In the weeks and months ahead the topic of healthcare reform will continue to build momentum. Here are a few of the issues looming on the horizon that we will be discussing in 2013 on HealthReformExplained.com
While not directly related to health care, Social Security is a good context piece to have because of the growing baby boomer population and its indirect impact on other entitlement programs such as Medicare and Medicaid.
Scope of Practice
Workforce shortages already plague rural counties all over the country, but many voids can be filled by mid-level providers, and in many states this is standard practice. Could states not doing this currently apply some of these same practices for better care in rural and urban underserved areas?
A concept which delivers primary care the way it should be delivered has garnered interest both nationally and locally. How will it work?
March Madness (Legislative Process)
In a contemporary version of school house rock, readers will go behind the scenes, as Sean provides first hand commentary, on how the health reform law evolved through the legislative process.
Experts believe one payment to a provider for an episode of care could help reduce Medicare and hospital administrative costs. We will discuss.
This law is not the end but simply the beginning of what will likely be a wild ride over the next two decades. What can we expect for future health reform efforts?
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