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Choice CDHP enrollees can now activate health savings accounts

Dec. 13, 2018—Vanderbilt employees that enrolled in the Choice Consumer-Driven Health Plan for 2019 must activate their health savings account on Fidelity in order to contribute to, and use funds from, the account.

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Open Enrollment ends Oct. 31; all benefits-eligible employees must enroll

Oct. 25, 2018—Open Enrollment is open now through 11:59 p.m. Oct. 31. All benefits-eligible faculty and staff are required to make an active plan selection for 2019 coverage.

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2019 health care benefits: What is changing?

Jun. 14, 2018—Vanderbilt University will offer two health care coverage plans in 2019: the Aetna Select PPO plan and a new consumer-driven health plan called Aetna Choice CDHP.

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Vanderbilt’s Center for Health Care Market Innovation co-sponsors Health:Further Festival 2017

Aug. 17, 2017—The Center for Health Care Market Innovation at Vanderbilt’s Owen Graduate School of Management is co-sponsoring the Third Annual Health:Further Festival. The event takes place in downtown Nashville Aug. 22-25, with speakers including Dr. Mehmet Oz and NBA Hall-of-Famer Dominique Wilkins.

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Economist explains impacts of Senate health plan

Jul. 17, 2017—Vanderbilt University economist Andrew Goodman-Bacon, who studies the long-term effects of public safety net programs like Medicaid, gives his take on the latest Senate health care proposal.

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Panel discussion on health care reform set for April 3

Mar. 20, 2017—“Perspectives on Health Care Reform: From Obamacare to the American Health Care Act” is open to Vanderbilt faculty, staff and students.

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2015 Vanderbilt Divinity and GDR Distinguished Alumni/ae named

Aug. 18, 2015—Tennessee's first African American state health commissioner and an internationally renowned scholar on the Old Testament will be honored Oct. 30 by Vanderbilt Divinity School and the Graduate Department of Religion.

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Owen and School of Medicine leaders co-chair international conference on analytics in health care July 29-31

Jul. 29, 2015—Experts from Owen, Vanderbilt School of Medicine and Vanderbilt University Medical Center will present and host sessions at the third INFORMS Healthcare 2015 Conference July 29-31 in Nashville.

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Area leaders host community forum on poor health and effects on quality of life, economy

Jan. 6, 2015—Leading business, health care and civic officials will hold a Nashville Community Health Forum at Vanderbilt on Jan. 14 focused on the chronically poor health condition of Davidson County and Tennessee residents.

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Meharry-Vanderbilt Alliance celebrates 15 years; calls for proposals

Mar. 7, 2014—In celebration of 15 years of partnership, the Meharry-Vanderbilt Alliance invites proposals for activities that promote ongoing, mutually beneficial, health-oriented research partnerships between community organizations and academic researchers.

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Express care clinic adds call ahead option

Feb. 28, 2014—The walk-in convenience of the Faculty/Staff Express Care clinic just got even better. The clinic has a new “call ahead” option.

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Exodus of physicians to America causing ‘brain drain’ in Africa

Sep. 18, 2013—The past decade has seen a dramatic rise in the number of physicians trained in Sub-Saharan Africa emigrating to the United States, resulting in a “brain drain” on nations in the greatest need for affordable and accessible health care.

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