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Podcast: KHN’s ‘What The Health?’ How Safe Are Your Supplements?

February 21, 2019

Julie Rovner Kaiser Health News @jrovner Read Julie’s Stories Anna Edney Bloomberg @annaedney Read Anna’s Stories Kimberly Leonard Washington Examiner @leonardkl Read Kimberly’s Stories Alice Ollstein Politico @AliceOllstein Read Alice’s Stories The federal government’s annual projections of health spending for the next decade suggest that it will go up faster than in recent years. One …

Webinar: Who’s Leading the Leading Health Indicators? Tobacco

February 20, 2019

March 21, 2019 | 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. ET | Register Now Join us on Thursday, March 21 at 12:00 p.m. ET to learn about progress made toward achieving the Healthy People 2020 Tobacco Leading Health Indicators. You’ll also hear how ClearWay Minnesota and the Minnesota Department of Health are partnering to reduce tobacco use …

Rescheduled: Second Meeting of the National Clinical Care Commission

February 14, 2019

The National Clinical Care Commission (NCCC) will hold its second meeting on Wednesday, February 20 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. ET. This meeting will take place virtually, and registration is now open to the public. ODPHP hosted the first NCCC in-person public meeting in October 2018. The meeting featured presentations about major federal efforts in diabetes from the Centers …

Seniors Aging In Place Turn To Devices And Helpers, But Unmet Needs Are Common

February 14, 2019

Navigating Aging Navigating Aging focuses on medical issues and advice associated with aging and end-of-life care, helping America’s 45 million seniors and their families navigate the health care system. To contact Judith Graham with a question or comment, click here. Join the Navigating Aging Facebook Group. See All Columns About 25 million Americans who are aging in …

Colorado Healthcare Pricing Information Helps Patients Shop for Care

February 13, 2019

Denver, Colo. – February 13, 2018 –  Colorado patients searching for information about healthcare costs now have access to more types of procedures than ever before through an online shopping tool based on information in the Colorado All Payer Claims Database (CO APCD). The “Shop for Care” tool helps consumers across the state locate facilities …

Check Your 2019 Quality Payment Program Participation Status

February 13, 2019

As of February 2019, eligible clinicians can now check the Quality Payment Program (QPP) Participation Status Tool to view eligibility status for the 2019 performance period under the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS). The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently released the preliminary data for the first determination period. Need help? Reach out …

Bringing the Physical Activity Guidelines to Life

February 12, 2019

By Laurie Whitsel, PhD, Vice President of Policy Research and Translation at American Heart Association The American Heart Association was honored to support the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in November 2018 to release the 2nd edition of the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans (Guidelines) at our Scientific Sessions in Chicago. That was …

Bringing the Physical Activity Guidelines to Life

February 12, 2019

By Laurie Whitsel, PhD, Vice President of Policy Research and Translation at American Heart Association The American Heart Association was honored to support the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in November 2018 to release the 2nd edition of the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans (Guidelines) at our Scientific Sessions in Chicago. That was …

Facebook Live: Helping People Age With Independence

February 12, 2019

What are the keys to aging with independence? How can we help you or your parents find ways to live independently? What tools and support are helpful? How do we help older adults do as much for themselves as possible, despite physical limitations? What can be done about depression and pain?  How can Medicare and …

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