Tag Archives: Healthcare Reform

AcademyHealth Partners With Mitre-Operated R&D Center to Help Address Health IT Challenges

A Mitre-run federally funded research and development center and AcademyHealth have forged a partnership to help the Department of Health and Human Services and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services address health information technology challenges in the U.S. Mitre said Wednesday AcademyHealth and the CMS Alliance to Modernize Healthcare FFRDC will study the …

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Accenture To Help DC Change Medicaid Processes, Create Exchange

Accenture will help the District of Colombia meet federal health insurance exchange deadlines and requirements, the company announced Thursday. D.C.’s Healthcare Reform Implementation Committee is in charge of planning and system requirements for changing the Medicaid eligibility process, creating new self-service tools and creating a health benefits exchange. The company …

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CGI Announces ‘CGI Health Insurance Exchange360’

CGI Group Inc. announced today the launch of its CGI Health Insurance Exchange360, a suite of business, technology and consulting services designed to help states establish cost-effective and sustainable Health Insurance Exchanges. The platform comes in time to meet the 2014 deadline set by federal health reform legislation. “CGI Health …

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Deloitte Study Reveals Hidden Medical Costs

If you thought your largest monthly bill is the check you write to the mortgage company, Deloitte’s latest report might lead you to consult your checkbook. The general rule of thumb for housing costs places rent or mortgage around 30 percent of your monthly income. Car payments, insurance and maintenance …

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General Dynamics Plans on Hiring 110 IT Workers

General Dynamics Corp. has announced it will hire up to 110 IT professionals after winning a multimillion-dollar contract with Department of Health and Human Services to provide software development and technology support for HHS’ Early Retiree Reinsurance Program. General Dynamics said its IT business unit will receive as much as …

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HHS Launches New Healthcare Website

A new Web site launched by the Obama administration compiles a complete ‘menu’ of all available public and private health-insurance plans across the nation. It is the first platform to place all of these plans in a single place, a “one-stop shop for information on the Affordable Care Act and …

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26 ways to grow your healthcare IT business

As healthcare reform continues to dominate the headlines, government contractors will be called upon to implement whatever government initiatives come to pass — that much is clear. The question for contractors now is: What does it take to succeed in this space? We brought that question to 11 industry leaders …

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Senator Webb Speaks at the Potomac Officers’ Club

Author, journalist, filmmaker and Senator Jim Webb spoke at a breakfast event for around 175 executive members of the Potomac Officers Club today.  He spoke about his frustration with the White House’s efforts to reform America’s healthcare system, but tempered his criticism with praise for the goals of healthcare reform …

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