“When Paying The Obamacare Penalty Is Cheaper Than Buying Insurance” Kaiser Health News, May 20, 2015 Unable to afford insurance through the Affordable Care Act, many patients are choosing to pay the penalty and hoping they don’t get sick instead. Often, these patients don’t qualify for subsidies. “Study: ‘Underinsured’ Population has Doubled to 31 Million”… Read More >

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At Health Leads, we’re always looking to improve the way we meet the resource needs of patients.  As part of this work, we’re excited to share that we’ve fully integrated text messaging directly into Health Leads Reach™ (formerly ClientConnect), our resource database and case management system, giving us another way to communicate with patients based on… Read More >

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“Putting Data To Work To Improve Health” Health Affairs Blog, May 14, 2015 The public health data movement is gaining traction, with several institutions now looking to use this data to improve the health of populations. “Podcast: AHA’s Next CEO Discusses Challenges Ahead for U.S. Hospitals” Modern Healthcare, May 13, 2015 Richard Pollack, the American… Read More >

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It has been a busy graduation season at Health Leads! Over five weeks this spring, from New York to the Bay Area, we’re welcoming nearly 200 graduating seniors into our Alumni Network, a powerful group of leaders, many of whom are working to change the way healthcare is delivered in our country. At over ten… Read More >

Filed Under: Advocates, Alumni

“Paying Medicaid Enrollees To Get Checkups, Quit Smoking and Lose Weight: Will It Pay Off?” Kaiser Health News, May 4th, 2015 With the expansion of Medicaid, states are now looking for ways to incentivize healthy behaviors for these newly-insured patients.  States like New Mexico and Iowa are offering financial incentives for accessing preventative care, exercising,… Read More >

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