3rd Party Papers Archive for June 2010
AMA: The American Medical Association has released its “2010 National Health Insurer Report Card,” which has a section on the timeliness of insurers’ response to claims submitted electronically by doctors
Archives of Internal Medicine: Improving follow-up appointments is often considered one of the key strategies for reducing costly hospital readmissions, but a new study suggests that better discharge processes don’t reduce 30-day readmission rates at all.
Deloitte: The convergence of an aging population, growing fiscal pressures and health care reform’s mandate for increased access to care will have far-reaching consequences for state-administered Medicaid programs
Thomson Reuters: A Path To Eliminating $3.6 Trillion In Wasteful Healthcare Spending
Health Affairs: A more comprehensive and realistic projection suggests that the new reform law will raise the deficit by more than $500 billion during the first ten years and by nearly $1.5 trillion in the following decade.