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DHA sets sights on big savings with joint-first strategy

The Defense Health Agency is predicting savings of over $2.4 billion in the next five years by reducing duplication between the services, Lt. Gen. Douglas Robb, director of DHA, tells Agency of the Month Host Lauren Larson.

Tags: Douglas Robb , DHA , management , budget , TRICARE , Agency of the Month , Lauren Larson , Military Enlisted Training Center , duplication

Wednesday - 04/23/2014, 12:00pm EDT

DHA builds a healthier DoD workforce through shared services

From health records to rubber gloves, the Defense Health Agency is streamlining health care at the Pentagon. In this week's Agency of the Month radio show, host Lauren Larson speaks with Navy Capt. James Poindexter, acting division chief of Medical Logistics Shared Services, and Dave Bowen, director of health care IT and chief information officer at the Defense Health Agency.

Tags: Agency of the Month , Dave Bowen , James Poindexter , DoD , military healthcare , Lauren Larson , CIO , Defense Health Agency , information technology , shared services

Thursday - 04/10/2014, 03:31am EDT

New era in military medicine takes hold

"For the first time, you have an operational level organization that can directly interface with all the services get their input, organize themselves, really solicit and collaborate with the services so we can build a better military health system," Major General Richard Thomas, chief medical officer and director of DHA Healthcare Operations, told Federal News Radio.

Tags: DHA , Agency of the Month , Richard Thomas , military medicine , DoD , Lauren Larson , TRICARE ,

Thursday - 04/03/2014, 08:16am EDT

Senate passes bill to delay health care compliance deadline

The Senate passed a bill to delay the compliance deadline for ICD 10. It's a collection of thousands of codes that healthcare providers can use to study trending diseases and keep an eye out for strange medical issues.

Tags: GDIT Solutions Center , Senate , ICD-10

Thursday - 04/03/2014, 03:54pm EDT

John Teeter, Global Center of Excellence for Health, KPMG

Health care data comes from unexpected places.

Tags: John Teeter , data , NIH , HHS , KMPG

Thursday - 03/20/2014, 04:47pm EDT
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Peter Gosselin, senior health care analyst, Bloomberg Government

The administration considers cutting IT spending to fund Obamacare.

Tags: Peter Gosselin , Bloomberg Government , Affordable Care Act

Friday - 03/21/2014, 10:46am EDT
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TRICARE ready to close 189 customer service centers April 1

TRICARE, the military family health care provider, is set to close 189 of its U.S. customer service centers. Customers will be able to access all of the same services online or by telephone.

Tags: TRICARE , Mary Kaye Justis , benefits , DoD , Federal Drive

Tuesday - 01/21/2014, 04:51pm EST
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Best buys during Open Season

Walton Francis, author of the Checkbook Guide to the Health Plan for Federal Employees, and NARFE's David Snell will answer your open season questions.
November 20, 2013 (Encore presentation November 27, 2013)

Tags: pay and benefits , FEHBP , Open Season , Walton Francis , Checkbook Guide to Health Plans for Federal Employees , David Snell , NARFE , Federal Times , Andy Medici , HealthCare.gov , IT procurement , FBI , Mike Causey , Your Turn

Wednesday - 11/20/2013, 05:36pm EST
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Insurance exchange issues and more

On this week's Capital Impact show, Bloomberg Government analysts will examine the technical problems with the Healthcare.gov website, their impact, and who is responsible for the progam's shortfalls.
October 31, 2013

Tags: acquisition , Affordable Care Act , HealthCare.gov , healthcare exchanges , CBO , HHS , Kathleen Sebelius , Allen Scott , Matthew Barry , Al Hunt , Stephanie Ruhle , Bloomberg Government , Capital Impact

Thursday - 10/31/2013, 09:13pm EDT
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CMS, IRS promise to meet cybersecurity requirements to protect Affordable Care Act data

While leaders at CMS said the hub connecting personal information stored in the health insurance marketplace to multiple agencies will be ready by the Oct. 1 deadline, legislators are concerned with how well CMS is securing individuals' personal information from cyber threats.

Tags: technology , ACA , cybersecurity , Marilyn Tavenner , CMS , GAO , Danny Werfel , IRS , Henry Chao , James Lankford , Jackie Speier , Diane Black , Melissa Dawkins

Wednesday - 07/17/2013, 08:31pm EDT
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