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  • Advisory Panel on Patient Engagement Spring 2015 Meeting - (Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) US)  - 29-MAY-2015    Register to listen to the webcast of the 2 day event, being held on Monday, June 1, 2015 from 8:30 am to 5:30 pm (ET) and Tuesday, June 2, 2015. from 9:00 am to 12:30 pm (ET)
  • Building Bridges between Transportation and Health - (American Public Health Association (APHA))  - 28-MAY-2015    June 3, 2015, 2:00-3:00 EDT. This webinar will discuss the connection between transportation and health and give insight into the specific process one community used to fund programs and how the programs are implemented from start to finish.
  • Medicaid Primary Care Parity - (Health Affairs)  - 12-MAY-2015    This brief looks at the Medicaid primary care fee bump, and the states' decisions on whether to implement it.
  • Hispanics' Health in the United States - 12-MAY-2015    The first national study on Hispanic health risks and leading causes of death in the United States by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) showed that similar to non-Hispanic whites (whites), the two leading causes of death in Hispanics are heart disease and cancer.
  • National Center for Health Statistics Releases Health, United States, 2014 - 12-MAY-2015    The National Center for Health Statistics announces the release of Health, United States, 2014. Health, United States is the annual report on the health status of the nation, compiled by the National Center for Health Statistics and submitted by the Secretary of Health and Human Services to the President and Congress.
  • Intimate Partner Violence in Rural America images/pdf.gif icon - 12-MAY-2015    This brief presents the results of a September 2014 meeting of the National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Service on the impact of Intimate Partner Violence on families and communities in rural areas.
  • Elder Justice Policy Brief - (White House Conference on Aging USA)  - 08-MAY-2015    A new policy brief outlines the government's response to elder abuse, and the actions being taken on the federal, state, local, and tribal levels to respond.
  • Medicaid at 50 - (Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF) US)  - 06-MAY-2015    The history of Medicaid is examined in this report.
  • Beneficiaries with Medigap Coverage - (America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP))  - 05-MAY-2015    The 2012 Medicare Current Beneficiary Survey provides data on the number of people who had had Medigap coverage that year.