Who Pays for Long-Term Services and Supports? A Fact Sheet

Who Pays for Long-Term Services and Supports? A Fact Sheet

Date: April 16, 2014
Creator: Colello, Kirsten J.
Description: This report discusses the long-term services and supports (LTSS) that refer to a broad range of health and health-related services and supports needed by individuals over an extended period of time.
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Upcoming Rules Pursuant to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: The Spring 2014 Unified Agenda

Upcoming Rules Pursuant to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: The Spring 2014 Unified Agenda

Date: June 30, 2014
Creator: Carey, Maeve P.
Description: This report examines the Spring 2014 edition of the Unified Agenda and identifies upcoming proposed and final rules and long-term regulatory actions expected to be issued pursuant to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in the next 12 months.
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Citizens' Health Care Working Group

Citizens' Health Care Working Group

Date: September 29, 2006
Creator: Citizens' Health Care Working Group
Description: Congress authorized the Citizen’s Health Care Working Group as a provision of the Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act Of 2003. This provision was sponsored by Senators Ron Wyden of Oregon and Orrin Hatch of Utah. The mission of the Working Group has been to provide a nationwide public debate about improving the American health care system so that health care “works for all Americans” and to use the results of that debate to provide recommendations for Congress and the President to consider as they work to achieve high quality, affordable health care. Working Group members were named February 28, 2005 and released various sets of recommendations.
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Health Care Fraud and Abuse Laws Affecting Medicare and Medicaid: An Overview

Health Care Fraud and Abuse Laws Affecting Medicare and Medicaid: An Overview

Date: September 8, 2014
Creator: Staman, Jennifer A.
Description: This report provides an overview of some of the more commonly used federal statutes used to fight health care fraud and abuse and discusses some of the changes made to these statutes by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA).
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Improving Health Care Access for Veterans: H.R. 3230

Improving Health Care Access for Veterans: H.R. 3230

Date: July 16, 2014
Creator: Panangala, Sidath Viranga
Description: This report provides a brief comparison of the Senate ("Senate Bill") and House ("House Bill") provisions that would provide expanded authority to the VA to provide care to veterans through non-VA health care providers and facilities. This report compares only major provisions contained in Title III of the Senate version and Sections 2 and 3 of the House Version of H.R. 3230.
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Appropriations and Fund Transfers in the Affordable Care Act (ACA)

Appropriations and Fund Transfers in the Affordable Care Act (ACA)

Date: August 1, 2014
Creator: Redhead, C. S.
Description: This report summarizes all the mandatory appropriations and Medicare trust fund transfers in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and provides details on the status of obligation of these funds. The information is presented in two tables. The report also includes a brief discussion of the impact that sequestration is having on ACA mandatory spending.
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Departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs: Status of the Integrated Electronic Health Record (iEHR)

Departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs: Status of the Integrated Electronic Health Record (iEHR)

Date: February 26, 2013
Creator: Panangala, Sidath Viranga & Jansen, Don J.
Description: The purpose of this report is to provide a background on the long-standing efforts in sharing health information between Department of Defense (DOD) and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).
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