Jenny Gold

Accountable Care Organizations, Explained

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This model of care is one of the ways created by the Affordable Care Act to reduce health care costs while improving quality of care. You can also watch the accompanying video that explains ACOs.

Learning A New Health Insurance System The Hard Way

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A Sacramento couple struggled to take advantage of subsidized health care coverage through Covered California in 2014 – facing one glitch after another. This year, they are more savvy about navigating the system.  

 

Battle For Mental Health Parity Produces Mixed Results

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Some of the obvious problems, such as separate deductibles for mental health care, have been eliminated. But advocates are concerned about more subtle insurance processes, such as reviews of medical necessity, that could be hampering coverage.

Testimonio Médico Clave Para Niños Que Piden Asilo

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El abogado de Nueva York Brett Stark, quien ha trabajado con docenas de niños de Centroamérica que cruzaron solos la frontera hacia Estados Unidos durante el año pasado, dice que lograr que las cortes les otorguen asilo es extremadamente difícil. Por eso muchas veces busca a un defensor especial: un doctor. Estas asociaciones médico-legales han […]