What would happen if state-run exchanges disconnected completely from the Affordable Care Act and acted as independent agents? Is such a thing even possible?
Since implementation of the Affordable Care Act, health insurance brokers slowly understand their role in the industry. Case in point: In California, 39 percent of enrollees did so with a broker; in Kentucky that percentage was 44, according to NPR.
Collaboration among stakeholders is key to implementing a disease specific surveillance program through interoperable reporting of data from physician practices to a public health registry, according to a new case study published in the journal eGEMS.
Nurse practitioners (NPs) in Kentucky can prescribe routine medications without a doctor's involvement starting this week--if they completed a four-year collaboration with a doctor, Kaiser Health News reported.
As of this week, nurse practitioners in Kentucky will have the authority to prescribe routine medications if they complete a four-year collaboration with a doctor.
Nurse practitioners (NPs) in Kentucky can prescribe routine medications without a doctors involvement starting tomorrow--if they completed a four-year collaboration with a doctor, Kaiser Health News reported.
The Affordable Care Act was a boon for health insurers, with a strong enrollment surge and more young, healthy consumers signing up. So insurers are preparing to expand their offerings on health insurance exchanges.
As state officials work to improve the process for next year's open enrollment period, Connect for Health Chief Operating Officer Lindy Hinman highlighted some of the state-based exchange's best practices for enrolling consumers, USA Today reported.
Advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) in Kentucky now have the authority to write prescriptions for non-scheduled legend drugs, KyForward reports.
In his State of the Union speech Tuesday night, President Barack Obama used the national stage to address a key issue for insurers in the post-reform market--enrolling more consumers in health insurance exchanges.