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US alters rule on paying for end-of-life planning
The Obama administration, reversing course, will revise a Medicare regulation to delete references to end-of-life...
2 million Medicare beneficiaries aren't getting discounted drugs
More than 2 million Medicare beneficiaries have failed to sign up for a program that could save them thousands of...
Analysis illustrates big gap between Medicare taxes and benefits
An updated financial analysis shows that the amount workers have paid does not come close to covering the full value...
The New IT Landscape For Health Insurers
Periodically, a dramatic change in an industry enables chief information officers to step up and play a decisive role...
Chronic illnesses driving up MI’s healthcare costs
Chronic illnesses, such as asthma, diabetes and heart disease, are costing Michigan big bucks, according to a study...
The do-it-yourself house call
  Technology that aims to keep congestive heart failure patients out of the hospital is gaining traction. The...
Health law augurs transfer of funds from old to young
Across the country, dozens of private insurers that run Medicare Advantage plans are preparing to pare dental, vision...
Prevention and Health Promotion Could Save Medicare $1.4 Trillion Over 10 Years
Government health promotion and prevention programs for pre-Medicare and Medicare populations could save the country as...
Web Exclusive: Three Takeaways from the MHS Project—So Far
CMS' second interim report on the Medicare Health Support project provided reasons why CMS ended the project last year...
CMS: MHS project costly, didn't reduce hospitalizations
The disease management-inspired Medicare Health Support project did not save money or improve patient behavior and...

Book: Competency Evaluation Tools for Case Management Professionals, Second Edition
This second edition of a best-selling toolkit helps organizations evaluate case management professionals based on their...