Is a perfect storm brewing on the health care front?
- The bog, the fog, the future: 5 strategies for renewing federalism in health care. Lewis, Steven // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;5/28/2002, Vol. 166 Issue 11, p1421
Argues that federalism in Canadian health care can improve the system. Belief of many politicians that federalism has failed; Suggestion of ways to improve federalism, including increased spending by Ottawa on health care; Perceived failure of provincial initiatives to unify health care.
- DEPARTMENT OF HEALTHCARE AND FAMILY SERVICES NOTICE OF EMERGENCY AMENDMENTS. // Illinois Register;7/13/2012, Vol. 36 Issue 28, p10326
The article presents a notice of emergency amendments from the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services on the hospital service in Public Act 77-689, Save Medicaid Access and Resources Together (SMART) Act. It notes that the adoption of emergency rules is necessary to comply with...
- Who Chooses Who Gets Cured? McMillen, Margot Ford // Progressive Populist;8/15/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 14, p5
The article presents the author's perspectives regarding the proposed healthcare reform in the U.S. She asserts that the high cost of healthcare has caused some employers to outsource their jobs and processes which affect the employment status in the country. She notes that the proposal aims to...
- Health policies need a rethink. // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;10/31/2008, Vol. 52 Issue 44, p7
The article focuses on the need for governments across Middle East to reconsider their health policies to deal with the rise in demand and costs of health services. It is estimated that the demand for health services will rise by 240 percent over the next two decades, while the cost of...
- ALDEN V. MAINE: INFUSING TENTH AMENDMENT AND GENERAL FEDERALISM PRINCIPLES INTO ELEVENTH AMENDMENT JURISPRUDENCE. // Case Western Reserve Law Review;Spring2001, Vol. 51 Issue 3, p505
Reports the infusion of the tenth amendment and general federalism principles into eleventh amendment jurisprudence in the U.S. Balance of power between federal and state governments; Implications of the enforcement of federal law against the states; Maintenance of the sovereignty of the state.
- How Can States Eliminate Medicaid Fraud? Scott, Dylan // Government Financial Management TOPICS;2/4/2013, p13
The article presents the author views on the efforts in the U.S. for eliminating Medicaid fraud. The author states that its elimination is needed due to the low-income insurance program, that consumed more and more of state budgets. The author further mentions that the federal government...
- Medicare encourages more drug effectiveness information. Wechsler, Jill // Formulary;Feb2006, Vol. 41 Issue 2, p92
The article focuses on the Medicare Prescription Drug Plan of the federal government in the U.S. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is projected to spend more than 1 trillion dollars on medications over the next decade. The move will support the development of more data on the...
- The explosion of medical schools. Gyoh, Shima // Africa Health;Sep2013 Nigeria Supplement, Vol. 35 Issue 6, p7
The article focuses on the explosion of many medical schools in Nigeria. It states about the 1988 Nigeria's good national health policy which suggested that the federal government is reponsible for tertiary healthcare, state government is for secondary and local government is for primary...
- Profitable New World. V.K. // Common Cause Magazine;Winter95, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p7
Reports on the effects of cuts in the federal health care spending on the health maintenance organizations (HMO) and health care corporations. Cash in by advertising of Medicaid services by HMOs; Conclusion.