Monthly Archives: May 2017

Senators hope to have their own partial health-care draft after next week’s recess – The Washington Post

Senate Republicans plan to return from a week-long holiday recess with a partial draft of a bill to reshape the nation’s health-care laws. But significant and persistent divisions in their ranks have cast the prospect of passing legislation into serious doubt after weeks of discussion.

Source: Senators hope to have their own partial health-care draft after next week’s recess – The Washington Post

SWIAHU Meeting

June 22, 2017 – 11:100a-Noon

What – Traci Robinson will  discuss Hospice care and how insurance covers hospice.  Tours may be available depending on patient needs on that day.

When – Registration at 11 / Lunch and Meeting at 11:30
Where – Linda E White Hospice House – Deaconess Downtown Campus, 611 Harriet Street, Evansville, IN 47710
See diagram for parking and entrance


SWIAHU Meeting – Webinar 1 HR CE

June 15, 2017 – 10:30am-Noon

What – Compliance Update – Where are we? – 1 HR CE Webinar with Pamela Mitroff, Sr. Director of Health Reform Compliance

When – Registration at 10:30 / Webinar and CE will begin at 11am CST

Where – ONB Headquarters, One Main Street, Evansville, IN – 4th Floor Auditorium

Lunch will NOT be provided. Please bring your own lunch or there is a café in the ONB building.

It’s a Tornado!

NAHU illustrates how a single-payer system would negatively affect consumers, benefits professionals and the healthcare industry altogether.

It points out how it would:
  • Destroy millions of jobs for healthcare providers
  • Restrict accessibility of advanced prescription drugs
  • Increase taxes for Americans
  • Force patients to languish on wait lists for care and doctor visits
  • Restrict research and development of new medicines

Passes Obama Care Repeal

House Republicans on Thursday passed legislation aimed at repealing and replacing ObamaCare, taking a major step toward a long-held goal and setting in motion an overhaul of the nation’s health system.
The narrow 217-213 vote is a victory for GOP leaders, who faced a tumultuous path to getting the bill to the floor. ………..


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