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FOX News
Trump makes ready for his attack on Muellerthere polling data available for just those directly affected by the proposed c
FOX News / Posted an hour ago
there polling data available for just those directly affected by the proposed changes in ACA, excluding those on Medicaid, Medicare or having employer-paid insurance? It doesn’t seem possible to present an accurate picture of the impact of... Read more
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Bureau County Republican
Don’t support ACA repealaccess to affordable health care insurance for millions of self-employed, under
Bureau County Republican / Posted an hour ago
access to affordable health care insurance for millions of self-employed, under-employed and those not yet eligible for Medicare. These people are all hard-working, taxpayers, who because of employment choices or lack of employment... Read more
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FOX News
Many people being treated for Alzheimer's may not actually have itaccording to early results from a new study presented Wednesday in London. The
FOX News / Posted 2 hours ago
according to early results from a new study presented Wednesday in London. The Washington Post reports doctors tested 4,000 Medicare patients with mild cognitive impairment or dementia and discovered many of them definitively do not have... Read more
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TribLIVE
Highmark’s Obamacare rates could jump up to 24 percent in 2018staff writer. Reach him at 412-380-5676, wventeicher@tribweb.com or via Twitter
TribLIVE / Posted 2 hours ago
staff writer. Reach him at 412-380-5676, wventeicher@tribweb.com or via Twitter @wesventeicher. Sen. Bob Casey backs 'Medicare-like' option to keep premiums down Third of dementia could be prevented, experts say Identifying mutation key to... Read more
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Fortune
Ending This Immigration Program Would Devastate the EconomyWithout DACA, tax revenue would be seriously impacted. Over the next decade, $2
Fortune / Posted 2 hours ago
Without DACA, tax revenue would be seriously impacted. Over the next decade, $24.6 billion in Social Security and Medicare contributions would be lost. Ending DACA and targeting immigrant youth for deportation will come with serious... Read more
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KULR-8 Billings
Wyoming hospital loses Medicare and Medicaid standingCHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Cheyenne Regional Medical Center recently lost its standi
KULR-8 Billings / Posted 3 hours ago
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Cheyenne Regional Medical Center recently lost its standing that hospitals need to serve Medicare and Medicaid patients. The Wyoming Tribune Eagle reported (http://bit.ly/2tOfmKU ) Friday that the federal Centers for Medicare... Read more
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MedCity News
Does reducing readmission rates mean increased mortality?hospital readmissions happened to increase patient mortality rates post-dischar
MedCity News / Posted 3 hours ago
hospital readmissions happened to increase patient mortality rates post-discharge. Thus, they studied more than 5 million Medicare fee-for-service hospitalizations between January 1, 2008, and December 31, 2014. All patients were 65 or older and... Read more
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Breitbart
DACA: Seven Facts About Obama’s Amnesty Decreeor $10,000 per illegal per year, much of which will be spent when the immigrant
Breitbart / Posted 3 hours ago
or $10,000 per illegal per year, much of which will be spent when the immigrant becomes eligible for Social Security and Medicare. That cost estimate does not include the extra costs created when immigrants use their new legal powers as a citizen... Read more
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TribLIVE
Sen. Bob Casey backs ‘Medicare-like’ option to keep premiums downSen. Bob Casey backs 'Medicare-like' option to keep premiums down | TribLIVE O
TribLIVE / Posted 3 hours ago
Sen. Bob Casey backs 'Medicare-like' option to keep premiums down | TribLIVE Obituaries Front Bridgeville Area NewsSewickley HeraldMurrysville StarSouth Hills RecordThe HeraldHampton JournalShaler JournalPine Creek JournalTriblive Online Only Sen.... Read more
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The Hill
Debunking 2 more myths on Puerto Rico economytaxes. That misstatement has led Congress to refrain from giving the long overd
The Hill / Posted 3 hours ago
taxes. That misstatement has led Congress to refrain from giving the long overdue parity in many federal programs, such as Medicare and the Supplemental Social Security Income, both of which are paid by workers in Puerto Rico. Let us hope that... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Rep. Dan Donovan wants health care reform outside AHCAconsumer choice." Two major issues not covered in the AHCA is much-needed medi
Staten Island Advance / Posted 3 hours ago
consumer choice." Two major issues not covered in the AHCA is much-needed medical malpractice reform and the ability for Medicare to negotiate drug prices, reform in the health care debate that politicians on both sides of the aisle have... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Under Senate's Obamacare repeal, some Americans would have to pay more than their total income for health coveragestates that expanded Medicaid under the ACA, known as Obamacare. Seema Verma, t
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 4 hours ago
states that expanded Medicaid under the ACA, known as Obamacare. Seema Verma, the Trump-appointed head of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, has been trying to assure reluctant GOP senators from expansion states that the money could... Read more
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CNBC
The ethics of adjusting your assets to qualify for Medicaidshe said, the government would pay for long-term care for everyone. Now, take
CNBC / Posted 4 hours ago
she said, the government would pay for long-term care for everyone. Now, take that to its logical conclusion. Here, Medicare pays the surgery and drug bills for people with heart disease and cancer. But dementia patients, like Ms. Perna's... Read more
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ajc.com
Sen. Johnson correct, health cost people pay themselves has fallenThat’s the 68 cents on every dollar Johnson cited. Figures for 1960 and onward
ajc.com / Posted 5 hours ago
That’s the 68 cents on every dollar Johnson cited. Figures for 1960 and onward are on the website of The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. A spreadsheet, “National Health Expenditures by type of service and source of funds, CY... Read more
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The Hill
Want to support private physicians? The GOP plans failsconservative move. I have written about that previously. We would join the othe
The Hill / Posted 5 hours ago
conservative move. I have written about that previously. We would join the other industrialized nations if we moved to Medicare for all. Short of that we at least need to take the profit out and return to patients over politics. Dr. Cathleen... Read more
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The Hill
Sen. Bob Menendez indicted on 14 counts of corruptionMenendez allegedly helped Melgen secure immigrant visas for his "foreign girlfr
The Hill / Posted 5 hours ago
Menendez allegedly helped Melgen secure immigrant visas for his "foreign girlfriends" and meddled in a multimillion-dollar Medicare overbilling claim concerning Melgen, according to the indictment. “The job of an elected official is to serve the... Read more
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The Hill
Want bipartisan health reform? Make the debate honest againlives at risk and cost us all the immense economic and social benefits of a hea
The Hill / Posted 5 hours ago
lives at risk and cost us all the immense economic and social benefits of a healthier population. The ACA used savings from Medicare and slightly higher taxes on very high incomes to expand access to coverage and timely care. More than 20 million... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Under Senate's Obamacare repeal, some Americans would have to pay more than their total income for health coveragestates that expanded Medicaid under the ACA, known as Obamacare. Seema Verma, t
Los Angeles Times / Posted 6 hours ago
states that expanded Medicaid under the ACA, known as Obamacare. Seema Verma, the Trump-appointed head of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, has been trying to assure reluctant GOP senators from expansion states that the money could... Read more
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ajc.com
Drug screening lab under federal investigation heads for auctionwas raided by the FBI last November. Two days later, the firm filed for bankrup
ajc.com / Posted 7 hours ago
was raided by the FBI last November. Two days later, the firm filed for bankruptcy, citing a drop in business tied to lower Medicare payments for urine drug screenings, its bread-and-butter lab procedure. A 2015 study found Confirmatrix among the... Read more
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CNBC
This drug maker spends big in Washington to make itself heardThe stock of the drug maker, whose United States headquarters are in St. Louis,
CNBC / Posted 7 hours ago
The stock of the drug maker, whose United States headquarters are in St. Louis, was tanking. Wall Street worried that Medicare might reduce the half-billion dollars it was spending yearly on a Mallinckrodt drug with limited evidence of... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
GOP health bill’s $13,000 deductibles would be illegal, CBO saysto help move poor people from Medicaid coverage and on to private insurance pla
Bangor Daily News / Posted 7 hours ago
to help move poor people from Medicaid coverage and on to private insurance plans. Seema Verma, the head of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, proposed that idea to some GOP senators on Wednesday night, Alaska Sen. Dan Sullivan said.... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Health Care in a Time of Sabotagethe basic concept of the “three-legged stool” of regulations, mandates and subs
Op-Ed News / Posted 8 hours ago
the basic concept of the “three-legged stool” of regulations, mandates and subsidies. But it has more failure points than Medicare or Social Security: people aren’t automatically signed up for coverage, so it's CRUCIAL that the officials running... Read more
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WHO-TV 13 Des Moines
Sanders’ Iowa Roots Continue to Bloom — Whether or Not he Runs in 2020taking policy stances that align them more closely with Sanders. New York Sen.
WHO-TV 13 Des Moines / Posted 9 hours ago
taking policy stances that align them more closely with Sanders. New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, for example, supports “Medicare-for-all” single-payer health insurance — and Democrats increasingly believe such a program will be a central focus... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Run or not in 2020, Sanders' Iowa roots continue to bloomtaking policy stances that align them more closely with Sanders. New York Sen.
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 9 hours ago
taking policy stances that align them more closely with Sanders. New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, for example, supports "Medicare-for-all" single-payer health insurance -- and Democrats increasingly believe such a program will be a central focus... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Run or not in 2020, Sanders' Iowa roots continue to bloomtaking policy stances that align them more closely with Sanders. New York Sen.
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 9 hours ago
taking policy stances that align them more closely with Sanders. New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, for example, supports "Medicare-for-all" single-payer health insurance -- and Democrats increasingly believe such a program will be a central focus... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Run or not in 2020, Sanders' Iowa roots continue to bloomtaking policy stances that align them more closely with Sanders. New York Sen.
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 9 hours ago
taking policy stances that align them more closely with Sanders. New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, for example, supports "Medicare-for-all" single-payer health insurance -- and Democrats increasingly believe such a program will be a central focus... Read more
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FOX Business
3 Hidden Gems in Warren Buffett's PortfolioLife insurance makes up about 70% of the company's premium income, and suppleme
FOX Business / Posted 9 hours ago
Life insurance makes up about 70% of the company's premium income, and supplemental health insurance plans, such as Medicare Supplement insurance, makes up the other 30%. It's not hard to see why Buffett would like Torchmark, which has been... Read more
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FOX Business
3 Hidden Gems in Warren Buffett's PortfolioLife insurance makes up about 70% of the company's premium income, and suppleme
FOX Business / Posted 9 hours ago
Life insurance makes up about 70% of the company's premium income, and supplemental health insurance plans, such as Medicare Supplement insurance, makes up the other 30%. It's not hard to see why Buffett would like Torchmark, which has been... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Run or not in 2020, Sanders' Iowa roots continue to bloomtaking policy stances that align them more closely with Sanders. New York Sen.
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 9 hours ago
taking policy stances that align them more closely with Sanders. New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, for example, supports "Medicare-for-all" single-payer health insurance -- and Democrats increasingly believe such a program will be a central focus... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Run or not in 2020, Sanders' Iowa roots continue to bloomtaking policy stances that align them more closely with Sanders. New York Sen.
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 9 hours ago
taking policy stances that align them more closely with Sanders. New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, for example, supports "Medicare-for-all" single-payer health insurance -- and Democrats increasingly believe such a program will be a central focus... Read more
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News 8000
Run or not in 2020, Sanders' Iowa roots continue to bloomtaking policy stances that align them more closely with Sanders. New York Sen.
News 8000 / Posted 9 hours ago
taking policy stances that align them more closely with Sanders. New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, for example, supports "Medicare-for-all" single-payer health insurance -- and Democrats increasingly believe such a program will be a central focus... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Run or not in 2020, Sanders' Iowa roots continue to bloomtaking policy stances that align them more closely with Sanders. New York Sen.
KECI Missoula / Posted 10 hours ago
taking policy stances that align them more closely with Sanders. New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, for example, supports "Medicare-for-all" single-payer health insurance -- and Democrats increasingly believe such a program will be a central focus... Read more
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Newsmax
CBO: GOP Health Bill's $13,000 Deductibles Would Be Illegalto help move poor people from Medicaid coverage and on to private insurance pla
Newsmax / Posted 10 hours ago
to help move poor people from Medicaid coverage and on to private insurance plans. Seema Verma, the head of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, proposed that idea to some GOP senators on Wednesday night, Alaska Senator Dan Sullivan said.... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Run or not in 2020, Sanders' Iowa roots continue to bloomtaking policy stances that align them more closely with Sanders. New York Sen.
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 10 hours ago
taking policy stances that align them more closely with Sanders. New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, for example, supports "Medicare-for-all" single-payer health insurance -- and Democrats increasingly believe such a program will be a central focus... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Run or not in 2020, Sanders' Iowa roots continue to bloomtaking policy stances that align them more closely with Sanders. New York Sen.
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 10 hours ago
taking policy stances that align them more closely with Sanders. New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, for example, supports "Medicare-for-all" single-payer health insurance -- and Democrats increasingly believe such a program will be a central focus... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
Teenagers recorded man drowning and did nothing to helpstore employees found evidence of the crime on a dressing room floor... Humana
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted 10 hours ago
store employees found evidence of the crime on a dressing room floor... Humana looking to fill 500 seasonal jobs for fall Medicare enrollmentHumana looking to fill 500 seasonal jobs for fall Medicare enrollment Louisville-based Humana Inc. is... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
Moped driver dies after collision with SUVstore employees found evidence of the crime on a dressing room floor... Humana
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted 10 hours ago
store employees found evidence of the crime on a dressing room floor... Humana looking to fill 500 seasonal jobs for fall Medicare enrollmentHumana looking to fill 500 seasonal jobs for fall Medicare enrollment Louisville-based Humana Inc. is... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Run or not in 2020, Sanders' Iowa roots continue to bloomtaking policy stances that align them more closely with Sanders. New York Sen.
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 10 hours ago
taking policy stances that align them more closely with Sanders. New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, for example, supports "Medicare-for-all" single-payer health insurance -- and Democrats increasingly believe such a program will be a central focus... Read more
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Cape Coral Daily Breeze
Anti-Capitalism protestingIceland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland. In the USA we have a partial welf
Cape Coral Daily Breeze / Posted 10 hours ago
Iceland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland. In the USA we have a partial welfare state as a result of Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, and Welfare. The G-20 Summit was held in the center of countries that are welfare states. Oh well. In... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Repeal? Replace? Both? Neither? Cloud of confusion hangs over...a trio ACA taxes on high-income earners. GOP leaders chose to keep a 3.8 percen
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 10 hours ago
a trio ACA taxes on high-income earners. GOP leaders chose to keep a 3.8 percent tax on investment income, a 0.9 percent Medicare payroll tax on individuals making $200,000 a year and couples earning $250,000 and a tax on insurers with highly... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
Depression Among Heart Attack Survivors Can Be Deadly Yet Is Often Ignored - Depression Among Heart Attack Survivors Can Be Deadly Yet Is Often Ignored By Liz Szabo Clyde Boyce has been hospitalized 14 times in the past four years. Boyce 61 surviv...depression screening as part of a checklist of care for patients who are sent h
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 11 hours ago
depression screening as part of a checklist of care for patients who are sent home after a heart attack. In that time, Medicare payments for depression screening have grown from $1.7 million a year to $9.5 million a year, according to a Kaiser... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
The bill for treating a gunshot wound: $21,000 for the first 35 minuteshalf of the amount for treating inpatients after a firearm assault was billed t
Chicago Tribune / Posted 11 hours ago
half of the amount for treating inpatients after a firearm assault was billed to taxpayer-funded Medicaid and, less often, Medicare. Less than one-quarter of inpatients were insured through commercial insurance or HMOs, and others either were... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
FBI looking for women and minorities at recruiting eventstore employees found evidence of the crime on a dressing room floor... Humana
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted 12 hours ago
store employees found evidence of the crime on a dressing room floor... Humana looking to fill 500 seasonal jobs for fall Medicare enrollmentHumana looking to fill 500 seasonal jobs for fall Medicare enrollment Louisville-based Humana Inc. is... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
AP-NORC Poll: Shift to political left seen on health carewithout coverage. "Nobody should be without insurance," said Louise Prieto of
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 13 hours ago
without coverage. "Nobody should be without insurance," said Louise Prieto of Fort Lee, New Jersey, a retiree covered by Medicare. She said she's most concerned about seniors, children and people with pre-existing medical conditions. As recently... Read more
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Business Wire
US Market Report for Oxygen Therapy 2017 - Unit Sales, ASPs, Market Value & Growth Trendscost benefit versus alternative methods is apparent. Limiting this switch has b
Business Wire / Posted 13 hours ago
cost benefit versus alternative methods is apparent. Limiting this switch has been the incentives put into place by Medicare's Competitive Bidding Program. Most oxygen therapy clients are covered by some sort of insurance policy, with the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Bill again said to add 22 million uninsuredVa.-based Cognosante LLC and Falls Church, Va.-based CSRA Inc. -- will no longe
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 13 hours ago
Va.-based Cognosante LLC and Falls Church, Va.-based CSRA Inc. -- will no longer help with the sign-ups, after Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services officials decided not to renew a final option year of the vendors' contracts. The contracts,... Read more
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Salon.com
Feds reject insurance hike for big-rigs, pleasing independent truckers, rankling safety advocatespeople suffer again because now they’re put in a situation where they have to r
Salon.com / Posted 13 hours ago
people suffer again because now they’re put in a situation where they have to rely on taxpayers, whether it be through Medicare, Medicaid, welfare, whatever it is,” Lannen added in an interview. In the Ohio crash that killed Ed Slattery’s... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
DSHS: ‘A few bad actors' lead to violations at institutions for the disabledfound repeat violations reported on in 2015 by KING 5. That year the Department
KING5 Seattle / Posted 15 hours ago
found repeat violations reported on in 2015 by KING 5. That year the Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services froze new admissions at The Rainier School, Fircrest and Lakeland Village for an 11-month... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
Moped driver killed after collision with SUVstore employees found evidence of the crime on a dressing room floor... Humana
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted 16 hours ago
store employees found evidence of the crime on a dressing room floor... Humana looking to fill 500 seasonal jobs for fall Medicare enrollmentHumana looking to fill 500 seasonal jobs for fall Medicare enrollment Louisville-based Humana Inc. is... Read more
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FOX Business
athenahealth, Inc. Revenue Growth Accelerated in Second Quarterquarter for Athenahealth included the announcement of a guarantee for hospitals
FOX Business / Posted 16 hours ago
quarter for Athenahealth included the announcement of a guarantee for hospitals that offsets any reduction in payment from Medicare Part A after using its athenaOne system. The company also entered into an agreement to acquire Praxify Technologies,... Read more
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