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The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act has been a political football for years now, but as its provisions start going into effect, there’s still precious little information available on how it will impact you, your family, and your pocketbook. This 2,572 page document, nearly unreadable, will change your health care, your family budget, and innumerable aspects of your life.
But what does this law actually say?
Beating Obamacare by Betsy McCaughey, Ph.D. is the straightforward, practical guide to navigating Obamacare that every individual and family needs to own. This guide will tell you exactly what to expect, what’s changing, and how much it will cost you and your family.
In Beating Obamacare, Dr. McCaughey unravels:
The Obamacare Law timeline: find out when each provision of the law goes into effect, so you won’t be caught by surprise
The Obamacare winners” and losers:” who gets a free ride, and who has to pay more, so you can make sure you protect your money and get the best quality of care
The most controversial part of this new lawThe Individual Mandate: what does it mean for the individual patient? How will it change your care?
The new health insurance exchange landscape: how to find the best deal available
The expansion of Medicaid and downsizing of Medicare: ensure your future care or the care of your elderly loved ones
The twenty new taxes/tax hikes that will affect you: don’t let them sneak up on your family budget
And much more
Intimidated by the legal jargon? Not to worry, this guide comes fully equipped with the Obamacare Glossary” in the back!
Beating Obamacare is the essential consumer guide to understanding and preparing for one of the biggest changes about to take over Americans’ health care and family budgets.
This NEW 2010 BEST SELLER is a comprehensive, easy-to-study guide to current federal pharmacy law. It is designed to help you review the most important federal statutes and regulations, including the newest changes in the Patient Protection and Affordable Health care Act of 2010 (also known as the Health Care Reform Bill of 2010), Electronic Prescriptions for Controlled Substances (EPCS), Medication Therapy Management (MTM) Program guidelines, Medicare Part D, the Controlled Substance Ordering System (CSOS), new rules for prescribing and dispensing drugs that have restricted distribution systems, the Methamphetamine Anti-proliferation Act (MAPA), new HIPAA regulations, the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act (DSHEA), modified requirements for labeling herbal products, and much more. This book is designed to assist candidates in preparing for pharmacy law examinations in all states. Also includes over 350 practice federal law questions and answers.
This is a complete, accessible, and up-to-date guide to the law and ethics of healthcare. Written for health professionals of all kinds – not lawyers – MEDICAL LAW AND ETHICS, 4/e covers the full spectrum of topics that affect practice. Fully updated coverage includes: the legal system, professional liability and medical malpractice, physician’s responsibilities, medical records, ethical and bioethical issues, and current regulations. Actual legal cases illuminate subjects ranging from patient confidentiality and abortion to death and dying. Exclusive Med Tips provide quick scenarios and guidance about law and ethics. Each chapter contains glossary terms, exercises, and an actual case; appendices provide current sample codes of ethics.
Today’s healthcare supervisors are continuously faced with smaller budgets, fewer workers, greater responsibilities and time pressure. The Sixth Edition of Umiker’s Management Skills for the New Health Care Supervisor continues to provide valuable information for future health care managers and supervisors who must address these challenges daily. Written primarily for those who have little to no management training, Umiker’s offers practical suggestions for improving effectiveness both as a supervisor and as an organization. Ideal for students in junior undergraduate, community, and career college programs, author Charles McConnell maintains Bill Umiker’s clear, jargon-free writing style. Key New Features: • New and improved case studies, exercises, and end-of-chapter questions. • Combination of some chapters to strengthen the structure of the contents • Comprehensive and updated online instructor resources including an Instructor’s Manual, PowerPoint lecture slides, Test Bank.
The 2014 Edition of The EMTALA Answer Book shows how the Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act (EMTALA) affects not only emergency physicians but on-call physicians, specialists, and hospitals. And it shows how the feds have stepped up enforcement against EMTALA violations. But most importantly, The EMTALA Answer Book shows you how to meet these medical duties, stave off these legal threats, and avoid fines, bad publicity, and exclusion from Medicare. Some of the questions that The EMTALA Answer Book addresses include:
Does HIPAA affect a hospital's EMTALA obligations? Must a receiving hospital with specialized capabilities accept an EMTALA patient who had been admitted as an inpatient at another hospital? Can a physician be on call at more than one facility simultaneously? Are community call plans allowed by EMTALA? Can a hospital compensate on-call physicians specifically for treating patients who are indigent or uninsured? And many more!
The 2014 Edition has been updated to include:
Discussion of the present and future of EMTALA EMTALA and the Affordable Care Act Civil enforcement of EMTALA, including material on the unique Sixth Circuit and other recent civil cases Administrative enforcement of EMTALA, with summaries of the key enforcement actions each year for the past ten years