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  1. NITT-AWARE-SEA ProgramRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Holtville Tribune

    Through funding from the federal Department of Health and Human Services' Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's Now is the Time Advancing Wellness and Resilience in Education for State Educational Agencies grant, the California Department of Education will develop a comprehensive, coordinated, and integrated partnership with multiple service systems to help address critical mental health needs of California's kindergarten through twelfth grade students. With 6.2 million students, approximately 714,000 of whom have been identified as having a serious emotional disturbance, California is in dire need of prevention and early intervention strategies, services, and training.

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  2. Ponnuru: Republicans should plan for post-Obamacare worldRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Denver Post

    An Affordable Care Act application and enrollment help sign stands outside a Westside Family Healthcare center in Bear, Del.. Millions of Americans could find their health-insurance plans endangered if the Supreme Court rules this summer that President Barack Obama's administration has broken the law in subsidizing them.

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  3. Four Goals For The NFL's New Medical OfficerRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Forbes.com

    I run an organization called The Leapfrog Group with a membership of highly impatient business leaders fed up with problems with injuries, accidents, and errors in hospitals. I can't stand the sight of blood but I've worked in healthcare over 20 years, including a rural hospital system, Mayor Rudolph Giuliani's health policy office, and the National League for Nursing.

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  4. NFL Announcement That It Will Hire A Chief Medical Officer A No BrainerRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Forbes.com

    Nicole Fisher is the President and CEO at HHR Strategies, a health care and human rights focused advising firm. Additionally, she is a Senior Policy Advisor and expert on health economic analyses mainly focusing on Medicare, Medicaid and health reform, specifically as they impact vulnerable populations.

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  5. 2015 Forty Under 40: Brian NealeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Indianapolis Business News

    ... as legislative director and counsel. When Pence was elected governor, Neale was invited to come along as health care policy adviser with a focus on the future of Medicaid. Now he's at the forefront of Healthy Indiana Plan 2.0, the governor's plan to ...

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  6. webinar addresses health care reform complianceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Business Insurance

    Employers should prepare to comply with new health benefits requirements under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, speakers said during a new Business Insurance webinar. The Jan. 29 webinar, "Preparing Employers for the Next Stage of the Affordable Care Act," examined the many potential revisions of the health care reform law under the Republican-controlled Congress, and the political, legal and regulatory changes that could alter implementation of the law.

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  7. Mr. President: If You Believe In Fairness, Why Did You Make Medicaid Expansion So Unfair?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Forbes.com

    ... policy for National Review. The other contributors to The Apothecary are: Josh Archambault, Director of Health Care Policy at the Pioneer Institute in Boston; Robert Book of the American Action Forum; Chris Conover, Research Scholar in the Center ...

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  8. NITT-AWARE-SEA ProgramRead the original story

    Friday | CA Dept of Education

    Through funding from the federal Department of Health and Human Services' Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's Now is the Time Advancing Wellness and Resilience in Education for State Educational Agencies grant, the California Department of Education will develop a comprehensive, coordinated, and integrated partnership with multiple service systems to help address critical mental health needs of California's kindergarten through twelfth grade students. With 6.2 million students, approximately 714,000 of whom have been identified as having a serious emotional disturbance, California is in dire need of prevention and early intervention strategies, services, and training.

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  9. North Carolina Medicaid Reform Not A Precursor To Medicaid ExpansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Forbes.com

    I work at the John Locke Foundation, a free-market think tank located in Raleigh, North Carolina. I enjoy my position as the health and human services policy analyst, where I focus on breaking down complex health policy issues and offering competitive, market-based solutions to the health care system's problems.

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  10. A novel comparative effectiveness study of Tai Chi versus aerobic...Read the original story

    Friday | Trials Journal

    Center for Complementary and Integrative Medicine/Division of Rheumatology, Tufts Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA The Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Tufts Clinical and Translational Science Institute Tufts Medical Center, Tufts University, Boston, MA, USA BackgroundFibromyalgia is a chronic musculoskeletal pain syndrome that causes substantial physical and psychological impairment and costs the US healthcare system over $25 billion annually. Current pharmacological therapies may cause serious adverse effects, are expensive, and fail to effectively improve pain and function.

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  11. 'Simple Living' Reaps Health and Financial Benefits, According to USciences ResearchRead the original story

    Friday | Newswise

    Simple living is not really that simple-but results from a recent unpublished study at University of the Sciences indicate that reducing the clutter and narrowing one's possessions, activities, and thoughts can play a key role in boosting their mental and physical health. "People generally look to simplify their lives for a number of reasons-most commonly after they get fed up with the stress and chaos of their daily lives," said Heidi Freeman , PhD, assistant professor of exercise science and wellness management at USciences.

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  12. Seriously, Steven Brill? Hospitals Make 'Gluttonous' Profits?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Forbes.com

    ... policy for National Review. The other contributors to The Apothecary are: Josh Archambault, Director of Health Care Policy at the Pioneer Institute in Boston; Robert Book of the American Action Forum; Chris Conover, Research Scholar in the Center ...

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  13. Can - Lean Management' Improve Hospitals?Read the original story

    Friday | P&T Community

    Waiting times in hospital emergency departments could be cut with the introduction of Lean Management and Six Sigma techniques, according to an inter-university team of researchers in Melbourne, Australia. Their findings were published in the International Journal of Human Resource Management.

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  14. The White House Promises Exciting Medicare Reforms, But There's A Devil In The DetailsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Forbes.com

    I run an organization called The Leapfrog Group with a membership of highly impatient business leaders fed up with problems with injuries, accidents, and errors in hospitals. I can't stand the sight of blood but I've worked in healthcare over 20 years, including a rural hospital system, Mayor Rudolph Giuliani's health policy office, and the National League for Nursing.

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  15. Congressman DeSaulnier to continue role of oversight on transportation on House subcommitteeRead the original story

    Friday | The Antioch Herald

    ... on Healthcare, Benefits, and Administrative Rules which has oversight jurisdiction over federal health care policy, the Department of Health and Human Services, Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security, and government-wide rules and regulations ...

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  16. American Journal of Managed Care Editors Highlight Key Studies,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | PRWeb

    ... of Michigan Center for Value-Based Insurance Design. Dr. Chernew is the Leonard D. Schaeffer professor of Health Care Policy in the Department of Health Care Policy at Harvard Medical School. Their commentary, "Celebrating Our 20th Anniversary," ...

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  17. Health insurers using drug coverage to discriminateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Medical News Today

    In some US health plans, HIV drugs cost nearly $3,000 more per year than in other plans. If left unchecked, this practice could partially undermine a central feature of the Affordable Care Act .

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  18. Experts Stumped By New Finding On Obamacare And The UninsuredRead the original story

    Thursday | Newsalert

    TPM reports: How is this possible? More than one-third of people who are still uninsured under Obamacare -- but appear to be eligible for coverage -- were told that they were not eligible for health insurance under the law, according to a new report. The finding, from a survey of 10,500 uninsured Americans by the non-profit Kaiser Family Foundation, is truly perplexing.

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  19. Replace if Repeal: A Response to Some CriticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | National Review Online

    I published an essay last weekend on Obamacare that made the following points: The ACA is in danger, both from the Supreme Court and if a Republican wins the White House in 2016; a common liberal argument in the face of such danger is that the repeal of Obamacare "equals death;" and "repeal equals death" is not the argument ender that many liberals pretend it to be. I back up that last point by arguing that public policy makes choices all the time that result in higher rather than lower mortality rates; that in a world of scarce resources such choices are inevitable; and that it is not necessarily immoral to support a policy change even if that policy change will increase the mortality rate.

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  20. United Way Statement regarding National Youth Enrollment Day from...Read the original story

    Thursday | PressReleasePoint

    "Thursday, January 29 is the National Youth Enrollment Day. United Ways across the country will conduct various outreach and enrollment events to help young adults understand their health insurance options and get covered with health insurance.

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