Affordable Care Act

August 9, 2019

Coverage of young adults and payments for needed medical treatments were the top issues addressed at a roundtable U.S. Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash) held at Harborview Medical Center Friday, August 9.  

"We’ve been paid for years to do things, to treat things

The Northwest Center for Public Health Practice has published its revamped annual magazine, “Northwest Public Health.”

Many health plans being offered on the new health insurance exchanges created by the Affordable Care Act limit coverage to a narrow network of providers and hospitals.

You’ve heard of mystery shopping, where market researchers snoop around to gather information on products or services.

From 2008 to 2012, health-care spending in the United States grew just 4.2 percent a year, the slowest growth the country has seen in five decades.
 

Telehealth – facilitating patient care at a distance through electronics – likely emerged within a few decades of Alexander Graham Bell’s famous first phone call in 1876.

[Editors’ note: This is the sixth in a series of seven articles about bioethics.

The UW School of Medicine is reshaping its curriculum to better prepare future doctors for the new realities of healthcare under the Affordable Care Act.

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