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Tips for Talking with Your Patients About Their New Health Coverage Options

Health care providers touch the lives of uninsured individuals and families daily and are a trusted source of information for their patients. Providers and their staff can be an excellent resource in educating their uninsured patients about the new health insurance marketplace and expanded Medicaid coverage. Everyone who works in the health care delivery field [...]


Affordable Care Act Resource List

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS): Enrollment  and consumer information: www.healthcare.gov Health Insurance Marketplace Information: http://marketplace.cms.gov/ The Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight: www.cciio.cms.gov Publications and Articles:  http://marketplace.cms.gov/getofficialresources/publications-and-articles/publications-and-articles.html Multimedia information:  http://marketplace.cms.gov/getofficialresources/multimedia/multimedia.html Widgets and Badges:  http://marketplace.cms.gov/getofficialresources/widgets-and-badges/mp-badges-english.html Spanish materials:  http://marketplace.cms.gov/getofficialresources/spanish-materials/spanish-materials.html Other language materials:  http://marketplace.cms.gov/getofficialresources/other-languages/other-languages-materials.html Fact Sheets for other programs such as SNAP, WIC, Head Start, [...]


Health Leads CEO and Co-Founder Rebecca Onie on the Affordable Care Act

Health Leads CEO and Co-Founder Rebecca Onie appeared on MSNBC’s “Melissa Harris-Perry” this past Saturday to discuss the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and the challenges of implementation as coverage is set to extend to roughly 30 million more people in 2014. Rebecca was joined by Democratic Congresswoman Gwen Moore of Wisconsin, Former Health and Human [...]


Trends in Behavioral Healthcare: Join the Conversation – The Road Map to 2014

The Danya Institute is pleased to present this regular series of orignal articles on trends in the field of behavioral healthcare.  Our latest article is by special guest author  Douglas Canter on Executive Director Ryan Springer’s presentation on The Road Map to 2014 earlier this year. “Specialty care knowledge is valuable,” said Ryan Springer, the Executive Director [...]


2012 Mid-Atlantic Behavioral Health Conference Highlight: Laura Galbreath on Tackling Challenges in the Integrated Health Workforce

Trends in Behavioral Healthcare: Join the Conversation The Danya Institute is pleased to present this regular series of orignal articles on trends in the field of behavioral healthcare.  Our latest article is by special guest author Gayle E. Morris. In this video, part of the 2012 Mid-Atlantic Behavioral Health Conference, Laura Galbreath is the guest speaker from the [...]


2012 Mid-Atlantic Behavioral Health Conference Highlight: Dr. Ijeoma Achara on Thriving in an Era of Change

Trends in Behavioral Healthcare: Join the Conversation The Danya Institute is pleased to present this regular series of orignal articles on trends in the field of behavioral healthcare.  Our latest article is by special guest author Jeremy Mohler. Dr. Ijeoma Achara of Achara Consulting, Inc. delivered her presentation titled Thriving in an Era of Change: Promoting [...]


Health Affairs Briefing: “Payment Reform To Achieve Better Health Care”

  Health Affairs Briefing: Payment Reform To Achieve Better Health Care August 22nd, 2012  by Chris Fleming Register HERE. “On Friday, September 7, Health Affairs will hold a briefing to unveil its September 2012 issue, “Payment Reform To Achieve Better Health Care.” The volume contains a thorough examination of the present state of and future challenges for payment reform, [...]


Mapping America’s healthcare costs: Intensive care

      “Among the chart’s most arresting stats: the out-of-pocket expenses for prescription drugs was 96% in 1960; today it is a mere 19%—the federal government pays more than half the costs… (And this seemingly “socialised” healthcare spending, it bears noting, predates Obamacare.)”   See Full Article HERE at The Economist.


Book Review: The Patient’s Checklist – 10 Simple Hospital Checklists to Keep You Sane, Safe and Organized

Book and Movie Reviews The Danya Institute and Central East Addiction Technology Transfer Center Network are pleased to present original reviews of books and movies of special interest to our stakeholders.       Elizabeth Bailey’s The Patient’s Checklist is more than a book.  It is a tool to empower those who are facing a stay in [...]