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Navigating the Wild West of the New ACA Preventative Care Ruling

Healthcare Law Blog

Broad Implications for Preventative Health Care Section 2713 of the ACA , requires health plans and health insurers to provide coverage for a range of “preventative care services” without patient cost-sharing. The ACA’s definition of “preventative care services” includes certain services recommended by the USPSTF, the U.S.

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The Role of Compliance Officers in Healthcare Organizations: Challenges and Responsibilities

American Medical Compliance

It is not just about following rules but about maintaining the highest standards of patient care and ethical behavior. Healthcare organizations must comply with many regulations, including the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) , the Affordable Care Act (ACA), and various state-specific regulations.

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Wasted: $1 of Every $4 Spent on Health Care In America

Health Populi

health care system from reinvigorating the ACA/Obamacare (the Joe Biden approach), with a call for a public option and/or “Medicare for those who want it” in Buttigieg-speak; with Medicare-For-All the other end of the policy spectrum, supported explicitly by Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren. Political debates in this 2020 U.S.

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The Economics of the Pandemic Put Costs at the Top of Americans’ Health Reform Priorities

Health Populi

In 2021, patients-as-health-consumers seek lower health care and prescription drug costs coupled with higher quality care, discovered by the patient advocacy coalition, Consumers for Quality Care. A major side-effect of the coronavirus pandemic in 2020 was its impact on the national U.S.

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The Economics of the Pandemic Put Costs at the Top of Americans’ Health Reform Priorities

Health Populi

In 2021, patients-as-health-consumers seek lower health care and prescription drug costs coupled with higher quality care, discovered by the patient advocacy coalition, Consumers for Quality Care. A major side-effect of the coronavirus pandemic in 2020 was its impact on the national U.S.

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What’s Causing Fewer Primary Care Visits in the US?

Health Populi

Primary care provides patient advocacy in the health care system to accomplish cost-effective care by coordination of health care services. Primary care promotes effective communication with patients and encourages the role of the patient as a partner in health care.

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Healthcare Consolidation: Opportunities for Digital Health Technology

The Digital Health Corner

I would add that the enactment (and some would say the design) of the ACA itself spurred payer consolidation. Payers are consolidating as well because of pressures to scale for clients across large geographical regions and to support costs of technology.