From time to time we get a blinding insight into a healthcare issue or practice and feel compelled to share it through our blog. Please feel free to provide your own flashes of brilliance to these missives.
How does your company plan for the future? Do you have a weekly, monthly, annual, long-range or seat-of-your-pants plan? Do you measure success by objectives met, sales, profits, lives covered, or operational success? How do you recruit staff, develop marketing campaigns, or plan lobbying activities? Do you follow a general budget, manage every expense, or wait for the monthly financials to determine spending? What is the one big thing that stands in the way of your orga
Beginning January 1, childless adults will qualify for Medicaid in most states. Many of these individuals are currently homeless and over 90 percent suffer from at least one chronic health problem, oftentimes mental health disorders and/or substance abuse. Because the entire Medicaid cost for this expansion population will be covered by the federal government, states have an incentive to do everything they can to enroll those eligible for coverage. This concerted effort to