Glossary of Health Care and Medical Terms

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Health Care News has been dominated by health IT news starting in 2009 when President Barack Obama signed the HITECH Act (Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act) , which was part of the ARRA / American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, also known as the Stimulus Bill.

Starting in late 2010, the passing Patient Protection and  Affordable Care Act (ACA or PPACA) was big health care news, spawning a storm of controversy and debate.

The health of Americans or lack thereof is worrisome healthcare news. The increase in the incidence of autism is alarming. Heart disease and chronic disease rates continue to be high.

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