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The Role of EMS in Community Paramedicine

A group of stakeholders is working to define community paramedicine and to outline what role EMS agencies will play in this developing field.

Posted Wednesday, March 27, 2013

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How EMS Agencies Can Benefit from Healthcare Reform

The Institute for Healthcare Improvement's Triple Aim focuses on three dimensions: the health of a defined population, the experience of an individual and the reduction in per-capita healthcare cost. This article takes a look at EMS organizations making strides in each area.

Posted Saturday, February 23, 2013

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Fewer Healthcare Options for llegal Immigrants

Healthcare reform may result in an influx of illegal immigrants to EDs.

Posted Friday, December 14, 2012

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Healthcare Reform Seen as Unparalleled Opportunity for EMS

The landmark decision by the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) could be a watershed moment.

Posted Friday, August 17, 2012

Timeline for Changes to Come as Obamacare Is Phased in

This timeline lists events and dates associated with the healthcare reform.

Posted Thursday, June 28, 2012

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Supreme Court Ruling Benefits Most Healthcare Firms

The Supreme Court's decision Thursday to uphold President Barack Obama's historic overhaul is expected to be a boon to most of the healthcare industry.

Posted Thursday, June 28, 2012

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Healthcare Reform Dx

Find out what comes next for healthcare reform, including the placement of EMS in and around healthcare.

Posted Friday, January 20, 2012

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Law Firms Court EMS Whistleblowers

Healthcare reform has provided new avenues to recoup billions of tax dollars lost to fraud and abuse in the Medicare and Medicaid programs, and law firms are actively looking for informants within EMS.

Posted Thursday, July 21, 2011






 

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