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Craig Daily Press
Thinking About Health: Taking care of America’s elderly may not be a top priorityDuring a recent visit to Copenhagen, I squeezed in a visit with city officials
Thinking About Health: Taking care of America’s elderly may not be a top priority
Craig Daily Press / Posted 3 days ago
During a recent visit to Copenhagen, I squeezed in a visit with city officials to learn more about the Danish health system, particularly the country’s arrangements for long-term care, a topic that draws endless complaints from American families,... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
NHS privatisation: How the health service is being dismantled in 10 easy steps You might feel like nothing has changed in the national health service - but
NHS privatisation: How the health service is being dismantled in 10 easy steps
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
You might feel like nothing has changed in the national health service - but actually, the government has legally abolished it and are working to make that abolition a... Read more
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Quartz
Health insurance is staggeringly uncompetitive in America, and is poised to get even worse for everybody - Quartz come together With two major...
Health insurance is staggeringly uncompetitive in America, and is poised to get even worse for everybody
Quartz / Posted 6 days ago
- Quartz come together With two major... Read more
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Bankrate.com
Medicare: Where’s the competition?The ignorance about Medicare plus the ignorance about market analysis plus the
Medicare: Where’s the competition?
Bankrate.com / Posted 6 days ago
The ignorance about Medicare plus the ignorance about market analysis plus the ignorance about Medicare market analysis in this article is breathtaking. Looking at just the market penetration of just the public Part C “Medicare Advantage (MA) health... Read more
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Bankrate.com
Medicare: Where’s the competition?Just a few players are vying for business among Medicare Advantage customers, c
Medicare: Where’s the competition?
Bankrate.com / Posted 6 days ago
Just a few players are vying for business among Medicare Advantage customers, creating an illusion of competition. The managed care supplemental Medicare insurance plan known as Medicare Advantage was dreamed up to give greater competition to this... Read more
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The Advocate
Report finds little competition in Medicare Advantage marketsThere is little or no competition in Medicare Advantage insurance markets in 97
Report finds little competition in Medicare Advantage markets
The Advocate / Posted 7 days ago
There is little or no competition in Medicare Advantage insurance markets in 97 percent of U.S. counties, including East Baton Rouge and Orleans parishes, according to a new Commonwealth Fund report. The report, “Competition Among Medicare’s Private... Read more
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Perth Now
Free whooping cough jab for pregnant womenPREGNANT women in WA will receive a free whooping cough vaccine, the State Gove
Free whooping cough jab for pregnant women
Perth Now / Posted 16 days ago
PREGNANT women in WA will receive a free whooping cough vaccine, the State Government has announced in response to the death of four-week-old Riley Hughes. Health Minister Kim Hames told Parliament on Thursday the $600,000 vaccination program to... Read more
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Craig Daily Press
Thinking About Health: Patients want drugs now — But at what risk?As new drugs and medical devices are developed, it’s understandable that the pu
Thinking About Health: Patients want drugs now — But at what risk?
Craig Daily Press / Posted 17 days ago
As new drugs and medical devices are developed, it’s understandable that the public, always in love with new technologies, want to use them. They also want them to be safe, and most people think they are. It comes down to a balancing act that will... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Manitoba home care must be reinventedWINNIPEG — The home care system in Manitoba is broken. Recently, provincial cou
Manitoba home care must be reinvented
Brandon Sun / Posted 18 days ago
WINNIPEG — The home care system in Manitoba is broken. Recently, provincial court Judge Michel Chartier pointed out communication and procedural deficits in the home care system. Now, auditor general Norm Picard has identified a plethora of problems... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
What single-payer health care really is and how Obamacare comparesDuring the debate about the Affordable Care Act (ACA, or “Obamacare”), you prob
What single-payer health care really is and how Obamacare compares
Bangor Daily News / Posted 18 days ago
During the debate about the Affordable Care Act (ACA, or “Obamacare”), you probably heard complaints about the U.S. heading toward socialized medicine and a single-payer health care arrangement similar to Canada’s system. Is there a difference... Read more
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Carlsbad Current-Argus
USA Today Editorial: Don't believe Obamascare storiesFor a program that critics have relentlessly denounced as a failure, Obamacare
USA Today Editorial: Don't believe Obamascare stories
Carlsbad Current-Argus / Posted 18 days ago
For a program that critics have relentlessly denounced as a failure, Obamacare is doing pretty well, particularly at expanding Americans' health coverage. A new Gallup report shows there's now just one state (Texas) left where more than 20 percent... Read more
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Entrpreneur
The Top 4 Ways to Engage Your Employees in Their Own HealthcareEntrepreneur and CultureIQ are searching for the top high-performing cultures t
The Top 4 Ways to Engage Your Employees in Their Own Healthcare
Entrpreneur / Posted 18 days ago
Entrepreneur and CultureIQ are searching for the top high-performing cultures to be featured on our annual list. Think your company has what it takes? Click here to get started. The continued rise in healthcare costs has heightened the urgency more... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Editorials from around New YorkRecent editorials of statewide and national interest from New York's newspapers
Editorials from around New York
Lake Placid News / Posted 19 days ago
Recent editorials of statewide and national interest from New York's newspapers: The Times Herald Record of Middletown on candidates' ability to get on the ballot. Aug. 10 The news has been full of stories lately concerning who gets on the ballot... Read more
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Greene County Daily World
Food Safety Law good for consumers, if it were fundedPosted Tuesday, August 11, 2015, at 2:33 PM Just five years ago, Congress pass
Food Safety Law good for consumers, if it were funded
Greene County Daily World / Posted 20 days ago
Posted Tuesday, August 11, 2015, at 2:33 PM Just five years ago, Congress passed a big, widely hailed law that promised to make Americas' food supply safer. But because of inadequate funding for... Read more
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Payson Roundup
Big changes possible in medical care for working poorArizona’s tenacious battle to limit or modify the federally-funded medical prog
Big changes possible in medical care for working poor
Payson Roundup / Posted 23 days ago
Arizona’s tenacious battle to limit or modify the federally-funded medical program for low-income residents continues, both in court and at the Legislature. One effort to reverse the addition of 300,000 people to the Arizona Health Care Cost... Read more
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Investopedia
6 Reasons Healthcare Is So Expensive in the U.S.Healthcare in the U.S. costs about twice as much as it does in any other develo
6 Reasons Healthcare Is So Expensive in the U.S.
Investopedia / Posted 25 days ago
Healthcare in the U.S. costs about twice as much as it does in any other developed country. If the $3 trillion U.S. healthcare sector were ranked as a country, it would be the world’s fifth largest economy according to “Consumer Reports." The cost of... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Yelp adds Medicare, other data to reviews of hospitals, doctorsMost people turn to Yelp, the popular consumer review site and mobile app, when
Yelp adds Medicare, other data to reviews of hospitals, doctors
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 25 days ago
Most people turn to Yelp, the popular consumer review site and mobile app, when they’re looking for a late night takeout restaurant or a great spot for brunch. Now, they’ll be able to search the site for quality information about doctors and... Read more
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News Mail
Everything old is new again when it comes to tax policyOPINION: A month or so ago I dusted off a couple of double-breasted suits, whic
Everything old is new again when it comes to tax policy
News Mail / Posted 28 days ago
OPINION: A month or so ago I dusted off a couple of double-breasted suits, which must be at least 20 years old. It reiterated the accuracy of the old saying: "What's old is new again." The adage is never truer than when we reflect on the... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Everything old is new again when it comes to tax policyOPINION: A month or so ago I dusted off a couple of double-breasted suits, whic
Everything old is new again when it comes to tax policy
The Daily Mercury / Posted 28 days ago
OPINION: A month or so ago I dusted off a couple of double-breasted suits, which must be at least 20 years old. It reiterated the accuracy of the old saying: "What's old is new again." The adage is never truer than when we reflect on the... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Everything old is new again when it comes to tax policyOPINION: A month or so ago I dusted off a couple of double-breasted suits, whic
Everything old is new again when it comes to tax policy
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 28 days ago
OPINION: A month or so ago I dusted off a couple of double-breasted suits, which must be at least 20 years old. It reiterated the accuracy of the old saying: "What's old is new again." The adage is never truer than when we reflect on the... Read more
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The News & Observer
The case for improving, not repealing the imperfect ACA | News & Observer August 3, 2015 Americans protested outside the Supreme C
The case for improving, not repealing the imperfect ACA
The News & Observer / Posted 28 days ago
| News & Observer August 3, 2015 Americans protested outside the Supreme Court before its ruling upholding Affordable Care Act... Read more
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Philly.com
Medicare and physicians, 50 years together: it's complicatedFifty years ago last week, President Lyndon Baines Johnson signed Medicare (and
Medicare and physicians, 50 years together: it's complicated
Philly.com / Posted 29 days ago
Fifty years ago last week, President Lyndon Baines Johnson signed Medicare (and Medicaid) into law. Medicare’s relationship with physicians since then can best be described as a complicated one. First, recall that Medicare became law notwithstanding... Read more
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Craig Daily Press
Thinking About Health: Supreme Court ruling is factor in health insurance decisionsAt the end of its 2014-15 term the Supreme Court decided that the key component
Thinking About Health: Supreme Court ruling is factor in health insurance decisions
Craig Daily Press / Posted a month ago
At the end of its 2014-15 term the Supreme Court decided that the key component of the Affordable Care Act — the tax subsidies available to help people buy health insurance —would continue in all states. Justices addressed a challenge that the... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Medicare Turns 50 But Big Challenges AwaitMedicare, the federal health insurance program for the elderly and disabled, ha
Medicare Turns 50 But Big Challenges Await
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 1 months ago
Medicare, the federal health insurance program for the elderly and disabled, has come a long way since its creation in 1965 when nearly half of all seniors were uninsured. Now the program covers 55 million people, providing insurance to one in six... Read more
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Senior Journal
Medicare turns 50 but big challenges awaitMedicare & Medicaid News Five areas will require attention as program moves
Medicare turns 50 but big challenges await
Senior Journal / Posted 1 months ago
Medicare & Medicaid News Five areas will require attention as program moves forward July 30, 2015 - Medicare, the federal health insurance program for the elderly and disabled, has come a long way since... Read more
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