1 hr ago | WSAW
Ministry Health Care which operates 15 hospitals in Wisconsin, and one in Minnesota, is announcing system-wide layoffs.
3 hrs ago | The Mountaineer Publishing Company
Autumn Rehab Plus is an individualized program of therapy that can involve any or all of our rehabilitative services including: : improves ambulation, mobility, balance, transfers, range of motion, and manages pain.
4 hrs ago | WRIC-TV Richmond
Virginia has the go-ahead for a major cost-saving experiment that simplifies and consolidates care for people eligible for both Medicaid and Medicare.
4 hrs ago | NewsOn6 Tulsa
A Green Country hospital is citing Governor Mary Fallin's decision not to participate in Medicaid expansion as the reason behind coming layoffs.
5 hrs ago | Reno Gazette-Journal
President Obama speaks on the Affordable Care Act on May 10, 2013, in the East Room of the White House in Washington.
9 hrs ago | Business Journal
Cancer patients were 2.65 times more likely to go bankrupt than people without cancer, according to a new study in Health Affairs .
14 hrs ago | The American Journal of Managed Care
According to the The Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy, the meeting is the "nation's largest gathering of managed care pharmacists." There will be 40 educational programs and it is a "not-to-be missed event." Debora Sternaman, PharmD, the director of commercial formulary services at Catamaran in Georgetown, TX discusses the Health Insurance ... (more)
A year after the federal government shut it down, Hackensack University Medical Center has reopened its kidney transplant center.
I hope these Republicans who hate the government will some day reach my age of 86, and when they need a cataract operation, have it without becoming bankrupt.
The tenth edition of the International Classification of Diseases is set to be rolled out in the United States, and getting smarter about ICD-10 is critical for all industry stakeholders.
WellCare Health Plans, Inc. recently entered into an agreement with Take Care Health Systems, a subsidiary of Walgreens , to offer its Medicare Advantage members access to the more than 370 Take Care Clinics located at select Walgreens stores in 19 states and Washington, D.C. As of March 2013, WellCare serves more than 256,000 Medicare Advantage ... (more)
If health insurance doesn't cover the device's cost, a person can pay more than $2,000 for a popular model.
A cancer diagnosis can be hazardous to your financial health, too. Cancer patients were 2.65 times more likely to go bankrupt than people without cancer, according to a new study that appears in Health Affairs.
Johnny Branstetter of Senior Health Direct says his company was "designed to fill that gap and to become the adviser for those who are confused about navigating Medicare." "As web-based sales began to make a real impact in 2008, we realized that there was a huge lack of guidance on many of the sites that began popping up that offered Medicare ... (more)
Editor's Note: In case you have, as I have, been wondering exactly how Sole Community Provider funding works, here's an article explaining it.
A Centegra Hospital-McHenry surgical team performs a laparoscopic hysterectomy. Hospitals serving McHenry County charge wildly different prices for the same treatment, according to figures released by the federal government for the first time last week.
After years of increasing health care costs, the outlook is improving for seniors worried about paying their medical bills during retirement.