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Federal officials are shedding new light on how much hospital bills vary across Southern California and the rest of the country. Medicare released pricing information Wednesday for more than 3,300 U.S. hospitals on the top 100 procedures and...
WASHINGTON -- It's the great moral imperative behind the Affordable Care Act ("Obamacare"): People should not be denied health care because they can't afford insurance. Health status and insurance are assumed to be connected, and opponents have often been...
New Medicare data reveal wildly varying charges among the nation's hospitals for 100 of the most common in-patient treatments and procedures, calling into question medical billing practices just as U.S. officials try to rein in rising costs. The...
The Hartford CourantAetna beat analysts' expectations Tuesday, reporting strong operating income for the first three months of the year compared with 2012. Net income was lower, however, because of costs related to buying Coventry Health Care Inc. Aetna announced plans in...
American employers are asking more from workers as they try to cut costs and become more productive to compete in a globalized world, as described in a Los Angeles Times Sunday story. But they’re also giving them much less. Everything from the...
READER SUBMITTED: Connecticut Health Council to Host 'The Politics of Health Policy' with Scott RasmussenHartfordThe Connecticut Health Council, an association of health sector leaders who work together to promote Connecticut as a premier center for the development of businesses, initiatives, and technology that improve health care and wellness both nationally and...
StatewideHaving introduced a master's degree program this academic year in health care policy, Trinity will host a major conference on April 26 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in Mather Hall on The Affordable Care Act of 2010, colloquially known as Obamacare. A...
Reuters* Healthcare access lagging, treatment costs rising * Both structural, short-term reforms needed By Asher Levine SAO PAULO, April 26 (Reuters) - Latin America's growing prosperity is fueling a cancer epidemic that threatens to overwhelm the region...
Blaming the cost to implement health care reform, the state's largest health insurer has proposed eye-popping rate increases to state regulators for individuals and small businesses. CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield wants to raise rates an average of 25...
Workplace violence is a serious occupational hazard in hospitals and other health care facilities, a fact that has escaped an unsuspecting public. Nationally, nursing assistants employed by nursing homes have the highest incidence of workplace assault...
Democratic Sen. Max Baucus of Montana, the chairman of the powerful Senate Finance Committee who steered President Barack Obama's health care overhaul into law but recently broke with his party on gun control legislation, has decided to retire, Democratic...
Tags: Parties and Movements, Politics, Laws, Finance, Tim Johnson
Gov. Rick Scott sent a message Tuesday to House Speaker Will Weatherford and Senate President Don Gaetz that his priorities need to get more attention. “I’m sure that the speaker of the house and the senate president would like to have a...
Tags: Politics, Government, Don Gaetz, Rick Scott, Joe Negron
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