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Boston Globe
Amid uncertainty, state delays approval of 2018 insurance ratesThe uncertainty about the future of national health policy reverberated in Mass
Boston Globe / Posted 13 hours ago
The uncertainty about the future of national health policy reverberated in Massachusetts Wednesday when state regulators delayed approving insurance rates for individuals and small businesses that are set to kick in Jan. 1. Typically, the Division... Read more
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Business Wire
SpartanNash Announces Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2017 Financial ResultsGRAND RAPIDS, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SpartanNash Company (the “Company”) (Nasd
Business Wire / Posted 15 hours ago
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SpartanNash Company (the “Company”) (Nasdaq: SPTN) today reported financial results for the 12-week second quarter and 28-week period ended July 15, 2017. Second Quarter Results Consolidated net sales for the... Read more
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Nevada Appeal
Governor announces new rural health insurerMissouri-based SilverSummit will be offering health insurance coverage to Carso
Nevada Appeal / Posted yesterday
Missouri-based SilverSummit will be offering health insurance coverage to Carson City residents, Gov. Brian Sandoval announced on Tuesday. "Access to quality, affordable healthcare should not be dependent on your zip code or county line," Sandoval... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
New pay plan benefits state workers at top and at bottomThe biggest beneficiaries of the overhaul of the state government pay plan work
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
The biggest beneficiaries of the overhaul of the state government pay plan work in a wide range of categories: some agency administrators, registered nurses, information-technology employees and various entry-level workers. The revamped pay plan... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
It’s Your Business, Aug. 13, 2017Retirements Col. Mark Bruce, superintendent of the Kansas Highway Patrol, rece
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 4 days ago
Retirements Col. Mark Bruce, superintendent of the Kansas Highway Patrol, recently announced that Communications Specialist II Sally Keeler retired from the Kansas Highway Patrol in June, after serving the state and citizens of Kansas for 14 years.... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Tim Nesbitt: Oregon shows how to govern health care reformThere is an important lesson to be learned from Oregon's experience with the Af
OregonLive.com / Posted 4 days ago
There is an important lesson to be learned from Oregon's experience with the Affordable Care Act: The path to successful health care reform requires government intervention in the marketplace - not just in paying for care but in setting its price and... Read more
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Statesboro Herald
Health premiums rise for state workers, teachersState employees and teachers will face an average premium increase of about 3.7
Statesboro Herald / Posted 5 days ago
State employees and teachers will face an average premium increase of about 3.7 percent for coverage next year in the State Health Benefit Plan. The SHBP deductibles, co-pays, co-insurance and health plan options will remain the same as this year,... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Premiums to edge up for state workers, teachers with options unchangedState employees and teachers will face an average premium increase of about 3.7
Savannah Morning News / Posted 5 days ago
State employees and teachers will face an average premium increase of about 3.7 percent for coverage next year in the State Health Benefit Plan. The SHBP deductibles, co-pays, co-insurance and health plan options will remain the same as this year,... Read more
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The Suburbanite
Summit County area calendar of eventsfor Growing Up Akron presented by the Margaret Clark Morgan Foundation - a fund
The Suburbanite / Posted 6 days ago
for Growing Up Akron presented by the Margaret Clark Morgan Foundation - a fundraiser to support Child Guidance and Family Solutions and the 75-plus years of mental health services it has provided to children, adolescents, and families... Read more
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Fortune
A Major Insurer Has Pulled Out of Nevada's Health Care ExchangeThe announcement means Nevada now joins Wisconsin, Indiana, and Ohio as states
Fortune / Posted 9 days ago
The announcement means Nevada now joins Wisconsin, Indiana, and Ohio as states where Anthem has withdrawn from the health care exchanges formed under former President Barack Obama's signature health care law, as Republicans and Democrats in Congress... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
MICHAEL R. STRAIN: Republicans should stop trashing the CBOMichael R. Strain | Bloomberg The Congressional Budget Office is under fire.
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 11 days ago
Michael R. Strain | Bloomberg The Congressional Budget Office is under fire. The nonpartisan agency, which is responsible for producing impartial analysis for use by Congress, was the subject of a bizarre attack ad by the White House last month.... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
When Wounds Won’t Heal Therapies Spread — To The Tune Of $5 Billion - When Wounds Won’t Heal Therapies Spread — To The Tune Of $5 Billion By Marisa Taylor PHILADELPHIA — Carol Emanuele beat cancer. But for the past two years she has been fighting ...When Wounds Won’t Heal, Therapies Spread — To The Tune Of $5 BillionBy Marisa T
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 12 days ago
When Wounds Won’t Heal, Therapies Spread — To The Tune Of $5 BillionBy Marisa Taylor PHILADELPHIA — Carol Emanuele beat cancer. But for the past two years, she has been fighting her toughest battle yet. She has an open wound on the bottom of her... Read more
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Cape Coral Daily Breeze
Real Estate BriefsReal Estate Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate announced this week that D
Cape Coral Daily Breeze / Posted 13 days ago
Real Estate Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate announced this week that Don McBride, an experienced real estate professional, has become a sales associate with its Cape Coral office. Formerly with Nautical Realty Group, McBride... Read more
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Business Wire
National Fuel Reports Third Quarter EarningsFuel Gas Company (“National Fuel” or the “Company”) (NYSE:NFG) today announced
Business Wire / Posted 13 days ago
Fuel Gas Company (“National Fuel” or the “Company”) (NYSE:NFG) today announced consolidated results for the third quarter of its 2017 fiscal year and for the nine months ended June 30, 2017. FISCAL 2017 THIRD QUARTER SUMMARY MANAGEMENT... Read more
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Newsmax
Health Insurer Aetna Profit Rises as Obamacare Business ShrinksAetna Inc. reported a higher-than-expected quarterly profit on Thursday as memb
Newsmax / Posted 13 days ago
Aetna Inc. reported a higher-than-expected quarterly profit on Thursday as member health costs were lower than anticipated and it benefited from exiting most of its Obamacare individual insurance markets this year. Shares of Aetna gained 1.6 percent... Read more
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Reuters
Health insurer Aetna profit rises as Obamacare business shrinks(Reuters) - Aetna Inc (AET.N) reported a higher-than-expected quarterly profit
Reuters / Posted 13 days ago
(Reuters) - Aetna Inc (AET.N) reported a higher-than-expected quarterly profit on Thursday as member health costs were lower than anticipated and it benefited from exiting most of its Obamacare individual insurance markets this year. Shares of Aetna... Read more
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Reuters
Health insurer Aetna profit rises as Obamacare business shrinks(Reuters) - Aetna Inc reported a higher-than-expected quarterly profit on Thurs
Reuters / Posted 13 days ago
(Reuters) - Aetna Inc reported a higher-than-expected quarterly profit on Thursday as member health costs were lower than anticipated and it benefited from exiting most of its Obamacare individual insurance markets this year. Shares of Aetna gained... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
When wounds won’t heal, therapies spread — to the tune of $5 billionbeat cancer. But for the past two years, she has been fighting her toughest bat
News-Medical-Net / Posted 14 days ago
beat cancer. But for the past two years, she has been fighting her toughest battle yet. She has an open wound on the bottom of her foot that leaves her unable to walk and prone to deadly infection. In an effort to treat her diabetic wound, doctors... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Michael R. Strain: Republicans should stop trashing the CBOThe Congressional Budget Office is under fire. The nonpartisan agency, which is
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 14 days ago
The Congressional Budget Office is under fire. The nonpartisan agency, which is responsible for producing impartial analysis for use by Congress, was the subject of a bizarre attack ad by the White House last month. Mick Mulvaney, President Donald... Read more
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FOX 16 Little Rock
No End in Sight for State Control of Youth LockupsBy Benjamin Hardy, Reporter (Arkansas Nonprofit News Network) LITTLE ROCK, Ark
FOX 16 Little Rock / Posted 14 days ago
By Benjamin Hardy, Reporter (Arkansas Nonprofit News Network) LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (ANNN) - Six juvenile treatment and correctional facilities that were unexpectedly taken over by the state in January will not be returning to private hands anytime... Read more
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Mid-Hudson News
New WMC Health Alliance agreement with Empire BlueCross BlueShield kicks in next month KINGSTON – The HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley Hospitals in Kingston are
Mid-Hudson News / Posted 15 days ago
KINGSTON – The HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley Hospitals in Kingston are expected to rejoin Empire BlueCross BlueShield’s networks as a participating provider... Read more
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Philly.com
Wounds that won't heal fuel $5B business, but little evidencethe last two years, the Philadelphia woman has been fighting her toughest battl
Philly.com / Posted 15 days ago
the last two years, the Philadelphia woman has been fighting her toughest battle yet. She has an open wound on the bottom of her foot that leaves her unable to walk and prone to deadly infection. In an effort to treat her diabetic wound, doctors... Read more
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MPNnow.com
A Word From Chief Matt Sproul: Volunteers make community strongerCanandaigua Emergency Squad relies on the help of volunteers Most local emerge
MPNnow.com / Posted 18 days ago
Canandaigua Emergency Squad relies on the help of volunteers Most local emergency medical service agencies use the important skills of volunteers. Canandaigua Emergency Squad is no different. As an agency, volunteers have kept us strong for many... Read more
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FOX Business
3 Biotech Stocks for Enterprising Investorsstocks do we think are smart picks for investors who are willing to accept some
FOX Business / Posted 18 days ago
stocks do we think are smart picks for investors who are willing to accept some risk? We asked that question to a team of healthcare investors and they picked Edge Therapeutics(NASDAQ: EDGE), Aratana Therapeutics (NASDAQ: PETX) and Alkermes... Read more
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FOX Business
3 Biotech Stocks for Enterprising Investorsstocks do we think are smart picks for investors who are willing to accept some
FOX Business / Posted 18 days ago
stocks do we think are smart picks for investors who are willing to accept some risk? We asked that question to a team of healthcare investors and they picked Edge Therapeutics(NASDAQ: EDGE), Aratana Therapeutics (NASDAQ: PETX) and Alkermes... Read more
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Daily Mail
In peace at last: Little Charlie Gard's parents announce his deathparents had fought a lengthy legal battle to take their severely ill baby son t
Daily Mail / Posted 19 days ago
parents had fought a lengthy legal battle to take their severely ill baby son to the US for treatment Announcing the end of their challenge on Monday, Chris Gard said: 'We are so sorry we couldn't save you' The plight of Charlie Gard has seen... Read more
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Sun Star
11% of public elementary school pupils malnourishedELEVEN percent of children enrolled in public elementary schools under the Depa
Sun Star / Posted 19 days ago
ELEVEN percent of children enrolled in public elementary schools under the Department of Education’s Cebu Provincial Schools Division are undernourished. But the schools are working to change this. Under the Department of Education’s (DepEd)... Read more
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The Hill
Both sides of the aisle agree — telemedicine is the futureLast Thursday, in the midst of the intense debate about the future of ObamaCare
The Hill / Posted 20 days ago
Last Thursday, in the midst of the intense debate about the future of ObamaCare, Congress held yet another hearing extoling the virtues of telehealth and remote patient monitoring, and lamenting the barriers in Medicare that are preventing seniors... Read more
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Business Wire
EnvisionRx Recognized as Top-Tier Pharmacy Benefit Manager by Healthcare Accrediting Organization, URACThe URAC accreditation process demonstrates a commitment to quality services an
Business Wire / Posted 22 days ago
The URAC accreditation process demonstrates a commitment to quality services and serves as a framework to improve business processes through benchmarking organizations against nationally recognized standards. URAC’s leading indicators are... Read more
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Mid-Hudson News
Scarpino is headline speaker at Saugerties healthcare forum SAUGERTIES – Over 100 people filled the community room at the Senior Center i
Mid-Hudson News / Posted 23 days ago
SAUGERTIES – Over 100 people filled the community room at the Senior Center in Saugerties Monday night to attend a regional forum about affordable healthcare, organized by Indivisible, a... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
July 25Questions and Answers - Tuesday, 25 July 2017, 4:51 pmPress Release: Hansard R
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 23 days ago
Questions and Answers - Tuesday, 25 July 2017, 4:51 pmPress Release: Hansard Rt Hon BILL ENGLISH (Prime Minister): Yes. Rt Hon Winston Peters: Why did he feel the need to interfere in an employment dispute between another MP and a... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Full text of Duterte's State of the Nation Address 2017Batasang Pambansa Complex, Quezon City on July 24, 2017 Kindly sit down. Thank
Pilipino Star / Posted 23 days ago
Batasang Pambansa Complex, Quezon City on July 24, 2017 Kindly sit down. Thank you for your courtesy. When I was a member of Congress, I — my seat was over there. The seat... The lady with a violent — not violent but rather violet dress — seated.... Read more
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MyKiRu
READ: SONA 2017 by President Duterte - Full Transcriptlivestream) In his SONA 2017 speech, Pres. Duterte used words like "virginity"
MyKiRu / Posted 23 days ago
livestream) In his SONA 2017 speech, Pres. Duterte used words like "virginity" (he challenged miners to restore virginity of the environment), "son of a b--ch", "Tang... orange juice" and lots of P.I.s (more than 10) and other foul words. The... Read more
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Rappler
FULL TEXT: President Duterte's State of the Nation Address 2017UNRELENTING WAR. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte vows an 'unrelenting' war
Rappler / Posted 23 days ago
UNRELENTING WAR. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte vows an 'unrelenting' war on drugs in his second State of the Nation Address, delivered on July 24, 2017. Behind him is Senate President Aquilino Pimentel (left) and House Speaker Pantaleon... Read more
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Mid-Hudson News
St. Luke’s Cornwall moving forward with progressive health care, thanks to state grant NEWBURGH – The $8 million state grant that St. Luke’s Cornwall Hospital was a
Mid-Hudson News / Posted 24 days ago
NEWBURGH – The $8 million state grant that St. Luke’s Cornwall Hospital was awarded will provide the facilities with funding to move forward with its 21st century... Read more
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Business Wire
NERLYNX™(neratinib) Tablets Approved for HER2+ Breast Cancer in the Extended Adjuvant Setting“We are pleased to be part of the distribution network for NERLYNX, as this pro
Business Wire / Posted 26 days ago
“We are pleased to be part of the distribution network for NERLYNX, as this promising agent provides oncologists a new treatment option for HER2-positive patients who remain at significant risk for disease recurrence after targeted therapy,” said... Read more
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Business Wire
NeuroMetrix Reports Q2 2017 Financial ResultsWALTHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NeuroMetrix, Inc. (Nasdaq: NURO), today report
Business Wire / Posted 28 days ago
WALTHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NeuroMetrix, Inc. (Nasdaq: NURO), today reported financial and business highlights for the quarter ended June 30, 2017. The Company develops and markets novel therapies, based on neurostimulation and digital... Read more
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The Post-Standard
What are Syracuse's mayoral candidates doing to make our city a better place?a better place than it is now. But it's not just mayors who can improve the pla
The Post-Standard / Posted 30 days ago
a better place than it is now. But it's not just mayors who can improve the place where they live. For weeks, we've asked candidates to give their positions on policies and city issues. This week, we asked a more personal question: What's one... Read more
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Daytona Beach News-Journal
List of Service Groups for July 17, 2017Monday The Daytona Beach News-Journal publishes a featured list. This weeks lis
Daytona Beach News-Journal / Posted a month ago
Monday The Daytona Beach News-Journal publishes a featured list. This weeks list is 154 service groups in Volusia and Flagler counties. 1. AARP Chapter 1057 Ormond-by-the-Sea: relittleb@gmail.com. Also, the AARP 55 Alive Mature Driving,... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Wins for Oregonseveral successes in smaller ways that are worth highlighting. Among them: The
OregonLive.com / Posted 1 months ago
several successes in smaller ways that are worth highlighting. Among them: The Sunshine Committee: In the waning days of the legislature, lawmakers attempted to pass a bill requiring railroads to create safety plans that might prevent the type... Read more
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New Kerala
Bayer and White Ribbon Alliance Partnership Reaches 1,200 Women in 91 Communities - newkerala news #254225WHIPPANY, N.J., July 14, 2017 : Bayer and the White Ribbon Alliance (WRA) annou
New Kerala / Posted 1 months ago
WHIPPANY, N.J., July 14, 2017 : Bayer and the White Ribbon Alliance (WRA) announce that two-years into their partnership and less than one year from community project launch, their Every Woman Every Child commitment to empower women to practice... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Colorado insurance commissioner blames Trump administration for uncertainty, 27% rate hike requestsDENVER – Colorado’s insurance commissioner is blaming the Trump administration
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 1 months ago
DENVER – Colorado’s insurance commissioner is blaming the Trump administration for playing games with the health care market and saying it is causing instability in the insurance marketplace that might be to blame for large premium hike requests for... Read more
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CNBC
GOP bill brings back 'Wild West' of health insuranceOn Thursday, Senate Republicans unveiled the latest revision in their belabored
CNBC / Posted 1 months ago
On Thursday, Senate Republicans unveiled the latest revision in their belabored attempt to replace Obamacare. Based on the original Senate bill and given the rumors leading up to the announcement, there weren't many surprises. The revision doesn't... Read more
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Cape Coral Daily Breeze
Real Estate BriefsSteinke named director of business development for Miloff Aubuchon Realty Group
Cape Coral Daily Breeze / Posted 1 months ago
Steinke named director of business development for Miloff Aubuchon Realty Group Recently, Miloff Aubuchon Realty Group welcomed Bill Steinke to its real estate team as director of business development for its current and future offices in Southwest... Read more

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