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Research Library: Health Care

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Why Medicare Matters for Women in New Mexico

Medicare is a linchpin of financial and health security for millions of older women – including more than 178,000 older women in New Mexico – guaranteeing them coverage for affordable, quality health care.


Why Medicare Matters for Women in Wisconsin

Medicare is a linchpin of financial and health security for millions of older women – including more than 499,000 older women in Wisconsin – guaranteeing them coverage for affordable, quality health care.


Why Medicare Matters for Women in Alaska

Medicare is a linchpin of financial and health security for millions of older women – including more than 34,000 older women in Alaska – guaranteeing them coverage for affordable, quality health care.


Claim vs. Reality – HIT and Privacy in the Economic Recovery Package

For patients, having an ability to track disclosures from their medical records is important to building trust in health IT and is consistent with the transparency and accountability principles that are the hallmark of fair information practices.


Why Medicare Matters for Women in Nebraska

Medicare is a linchpin of financial and health security for millions of older women – including more than 140,000 older women in Nebraska – guaranteeing them coverage for affordable, quality health care.


Ten Things to Know About Health Reform: Pointing the Way to Better Care

The health care reform bill signed into law by President Obama represents a major step forward for the Campaign for Better Care, with numerous key provisions that reflect the Campaign’s goal to improve the health care system for vulnerable older adults and people with chronic conditions.


Meaningful Use Workgroup Request for Comments Regarding Meaningful Use Stage 2

The undersigned consumer organizations are members of the Consumer Partnership for e-Health (CPeH) and the Campaign for Better Care (CBC). The CPeH is a coalition of consumer, patient, and labor organizations working on both the national and local levels that, since 2005, has advocated for patient-centered policies related to health IT.


Why Medicare Matters for Women in Idaho

Medicare is a linchpin of financial and health security for millions of older women – including more than 126,000 older women in Idaho – guaranteeing them coverage for affordable, quality health care.


Why Medicare Matters for Women in Montana

Medicare is a linchpin of financial and health security for millions of older women – including more than 91,000 older women in Montana – guaranteeing them coverage for affordable, quality health care.


Why Medicare Matters for Women in Arizona

Medicare is a linchpin of financial and health security for millions of older women – including more than 466,000 older women in Arizona – guaranteeing them coverage for affordable, quality health care.


AHP Myths and Facts

According to the Congressional Budget Office (CBO), only about 600,000 individuals, or less than one percent of the nation’s uninsured, would get new coverage under AHP legislation by the time it is fully implemented in 2008.


Why Medicare Matters for Women in Washington

Medicare is a linchpin of financial and health security for millions of older women – including more than 495,000 older women in Washington – guaranteeing them coverage for affordable, quality health care.


Why Medicare Matters for Women in Wyoming

Medicare is a linchpin of financial and health security for millions of older women – including more than 35,000 older women in Wyoming – guaranteeing them coverage for affordable, quality health care.


Why Medicare Matters for Women in Virginia

Medicare is a linchpin of financial and health security for millions of older women – including more than 615,000 older women in Virginia – guaranteeing them coverage for affordable, quality health care.


Facts About Contraceptive Coverage and EPICC

Contraception is a critical component of basic health care for women. Contraception allows women to safely plan their pregnancies, which research has proven is critical to ensuring healthy outcomes for both mother and child.


Why Medicare Matters for Women in Arkansas

Medicare is a linchpin of financial and health security for millions of older women – including more than 288,000 older women in Arkansas – guaranteeing them coverage for affordable, quality health care.


Why Medicare Matters for Women in Iowa

Medicare is a linchpin of financial and health security for millions of older women – including more than 257,000 older women in Iowa – guaranteeing them coverage for affordable, quality health care.


Why Medicare Matters for Women in New Hampshire

Medicare is a linchpin of financial and health security for millions of older women – including more than 115,000 older women in New Hampshire – guaranteeing them coverage for affordable, quality health care.


Consumer Vision for Health IT and Diagram (Diagram)

As the nation begins to reform our health care system, it is clear that Health Information Technology (HIT) is a critical and foundational element for change. References to HIT were woven throughout the recently enacted health reform law as a foundational component of reforming the health care delivery and payment systems.


Why Medicare Matters for Women in Vermont

Medicare is a linchpin of financial and health security for millions of older women – including more than 54,000 older women in Vermont – guaranteeing them coverage for affordable, quality health care.


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