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IOM Preventive Care Recommendations: Beyond Contraception

The Institute of Medicine (IOM) recently released its recommendations on which services should be added to the list of preventive services new insurance plans must offer at no cost to the patient under the Affordable Care… Read more.

07.27.2011 / Eileen Falk, / Insights Column

Contraception is Prevention!

Since the passage of the health reform law, prevention has become a much talked about issue. We all know that a lot of pain, suffering, and money could be saved with good prevention strategies,… Read more.

07.20.2011 / Insights Column

HHS announces new investment in school-based health centers

Last week, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced awards of $95 million to 278 school-based health centers across the country. HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, along with Education Secretary Arne Duncan, made the… Read more.

07.19.2011 / Kate Blocher, / Insights Column

Rick Santorum’s troubling connection

Rick Santorum, a former U.S. Senator for Pennsylvania, wants to be the Republican nominee to run against President Obama next year. Unfortunately for him, he’s also embroiled in a health care scandal—this one involving… Read more.

07.14.2011 / Insights Column