Blood Pressure Control: Helping Patients Take Their Medicine

September 13, 2016 By: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) According to the latest CDC Vital Signs report, about 5 million US adults over the age of 65 and on Medicare Part D are not taking their blood pressure medicine as directed. This means they may skip doses or stop taking it altogether. So, what are the risks involved […]

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MO HealthNet Provider Bulletins Posted

Home Health, Dental, Complex Rehabilitation, and Audiology, Hearing Aid, Optical and DME Bulletins The following MO HealthNet Provider Bulletins have been posted to the web at http://dss.mo.gov/mhd/providers/pages/bulletins.htm: Home Health Bulletin – Agency Rate Increase and Mass Adjustment Home Health Bulletin – HCPCS G0299 and G0300 and Mass Adjustment Dental Bulletin Complex Rehab Rate Increase Bulletin Complex Rehab Rate Increase Bulletin […]

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Health Insurance Equity: Read the latest blog post from CEO, Missouri Foundation for Health

We need to do better in rural communities The Affordable Care Act has been trending lately, and not for good reasons. You may recall that insurance provider UnitedHealth announced its decision to back out of the majority of exchanges last year, and it is joined now by Aetna and Humana as well. Their departures have consumers concerned, and once again […]

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RWJF Funding Opportunities

RWJF is seeking to collaborate with and learn from pioneering thinkers to help us explore unconventional approaches, emerging trends, and innovative solutions that may accelerate our progress toward building a Culture of Health. We are accepting brief proposals for two areas of interest: Reinventing Discovery We are interested in supporting more rapid, responsive and relevant research. We seek projects that […]

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Before You Say Ahhhh…Integrating Oral Health and Behavioral Health in Primary Care Settings

Wednesday, September 7, 1:00 pm Eastern / 10:00 am Pacific Register for free at https://goto.webcasts.com/starthere.jsp?ei=1114146 Behavioral health care providers are increasingly called upon to fill new roles on the primary care team. These roles often call for mastery of knowledge and skills related to a variety of complex health issues, including oral health. As an integral component of overall health, oral […]

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