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Category: U S Departmetn of HHS

U.S. Health Spending Growth Slows for 2nd Year in 2010

U.S. health care spending experienced historically low rates of growth in 2009 and 2010 according to the annual report of national health expenditures (NHE) from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) published in the January issue of the journal Health Affairs. Analysts at CMS report that the increase in spending for 2009 represents the lowest rate of increase in the entire 51 year history of the NHE. The low rate of growth, the data show, reflects lower... Read More
Posted by Cristie Travis at Monday, January 30, 2012 | 0 comments

MBGH Appointed to National Measures Applications Partnership Advising HHS

Memphis Business Group on Health has been appointed to the Measures Applications Partnership (MAP), a consensus-based entity advising the U. S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) on the best measures to use in public reporting, value-based payment, and other programs. Established by the National Quality Forum, the MAP brings together stakeholder groups in collaboration that balances the interests of consumers, businesses and purchasers, labor, health plans, clinicians and... Read More
Posted by Cristie Travis at Monday, May 16, 2011 | 0 comments


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