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Preventive care tests raise health care costs

Preventive care tests raise health care costs Making an economic case for colonoscopies is much more difficult. Colonoscopies are both a routine screening as well as a diagnostic tool when there are symptoms. And they are also a treatment procedure to remove polyps that may be precancerous. Full News here – Read more on The […]

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Can Walmart make $4 co-pay work for primary care?

Can Walmart make co-pay work for primary care? LaPerre was in Carrollton, Georgia, in the foothills of the Appalachian mountains, to open the ninth Walmart Care Clinic. Three more are planned this year as part of a pilot program to offer primary care services such as health screenings and disease … Full News here – Read […]

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Hawaii's Blue Startups looking for team with health care technology focus

Hawaii's Blue Startups looking for team with health care technology focus Hawaii-based venture accelerator Blue Startups said Wednesday that it is still accepting applications for its from health care-related startups for it fourth cohort, even though the deadline for most applicants was last week. The deadline to apply for … Full News here – Read […]

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Utah Eye Care Practice Wins 2013 Customer Service Award

Utah Eye Care Practice Wins 2013 Customer Service Award About The Eye Institute of Utah The Eye Institute of Utah specializes in a variety of vision correction surgeries, including LASIK, PRK, and ICL procedures. They are well-known leaders in the eye care industry, and the practice is renowned for … Full News here – Read […]

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Will Bundled Measures Improve Diabetes Care?

Will Bundled Measures Improve Diabetes Care? In 2012, the latest year for which statistics are available, 29.1 million Americans — 9.3% of the population — had diabetes, reports the American Diabetes Association (ADA), with 1.7 million new cases in 2012 alone. Over one quarter of seniors have … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Bill would harm smaller employers' health care plans: Opinion

Bill would harm smaller employers' health care plans: Opinion By John Sarno. If the Legislature is serious about preserving employer-sponsored health care for workers and their families, it should amend the state's 10-year old MEWA law and permit employers to choose the plans that best meet their needs and bear … Full News here – […]

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Pence, Feds Still Have Differences On Health Care Expansion

Pence, Feds Still Have Differences On Health Care Expansion Pence has long ruled out using federal dollars from the Affordable Care Act to expand traditional Medicaid. Instead, he's pushing use of the Healthy Indiana Plan as a vehicle to deliver affordable health insurance to around 300 thousand Hoosiers within … Full News here – Read […]

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“Five Things” List for Palliative Care From Choosing Wisely Helpful to

“Five Things” List for Palliative Care From Choosing Wisely Helpful to … With so many procedures, tests and treatment options available to mesothelioma patients, it is critical that time, resources and money not be wasted on potentially unnecessary tests. Since the campaign started with an initial set of questions posed by … Full News here […]

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Why Improving Access to Health Care Does Not Save Money

Why Improving Access to Health Care Does Not Save Money One of the oft-repeated arguments in favor of the Affordable Care Act is that it will reduce people's need for more intensive care by increasing their access to preventive care. For example, people will use the emergency room less often because they … Full News […]

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One stop shop for eye care

One stop shop for eye care Dr. Pepose introduced lasik surgery to St. Louis in 1988. According to the walls inside Pepose Vision Institute, that was only the beginning. The medical director says their customized care helps make many patients walk out feeling like they have 20/20 … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Time to separate health care coverage and work?

Time to separate health care coverage and work? I suppose I shouldn't have been surprised, given increasing attempts across the United States to limit women's access to reproductive health care, in some cases with the backing of the Supreme Court. I've been on the pill for most of my adult life, and … Full News […]

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The paradox in health care: It's routine, but not simple

The paradox in health care: It's routine, but not simple One such service is routine colonoscopies. CNN reported this past January about a backlog of screening colonoscopies in South Carolina-based V.A. hospitals. The waiting list was in the thousands. The backlog, along with subsequent delays in detection … Full News here – Read more on Nashville […]

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More employers pushing employees to pay more for health care

More employers pushing employees to pay more for health care (Harrisburg) — Fewer employers are offering health care coverage to workers' spouses and more employees are paying premiums as part of their coverage. A survey of midstate companies finds those trends are likely to continue. A quarter of the companies … Full News here – Read […]

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Pujols Family Foundation, TLC Laser Eye Centers Take on Third-World Eye Care

Pujols Family Foundation, TLC Laser Eye Centers Take on Third-World Eye Care ST. LOUIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Pujols Family Foundation (PFF), founded by Albert and Deidre Pujols has joined forces with North America's most experienced LASIK provider, TLC Laser Eye Centers®, to send a team of eye doctors with thousands of … Full News here – Read more […]

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Outside tech workers try to heal health care

Outside tech workers try to heal health care Finding none to his satisfaction, Verstandig dropped out to start his own, Audax Health – never mind that, at 21, he'd never held a job in health care. In the young and fast-growing industry of digital health, doctors and insurance executives are … Full News here – […]

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