News tagged with primary care

CMS launches initiative to assist newly insured

(HealthDay)—A national initiative has been launched to help answer questions that people may have about their new health coverage and to offer health providers the tools needed to promote patient engagement, ...

Jun 24, 2014
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Health survey ranks U.S. last among rich peers

For the fifth time in a decade, the United States is the sick man of the rich world. But recent health reforms and increased health technology spending may provide a cure in the coming years.

Jun 17, 2014
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Medicare will cover primary care-ordered HCV testing

(HealthDay)—Medicare will cover primary care provider-ordered hepatitis C virus testing for adults, according to a statement released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and discussed ...

Jun 12, 2014
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NYU Langone internist calls for VA system reform

An NYU Langone internal medicine specialist who served as a White House fellow at the US Department of Veteran's Affairs says the headline-grabbing failures of the VA health system's administration stand in sharp contrast ...

Jun 10, 2014
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