From the monthly archives:

February 2012

Health Law Guide: Online Tool to Simplify the Health Care Law

AARP recently launched a personalized online tool, the Health Law Guide , to help Americans understand benefits available currently and in the future under the [...]

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Medicaid On The Chopping Block Again – You Can Make A Difference At Hill Day 2012

By Guest Columnist Chuck Ingoglia, Senior Vice President of Policy & Practice Improvement at the National Council Dear Readers, What impact can just one person [...]

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President Obama Releases His 2013 Budget Requests; National Council Issues Budget Analysis

On February 13, 2012, President Obama released his Administration’s budget requests for Fiscal Year 2013. The budget in many ways reflects the nation’s growing concern [...]

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Understanding Health Literacy and Enrollment

Enroll America, has released a new issue brief which will help providers design outreach and enrollment materials that are easy for patients to understand and act [...]

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What Would You Do if YOU Ran The Zoo? At Hill Day 2012, We’ll See About Making a Change or Two!

Have you ever wished that Congress would enact YOUR best ideas into law? If you have, you’re not alone. At Hill Day 2012, join over [...]

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Compliance Watch, Conference Sessions Help You Get Ahead of the Compliance Curve

The Affordable Care Act broadens the definition of fraud, increases financial penalties, and establishes new government audit programs in behavioral health. For the first time, [...]

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Behavioral Health IT Act Gains New Cosponsor

Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) has added his name as a cosponsor of the Behavioral Health IT Act of 2011 (S. 539). This legislation would extend [...]

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National Council Conference Points the Way to Success under Health Reform

Are you ready for the major changes of the Affordable Care Act that will go into effect in 2012? At the National Council’s annual conference, [...]

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National Council Submits Comments to HHS on Essential Health Benefits

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) in December issued an information bulletin outlining how it intends to approach its task of creating an [...]

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