Taiwan's universal health insurance databa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Copay coupons can help ease patients ’ out-of-pocket costs
Each year, middlemen, like pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) and insurers,shift more of the costs of health care to patients. Ensuring patients have affordable access to their medicines is the top priority for the biopharmaceutical industry. We need to make sure insurance benefits encourage and promote health – not prevent patients from accessing health care treatments. Copay coupons offered by biopharmaceutical companies can provide a valuable source of assistance for many commercially insured patients to afford out-of-pocket costs associated with insurance coverage for their medicines. (Source: The Catalyst)
Source: The Catalyst - February 16, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Access drug cost health insurance out of pocket costs Pharmacy Benefit Managers Empower Consumers Source Type: news

What's ahead for the individual health insurance market?
March 6, 2018 9:30-11:00am ET; Washington, DC or via webcast. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - February 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Nigeria:I'm Ready to Fight Back Against Corrupt Interest, Says NHIs Boss
[This Day] Sokoto -The Executive Secretary, National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Alhaji Yusuf Usman, thursrday said the smear campaign in the media would not deter him, from fighting back against corrupt practices in the scheme. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 16, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Health panelists behind Walker's ACA proposal, criticize Medicaid initiative
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker ’s proposal to stabilize the individual health insurance marketplace received kudos from Milwaukee-area health care executives but his plan to require co-payments, drug-testing and work or job-training requirements on some Medicaid recipients did not. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 15, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Rich Kirchen Source Type: news

Turning Promise into Action: Working Towards Gender Equality
Protesters gather outside the Lahore Press Club in the capital of Pakistan's Punjab province, to demand justice for victims of sexual violence. Credit: Irfan Ahmed / IPSBy Tharanga YakupitiyageUNITED NATIONS, Feb 15 2018 (IPS)Persistent and pervasive gender-based discrimination is undermining sustainable development and preventing communities and countries from reaching their full potential, said a UN agency. In a new first-of-its-kind report, UN Women examines the progress in realizing the globally adopted Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through a gender lens.Though SDG 5 specifically highlights the need to achieve g...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - February 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Tharanga Yakupitiyage Tags: Featured Gender Gender Violence Global Headlines Health Human Rights Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Women's Health Source Type: news

Affordable Care Act lowered uninsured rate for cancer survivors
(Wolters Kluwer Health) The percentage of cancer survivors without health insurance decreased substantially after implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), reports a study in the March issue of Medical Care, published by Wolters Kluwer. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - February 15, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Oregon health insurance execs opine on Amazon deal, mandate and Measure 101
One CEO said he'll believe that Amazon et al can make a difference when he sees a drone flying into a pharmacy in Baker City. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - February 14, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

Oregon health insurance execs opine on Amazon deal, mandate and Measure 101
One CEO said he'll believe that Amazon et al can make a difference when he sees a drone flying into a pharmacy in Baker City. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - February 14, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

Walgreens Won't Buy An Insurer If AmerisourceBergen Stake Grows
Walgreens is unlikely to buy a health insurance company if it buys the 74% of distributor AmerisourceBergen Corp. that the drugstore giant doesn't already own. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - February 14, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Contributor Tags: NASDAQ:WBA NYSE:ABC NYSE:CVS NYSE:HUM NYSE:AET Source Type: news

GAO Report Shows Medicare Advantage Plans Could Be a Disadvantage for Seniors with Health Issues; Narrow Networks Continue to Impact Smaller Clinical Laboratories
Tight provider networks have some seniors dropping private plans after losing access to ‘preferred doctors and hospitals’ and experiencing issues with ‘access to care’ Medicare Advantage Plans continue to rise in popularity. That trend has implications for clinical laboratories and anatomic pathology groups because private insurers running Medicare Advantage plans tend to have narrow or […] (Source: Dark Daily)
Source: Dark Daily - February 14, 2018 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: Jude Tags: dark daily home page Laboratory Pathology Laboratory Testing AHIP America’s Health Insurance Plans anatomic pathology Center for Medicare Advocacy centers for medicare and medicaid services clinical laboratory CMS David Lipschutz JD Source Type: news

Modicare-like option in ESI faces heat from RSS affiliate
Trade union members of the ESIC are opposing the government ’s plan to introduce health insurance schemes offered by other insurers as an option for employees. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - February 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mobile lender launches app for paying high-deductible health insurance expenses
Employees use a cell phone application to pay the medical expenses immediately. The zero-interest loan is repaid over 12 months through payroll deductions. The company signing up employers and health care providers in Seattle. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - February 12, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: James Dornbrook Source Type: news

Mobile lender launches app for paying high-deductible health insurance expenses
Employees use a cell phone application to pay the medical expenses immediately. The zero-interest loan is repaid over 12 months through payroll deductions. The company signing up employers and health care providers in Seattle. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - February 12, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: James Dornbrook Source Type: news

High-deductible health insurance spurs new medical payments company
Kansas City-based Mobile Capital Group launched a new payment platform called MedZero to cover out-of-pocket medical expenses as a free benefit. MedZero Inc., a joint venture of Mobile Capital Group and national lender Sortis Holdings, offers advances to employees in order for them to meet the cost of high-deductible insurance plans. Employees use a cell phone application to create a virtual credit card which can be used to pay the medical expenses immediately. The zero-interest loan is repaid over… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - February 12, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: James Dornbrook Source Type: news

Kentucky Rushes to Remake Medicaid as Other States Prepare to Follow
The state will require many people to work, volunteer or train for a job to qualify for coverage — and to prove it with frequent documentation. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: ABBY GOODNOUGH Tags: Medicaid Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (2010) Kentucky Trump, Donald J Health Insurance and Managed Care Source Type: news

Lower Drug Prices: New Proposals Carry Lots of Promises
The White House is considering a plan to lower out-of-pocket costs for people in Medicare drug plans, who often pay inflated prices for their drugs. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: KATIE THOMAS and REED ABELSON Tags: Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Health Insurance and Managed Care Medicare United States Politics and Government Health and Human Services Department Trump, Donald J Source Type: news

Cuts to Prevention and Public Health Fund Puts CDC Programs at Risk
Reductions from the budget passed today and a $750-million shift of funds to the Children's Health Insurance Program add pressure to public health initiatives, including immunizations and outbreak... (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - February 9, 2018 Category: Science Tags: Daily News Source Type: news

Understanding Short-Term Limited Duration Health Insurance
This brief provides background information on short-term policies and how they differ from ACA-compliant health plans. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - February 9, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Waiting to Treat the Cancer
It would be a race between the leukemia returning and the insurance company approving the procedure that could keep it at bay permanently. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: MIKKAEL A. SEKERES, M.D. Tags: Leukemia Transplants Bone Marrow Health Insurance and Managed Care Chemotherapy Testicles Cancer Source Type: news

Nigeria:Health Stakeholders Fault Yusuf's Reinstatement As NHIs Boss
[Guardian] Stakeholders in the health sector, led by the Health and Managed Care Association of Nigeria (HMCAN), have condemned the reinstatement of suspended Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Prof. Usman Yusuf.They accused President Muhammadu Buhari of preferring ethnicity to competence and ignoring the report of a panel that indicted and suspended Yusuf over an alleged N919 million fraud. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 8, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Insurers wary of impact from repeal on individual mandate penalty
While it didn ’t actually repeal the Affordable Care Act or the individual mandate, the tax bill passed by Congress late last year pulls the teeth out of the measure by eliminating income penalties on those who opt out of health insurance coverage. Insurers are still unsure how that will impact enrollment and r ates in the longterm. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - February 8, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

Nigeria:Reinstated NHIs Boss Yet to Resume - Official
[Vanguard] Prof. Usman Yusuf, the reinstated Executive Secretary of National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) is yet to resume work. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 8, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Report: Kansas' uninsured rate drops
Kansas is making progress on lowering its uninsured rate.   The state had 239,578 people without some form of health insurance in 2016 for an overall uninsured rate of 8.4 percent, according to a new Kansas Health Institute study released Tuesday. That’s a drop from 9.2 percent in 2015, based on data compiled for the organization’s 2017 study. The Ka nsas Health Institute is a nonpartisan nonprofit organization that is based in Topeka.   The 2018 report is based on the latest data available.  Kansas’… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - February 7, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Josh Heck Source Type: news

State Health Insurance Marketplace Enrollment (Plan Selections) 2017 and 2018
Table shows state-level enrollment numbers for the state-based health insurance marketplaces and differences between 2017 and 2018 enrollment numbers. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - February 7, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Distance and Networks: A Regional Analysis of Health Insurance Marketplaces (January 2018)
Using 2015-16 data on insurance issuer participation, premiums, and enrollment success for 15 Midwestern states, study examined the possibility that geographic distance to care plays a role in this variation through its effect on network adequacy from several angles and attempts to assess the moderating role that state-level policies on network adequacy standards and Rating Area design may have. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - February 7, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

CDC Director Resigns Amid Reports of Tobacco Stock Trade
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced on January 31, 2018, that Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald would resign as the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The statement read, “Dr. Fitzgerald owns certain complex financial interests that have imposed a broad recusal limiting her ability to complete all of her duties as the CDC Director. Due to the nature of these financial interests, Dr. Fitzgerald could not divest from them in a definitive time period.” The decision came a day after Politico reported that she bought stock in a large tobacco company within a month of start...
Source: Public Policy Reports - February 5, 2018 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Primary Care Spending in Oregon: A Report to the Oregon State Legislature (February 2018)
Report on the percentage of medical spending allocated to primary care for prominent carriers offering commercial or Medicare Advantage plans, health insurance plans offered to state employees, and Medicaid coordinated care organizations. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - February 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news