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2012-01-27 AFFORDABLE CARE ACT WILL SAVE STATES AND TAXPAYERS $17.7 BILLION ON PRESCRIPTION DRUGS
2012-02-01 MEDICARE ADVANTAGE PREMIUMS DOWN 7 PERCENT ON AVERAGE, ENROLLMENT UP 10 PERCENT
2012-02-02 HEALTH REFORM LAW SAVES $2.1 BILLION FOR 3.6 MILLION AMERICANS WITH MEDICARE
2012-02-07 CMS GIVES CONSUMERS ACCESS TO MORE DETAILS ABOUT INFECTION RATES AT AMERICAS HOSPITALS
2012-02-07 HEALTHCARE.GOV HELPS SAME-SEX COUPLES FIND COVERAGE BY ADDING NEW DETAILS
2012-02-08 HHS LAUNCHES STRONG START INITIATIVE TO INCREASE HEALTHY DELIVERIES AND REDUCE PRETERM BIRTHS
2012-02-09 HEALTH REFORM TO REQUIRE INSURERS TO USE PLAIN LANGUAGE IN DESCRIBING HEALTH PLAN BENEFITS, COVERAGE
2012-02-14 MEDICARE PROPOSES NEW STEPS TO PROTECT TAXPAYER DOLLARS
2012-02-14 HEALTH CARE FRAUD PREVENTION AND ENFORCEMENT EFFORTS RESULT IN RECORD-BREAKING RECOVERIES TOTALING NEARLY $4.1 BILLION
2012-02-15 THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT: STRENGTHENING MEDICARE IN 2011
2012-02-16 HHS ANNOUNCES INTENT TO DELAY ICD-10 COMPLIANCE DATE
2012-02-17 HHS SECRETARY KATHLEEN SEBELIUS ANNOUNCES MAJOR PROGRESS IN DOCTORS, HOSPITAL USE OF HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
2012-02-17 CMS PROPOSES 2013 PAYMENT AND POLICY UPDATES FOR MEDICARE DRUG AND HEALTH PLANS TO ENSURE CHOICE AND IMPROVE QUALITY
2012-02-21 HEALTH REFORM EXPANDS THE INSURANCE MARKET, SUPPORTS CONSUMER-GOVERNED NONPROFIT HEALTH PLANS
2012-02-22 HHS ANNOUNCES NEW ASSISTANCE TO STATES:MORE RESOURCES, TRANSPARENCY, AND FLEXIBILITY
2012-02-24 CMS TAKES STEPS TO REDUCE IMPROPER PAYMENTS AND SAVE MONEY FOR MEDICARE
2012-02-24 SECRETARY SEBELIUS ANNOUNCES NEXT STAGE FOR PROVIDERS ADOPTING ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORDS
2012-02-28 OBAMA ADMINISTRATION AND TEXT4BABY JOIN FORCES TO CONNECT PREGNANT WOMEN AND CHILDREN TO HEALTH COVERAGE AND INFORMATION
2012-02-28 DALLAS DOCTOR ARRESTED FOR ALLEGED ROLE IN NEARLY $375 MILLION HEALTH CARE FRAUD SCHEME
2012-03-02 NEW HAMPSHIRE FIRST TO GET NEW HEALTH CARE LAW FUNDS
2012-03-07 MEDICARE REDESIGNS CLAIMS AND BENEFITS STATEMENT EMPOWERS SENIORS WITH CLEAR INFORMATION ON HEALTH CARE SERVICES USED
2012-03-13 AFFORDABLE CARE ACT DEMONSTRATION TO EXPAND ACCESS TO EMERGENCY PSYCHIATRIC CARE
2012-03-14 CMS CONTINUES EFFORT TO IMPROVE QUALITY OF CARE FOR PEOPLE WITH MEDICARE
2012-03-15 NEW OPPORTUNITY FOR BETTER CARE FOR NURSING FACILITY RESIDENTS THROUGH ENHANCED COORDINATION EFFORTS
2012-03-16 AFFORDABLE CARE ACT WILL ENSURE HEALTH COVERAGE FOR MILLIONS OF AMERICANS
2012-03-19 HEALTH REFORM HELPS MORE THAN 5.1 MILLION PEOPLE WITH MEDICARE SAVE OVER $3.2 BILLION
2012-03-21 CMS ANNOUNCES NEW INITIATIVE TO BOLSTER PRIMARY CARE WORKFORCE
2012-03-22 HEALTH INSURANCE RATE HIKES IN NINE STATES DEEMED EXCESSIVE BY HHS
2012-04-02 MEDICARE ANNOUNCES FUNDING FOR STATE HEALTH INSURANCE COUNSELING PROGRAMS FOR 2012
2012-04-02 CMS MAKES IMPROVEMENTS TO MEDICARE DRUG AND HEALTH PLANS
2012-04-04 HHS, DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE HIGHLIGHT OBAMA ADMINISTRATION EFFORTS, HEALTH REFORM TOOLS TO COMBAT MEDICARE FRAUD
2012-04-09 NEW HEALTH CARE LAW PROVISIONS CUT RED TAPE, SAVE UP TO $4.6 BILLION
2012-04-10 NEW AFFORDABLE CARE ACT PROGRAM TO IMPROVE CARE, CONTROL MEDICARE COSTS, OFF TO A STRONG START
2012-04-18 NEW REPORT: COMPETITIVE BIDDING SAVING MONEY FOR TAXPAYERS AND PEOPLE WITH MEDICARE
2012-04-19 CONSUMERS CAN NOW COMPARE RESULTS FROM HOME HEALTH AGENCIES PATIENT SURVEYS
2012-04-23 REPORT SHOWS LOWER COSTS IN MEDICARE DUE TO THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT
2012-04-23 MEDICARE STABLE, BUT REQUIRES STRENGTHENING
2012-04-24 HEALTH CARE LAW PROTECTS AGAINST FRAUD, SAVES NEARLY $1.6 BILLION
2012-04-24 MEDICARE PROPOSED PAYMENT RULE WOULD PROMOTE IMPROVED INPATIENT CARE
2012-04-26 HHS ANNOUNCES NEW AFFORDABLE CARE ACT OPTIONS FOR COMMUNITY BASED CARE
2012-04-30 AFFORDABLE CARE ACT SAVED PEOPLE ON MEDICARE OVER $3.4 BILLION ON PRESCRIPTION DRUGS
2012-05-01 CMS TO COVER NEW TECHNOLOGY FOR MEDICARE PATIENTS WITH HEART VALVE DAMAGE
2012-05-08 WE CAN'T WAIT: HHS ANNOUNCES FIRST 26 HEALTH CARE INNOVATION AWARDS
2012-05-09 HEALTH CARE LAW INCREASES PAYMENTS TO DOCTORS FOR PRIMARY CARE
2012-05-09 HHS FINALIZES NEW RULES TO CUT REGULATIONS FOR HOSPITALS AND HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS, SAVING MORE THAN $5 BILLION
2012-05-16 MORE STATES WORK TO IMPLEMENT HEALTH CARE LAW
2012-05-24 HEALTH CARE LAW SAVED PEOPLE WITH MEDICARE OVER $3.5 BILLION ON PRESCRIPTION DRUGS
2012-05-30 CMS ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP TO IMPROVE DEMENTIA CARE IN NURSING HOMES
2012-06-05 HHS HARNESSES THE POWER OF HEALTH DATA TO IMPROVE HEALTH
2012-06-06 CMS ANNOUNCES PRIVATE-SECTOR COMMITMENTS TO IMPROVE PRIMARY CARE FOR PATIENTS, SAVE MONEY FOR MEDICARE
2012-06-07 NEW CONSUMER ASSISTANCE GRANTS WILL GIVE STATES MORE RESOURCES TO HELP CONSUMERS GET AND KEEP HEALTH COVERAGE
2012-06-11 HEALTH CARE LAW DELIVERS FREE PREVENTIVE SERVICES TO OVER 14 MILLION PEOPLE WITH MEDICARE IN 2012
2012-06-15 HHS ANNOUNCES 81 HEALTH CARE INNOVATION AWARDS
2012-06-19 MORE THAN 100,000 HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS PAID FOR USING ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORDS
2012-06-21 HEALTH CARE LAW SAVES CONSUMERS OVER $1 BILLION
2012-06-25 OVER 5.2 MILLION PEOPLE WITH MEDICARE SAVE $3.7 BILLION ON PRESCRIPTION DRUGS THANKS TO THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT
2012-06-29 OBAMA ADMINISTRATION AND STATES MOVE FORWARD TO IMPLEMENT HEALTH CARE LAW
2012-07-02 CMS PROPOSES POLICY AND PAYMENT RATE CHANGES FOR END-STAGE RENAL DISEASE FACILITIES IN 2013
2012-07-06 CMS PROPOSES PAYMENT CHANGES TO MEDICARE HOME HEALTH FOR 2013
2012-07-06 CMS PROPOSES POLICY AND PAYMENT CHANGES FOR OUTPATIENT CARE IN HOSPITALS AND AMBULATORY SURGICAL CENTERS
2012-07-06 CMS PROPOSED RULE WOULD INCREASE PAYMENT TO FAMILY PHYSICIANS BY 7 PERCENT
2012-07-09 HHS ANNOUNCES 88 NEW ACCOUNTABLE CARE ORGANIZATIONS
2012-07-10 MORE THAN 16 MILLION PEOPLE WITH MEDICARE GET FREE PREVENTIVE SERVICES IN 2012
2012-07-13 NEW SUPPORT FOR CONSUMER-DRIVEN, NONPROFIT HEALTH PLAN IN UTAH
2012-07-19 MEDICARE ANNOUNCES UPDATED, ENHANCED TOOLS FOR PATIENTS TO COMPARE HOSPITALS AND NURSING HOMES
2012-07-19 HHS ANNOUNCES STATE HEALTH CARE INNOVATION INITIATIVE
2012-07-25 HEALTH CARE LAW SAVES $3.9 BILLION ON PRESCRIPTION DRUGS FOR PEOPLE WITH MEDICARE
2012-07-26 OBAMA ADMINISTRATION ANNOUNCES GROUND-BREAKING PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP TO PREVENT HEALTH CARE FRAUD
2012-07-27 NEW SUPPORT FOR CONSUMER-DRIVEN, NONPROFIT HEALTH PLAN IN COLORADO
2012-08-01 CMS ISSUES FINAL INPATIENT PAYMENT RULE
2012-08-06 MEDICARE PRESCRIPTION DRUG PREMIUMS TO REMAIN STEADY FOR THIRD STRAIGHT YEAR
2012-08-07 OBAMA ADMINISTRATION ISSUES NEW RULES TO CUT RED TAPE FOR DOCTORS AND HOSPITALS, SAVING UP TO $9 BILLION
2012-08-15 HHS PARTNERS WITH PHARMACIES TO EDUCATE MEDICARE BENEFICIARIES ABOUT NEW HEALTH BENEFITS
2012-08-20 PEOPLE WITH MEDICARE SAVE OVER $4.1 BILLION ON PRESCRIPTION DRUGS THANKS TO THE HEALTH CARE LAW
2012-08-21 REDESIGN OF MEDICARE.GOV TO IMPROVE ONLINE EXPERIENCE FOR BENEFICIARIES
2012-08-22 CMS ANNOUNCES PRIMARY CARE PRACTICES TO PARTICIPATE IN HISTORIC PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP TO STRENGTHEN PRIMARY CARE
2012-08-23 STATES CONTINUE TO MOVE FORWARD, BUILD AFFORDABLE INSURANCE EXCHANGES
2012-08-23 HHS ANNOUNCES NEXT STEPS TO PROMOTE USE OF ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORDS
2012-08-24 NEW HEALTH CARE STANDARDS TO SAVE UP TO $6 BILLION
2012-09-11 HEALTH CARE LAW SAVED AN ESTIMATED $2.1 BILLION FOR CONSUMERS
2012-09-19 MEDICARE ADVANTAGE REMAINS STRONG
2012-09-21 THROUGH THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT, AMERICANS WITH MEDICARE WILL SAVE $5,000 THROUGH 2022
2012-09-24 HEALTH CARE LAW ENSURES CONSUMERS GET CLEAR, CONSISTENT INFORMATION ABOUT HEALTH COVERAGE
2012-09-27 HHS CONTINUES TO SUPPORT STATE EFFORTS TO BUILD AFFORDABLE INSURANCE EXCHANGES
2012-09-27 NEW PROGRAM TO INCREASE QUALITY IN NURSING FACILITIES
2012-10-04 MEDICARE FRAUD STRIKE FORCE CHARGES 91 INDIVIDUALS FOR APPROXIMATELY $430 MILLION IN FALSE BILLING
2012-10-12 PEOPLE WITH MEDICARE HAVE MORE HIGH QUALITY CHOICES
2012-10-25 PEOPLE WITH MEDICARE SAVE $4.8 BILLION ON PRESCRIPTION DRUGS BECAUSE OF THE HEALTH CARE LAW
2012-11-01 HEALTH CARE LAW DELIVERS HIGHER PAYMENTS TO PRIMARY CARE PHYSICIANS
2012-11-20 OBAMA ADMINISTRATION MOVES FORWARD TO IMPLEMENT HEALTH CARE LAW,
2012-11-21 MEDICARE CONTINUES EFFORT TO GIVE CONSUMERS MORE INFORMATION ON HEALTH CARE QUALITY
2012-12-03 PEOPLE WITH MEDICARE SAVE $5 BILLION ON PRESCRIPTION DRUGS BECAUSE OF HEALTH CARE LAW
2012-12-14 PROGRESS CONTINUES IN SETTING UP HEALTH INSURANCE MARKETPLACES
2012-12-19 23 STATES RECEIVE BONUSES FOR ENROLLING CHILDREN IN HEALTH COVERAGE
2012-12-20 STATES MOVE FORWARD TO IMPLEMENT HEALTH CARE LAW, BUILD HEALTH INSURANCE MARKETPLACES
2012-01-26 OBAMA ADMINISTRATION OFFICIALS, HEALTH
2012-01-12 AFFORDABLE CARE ACT HOLDING INSURERS
2012-01-09 GROWTH IN U.S. HEALTH SPENDING REMAINS SLOW IN 2010
2012-01-05 AFFORDABLE CARE ACT PROVISION CUTS RED TAPE, SAVES UP TO $4.5 BILLION
2012-01-03 HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS SELECTED FOR THE NEW INNOVATION ADVISORS PROGRAM TO IMPROVE CARE FOR PATIENTS
2012-05-31 HHS ANNOUNCES AVAILABILITY OF FUNDING TO HELP OLDER ADULTS, PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES ACCESS LONG-TERM SERVICES
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