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Can the Free World Learn from Prison Health Care?

Whether an avid viewer of Orange is the New Black or long-time follower of the correctional system’s budget woes, people are more curious than ever about how healthcare works behind…
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Using Medicaid Data to Make Managed Care Better

Data rules day two of the Medicaid Enterprise Systems Conference. You can learn a lot about a state from its Medicaid encounter data. At least, that’s what Mark Pitcock of…
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That Other Fall Kickoff: Medicaid Leaders Gather in Charleston, S.C.

“There are real people behind our spreadsheets.” The 2013 Medicaid Enterprise Systems Conference (MESC) launched in earnest today, in an annual gathering of more than 1,000 thought leaders in government…
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A Reference Guide for Healthcare Reform

Ever find yourself bogged down in acronyms and jargon? Even experts can get lost in the language of the ever-changing healthcare landscape. Collected from all the leading sources, our continuously-updated…
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Doctors Go Digital, State By State

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The Impact of Meaningful Quality Measures

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) requires healthcare quality to be measured in meaningful ways in six broad areas, and a viewpoint article in the June 5 Journal…
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San Diego Beacon: Innovators in Data Sharing

With government funding, more than a dozen towns, counties, cities and metro areas across the country are implementing new ways of collecting and sharing health data. The Office of the…
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[INFOGRAPHIC] Health Insurance Marketplaces: Gaining Access to Care

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The Campaign to Enroll America

Coalition led by former White House official uses campaign-style tactics to reach uninsured Americans. About 30 million uninsured Americans will soon be able to sign up for health insurance benefits,…