Dust Eventually Will Settle On Health Care Reform

Medical payments are the #1 cause of bankruptcy in America, and ¾ of those bankruptcies even have medical insurance. It must be evident, from the annual experiences, if they are correct, that our health care fraud downside is not going to be solved solely by amassing a large amount of assets to assault the problem, creating consortiums to share information and analysis the problem, or with the introduction of additional legal guidelines or laws from politicians stumping for re-election.

Broadlane’s clients include leading suppliers comparable to Advocate Well being Care, Ascension Health, Beaumont Hospitals, CHRISTUS Health, Continuum Well being Companions, Kaiser Permanente, Kindred Healthcare, MedCath Corporation, New Hanover Regional Medical Middle, Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth Well being System, Tenet Healthcare, The Health Alliance of Greater Cincinnati, US Oncology and UMass Memorial Well being Care.

IDPH will also work to increase the number of Illinois residents using the Illinois Tobacco Quitline by reaching out to organizations that historically have not used the cessation instrument, similar to non-English speaking service organizations, disabilities service suppliers, federally qualified health heart purchasers and faith-primarily based organizations.

LIFENET (1-800-LIFENET), the 24/7, multilingual, multicultural information and referral hotline that is staffed by psychological well being professionals in New York City and operated by the Mental Health Association of NYC is now on-line at The website offers free, confidential, crisis, data, and referrals for these in search of assist for behavioral health problems in NYC.

October 23-25, 2008 – Save-the-Date: State Society on Growing old of New York thirty sixth Annual Convention This yr’s theme is: Geriatric Mental Well being: Practice, Analysis, Education, and Policy and the convention will be held at the Gideon Putnam Hotel in Saratoga Springs, NY. Michael Friedman will obtain the President’s Award in recognition of the work of the Geriatric Mental Health Alliance.