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  • NIH Strategic Plan - Request for Information - (National Institutes of Health (NIH))  - 22-JUL-2015    NIH is developing a 5-year Strategic Plan to outline a vision for biomedical research that will pursue fundamental knowledge about the nature and behavior of living systems and apply that knowledge to extend healthy life and reduce illness and disability. Comment is requested. Please reply by August 16, 2015 11:59:59 PM EDT
  • Medicare And Medicaid At 50 - (Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF) US)  - 17-JUL-2015    The results of a survey, this report looks at the public's views of Medicare and of their benefits.
  • APHA Releases Healthy Outlook: Public Health Resources for Systems Transformation - (American Public Health Association (APHA))  - 15-JUL-2015    APHA has released Healthy Outlook: Public Health Resources for Systems Transformation, a series of fact sheets, issue briefs and other resources designed to highlight policy issues within the Affordable Care Act and its implications for public health, identify opportunities, and promote active engagement of public health in health care systems transformation efforts.
  • Children's Health Spending 2010-2013 - 08-JUL-2015    Looking at a 3 year period, the Health Care Cost Institute (HHCI) found that healthcare spending for children (ages 0-18) covered by employer-sponsored insurance grew an average of 5.7% per year.
  • Medicare Payment Reform: Aligning Incentives for Better Care - (Commonwealth Fund)  - 30-JUN-2015    The latest entry to the Medicare at 50 Years series, this report examines the evolution of Medicare payment policy, the potential of value-based payment to improve care and achieve savings, and strategies for accelerating its adoption.