The arrival of Caitlin McCormick, who will be counsel, associate Eli Tomar, policy advisors Heidi Bajnrauh and Julie Black and senior policy specialist Kendall Hussey, combined with the seven attorneys and advisors previously announced, further enhances Akin Gump s role as a leader in all aspects of health care policy
Another important characteristic of this book is that it also recommends an incrementalist approach to health care policy
Professionals who will benefit from the publication include lobbyists, lawmakers, association officials, health care executives, consultants, insurance representatives, pharmaceutical manufacturers, and other top-level health care policy
The data-based reports prepared by The Center for Health Care Policy
and Evaluation will allow comparison of CIGNA HealthCare plans to other plans.
Cost, employed as the primary health care policy
incentive, imposes unpredictable and chaotic effects on a system that already suffers from chaos and unpredictability.
CONTACT: Bob Isquith of the Agency for Health Care Policy
and Research, 301-594-1364, ext.
Kevin Moley is a renowned health care policy
expert with experience in both the public and private sectors," said Frank Baldino, Jr.
Public Health Service's Agency for Health Care Policy
and Research (AHCPR) today announced the award of six grants, totaling approximately $33 million, to support a second generation of special clinical studies.
Programs developed by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of South Carolina, Regence Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oregon, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Massachusetts and Blue Shield of California were selected by researchers at Harvard Medical School's Department of Health Care Policy
as part of BCBSA's BlueWorks initiative -- a quarterly review of Blue Cross and Blue Shield company innovations that are helping to improve healthcare quality and affordability today.
The Agency for Health Care Policy
and Research was created in 1989 through an amendment to the Public Health Service Act, and the agency's Forum for Quality and Effectiveness in Health Care was charged with development and evaluation of practice guidelines.
Davidow, a Chicago-based health care policy
analyst and communications consultant, in this week's BNA's Health Care Policy
Report, published by The Bureau of National Affairs, Inc.
But medical centers that implement "best practice" guidelines, such as those developed by the Agency for Health Care Policy
and Research (AHCPR).