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A potential new Medicare payment measure for hip and knee replacements needs to be revised, or it could limit patients' access to care, according to the American Health Care Association/National Center for Assisted Living.
Managed care plans need protection from 'carve-outs' to ensure services across the continuum, group tells senators
State "carve-outs" and lack of transparency in rate-setting threaten the ability of managed care plans to support services across the whole continuum, the Medicaid Health Plans of America stated in a recent letter to leaders of the Senate Finance Committee.
A particular part of the brain appears to be a "weak spot" that is vulnerable to Alzheimer's disease, according to recently released findings out of the United Kingdom.
MI delays dual-eligible program ... Guidelines urge 86% of people over 60 to start statins, researchers confirm ... IN legislator resigns in wake of nursing home scandal
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New York's new get-tough policy compelled Jewish Home to ... become more creative.”
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