Patient Navigator Outreach and Chronic Disease Prevention Act of 2005 report (to accompany S. 898) by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

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  • Health services accessibility -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • Chronic diseases -- Law and legislation -- United States

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SeriesReport / 109th Congress, 1st session, Senate -- 109-73
The Physical Object
Pagination11 p. ;
Number of Pages11
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OCLC/WorldCa60826991

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[United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.]. Inpolicymakers came together to support the Patient Navigator Outreach and Chronic Disease Prevention Act of (Public Law ). With unanimous support in Congress, and under the leadership of Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ), the Act amended the Public Health Service Act and became Public Law, authorizing the Secretary of.

Individuals with chronic diseases may have difficulty optimizing their health and getting the care they need due to a combination of patient, provider, and health system level barriers. Patient navigator programs, in which trained personnel assess and assist patients in overcoming barriers to care, may improve care and outcomes for patients with chronic disease Cited by: Patient navigation has been shown to be a critical component in helping racial/ethnic minorities gain access to FQHCs, as well as to other safety net facilities, which provide not only direct screening, diagnostic, and treatment services but also public education and outreach to facilitate disease prevention.

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Four years later inPresident George W. Bush signed legislation that provided funding for patient navigation demonstration projects under the Patient Navigator Outreach and Chronic Disease Prevention Act (American Cancer Society, ). The projects provided grants for the development and operation of patient navigator services for the pur.

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She authored the Patient Navigator, Outreach, and Chronic Disease Prevention Act ofto help individuals in underserved communities overcome cultural, linguistic, and financial barriers to access the health system, which President George W. Bush signed into law.

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the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of the Patient Navigator Outreach and Chronic Disease Prevention Act of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of the American with Disabilities Act of 5: Parker and colleagues categorized tasks for navigators including which of the following.

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Depression, chronic diseases, and decrements in health: results from the World Health Surveys. The Lancet, (), Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ().

The Burden of Chronic Diseases and Their Risk Factors: National and State Perspectives • Monitor patient lists to identify eligible patients • Conduct intake with patients to identify their needs • Attend daily debrief (daily huddle) meetings regarding status of caseload for with the case manager team • Identify and connect patients to needed services such as medical homes, community support services, and education program for chronic disease management.

Congressional staffers reported that the episode provided a tangible example of how patient navigator programmes would work and contributed to “critical policy discussion that led to passage of US law HRthe Patient Navigator Outreach and Chronic Disease Prevention Act of ” that provides funds to model programmes that would help Cited by: 1.

Careers» Career Advice» Professional Development» Why RTs are Right for the Disease Navigator Role Why RTs are Right for the Disease Navigator Role Although she is now managing her department, Karen Grice is still involved in sharing. The practice of defensive medicine decreases patient access to health care, and increases costs of health care for everyone.

Some patients are left in the lurch as physicians avoid the sickest patients, or those requiring higher-risk procedures, in order to reduce their exposure to malpractice suits.

Other research on patient navigator programs for cancer care is ongoing, and the Patient Navigator Outreach and Chronic Disease Prevention Act is providing funding to support such research.

Chronic diseases are very common, but they can be prevented. Patient navigators improve patient health in many ways. They help patients understand risk factors and help them access healthcare screening. They can also encourage regular medical visits and healthy lifestyles.

Screen to Reduce Risk. Finding disease early reduces the effects of. HR EAS/PP 1 SEC. NO CUTS IN GUARANTEED BENEFITS. 2 Nothing in this Act shall result in the reduction or 3 elimination of any benefits guaranteed by law to partici- 4 pants in Medicare Advantage plans.

5 TITLE IV—PREVENTION OF 6 CHRONIC DISEASE AND IM- 7 PROVING PUBLIC HEALTH 8 Subtitle A—Modernizing Disease 9 Prevention and File Size: KB. Patient Navigator Outreach and Chronic Disease Prevention Program Co-Occurring Disorders Study ID: Abstraction Date: Rev. Sep Description Notes (local use only) List all chronic, co-occurring disorders present for patient at the time of chart review.

Data must be from medical records, not self-reported. No Medical Record. The Patient Navigator Outreach and Chronic Disease Prevention Act of A bipartisan approach to improving access to care and addressing health disparities Natalia M.

Urrea PDF. Patient navigation in cancer care represents a significant advance in improving the quality of cancer care delivery, patient navigation has evolved as an essential strategy for enhancing outcomes in quality, including the patient experience of care. Patient navigator outreach and chronic disease prevention act of Washington, DC Author: Ted A.

James, Kimberly A. Maurer. Selection of eligible patients from intervention practices to study the reach, usage, and effectiveness of a Medicaid patient navigator intervention to increase colorectal cancer screening, Cape Fear, North Carolina, Medicaid claims data used for comparison with controls was missing for 2 participants; for that analysis n = Cited by: funding under the Patient Navigator, Outreach, and Chronic Disease Prevention Act of xxix More recently, patient navigators have been used to guide patients with other complex and chronic diseases, including diabetes and The current evidence base is incomplete, but generally suggests that patient.

Results like these helped ensure passage of the Patient Navigator Outreach & Chronic Disease Act, signed by President George W. Bush in to help fund implementation of patient navigation programs in cancer treatment centers.

Successful outcomes also spurred the National Cancer Institute to establish patient navigator research programs in. “This Act [enacting section a of this title] may be cited as the ‘Patient Navigator Outreach and Chronic Disease Prevention Act of ’.” Short Title of Amendments Pub. –, § 1, Oct.

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Medical Tour Guides Outreach, and Chronic Disease Prevention Act is a sort of "buddy system" bill that pairs patients with a health-care professional. The "navigator" would help patients Author: Janel Davis.

Background. Population-level health outcomes in the United States, including life expectancy and infant mortality rates, lag behind those of other countries in the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, despite spending the greatest percentage of its gross domestic product on health care (1–5).To attenuate this gap, health care payment models are shifting Cited by: 8.

The ACC launched the next generation of the Patient Navigator Program on a national scale. The new Patient Navigator Program: Focus MI leverages evidence-based best practices to improve the care and outcomes of myocardial infarction patients and further reduce avoidable readmissions beyond 30 days.

IntroductionInthe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention funded five sites to implement the Colorectal Cancer Screening Demonstration Program (CRCSDP). An evaluation is being conducted that includes a multiple case study. Case study result Cited by: Society (Dohan & Shrag, ; Freeman, ), and in June were entrenched into U.S.

law as the “Patient Navigator, Outreach, and Chronic Disease Prevention Act” of Due to its origins in cancer care, the system navigator’s role is intended to, “identify, anticipate, and help to alleviate barriers” in.Patient Navigator, Outreach, and Chronic Disease Prevention Act.

This law makes it easier for medically underserved communities to gain access to care. • The Society’s journal, Cancer Cytopathology, becomes the Official Journal of the American Society of Cytopathology and becomes a benefit of membership to all members of that society.

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