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This document contains frequently-used health care acronyms.
This document contains the definitions of frequently-used health care terms.
The inclusion of patients and consumer leaders in health care quality improvement initiatives can help ensure that projects meet their goals.
The goals of ACOs are to deliver high quality health care, improve the affordability of patient care, and lower overall health care costs.
It is critically important to include consumer perspectives in multi-stakeholder health care quality improvement initiatives.
In the first months and years of life, babies discover the world through experiences with their parents and other caregivers.
Consumers envision the next generation of care plans as a multidimensional, person-centered planning process built on a dynamic, electronic platform. The Consumer Partnership for eHealth developed a set of Consumer Principles to guide policy efforts to build the functionality to support health and care planning into health IT.
A guide to understanding the Pregnancy Discrimination Act and your right to work and seek employment free from discrimination based on pregnancy.
FACT SHEET | The Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978 was an important step toward workplace equality for America’s women, but pregnancy discrimination persists. It is well past time to fulfill the law's promise.
RE: Request for Information Regarding Nondiscrimination in Certain Health Programs or Activities
When a new child is born or adopted, or a loved one becomes seriously ill, far too many workers are unable to take off from work. Without a right to paid family leave, workers are being forced to make impossible choices between their families and their economic security.
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) expands the Medicaid program, making millions more Americans eligible for coverage. Additionally, in 2014 it will offer premium and cost-sharing assistance to eligible individuals who purchase private insurance in state marketplaces.
Health information technology offers great promise in addressing and reducing health disparities, yet there has been little actual progress on this critical issue. The Consumer Partnership for eHealth has created an evidence-based action plan for leveraging the EHR Incentive Program to reduce health disparities and make a positive life-altering impact for the nation’s underserved and vulnerable populations
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