Recent Notable Quote(s) - 9/15/23
“The anniversary of women’s right to vote in the United States, also known as Women’s Suffrage Day, is a momentous occasion that celebrates the hard-fought victory of the women’s suffrage movement. On August 18, 1920, the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was ratified, granting women the right to vote after years of relentless advocacy and perseverance…it serves as a poignant reminder that progress is achieved through collective action, determination, and resilience. It is essential to remember the sacrifices of those who fought for women’s suffrage and continue striving for a more inclusive and equitable society for all.”
Anne McCune, CEO – The Carol Emmott Foundation, an initiative dedicated to the education, training and support of women leaders in health care.
"At the heart of any value-based strategy, it really needs to be a community-based partnership approach where healthcare organizations are partnering with public health agencies, county health agencies, state and federal authorities, food banks, schools, and working alongside other employers."
Tommy Ibrahim, MD, MHA, CEO, Bassett Health
"The absence of robust oversight of MCO decisions on prior authorization requests presents a limitation that can allow inappropriate denials to go undetected in Medicaid managed care"
Office of the Inspector General – in a report on the apparent excessive pattern of Medicaid prior authorization denials by various Managed Care Organizations (MCOs)