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ACO: A Simple Break Down

Thanks to Kaiser Health News, we’re able to give you the play by play about three of the most important letters in healthcare: ACO. The Affordable Health Act encourages doctors, hospitals, and other providers to connect with each other, forming the Medicare program’s Accountable Care Organizations.

The New Healthcare Marketplace: Explained

Thanks to WebMD Medical News, the purpose of the confusing new changes to the medical industry are laid out for us. The Health Insurance Marketplace (also called Exchanges) will soon be available in 34 states.

These establishments will open thousands of jobs who will staff the call centers. Starting in June, between 7,000 and 9,000 people will be available to answer calls and questions, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Simply call 1-800-Medicare, which is manned by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

The Marketplace […]