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Health Care Costs Expected to Rise in 2015: Are You Ready?

Health Care Costs Expected to Rise in 2015: Are You Ready? While 2015 may seem like a long way off, decisions you make within the next few months could affect how much you pay for health care in the coming year. Health care costs are expected to grow 6.8 percent overall next year, according to […]

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Study finds inconsistent achievement of guidelines for acute asthma care in

Study finds inconsistent achievement of guidelines for acute asthma care in … A study comparing the care delivered to patients coming to hospital emergency departments (EDs) for acute asthma attacks in recent years with data gathered more than 15 years earlier finds inconsistencies in how well hospitals are meeting nationally … Full News here – Read […]

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Cities Are Reneging on Health Care Benefits

Cities Are Reneging on Health Care Benefits She paid $ 100 to see an out-of-network doctor when she needed blood-pressure medication but couldn't get an appointment in network. A doctor wanted her to have a mammogram and a colonoscopy, but she put it off because she couldn't afford the co-pays. Full News here – Read […]

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Who is Paying The Health Care Bill? Not The Patient.

Who is Paying The Health Care Bill? Not The Patient. In those few markets where there is virtually no third-party payment (cosmetic surgery, Lasik surgery, etc.), doctors tend to get up every morning and ask: How can I increase quality and lower price to attract more customers? In mainstream medicine … Full News here – […]

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It's Health Care Costs That Are Increasing Inequality; And Obamacare Will Make

It's Health Care Costs That Are Increasing Inequality; And Obamacare Will Make … There's a quite wonderful little piece over in the Wall Street Journal looking at the effects of health care cost inflation and rising inequality. The authors have proved their point as far as I am concerned: at least some, if not a […]

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Optimal Mesothelioma Care: Is Reimbursement Structure a Disincentive?

Optimal Mesothelioma Care: Is Reimbursement Structure a Disincentive? Mesothelioma is a fast-growing and lethal cancer that occurs most often in people who worked in jobs that exposed them to asbestos. While most cases of mesothelioma occur on the pleura, the lining around the lungs, about a third of cases occur on the … Full News here […]

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New clinic promotes direct-service model of health care

New clinic promotes direct-service model of health care The myriad requirements within the health care and health insurance system have taken patient care away from the physician and the patient, he said. It was too much about the money and the paperwork, not enough about patient care. So he and Holly … Full News here […]

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NJ health care exchange adds another insurer

NJ health care exchange adds another insurer Oscar Health Insurance announced this week it will enter the New Jersey market, bringing with it easy-to-use technology designed to connect consumers with their doctors. The decision by the New York-based company marks the fifth insurer that will sell … Full News here – Read more on Vineland Daily […]

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Health care in America

Health care in America America devotes 17% of GDP to health care, compared with 9% in Britain, yet nearly 50m Americans were uninsured in 2012 and life expectancy is slightly below average for a rich country. And the taxpayer foots much of the bill: government health … Full News here – Read more on The […]

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Wyoming employers consider health care claims database

Wyoming employers consider health care claims database The Wyoming Business Coalition on Health Employers Health Care Costs Summit featured national health care experts and state officials who focused on boosting the use of data to make informed decisions concerning health care claims in the state. Full News here – Read more on Casper Star-Tribune Online

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It's time to get mad about the outrageous cost of health care

It's time to get mad about the outrageous cost of health care If you have health insurance, you may think it doesn't matter because someone else is paying the bill. You'd be wrong. This country's exorbitant medical costs mean that we all pay too much for health insurance. Overpriced care also translates into … Full […]

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Leaders failed on health care costs

Leaders failed on health care costs PreferredOne insured 59 percent of Minnesotans on the exchange, forcing nearly 30,000 people to transition to another MNsure plan, or lose eligibility for government subsidies. Minnesotans will likely be forced to pay higher rates for health care with … Full News here – Read more on Albert Lea Tribune

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Why Your Plan Was Cancelled: Health Insurance and the Affordable Care Act

Why Your Plan Was Cancelled: Health Insurance and the Affordable Care Act – Medical Informer Video

There’s a bizarre reason why millions of Americans saw their health plans cancelled in 2013 and, as explained in a new video featuring Robert Graboyes of the Mercatus Center at George Mason…

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McHenry man denied health insurance under Affordable Care Act despite being

McHenry man denied health insurance under Affordable Care Act despite being … So it was rather perplexing, he said, when he was found ineligible for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act for not being a U.S. citizen. The act overhauling the country's health care system was signed into law by President Barack Obama in […]

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The Troubles With Negotiating Health Care Pricing In The Dark

The Troubles With Negotiating Health Care Pricing In The Dark Paying $ 850 per month for health insurance for a family of three is not out of the ordinary, even when that insurance comes with a $ 5,000 annual deductible. But it become just too much for a man we'll call Mr. Smith, from Hollywood. […]

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