From the category archives:

Medications Access

Assessing and Improving Medication Adherence

Many provisions of the Affordable Care Act are designed to promote quality improvement and improve health outcomes. Research indicates that poor medication adherence can be an obstacle to these [...]

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Back to School Healthcare Reform Webinar Series

It’s September 2011. If you want to ace those Healthcare Reform SATs for admission to new payment and delivery systems by 2014, you must start [...]

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Video Series Tells Americans’ Stories about Health Reform

A new series of videos from the Catholic Health Association feature Americans who are benefitting from various aspects of health reform. Among the videos is [...]

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January 2011 Implementation Update: 7 Major Changes Ahead

Health reform implementation continues with a host of changes that went into effect on January 1, 2011. Here are 7 of the major changes with [...]

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Affordable Care Act Explained: New Brochure Series

The Department of Health and Human Services has developed a new series of brochures to help Americans understand the Affordable Care Act and how it [...]

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Fewer Low-Income Seniors Will be Reassigned to New Part D Plans This Year

In 2011, fewer low-income seniors will be automatically switched into new Medicare Part D plans, according to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. In [...]

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Medicare Beneficiaries Who Reach Donut Hole Will Receive $250 Rebate Check

CMS recently issued a brochure to Medicare beneficiaries outlining the details of a provision of healthcare reform designed to provide relief to seniors in the [...]

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National Council Releases Fact Sheet on Medicare Part D and Healthcare Reform

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act included a provision to close the Medicare Part D coverage gap, or “donut hole.” Currently, Medicare beneficiaries who [...]

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