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2014/12/20 01:09
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It’s amazing how much we talk about making people healthier. Consider all the discussion in America about overweight people who are stigmatized for making poor food choices. Think about the warnings...
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2014/12/18 17:15
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When I was a kid, I liked to play a game called “connect the dots” where I connected a series of numbered and apparently unrelated dots to reveal a picture of a person, animal or object. I still enjoy...
2014/12/18 16:51
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... Has Seen Largest Coverage Gains in Four Decades, Putting the Uninsured Rate at or Near Historic Lows Earlier this week, the National Center for Health Statistics released new data on health...
2014/12/16 20:52
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Chad Terhune, Los Angeles Times (TNS) Posted: Tuesday, December 16, 2014, 4:00 AM Now it's time to share the bounty from Obamacare, said Bill Kramer, director of national health policy at the Pacific...
2014/12/16 15:45
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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...
2014/12/16 00:34
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Gov. Peter Shumlin and his team say they will release their single-payer financing plan by Dec. 30, but as of last week, the Department of Health Reform was still running numbers. The Shumlin...
2014/12/13 04:00
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AT A GLANCE Oklahomans can find assistance at: Localhelp.healthcare.gov or by calling (800) 318-2596. TTY users should call (855) 889-4325. Licensed health insurance agents who are certified by the...
2014/12/13 03:18
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U.S. Health Care Lags Worldwide for Those Over 65 (New York Times) – The Commonwealth Fund has been publishing surveys comparing health care in industrialized countries since 1998, a continuing...
2014/12/11 13:30
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By Karen PallaritoHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- Americans who get job-based health insurance are spending a bigger chunk of their paychecks on health care than they were a decade ago, and...
2014/12/10 22:45
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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...
2014/12/10 17:21
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Updated: 12/10/2014 10:57 AM Created: 12/10/2014 10:30 AM KSTP.com By: Brandi Powell The latest nationwide health rankings find Americans are making improvements in key areas, but obesity and...
2014/12/07 06:55
2014/12/07 06:55
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Before the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, when people got sick and tried to use their insurance policy, an insurance company could try to claim the person had a pre-existing condition and...
2014/12/07 06:42
2014/12/07 06:42
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When Medicare started, most of us thought it would take care of our medical costs when we got to be 65. Right away, we learned that we have to get supplemental insurance to pay for the 20% of those...
2014/12/06 00:09
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Here’s your assignment for the coming weeks: Predict what health calamities you are going to face during 2015. Impossible, right? Yet, in the next few weeks most people will have to choose insurance...
2014/12/04 18:45
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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...
2014/12/03 18:02
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Bringing more data into the public domain may be a critical step toward increasing transparency in the famously opaque healthcare sector, but raw data alone will only go so far, experts warn. At a...
2014/12/01 03:42
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Earlier this month, Kaiser Health News reported that “more hospitals are receiving penalties than bonuses in the second year of Medicare’s quality incentive program, and the average penalty is steeper...
2014/11/29 06:13
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For Martha Gruberman, a 63-year-old resident of south suburban Steger, obtaining health insurance through the Affordable Care Act hasn't made it any easier to pay for routine medical care. A plan she...
2014/11/26 18:08
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But then, Connecticut residents had a relatively easy time the first go-round, even while the federal exchange's website crashed beneath the weight of would-be applicants. If enrollment is easier...
2014/11/26 10:52
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Unlike a car or home purchase, sudden illness and the often exorbitant cost of treatment can’t be planned for. But creditors don’t treat medical debt differently from any other debt. In 2010 alone,...
2014/12/20 01:09
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