Dec 3rd, 2018
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If your chapter is fortunate enough to have extra funds at this time, now might be a good time to purchase a laptop, an I-pad for checking in members at meetings, other necessary A/V equipment, or even an application for presenting virtual meetings. (This would be a great way to have an officer meeting.) Be ...
Sep 18th, 2012
The Center for Public Integrity (CPI), an independent research group, maintains providers and facilities have progressively billed higher rates for treating older Medicare patients for the last 10 years, adding $11 billion or more to fees. In the article “Cracking the Codes,” which discusses the group’s investigation, CPI says medical groups argue that the fee ...
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Jan 13th, 2012
Analysts for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) report in a Health Affairs journal article that health spending in 2009 and 2010 show low rates of growth, according to the annual report of national health expenditures (NHE). The paper notes health care spending grew 3.8 percent in 2009 and 3.9 percent in 2010, ...
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Jan 25th, 2010
A failing economy in the midst of a recession took its toll on health care spending in 2008. Health spending continued to surpass the economic growth rate in 2008, albeit at a much slower pace, according to a recent Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Office of the Actuary report. By the end of 2008, health ...