Tag Archives: Care

CMS to display the star ratings for Affordable Care Act exchange plans

For the first time, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is requiring the display of five-star ratings for health plans offered on the Affordable Care Act exchanges, beginning with the 2020 open enrollment season. Along with the quality of the plan, the star ratings will compare prices. Consumers can view both on the exchange… Read More »

A+ Family Dentistry Announces the Opening of Their Third Location in Sorrento Valley While Providing Free Dental Care Service through “Give Back a Smile Program” – Yahoo Finance

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 15, 2019  /PRNewswire/ — A+ Family Dentistry announced today that in addition to their locations in Poway and San Diego, they’re opening a third office in Sorrento Valley in mid-August.  Founded by Drs. Justene Doan and Roger Tran in 2002, this family owned practice has been providing affordable dental care to the San… Read More »

Even $10 increase in Medicaid payments helps erase disparities in care access, study says

Dive Brief: Financial incentives can influence who a physician decides to treat and their patients’ overall health, a study from the National Bureau of Economic Research found. Even a slight uptick in Medicaid reimbursement can improve school attendance as well, driving down the rate of chronic absenteeism. The paper estimates that a $ 10 increase… Read More »

UHS partners with Vera on primary care

Dive Brief: Hospital chain Universal Health Services said it is partnering with Vera Whole Health to boost access to primary care services and ultimately improve health outcomes through a value-based arrangement, according to a statement announcing the deal.   UHS, based in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, will also take a minority stake in the Seattle-based company. Vera… Read More »