Category Archives: Healthcare Reform – Affordability Care Act

What are Accountable Care Organizations- the Short Version

Is the term “Accountable Care Organization” popping up in your conversations about health care and insurance? Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) are on the horizon, so it’s important to know what they are. Accountable Care Organizations are groups of doctors, hospitals, … Continue reading

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Affordable Care Act- 2013 Timeline

With President Obama at the helm for another term, you can be sure that the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is here to stay! Action by the federal government, hospitals and providers is underway to fully implement each phase … Continue reading

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Your Personal Healthcare Information – “Blue Button® it”

“Blue Button®” & You: 24/7 Access to Your Medical Record We covered an overview of the HITECH Act in our last blog, and now we will delve into how it affects YOU—the patient. HITECH stands for the Health Information Technology … Continue reading

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Understanding Healthcare Reform: Electronic Health Record Access & the HITECH Act. How Does this Affect You in the Near Future?

The Healthcare Affordability Act will continue to move forward. If you have not paid attention to it in the past you may be starting to now. Periodically  we will take some time to explain key aspects of this law and … Continue reading

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Limitations to the September 23, 2010 provisions of the Healthcare Reform – Affordability Care Act. Are you covered?

On September 23, 2010 certain provisions of the Healthcare Reform – The Affordability Care Act went into effect: Adult children can stay on their parents healthcare plans until the age of 26 years old – does not apply to young … Continue reading

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