White Paper:  Low Medicare, Medicaid Payment Levels Create Financial Challenges for U.S. Health Providers

April 30, 2014

New research suggests that U.S. healthcare providers will face increasing financial challenges in the near future because of a change in patient demographics and Medicare payment reductions under the Affordable … Continued

Healthcare Leadership Council Presents Wellness Frontiers Award to North Carolina Farm Bureau for Healthy Living for a Lifetime® Campaign

April 15, 2014

WARRENTON, N.C. – The Healthcare Leadership Council today presented the Wellness Frontiers Award to North Carolina Farm Bureau for their Healthy Living for a Lifetime® initiative.  “We present the Wellness … Continued

New Study Links Low Medicaid Payment Rates with Healthcare Access Challenges

April 11, 2014

Research released by a national physician recruitment firm has found that individuals who are enrolled in state Medicaid programs are having greater difficulties gaining appointments with medical specialists. The 15-city … Continued

Concerns Raised Over CMS 2015 Part D Call Letter

April 7, 2014

In letter to CMS Administrator, HLC President Says Call Letter Provisions Could Lead to “Disruption of Care for Millions of Part D Beneficiaries”  WASHINGTON — In a letter to Centers … Continued