Health

Home-based primary care model can produce medicare savings

(HealthDay)—The home-based primary care (HBPC) model at the core of the Independence at Home (IAH) demonstration has the potential to produce considerable savings for Medicare and Medicaid, according to research published ...

Health

Then & Now: Medicare and Medicaid turn 50

When President Lyndon B. Johnson signed Medicare and Medicaid into law on July 30, 1965, roughly half of Americans 65 and older had no health insurance.

Obstetrics & gynaecology

30-day wait before tubal sterilization is unjust, say Ob/GYN experts

Current U.S. health policy requires Medicaid beneficiaries to wait 30 days before tubal sterilization. Ob/gyn experts argue that this violates health care justice as elective tubal sterilization is readily available to women ...

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