Navigation Links
AHIP Outlines Plan to Reduce Health Care Costs by $145 Billion
Date:5/29/2008

: Doctors and nurses need the freedom to practice medicine

without worrying about frivolous lawsuits.

1. AHIP Proposal: Reforming the legal system: Replace the current

medical liability system with a dispute resolution process consisting

of an objective, independent administrative process to provide quick

and fair resolution to disputes while promoting evidence-based

medicine.

-- Principle #4: Health insurance plans are transitioning to a system that

more closely aligns payments with the quality of care patients receive.

1. AHIP Proposal: Build health care reform around quality improvement by

rewarding safety, value and effectiveness: Work for the broader

adoption of value-based reimbursement mechanisms and provide

consumers with more actionable information about health care value.

-- Principle #5: The nation must move towards a system of care that focuses

on keeping people healthy, detects disease at the earliest possible

stage and rewards chronic care management.

AHIP Proposal: Enhanced disease management, care coordination and prevention programs: Deploy a new generation of strategies that emphasize prevention, improve chronic care and tailor healthcare for patients to help them live longer and stay healthier.

"The goal is to keep people healthy and health insurance plans have pioneered the next generation of cost containment strategies necessary to advance this objective," Ignagni said. "Health insurance plans have made measurable progress, but the nation needs a coordinated approach across the public and private sectors to maximize the impact of these strategies."

Click here to view the full proposal: http://www.ahip.org/content/default.aspx?docid=23427.

America's Health Insurance Plans - Pr
'/>"/>

SOURCE America's Health Insurance Plans
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine news :

1. ADA Outlines Successful Environmental Efforts
2. Lilly Showcases Pipeline Opportunities to Wall Street, Sets 2008 Financial Guidance and Outlines Transformation Strategy
3. AspenBio Outlines Steps for FDA 510(k) Clearance of AppyScore(TM), the First Blood-Based Screen/Triage Test for Human Appendicitis
4. CCH Outlines 10 Steps to Keeping the Workplace Healthy in the Height of Flu Season
5. New Healthcare Study Outlines Strategies to Increase Adoption of Home Health Monitoring Technologies
6. UHW Outlines Solutions to Californias Health Crisis
7. UHW Outlines Solutions to Californias Health Crisis
8. New study: Pine bark reduces perimenopausal symptoms
9. Different method of evaluating the urinary tract system reduces radiation dose
10. Saline Reduces Mortality for Brain Injury Patients
11. New approaches to reduce scarring
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/24/2014)... Richard Plemper, a professor in the new Institute ... received a five-year, $2.83 million federal grant to ... infection. , The grant from the Eunice Kennedy ... Development of the National Institutes of Health will ... anti-RSV drug and at least one distinct alternative ...
(Date:4/24/2014)... Ill. It is better to give than to receive ... giving, a new study suggests. , The study found that ... as giving their money to family members, are less likely ... from taking risks or keeping the money for themselves. , ... the National Academy of Sciences . , The study focused ...
(Date:4/24/2014)... 2009 the influenza pH1N1 virus caused the first flu ... in May 2009 and killed more than 50 people ... Finns mainly during flu epidemics (winter/spring seasons). , ... serious complicated illnesses. World Health Organization has recommended Tamiflu ... The disadvantage of this drug is that it targets ...
(Date:4/23/2014)... for a new experimental drug to treat acute ... with CPX-351, a combination of the chemotherapeutic drugs ... patients treated with the standard drug formulation. ... aggressive blood cancer with very low rates of ... Lancet, M.D., senior member of the Department of ...
(Date:4/23/2014)... exposed to high-energy particles, simulating conditions astronauts would face ... attention and slower reaction times, even when the radiation ... cognitive impairments which affected a large subset, but ... be linked to protein changes in the brain, the ... in humans, suggest it may be possible to develop ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Study: Altruistic adolescents less likely to become depressed 2Health News:Moffitt Cancer Center's phase 3 study may be game-changer for acute myeloid leukemia 2Health News:Some astronauts at risk for cognitive impairment, animal studies suggest 2Health News:Some astronauts at risk for cognitive impairment, animal studies suggest 3
... don,t delay surgery, research shows , FRIDAY, June 4 ... a suddenly inflamed gallbladder improves survival and reduces costs ... Dr. Taylor S. Riall, associate professor of surgery at ... colleagues analyzed data on 29,818 Medicare beneficiaries hospitalized for ...
... and heart rate, but decreases stress hormone levels, researchers find ... gets angry it is often possible to see them physically ... is going on inside the body. , The new study ... when they are angry, right down to the cellular level. ...
... ... Resources, Inc. (GDAR) CFO Graham Larmer. , ... Hollywood, FL (PRWEB) June 4, 2010 -- Golden Age Resources, Inc., (pink sheets; ... Geometrix Engineering, Inc. of Hollywood, FL to finalize the development of Cobra. This is a ...
... ... desktop virtualisation software SoftXpand, as the exclusive distributor for supplying its award-winning multi-user solution ... ... has been appointed by Miniframe, supplier of innovative desktop virtualisation software SoftXpand, as the ...
... Patent ... ... Inc. (Chrono), a privately held company that pioneers chrono therapeutic health care products, announced ... systems and applications. , , ,Guy DiPierro, CEO of Chrono, noted that this new ...
... ... the tablets and capsules they often struggle to take. Publix is launching Pill Glide in all ... both strawberry and grape flavors. , ... MD (PRWEB) June 4, 2010 -- FLAVORx Inc . announced today the launch of its ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Removing Gallbladder Sooner Cuts Costs, Readmissions 2Health News:Anger Spurs Surprising Changes in the Body 2Health News:Gulf Oil Spill Goes from Disaster to Catastrophe 2Health News:London Web Expands Green IT with SoftXpand Desktop Virtualisation Solution 2Health News:London Web Expands Green IT with SoftXpand Desktop Virtualisation Solution 3Health News:US Patent Granted To Chrono Therapeutics Inc. For Its Chrono-Pharmacological Drug Delivery Systems And Applications 2Health News:Publix Pharmacy Now Offers Pill Glide, an Innovative New Way for Children and Adults to Take Vitamins, Supplements and Medications 2Health News:Publix Pharmacy Now Offers Pill Glide, an Innovative New Way for Children and Adults to Take Vitamins, Supplements and Medications 3
(Date:1/14/2014)... FRAMINGHAM, Mass. , Jan. 14, 2014 ... a leading innovator of less invasive, miniaturized circulatory support ... failure, today announced that it expects revenues for the ... bringing expected full-year 2013 revenues to approximately $208 million. ...
(Date:1/14/2014)... , Jan. 14, 2014 Dynamic Healthcare Services, Inc. ("DHS"), ... that it acquired Progressive Home Medical Equipment, Inc. ("Progressive") of ... The terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. ... company providing a wide range of sleep, mobility, and respiratory ...
(Date:1/14/2014)... 14, 2014 NineSigma , Inc., the leading ... Innovation Leadership Summit , May 14-16, 2014 at the ... Ohio . This is the ... to breakthrough achievements through open innovation. Participants will learn ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:HeartWare International Announces Preliminary Fourth Quarter 2013 Revenues 2HeartWare International Announces Preliminary Fourth Quarter 2013 Revenues 3HeartWare International Announces Preliminary Fourth Quarter 2013 Revenues 4Dynamic Healthcare Services Completes Progressive Home Medical Equipment of Clarion, PA Investment 2Dynamic Healthcare Services Completes Progressive Home Medical Equipment of Clarion, PA Investment 3Expect the Unexpected from Leading Global Innovators at NineSigma Leadership Summit, Sharing Winning Strategies to Advance Innovation 2Expect the Unexpected from Leading Global Innovators at NineSigma Leadership Summit, Sharing Winning Strategies to Advance Innovation 3Expect the Unexpected from Leading Global Innovators at NineSigma Leadership Summit, Sharing Winning Strategies to Advance Innovation 4
... April 27 AstraZeneca LP and AstraZeneca ... resolve allegations that AstraZeneca illegally marketed the anti-psychotic drug ... by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the Departments ... Fraud Enforcement Action Team (HEAT) announced today.  Such unapproved ...
... April 27 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Renhuang,Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Pink Sheets: RHGP) ("Renhuang" ... traditional Chinese medicines ("TCM"), today announced,the appointment of Mr. Dianjun ... , and that the Company has established nominating and compensation,committees. , ... ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Pharmaceutical Giant AstraZeneca to Pay $520 Million for Off-Label Drug Marketing 2Pharmaceutical Giant AstraZeneca to Pay $520 Million for Off-Label Drug Marketing 3Pharmaceutical Giant AstraZeneca to Pay $520 Million for Off-Label Drug Marketing 4Pharmaceutical Giant AstraZeneca to Pay $520 Million for Off-Label Drug Marketing 5Pharmaceutical Giant AstraZeneca to Pay $520 Million for Off-Label Drug Marketing 6Renhuang Appoints New Director and Establishes Nominating and Compensation Committee 2Renhuang Appoints New Director and Establishes Nominating and Compensation Committee 3
... Radianse single-use active-RFID tag combines ... of medical consumables with the ... reusable active-RFID tags. It can ... wrist band, fit comfortably on ...
... recreational venues and more can use ... data capture that boosts efficiency and ... errors. RFID wristbands can also prevent ... venues as well as be used ...
... Infant Protection System helps protect infants, patients, ... the operating efficiencies, cost savings, and overall ... busy and constrained healthcare facilities., And with ... reliable and versatile solution, but also unique-skin ...
... With the ProtecPoint Exit Alerting System, ... staff) and assets (e.g. medical equipment), ... your facility. With this form of ... cost savings, operating efficiencies, and overall ...
Medicine Products: