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Public option, increased premium credits could save $12B

Dive Brief: Introducing a public option in the nongroup market and broadening eligibility for Affordable Care Act marketplace premium tax credits could save the federal government $ 12 billion in 2020 and cover an additional 1.2 million people, according to a recent report from the Urban Institute. The public option (or, alternatively, capping provider payment… Read More »

Medical News Today: Could a cell phone game detect who is at risk of Alzheimer’s?

An Alzheimer’s diagnosis often relies on signs of memory problems. However, these issues usually do not appear until years after the disease has taken hold. A new smartphone game is using spatial navigation to detect Alzheimer’s before it is too late. A simple game that people can play on their smartphones could help detect Alzheimer’s… Read More »