ANALYSIS: Fee-for-service payment structure hinders coordinated care of chronic illnesses

Friday, August 8, 2014
Dr. William Bornstein, Chief Quality and Medical Officer at Emory Healthcare in Atlanta, Georgia. SOURCE: finance.senate.gov

One of the biggest problems facing patients suffering from chronic illnesses, such as diabetes, heart disease, and Alzheimer’s, is the lack of coordination among their doctors and specialists….

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Patients & caregivers voice concerns over lack of coordination in treating chronic illnesses

Wednesday, August 6, 2014
Mary Margaret Lehmann, caregiver from Minneapolis, Minnesota. SOURCE: finance.senate.gov

Stephanie Dempsey suffers from hereditary coronary artery disease, seizure disorder, lupus, and arthritis. By age 44, she underwent two quadruple bypass surgeries, the placement of 27 stents, and…

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Spotlight: Senate Finance Committee hearing on chronic care

Monday, August 4, 2014
SOURCE: finance.senate.gov

Articles: ANALYSIS: Fee-for-service payment structure hinders coordinated care of chronic illnesses Patients & caregivers voice concerns over lack of coordination in treating chronic illnesses

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Transcript: Sen. Pat Toomey’s Q&A on “Chronic Illness: Addressing Patients’ Unmet Needs”

Monday, August 4, 2014

Partial transcript of Sen. Pat Toomey’s (R-Pennsylvania) Q&A on “Chronic Illness: Addressing Patients’ Unmet Needs”. The Senate Finance Committee hearing was held on July 15, 2014:

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Transcript: Sen. Bob Casey’s Q&A on “Chronic Illness: Addressing Patients’ Unmet Needs”

Monday, August 4, 2014

Partial transcript of Sen. Bob Casey (D-Pennsylvania) Q&A on “Chronic Illness: Addressing Patients’ Unmet Needs”. The Senate Finance Committee hearing was held on July 15, 2014:

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Transcript: Sen. Mark Warner’s Q&A on “Chronic Illness: Addressing Patients’ Unmet Needs”

Monday, August 4, 2014

Partial transcript of Sen. Mark Warner’s (D-Virginia) Q&A on “Chronic Illness: Addressing Patients’ Unmet Needs”. The Senate Finance Committee hearing was held on July 15, 2014:

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Transcript: Sen. Michael Bennet’s Q&A on “Chronic Illness: Addressing Patients’ Unmet Needs”

Monday, August 4, 2014

Partial transcript of Sen. Michael Bennet’s (D-Colorado) Q&A on “Chronic Illness: Addressing Patients’ Unmet Needs”. The Senate Finance Committee hearing was held on July 15, 2014:

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Transcript: Sen. Johnny Isakson’s Q&A on “Chronic Illness: Addressing Patients’ Unmet Needs”

Monday, August 4, 2014

Partial transcript of Sen. Johnny Isakson’s (R-Georgia) Q&A on “Chronic Illness: Addressing Patients’ Unmet Needs”. The Senate Finance Committee hearing was held on July 15, 2014:

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Transcript: Sen. Debbie Stabenow’s Q&A on “Chronic Illness: Addressing Patients’ Unmet Needs”

Monday, August 4, 2014

Partial transcript of Sen. Debbie Stabenow’s (D-Michigan) Q&A on “Chronic Illness: Addressing Patients’ Unmet Needs”. The Senate Finance Committee hearing was held on July 15, 2014:

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Transcript: Sen. Ron Wyden’s Q&A on “Chronic Illness: Addressing Patients’ Unmet Needs”

Monday, August 4, 2014

Partial transcript of Sen. Ron Wyden’s (D-Oregon) Q&A on “Chronic Illness: Addressing Patients’ Unmet Needs”. The Senate Finance Committee hearing was held on July 15, 2014:

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