January 27, 2011
Prescription for Health tested the use of tools and evidence-based models in primary care to counsel patients to change four leading behaviors associated with premature death: smoking, risky drinking, unhealthy diet, and physical inactivity.
March 1, 2010
This article examines the influence of cost on patient use of behavioral counseling services. Smoking and obesity are two major public health challenges, but few health insurance plans cover counseling services to help individuals lose weight or stop smoking. Little is known about how the cost of behavioral counseling services affects the consumption of such services.
August 30, 2010
Mountain Health Choices promised additional benefits to low-income families who agreed to some basic rules designed to increase personal responsibility and strengthen their relationship to a medical home.
August 1, 2009
A new report evaluating the program shows that despite widespread support for the goals of the program, Mountain Health Choices has yet to realize its potential.