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How to Compare Health Providers a Provision in the Affordable Care Act

The Affordable Care Act was created to not only control the rising costs of health care, but to improve the quality of diagnosis, treatments and follow up care. Typically, patients find it difficult to know just what constitutes high-quality health care. Without easy-to-understand, objective and clear information, they may never know if and how well their Health Providers measure up. Continue reading

Affordable Care Act IRS Tax Provisions

In the spring of 2010, the Affordable Care Act was passed to help Americans receive affordable health care treatments, now known as health reform. This initiative contains Affordable Care act Tax Provisions that have been and will continue to be implemented within the next few years. Continue reading

The CCIIO Insurance Oversight Agency Oversees The Affordable Care Act

The Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight (CCIIO) helps to implement many health reform provisions of the Affordable Care Act. This act is the notable health reform bill promoted by President Obama and signed into law on March 23, 2010. It is the CCIIO which oversees the application of provisions in relation to private health insurance. Continue reading

What is a Tendon Rupture or Torn Tendon?

A tendon is the tough tissue that attaches muscle to the bone, and if a serious injury occurs or a disease such as hyperparathyroidism or gout rears its ugly head, you can sustain a ruptured tendon or torn tendon. A tendon rupture  or tear can be addressed fixed depending on the nature of the ruptured tendon, location and severity. Continue reading