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Good bye ACA, Hello AHCA?
Written by Editor   
Thursday, May 04, 2017 02:12 PM

The American Health Care Act (AHCA) has advanced, potentially to replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA).  The House of Representatives voted to repeal and replace the ACA.  More than symbolic, AHCA dismantles most of the ACA, a controversial health insurance law passed in 2010.

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Medicare Urged to Look Harder at Value of Services Provided
Written by Editor   
Monday, May 01, 2017 12:34 PM

Medicare Payment Advisory Commission has suggested that spending on “low-value” care (services that don’t help patients or actually do them harm, e.g. unnecessary tests).  On the list is imaging for nonspecific low-back pain occuring at a rate of 12 such procedures per 100 patients.

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Nationalized Health Care Report
Written by Editor   
Sunday, April 16, 2017 01:10 PM

A compilation of news reports about the ill fated American Health Care Act.

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ACP Aims to Reduce Administrative Burden on Docs
Written by Editor   
Sunday, April 16, 2017 01:07 PM

An avalanche of paperwork may be destroying the physician-patient relationship and driving some doctors out of practice, and the American College of Physicians is again demanding an end to it.

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Veterans Choice Program: An Update
Written by Editor   
Sunday, April 16, 2017 12:52 PM

Doctors of chiropractic treating veterans through the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ Veterans Choice Program (VCP) have been receiving letters that the VCP is scheduled to expire, however, with an additional $1 billion in dedicated funding remaining in the program, legislation was introduced to eliminate the August 2017 sunset date.

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