|From: JakeStraw||2/20/2008 7:41:34 AM|
|HealthStream Announces Fourth Quarter & Full Year 2007 Results|
Tuesday February 19, 5:31 pm ET
-- Revenues of $12.0 million in the fourth quarter of 2007, up 40% over the fourth quarter of 2006, including $2.5 million resulting from the acquisition of The Jackson Organization on March 12, 2007
-- Net income for the fourth quarter of 2007 of $2.9 million, or $0.13 per diluted share (including the effect of an income tax benefit of $2.0 million, or $0.09 per diluted share), compared to $1.1 million, or $0.05 per diluted share, for the fourth quarter of 2006
-- Adjusted EBITDA of $2.2 million in the fourth quarter of 2007, compared to $1.9 million in the fourth quarter of 2006
-- Revenues for the year of $43.9 million, up 38% over 2006, including $9.7 million resulting from the acquisition of The Jackson Organization
-- Net income of $4.1 million for 2007, or $0.18 per diluted share (including the effect of an income tax benefit of $2.0 million, or $0.09 per diluted share), compared to $2.5 million, or $0.11 per diluted share, for 2006
-- Adjusted EBITDA of $7.2 million, compared to $5.5 million for 2006
-- 1,541,000 healthcare professional subscribers fully implemented on our Internet-based learning network at December 31, 2007, up from 1,352,000 at December 31, 2006
-- As of February 11, 2008, all of our subscriber base has been transitioned to our Next Generation HLC
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|From: JakeStraw||4/23/2008 8:07:23 AM|
|HealthStream Announces First Quarter 2008 Results|
Tuesday April 22, 4:30 pm ET
NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--HealthStream, Inc. (NASDAQ: HSTM), a leading provider of learning and research solutions for the healthcare industry, announced today results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2008.
* Revenues of $11.4 million in the first quarter of 2008, up 41% over the first quarter of 2007
* Net income of $66,000 in the first quarter of 2008, up from $45,000 in the first quarter of 2007
* Adjusted EBITDA of $1.4 million in the first quarter of 2008, up from $0.9 million in the first quarter of 2007
* 1,594,000 healthcare professional subscribers fully implemented on our Internet-based learning network at March 31, 2008, up from 1,379,000 at March 31, 2007
* Gerard M. Hayden, Jr. joins the Company as senior vice president and chief financial officer
* Jeffrey S. Doster joins the Company as senior vice president and chief technology officer
First Quarter 2008 Compared to First Quarter 2007
Revenues for the first quarter of 2008 increased $3.3 million, or 41 percent, to $11.4 million, compared to $8.1 million for the first quarter of 2007. The Company’s revenue mix during the first quarter of 2008 was comprised of 66 percent of revenues from HealthStream Learning and 34 percent from HealthStream Research. This compares to 80 percent from HealthStream Learning and 20 percent from HealthStream Research during the first quarter of 2007. This revenue mix change is primarily a result of the acquisition of The Jackson Organization Research Consultants, Inc. (TJO) during March 2007, whose revenues are included in HealthStream Research.
Revenues from HealthStream Learning increased by $1.0 million when compared to the first quarter of 2007. Of this increase, $1.5 million was derived from our Internet-based subscription learning products, which includes revenue increases from the HealthStream Learning Center® (HLC) of $900,000 and from courseware subscriptions and online training services of $616,000. Revenues from these products increased 30 percent over the prior year quarter and approximated $6.6 million for the first quarter of 2008. Revenues associated with implementation, development, and consulting services increased $302,000 over the prior year quarter. Our increase in revenues was partially offset by a decrease in revenues from our live event business, including association activities, which declined $663,000 from the prior year quarter, primarily due to fewer live events and association activities during the first quarter of 2008 than in the first quarter of 2007.
Revenues from HealthStream Research increased $2.3 million when compared to the first quarter of 2007, primarily resulting from the impact of the March 2007 acquisition of TJO. Revenue increases over the prior year quarter included $1.7 million from patient surveys, $525,000 from employee surveys, and $94,000 from physician surveys. TJO revenues during the first quarter of 2007, prior to our acquisition and not included in our results for the first quarter of 2007, approximated $2.6 million.
Gross margin, which we define as revenues less cost of revenues (excluding depreciation and amortization) divided by revenues, declined to 60 percent for the first quarter of 2008 from 64 percent for the first quarter of 2007. The decline in gross margin resulted from changes in revenue mix and related cost of revenues. In HealthStream Research, we experienced lower gross margins related to increased revenues from patient surveys, which have lower margins than physician and employee surveys. In HealthStream Learning, gross margins were up slightly compared to the prior year quarter due to the increase in HLC revenues, but were somewhat offset by increased royalties paid by us associated with increased revenues from a portion of our courseware subscription products.
Other operating expenses, including product development, sales and marketing, depreciation and amortization, and other general and administrative expenses also increased over the prior year quarter. These expense increases resulted primarily from the impact of TJO personnel and operating expenses, as well as the addition of sales personnel for both HealthStream Learning and HealthStream Research. Depreciation and amortization increases were associated with capital expenditures, software enhancements, and intangible assets. Other income and expense decreased $118,000 when compared to the prior year quarter due to lower cash and investments balances.
Net income for the first quarter of 2008 was $66,000, or $0.00 per share (diluted), up slightly from $45,000, or $0.00 per share (diluted), for the first quarter of 2007.
Adjusted EBITDA (which we define as net income before interest, income taxes, share-based compensation, and depreciation and amortization) was $1.4 million for the first quarter of 2008, compared to $912,000 for the first quarter of 2007. This improvement is consistent with the factors mentioned above. Our reconciliation of this calculation to measures under generally accepted accounting principles is attached in the Summary Financial Data.
Other Financial Indicators
At March 31, 2008, the Company had cash and related interest receivable of $4.8 million, compared to $3.6 million at December 31, 2007. The increase in cash resulted from improved receipts from customers, including a reduction of accounts receivable balances by $1.5 million, but was partially offset by payments to vendors during the quarter. Capital expenditures and capitalized feature enhancement development totaled approximately $0.4 million for the first quarter of 2008.
Our days sales outstanding (DSO), which we calculate by dividing the accounts receivable balance, excluding unbilled and other receivables, by average daily revenues for the quarter) approximated 57 days for the first quarter of 2008 compared to 75 days for the first quarter of 2007. Excluding the impact of accounts receivable balances acquired with the TJO acquisition during March 2007, DSO for the first quarter of 2007 approximated 60 days. The improvement over the prior year quarter, excluding the impact of TJO, is associated with improved collections from customers during the quarter.
HealthStream Research Update
We support healthcare organizations with research solutions that provide valuable insight about patients’ experiences, workforce engagement, physician relations, and community perceptions of hospital services. This insight, in turn, provides data-driven roadmaps for organizational and workforce development—which can be achieved through HealthStream's learning solutions. Our primary research solutions include physician, employee, patient, and community surveys that deliver insight, analyses, and industry benchmarks to healthcare organizations.
During the first quarter of 2008, HealthStream Research added several new healthcare organization customers, including Tenet Healthcare Corporation, Conemaugh Health System, and Kessler Memorial Hospital. Among our existing research customers, 36 renewed their contracts for multiple survey products, while 48 chose to contract for more research services in the first quarter to add to their current services received from HealthStream Research.
HealthStream Learning Update
HealthStream supports healthcare organizations in delivering quality patient care, creating safer hospitals, meeting regulatory training requirements, and developing professional skills through our innovative learning solutions. To this end, we provide a range of learning solutions that include: the HLC—our Internet-based learning platform, a wide range of professional, clinical, and regulatory content subscriptions, an online authoring/self-publishing tool, and learning activities for healthcare professionals sponsored by pharmaceutical and medical device companies.
At March 31, 2008, approximately 1,594,000 healthcare professionals were fully implemented to use our Internet-based HLC for training and education. Revenue recognition commences when a contract is fully implemented. This number is up from approximately 1,541,000 at December 31, 2007. The total number of contracted subscribers at March 31, 2008 was approximately 1,728,000, up from 1,497,000 at March 31, 2007. “Contracted subscribers” include both those already implemented (1,594,000) and those in the process of implementation (134,000).
Customers representing approximately 93 percent of subscribers that were up for renewal did renew in the first quarter of 2008, while our renewal rate based on the annual contract value was approximately 99 percent. Our renewal rates reflect increased pricing at renewal, as well as the addition of subscribers compared to previously contracted amounts. The renewal rates for the first quarter of 2008 compare to a subscriber renewal rate of 95 percent and an annual contract value renewal rate of 102 percent during the first quarter of 2007.
Executive Personnel Announcements
We are pleased to announce the addition of two new members to HealthStream’s executive team. Gerard (“Gerry”) M. Hayden, Jr. will join us as senior vice president and chief financial officer (CFO) and Jeffrey S. Doster will join us as senior vice president and chief technology officer (CTO), both effective in mid-May 2008.
Mr. Hayden has been a director of the Company since 2006 and has most recently served as chief financial officer for MedAvant Healthcare Solutions. As an experienced leader in healthcare technology companies, he brings broad industry experience in finance, mergers and acquisitions, and accounting to HealthStream’s executive team. Mr. Hayden’s prior experience includes serving as chief financial officer for such companies as Private Business, Inc., Covation, Meridian Occupational Healthcare Associates, Inc., ENVOY (now part of WebMD), and Allied Clinical Laboratories, Inc. In his new role at HealthStream, Mr. Hayden will assume leadership for all accounting and financial operations.
Upon his acceptance of the role of HealthStream’s CFO, Mr. Hayden resigned from the Company’s board of directors where he served on the audit committee. Michael D. Shmerling—who joined the board in 2005—will join the audit committee.
Mr. Doster has held several senior information technology (IT) positions, including senior vice president and chief technology officer at The Shop at Home Network, LLC and senior vice president of IT at New Roads, Inc. With over 20 years of experience in IT across several companies, he has demonstrated outstanding executive leadership in developing enterprise-level systems infrastructures, highly effective data warehouse management systems, and innovative Internet commerce systems. At HealthStream,
Mr. Doster will be responsible for leading all aspects of the Company’s technology development, including our strategy for technology platforms, product development, and partnerships.
Revenues for the second quarter of 2008 are expected to range between $12.8 and $13.0 million, an increase of approximately $0.8 to $1.0 million, or seven to nine percent, over the same quarter in the prior year. We expect revenues from HealthStream Learning to increase between 18 and 20 percent over the second quarter of the prior year resulting from continued growth in our HLC subscriber base and courseware subscriptions, which we anticipate will be partially offset by continued declines in several of our project-based products. We expect revenues from HealthStream Research to decrease between eight and 10 percent, compared to the second quarter of 2007. We expect this revenue decrease will result from fewer physician and employee survey projects being completed during the second quarter of 2008 as compared to the same quarter in the prior year. Revenues from patient surveys, which comprise approximately 50 percent of the total HealthStream Research business, are expected to increase during the second quarter of 2008 compared to same quarter in the prior year.
We anticipate gross margins for the second quarter of 2008 to be comparable to the same quarter in the prior year and improve compared to the first quarter of 2008. Product development expenses are expected to increase in amount and as a percentage of revenue compared to both the first quarter of 2008 and the prior year second quarter. Sales and marketing expenses are also expected to increase in amount, but are expected to be comparable as a percentage of revenues compared to both the first quarter of 2008 and the prior year second quarter. Depreciation and amortization are expected to increase in amount and as a percentage of revenues compared to the prior year second quarter. General and administrative expenses are expected to increase in amount and as a percentage of revenues compared to both the first quarter of 2008 and the prior year second quarter. We expect net income for the second quarter of 2008 to range between $0.02 and $0.03 per diluted share.
We are maintaining our full year 2008 revenue growth expectation of between 22 and 24 percent over 2007. Revenues are expected to increase in each remaining quarter of 2008 over the same quarter from the prior year. Revenues from HealthStream Learning are expected to increase for the full year 2008 over the full year 2007. Revenues from HealthStream Research are expected to increase for the full year 2008 over the full year 2007 both on an as reported basis and a pro forma basis (as if TJO were included in our operating results as of January 1, 2007.). We are also maintaining our expectation of net income per diluted share for the full year of 2008 to be in the range between $0.12 and $0.15. Our estimates for the second quarter and full year of 2008 do not reflect an income tax benefit associated with the realization of additional deferred tax assets. We will continue to evaluate the need for a valuation allowance on our remaining deferred tax assets based on whether they will more likely than not be realized in the future.
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|From: JakeStraw||9/25/2008 10:40:37 AM|
|HealthStream Launches HCAHPS Preparation & Improvement Library|
Thursday September 25, 10:08 am ET
Public Reporting of Patients' Perceptions of Care Drives Need for Hospital Staff Training on Patient Survey; Reporting of Survey Results Tied to Full CMS Reimbursement
NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--HealthStream, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSTM), a leading provider of research and learning solutions for the healthcare industry, today announced the launch of its HCAHPS Preparation and Improvement Library courseware. This online courseware focuses hospital staff at all levels and functions on behaviors that improve patients’ experiences of their stay in the hospital. As the title suggests, this course correlates directly to the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS, pronounced “H-caps”), which is a patient survey that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) require that hospitals institute. Each hospital’s survey results are reported to CMS and posted on the public site, hospitalcompare.hhs.gov , as a condition for full Medicare reimbursement updates from CMS.
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|From: JakeStraw||10/21/2008 9:38:28 AM|
|HealthStream and Essential Learning Partner to Deliver Behavioral Health Courseware Library|
Tuesday October 21, 9:25 am ET
NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--HealthStream, Inc. (NASDAQ: HSTM), a leading provider of healthcare research and learning solutions, today announced that it has partnered with Essential Learning, the largest provider of e-learning services in the behavioral health and human services industry, to offer Essential Learning’s online behavioral health library to its customers. The courseware will be available for purchase by healthcare organizations, whose employees train on the HealthStream Learning Center® (HLC), HealthStream’s learning platform.
Developed by industry-leading subject matter experts, the behavioral health library from Essential Learning is a collection of over 40 online courses designed to train employees on the most current regulations and standards of practice. The interactive courses accommodate various learning styles and contain pre- and post-tests to measure comprehension. This library is designed to help behavioral health organizations reduce risks, increase employee competency, and remain compliant.
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|From: Krisyy5||8/11/2009 7:58:59 PM|
|Subject: Never saw the Obamas health care bill? Here are the good parts! thomas.loc.gov|
At best,this should wake some people up, and at least make some ill after reading it and soon see what sort of medical treatment you will get firsthand.
Obama Health Care Plan Details
HR 3200 currently under consideration in the House of Representatives
Pg 22 of the HC Bill MANDATES the Govt will audit the books of ALL EMPLOYERS that self insure!!
Pg 30 Sec 123 of HC bill - THERE WILL BE A GOVT COMMITTEE that decides what treatments/....benefits you get
Pg 29 lines 4-16 in the HC bill - YOUR HEALTHCARE IS RATIONED!!!
Pg 42 of HC Bill - The Health Choices Commissioner will choose your benefits for you. You have no choice!
Pg 50 Section 152 in HC bill - HC will be provided to ALL non US citizens, illegal or otherwise
Pg 58HC Bill – Gov’t will have real-time access to individual’s finances & a National ID Health care card will be issued!
Pg 59 HC Bill lines 21-24 Govt will have direct access to your banks accts for electronic funds transfer.
Pg 65 Sec 164 is a payoff subsidized plan for retirees and their families in Unions & community orgs (ACORN).
Pg 72 Lines 8-14 Govt is creating an HC Exchange to bring priv HC plans under Govt control.
Pg 84 Sec 203 HC bill - Govt mandates ALL benefit packages for private Health Care plans in the Exchange
Pg 85 Line 7 HC Bill - Specs for of Benefit Levels for Plans = The Govt will ration your Healthcare!
Pg 91 Lines 4-7 HC Bill - Govt mandates linguistic appropriate services.
Example - Translation for illegal aliens.
Pg 95 HC Bill Lines 8-18 The Govt will use groups i.e., ACORN & Americorps to sign up individuals for Govt HC plan
Pg 85 Line 7 HC Bill - Specs of Ben Levels 4 Plans. #AARP members - Your Health Care WILL be rationed
Pg 102 Lines 12-18 HC Bill - Medicaid Eligible Individual will be automaticallly enrolled in Medicaid. No choice.
Pg 124 lines 24-25 HC No company can sue Govt on price fixing. No “judicial review” against Govt Monopoly.
Pg 127 Lines 1-16 HC Bill - Doctors/ #AMA - The Govt will tell YOU what you can make.
Pg 145 Line 15-17 An Employer MUST auto enroll employees into public opt plan. NO CHOICE
Pg 126 Lines 22-25 Employers MUST pay for HC for part time employees AND their families.
Pg 149 Lines 16-24 ANY Employer w/ payroll 400k & above who does not prov. pub opt. pays 8% tax on all payroll
Pg 150 Lines 9-13 Biz w payroll btw 251k & 400k who doesnt provide public opt pays 2-6% tax on all payroll Pg 167 Lines 18-23 ANY individual who doesnt have acceptable HC according to Govt will be taxed 2.5% of income.
Pg 170 Lines 1-3 Any NONRESIDENT Alien is exempt from individual taxes. (Americans will pay).
Pg 195 Officers & employees of HC Admin (GOVT) will have access to ALL Americans financial and personal records.
Pg 203 Line 14-15 HC - “The tax imposed under this section shall not be treated as tax” Yes, it says that. Pg 239 Line 14-24 HC Bill Govt will reduce physician services for Medicaid. Seniors, low income, poor affected.
Pg 241 Line 6-8 HC Bill - Doctors, it does not matter what specialty you have, you’ll all be paid the same.
Pg 253 Line 10-18 Govt sets value of Dr’s time, prof judg, etc. Literally value of humans.
Pg 265 Sec 1131Govt mandates & controls productivity for private HC industries.
Pg 268 Sec 1141 Fed Govt regulates rental & purchase of power driven wheelchairs.
Pg 272 SEC. 1145. Treatment of certain cancer hospitals – Cancer patients - welcome to rationing!
Page 280 Sec 1151 The Govt will penalize hospitals for what Govt deems preventable readmissions. (Incentives for hospital to not treat and release.)
Pg 298 Lines 9-11 Drs, treat a patient during initial admission that results in a readmission-....Govt will penalize you.
Pg 317 L 13-20 PROHIBITION on ownership/....investment. Govt tells Drs. what/how much they can own.
Pg 317-318 lines 21-25,1-3 PROHIBITION on expansion- Govt is mandating hospitals cannot expand.
pg 321 2-13 Hospitals have opportunity to apply for exception BUT community input required. Can you say ACORN?!!
Pg335 L 16-25 Pg 336-339 - Govt mandates established of outcome based measures. HC the way they want. Rationing.
Pg 341 Lines 3-9 Govt has authority to disqualify Medicare Advantage Plans (Part B), HMOs, etc. Forcing people into Govt plan.
Pg 354 Sec 1177 - Govt will RESTRICT enrollment of Special needs people!
Pg 379 Sec 1191 Govt creates more bureaucracy - Telehealth Advisory Committee. HC by phone/Internet?
Pg 425 Lines 4-12 Govt mandates Advance [Death] Care Planning Consult. Think Senior Citizens end of life.
Pg 425 Lines 17-19 Govt will instruct & consult regarding living wills, durable powers of atty. Mandatory!
Pg 425 Lines 22-25, 426 Lines 1-3 Gov’t provides approved list of end of life resources, guiding you in death.
Pg 427 Lines 15-24 Govt mandates program for orders for end of life. The Gov’t has a say in how your life ends.
Pg 429 Lines 1-9 An “adv. care planning consult” will be used frequently as patients health deteriorates.
Pg 429 Lines 10-12 “adv. care consultation” may incl an ORDER for end of life plans. AN ORDER from GOV
Pg 429 Lines 13-25 - The govt will specify which Doctors can write an end of life order.
PG 430 Lines 11-15 The Govt will decide what level of treatment you will have at end of life
(NOTE FROM RJ: The above really does give the government the authority to determine who lives and dies, and when. A government bureaucrat really will be making this decision for you and your loved ones.)
Pg 469 - Community Based Home Medical Services=Non profit orgs. Hello, ACORN Medical Svcs here!!?
Pg 472 Lines 14-17 PAYMENT TO COMMUNITY-....BASED ORG. 1 monthly payment to a community-....based org. Like ACORN?
Pg 489 Sec 1308 The Govt will cover Marriage & Family therapy. They will insert Government into your marriage. Pg 494-498 Govt will cover Mental Health Svcs including defining, creating, rationing those svcs
PG 502 Sec 1181 Center for Comparative Effectiveness Research Established. – Hello Big Brother – Literally.
Pg 503 Lines 13-19 Gov’t will build registries and data networks from YOUR electronic med records.
Pg 503 lines 21-25 Gov’t may secure data directly from any depart or agency of the US including your data.
Pg 504 Lines 6-10 The “Center” will collect data both published & unpublished (that means public & your private info)
PG 506 Lines 19-21 The Center will recommend policies that would allow for public access of data.
PG 518 Lines 21-25 The Commission will have input from HC consumer reps – Can you say unions & ACORN?
PG 524 18-22 Comparative Effectiveness Research Trust Fund set up. More taxes for ALL.
PG 621 Lines 20-25 Gov’t will define what Quality means in HC. Since when does Gov’t know about quality?
Pg 622 Lines 2-9 To pay for the Quality Standards, Govt will transfer $$ from to other Govt Trust Funds. More Taxes.
PG 624 “Quality” measures shall be designed to assess outcomes & functional status of patients.
PG 624 “Quality” measures shall be designed to profile you including race, age, gender, place of residence, etc
Pg 628 Sec 1443 Gov’t will give “Multi-Stake Holders” Pre-Rule Making input into Selection of “Quality” Measures.
Pg 630 9-24/631 1-9 Those Multi-stake holder groups incl. Unions & groups like ACORN deciding HC quality.
Pg 632 Lines 14-25 The Gov’t may implement any “Quality measure” of HC Services as they see fit.
PG 633 14-25/ 634 1-9 The Secretary may issue non-endorsed “Quality Measures” for Physician Services & Dialysis Services.
Pg 635 to 653 Physicians Payments Sunshine Provision – Gov’t wants to shine sunlight on Docs but not Govt.
Pg 654-659 Public Reporting on Health Care-......Associated Infections – Looks okay.
PG 660-671 Doctors in Residency – Gov’t will tell you where your residency will be, thus where you’ll live.
Pg 676-686 Gov’t will regulate hospitals in EVERY aspect of residency programs, incl. teaching hospitals.
Pg 686-700 Increased Funding to Fight Waste, Fraud, and Abuse. You mean like the Gov’t with an $18 million website?
PGs 701-704 Sec 1619 If your part of HC plan isn’t in Gov’t HC Exchange but you qualify for Fed aid, no payment.
PG 705-709 SEC. 1128 If Secr gets complaints (ACORN) on HC provider or supplier, Gov’t can do background check.
PG 711 Lines 8-14 The Secretary has broad powers to deny HC providers/ suppliers admittance into HC Exchange. Your doctor could be thrown out of business.
Pg 719-720 Sec 1637 ANY Doctor who orders durable med equip or home med services MUST be enrolled in Medicare.
PG 722 Sec 1639 Gov’t MANDATES Doctors must have face to face with patient to certify patient for Home Health Svcs.
PG 724 23-25 PG 725 1-5 The same Gov’t certifications will apply to Medicaid & CHIP (your kids)
PG 724 Lines 16-22 Gov’t reserves rt to apply face to face certification for patient to ANY other HC service.
Pg 735 lines 16-25 For law enforce. proposes the Secretary-HHS will give Atty General access to ALL data.
PG 740-757 Gov’t sets guidelines for subsidizing the uninsured (Thats your tax dollars people)
Pg 757-762 Fed gov’t will shift burden of payments to Disproportionat..............e Share Hospitals (DSH) to States. (Taxes)
Pg 763 1-8 No DS/EA hospitals will be paid unless they provide services without regard to national origin
Pg 765 Sec 1711 Gov’t will require Preventative Services including vaccines. (Choice?)
Pg 768 Sec 1713 Gov’t – Nurse Home Visitation Svcs (Hello union paybacks)
Pg 769 11-14 Nurse Home Visit Svcs include-......economic self-..........sufficiency, employ adv, school-......readiness.
Pg 769 3-5 Nurse Home Visit Services - “increasing birth intervals between pregnancies.” Govt ABORTIONS anyone
Pg 770 SEC 1714 Fed Gov’t mandates eligibility for State Family Planning Services. Abortion & State Sovereign.
Pg 789-797 Gov’t will set, mandate drug prices, controlling which drugs brought to market. Bye innovation.
Pgs 797-800 SEC. 1744 PAYMENTS for graduate medical education. The government will now control Drs’ education.
PG 801 Sec 1751 The Govt will decide which Health care conditions will be paid. Say RATION!
Pg 810 SEC. 1759. Billing Agents, clearinghouses,.... etc req. to register. Gov’t takes over private payment sys.
Pg 820-824 Sec 1801 Govt will identify individ. ineligible for subsidies. Will access all personal financial information.
Pg 824-829 SEC. 1802. Govt Sets up Comparative Effectiveness Research Trust Fund. Another tax black hole.
PG 829-833 Gov’t will impose a fee on ALL private health ins. plans incl. self insured to pay for Trust Fund!
PG 835 11-13 fees imposed by Gov’t for Trust Fund shall be treated as if they were taxes.
Pg 838-840 Gov’t will design & implement Home Visitation Program for families with young kids & families expect kids.
PG 844-845 This Home Visitation Prog. includes Gov’t coming into your house & telling you how to parent!!!
Pg 859 Gov’t will establish a Public Health Fund at a cost of $..........................88,..........800,000,000. Yes that’s Billion.
Pg 865 The Gov’t will MANDATE the establishment of a National Health Service Corps.
PG 865 to 876 The NHS Corps is a program where Drs. perform mandatory HC for 2yrs for part loan repayment.
PG 876-892 The govt takes over the education of our Med students and Drs.
PG 898 The Govt will establish a Public Health Workforce Corps to ensure supply of public health prof.
PG 898 The Public health workforce corps shall consist of civilian employees of the U.S. as Secretary deems.
PG 898 The Public health workforce corps shall consist of officers of Regular & Reserve Corps of Service.
PG 900 The Public Health Workforce Corps includes veterinarians.
PG 901 The Public Health Workforce Corps WILL include commissioned Regular & Reserve Officers. HC Draft?
PG 910 The Govt will develop, build & run Public Health Training Centers.
PG 913-914 Govt starts a HC affirmative action program thru guise of diversity scholarships.
PG 915 SEC. 2251. Govt MANDDATES Cultural & linguistic competency training for HC professionals.
Pg 932 The Govt will estab Preventative & Wellness Trust fund- initial cost of $........30,........800,........000,....000-Billion.
PG 935 21-22 Govt will identify specific goals & objectives for prevention & wellness activities. Control YOU!!
PG 936 Govt will develop “Healthy People & National Public Health Perform. Standards” Tell me what to eat?
PG 942 Lines 22-25 More Gov’t? Offices of Surgeon General -Public Health Svc, Minority Health, Women’s Health
PG 950- 980 BIG GOV’T core pub health infrastructure including workforce capacity, lab systems; health info sys, etc
PG 993 Gov’t will establish school based health clinics. Your kids won’t have a chance.
PG 994 School Based Health Clinic will be integrated into the school environment. Say GOVT Brainwash!
PG 1001 The Govt will establish a National Medical Device Registry. Will you be tracked?
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