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Prescriptions more affordable after policy changes

Washington State University researchers have seen significant increases in the number of Americans who can afford to fill prescriptions following implementation of the 2003 Medicare Modernization Act and the 2010 Affordable ...

Aug 23, 2016
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Clinton edges Trump on health care, survey finds

(HealthDay)—More Americans trust Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton to do a good job on health care issues than Republican rival Donald Trump, a new HealthDay/Harris Poll reports.

Aug 22, 2016
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Breakeven rate estimated for mid-size pediatric practice

(HealthDay)—The capitated payment breakeven rate has been calculated for a mid-size pediatric practice, with a breakeven per-member per-month (PMPM) rate of $24.10, according to research published online July 29 in Pediatrics.

Jul 29, 2016
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Health care system

Health care systems are designed to meet the health care needs of target populations. There are a wide variety of health care systems around the world. In some countries, the health care system has evolved and has not been planned, whereas in others a concerted effort has been made by governments, trade unions, charities, religious, or other co-ordinated bodies to deliver planned health care services targeted to the populations they serve. However, health care planning has often been evolutionary rather than revolutionary.

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