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NEW YORK (AP) — Global health officials say a deadly new respiratory virus related to SARS has apparently spread from patients to two health care workers in eastern Saudi Arabia. They say the virus has likely already spread person-to-person in...
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Indiana hospitals that serve as safety nets for the poor and uninsured say they're waiting to see what impact the federal health care overhaul has on their bottom lines. The law will give more people access to insurance...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Senate is expected to approve legislation that would require health care providers to disclose upon request their policies for end-of-life treatment. Some hospitals have what is known as a medical futility...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Senate has approved legislation that would require health care providers to disclose their policies for end-of-life treatment when asked. Some hospitals have what is known as a medical futility policy. The policy...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Republican Gov. Rick Snyder on Wednesday called for extending Medicaid eligibility to hundreds of thousands of Michigan residents without health insurance, welcoming the option available under the Obama administration's...
FLINT, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan health system plans to begin screening job applicants for nicotine use. The Flint Journal reports (http://bit.ly/14ONfuG ) that Flint-based McLaren Health Care has instituted a no-nicotine policy for all job...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Gov.-elect Mike Pence has ruled out building a state-run health insurance exchange but appears to be leaving open the option of running a joint venture with the federal government as a critical decision deadline draws near....
WASHINGTON (AP) — Its place assured alongside Medicare and Medicaid, President Barack Obama's health care law is now in a sprint to the finish line, with just 11 months to go before millions of uninsured people can start signing up for coverage....
WSBT TVFinding a good health insurance plan is one of the most important decisions you can make, and it’s not always easy. Insurers are now required to use a new form that describes in plain English deductibles, co-pays and other costs. Consumer...
Medicare beneficiaries can begin choosing their drug and medical coverage for 2013, and most seniors are expected to stick with the same policies they have already, despite price changes and a rating system that shows some plans may be better than others....
WASHINGTON (AP) — He'll never turn Medicare into a voucher, but if you are lucky enough to be financially comfortable in retirement, odds are you'll pay higher premiums under President Barack Obama's plan. It's not just the 1 percent who'll feel the...
Tags: Politics, Medicare, Elections, Long Term Care, Health Insurance
South Bend Tribune Staff WriterSTEVENSVILLE -- To be polite, Patrick McQuone refers to the 46-year-old Lakeland Continuing Care Center-St. Joseph building as "worn." The rooms are small -- shoebox size, even. And many Lakeland Continuing Care patients still share bathrooms, said...
Tags: Nursing, Stroke, Stevensville, Medical Specialization
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