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Health Change Bulletin                                                                      September 28, 2017
  
The World of Health Plans– Managing Health Over Healthcare
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  "I believe strongly that if the government solves a few vital areas, insurers who got out of the market will get back into the market." 

 
-Bernard J. Tyson, CEO, Kaiser Permanente
 
Factoid
 
  Health system executives level of trust in health plans dipped to a score of 52 out of 100 this year, compared to 54.1 in 2016, according to healthcare marketing and communications agency ReviveHealth's 11th Trust Index report. Physicians gave health plans a score of 55.8 on the trust index, essentially unchanged from last year.

Source: Modern Healthcare
 
 
 
News 
  A patient’s guide to enrolling in Obamacare in the age of Trump
Stat News, September 28, 2017
 
Why Quality Gaps Among Nursing Homes Are Likely To Grow If Medicaid Is Cut
Kaiser Health News, September 28, 2017
 
Governors to Congress: Stabilize insurance markets, reauthorize CHIP
The Hill, September 28, 2017
 
Payers Driving Value by Promoting Connected Care Models
HealthPayer Intelligence, September 27, 2017
 
Patient advocates, lawmakers want to move on from repeal efforts
Fierce Healthcare, September 26, 2017
 
Humana CEO talks care integration, analytics, value-based payments
Fierce Healthcare, September 25, 2017
 
Senate won't vote on ObamaCare repeal bill
The Hill, September 26, 2017
 
Last-ditch repeal bill appears dead
The Hill, September 25, 2017
 
CBO finds 'millions' will lose coverage from repeal bill
The Hill, September 25, 2017
   
 
 
Blogs
  To Improve Health Care, How Do We Build Trust And Respect For Patients?
Health Affairs Blog, September 26, 2017

Healthcare's Dangerous Fee-For-Service Addiction
Forbes, September 25, 2017
 
 
    
HealthshareTV video
 

 
Senator Graham outlines future healthcare reform plans   Senator Graham outlines future healthcare reform plans

Senator Lindsey Graham says Senate Republicans will focus their healthcare reform efforts on a proposed block grant that will take power away from Washington.
 

 
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Healthsprocket List 
 
  Julie Rovner: 5 Things Left Hanging On Obamacare
 
1. Insurers still face tremendous uncertainty.
2. The Trump administration has cut funding for efforts to sign people up for insurance.
3. Continue reading here

Source: KHN
 
      
 
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