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May 25, 2010 Was Health Reform A Game Changer for the Long-Term Care Industry? A little-known provision of the health reform law has the potential to transform long-term care services and delivery. The Community Living Assistance Services and Supports Act establishes the nation’s first voluntary insurance program to purchase long-term care services and supports from the community. Aging | Health Reform
May 17, 2010 WIC: A Key Player in the Fight Against Childhood Obesity WIC participation saves taxpayer dollars in the babies’ early years and contributes to the prevention of several chronic diseases in both the mom and the child later in life. WIC is also taking on a very important role in fighting an epidemic that poses one of the greatest new threats to childhood health: obesity. Obesity | Women & Children
May 11, 2010 Health Reform Offers New Resources and New Opportunities for Public Health Lost amid the yearlong debate over health reform and the heated talk of death panels and socialism were some major changes to the way in which the United States funds public health, prevention, and wellness programs as a result of the passage of health reform legislation. Health Reform | Public Health
May 4, 2010 The Choice is Simple: Slow Health Care Spending or Raise Taxes Right now in both countries, there’s a push among most politicians to exhort the necessity of reining in our respective national deficits. Politicians in the U.S. and U.K. have hit the stump and said to anyone who will listen that unless deficits are reduced, the consequences for the economy will be dramatic. Costs & Economic Analysis | Health Policy