How to pay for the Affordable Care Act health information cards

I don’t think that anyone would argue that Obamacare is better than Medicare, but it’s important to remember that the Affordable Health Care Act is still very much in its early stages, and the ACA’s enrollment numbers have been declining for several years now.And if you think that the rollout of the ACA has been …

Why is your health data being collected?

The Australian Privacy Commissioner has launched a public inquiry into the privacy implications of health information being collected by health service providers and their data brokers.Read moreThe inquiry, to be chaired by former Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt, is seeking to answer the questions: How is health information collected and used?How is the information collected …

New medical information bill has its first sponsor

A new medical information privacy bill introduced by the House would let patients see how their medical records are used and whether companies are tracking them.The Privacy Protection Act, which would allow individuals to get more information about health data and provide greater protections for personal information, would apply to companies that hold or receive …

Texas lawmakers look to expand Medicaid coverage for children

Health care reform is in the works in Texas, and lawmakers are poised to roll back the state’s public health insurance program.In fact, Gov.Greg Abbott has already announced that he wants to repeal Medicaid expansion.But it’s not just a matter of repealing the Medicaid expansion that will hurt the state economically.The new law would also …

Texas lawmakers look to expand Medicaid coverage for children

Health care reform is in the works in Texas, and lawmakers are poised to roll back the state’s public health insurance program.In fact, Gov.Greg Abbott has already announced that he wants to repeal Medicaid expansion.But it’s not just a matter of repealing the Medicaid expansion that will hurt the state economically.The new law would also …

Texas lawmakers look to expand Medicaid coverage for children

Health care reform is in the works in Texas, and lawmakers are poised to roll back the state’s public health insurance program.In fact, Gov.Greg Abbott has already announced that he wants to repeal Medicaid expansion.But it’s not just a matter of repealing the Medicaid expansion that will hurt the state economically.The new law would also …