A new survey found that many providers cite a lack of time as the biggest hindrance and many are frustrated with their vendors thus far, which means those vendors have a great opportunity to step in soon.
Among the most outspoken Governors opposing the Affordable Care Act, and Medicaid expansion specifically, Florida's Rick Scott surprised many in the healthcare realm by announcing he will expand Medicaid for three years.
Oregon's redesigned Medicaid program has been called "an accountable care organization on steroids," because of its ambitious savings and quality improvement goals. As researchers look to Oregon for a sense of how ACOs will perform nationwide, information technologies will be one of the key factors in how Oregon ACOs fare.
In the GOP response to President Obama's State of the Union address, Fla. Senator Marco Rubio says he wouldn't change Medicare in a way that harms seniors but not altering the program will ultimately bankrupt it.