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2015/05/26 21:53
2015/05/26 21:53
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Thanks to a couple of timely surveys of medical consumers, the focus of the healthcare debate has shifted abruptly from helping the uninsured to how to help the "underinsured." These are the people...
2015/05/26 21:53
2015/05/26 21:53
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2015/05/25 15:20
2015/05/25 15:20
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WASHINGTON (AP) - A different health care issue has emerged for Democrats, in sync with the party's pitch to workers and middle-class voters ahead of next year's elections. It's not the uninsured,...
2015/05/21 07:27
2015/05/21 07:27
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To be sure, the launch of Obamacare exchanges, which signed up about 11.4 million people this past open enrollment season, coupled with the expansion of Medicaid benefits in the majority of states,...
2015/05/21 01:21
2015/05/21 01:21
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Created: 05/20/2015 8:07 PM KSTP.com Nearly a quarter of U.S. adults who were insured all last year lacked adequate protection from big medical bills based on their income, according to Commonwealth...
2015/05/20 21:56
2015/05/20 21:56
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Ray’s take: Last month, we talked about inflation and how it can impact financial planning. This month, we’re taking a look at inflation’s opposite – deflation – and how that can impact your...
2015/05/20 17:27
2015/05/20 17:27
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... financial and health insecurity that comes from being underinsured is substantial and puts people's health and well-being at risk," said Dr. David Blumenthal, president of The Commonwealth Fund...
2015/05/20 16:45
2015/05/20 16:45
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One of the more positive sounding admonitions from health care reform opponents was that the United States had "the best health care in the world," so why would you mess with it? Well, it's true that...
2015/05/20 04:17
2015/05/20 04:17
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MINNETONKA, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vermont is the healthiest state for seniors, rising from fourth place last year, according to the third edition of United Health Foundation’s America’s Health...
2015/05/18 18:37
2015/05/18 18:37
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There’s no getting around it. Americans are using more medications and spending more for them. The latest evidence just came from Express Scripts, the pharmacy benefit manager, which acts as a...
2015/05/15 23:28
2015/05/15 23:28
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Government figures mask true level of medical workforce needSaturday, 16 May 2015, 11:04 amPress Release: ASMSGovernment figures mask true level of medical workforce need“The Government’s latest...
2015/05/11 01:45
2015/05/11 01:45
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One of the more positive sounding admonitions from health care reform opponents was that the United States had "the best health care in the world," so why would you mess with it? Well, it's true that...
2015/05/08 19:53
2015/05/08 19:53
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One of the most controversial and least understood aspects of coverage under the Affordable Care Act is the network concept. More precisely, the narrow-network concept, since the whole goal of health...
2015/05/07 16:27
2015/05/07 16:27
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Nineteen percent of those ages 25 to 34 said they've asked for a discount on medical care, compared with just 8 percent of the general population. They are also twice as likely to ask for cheaper...
2015/05/06 01:39
2015/05/06 01:39
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Louisiana ranks 37th in the nation in meeting the long-term care needs of its older residents, according to a new state-by-state AARP Scorecard released Thursday. The state’s worst marks come from...
2015/05/05 04:17
2015/05/05 04:17
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SAN FRANCISCO & WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--An independent review of Medicare payments reveals that 42 percent of the health care dollars Medicare paid to providers in its fee-for-service (FFS)...
2015/05/05 01:43
2015/05/05 01:43
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KAMPALA - Washington has the highest infant mortality rate of all the world's richest capitals, according to a survey highlighting the failure of the world's wealthiest country to prevent high rates...
2015/05/03 11:50
2015/05/03 11:50
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A woman passes a National Health Service ambulance in central London January 6, 2015. LONDON (Reuters) - "Oh, you girls are lovely. I wouldn't do your job for all the money in the world," says the...
2015/04/28 04:45
2015/04/28 04:45
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One of the more positive sounding admonitions from health care reform opponents was that the United States had "the best health care in the world," so why would you mess with it? Well, it's true that...
2015/04/24 22:09
2015/04/24 22:09
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The government has just announced its first-ever star ratings http://www.cms.gov/Newsroom/MediaReleaseDatabase/Press-releases/2015-Press-releases-items/2015-04-16.html of the country’s hospitals based...
2015/04/24 18:45
2015/04/24 18:45
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A new survey released on Thursday suggests that Affordable Care Act consumers are relatively happy with the insurance that they have purchased. And it's partly for reasons that conservatives would be...
2015/05/26 21:53
2015/05/26 21:53
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