Healthcare Headlines

Key Privacy Rule Could Fall to Accountable Care Push

History may look back on last week as an inflection point for privacy and technology in the healthcare industry. That’s because what happened makes it possible that a bulwark federal privacy rule will become a casualty of the push to accountable care, patient-centered medical homes and other population-health oriented care plans. Continue reading If the […]

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Subsidies Cover 76% of Premiums for Plans Purchased on

Americans who enrolled in private health plans through the federal exchange in 2014 qualified for tax credits that covered an average of about three quarters of their monthly premium payment, according to data released Tuesday by HHS. The average total monthly premium was $346 for individuals who qualified for federal subsidies, which are available to […]

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Team Training Takes Off as New Era in Health Reform Dawns

At the University of Minnesota Malcolm Moos Health Sciences Tower, teams of students from around the country studying medicine, nursing, pharmacy, public health and healthcare administration come together each year to compete in a contest testing their ability to solve a systemic and individual patient problem through an interdisciplinary approach. This year, the competition, which […]

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PracticeMax Acquires ServiceTrac to Offer Marketing and Survey Services

Building on an impressive run of 7 medical billing company acquisitions over the past 48 months, PracticeMax, has moved to broaden its value added solutions by announcing the acquisition of ServiceTRAC, Inc. of Scottsdale, Arizona. For over 18 years ServiceTRAC has been a leading provider of sales training, satisfaction research and consulting services for the […]

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