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  1. Guest Commentary Hospital backbone of local economy, a healthy populaceRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily-Jeff.com

    ... Ohio Hospital's Association's Infant Safe Sleep program, collaborated with the Area Agency on Aging Region 9 and a Medicare pilot program to reduce readmissions, developed action plans to reduce falls and successfully collaborated with the local ...

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  2. 5 Top Stocks With Soaring Dividend GrowthRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Motley Fool

    ... the largest health insurance company in the United States, and its membership cuts across commercial, individual, Medicare, and Medicaid plans. Last June, expanding Medicaid enrollment tied to the Affordable Care Act and retiring baby boomers ...

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  3. Study finds no bulk-billing link to short visit to doctor despite federal government concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... finding comes as Health Minister Sussan Ley continues to talk to doctors and the community about options to reform Medicare. She said the Medicare schedule favoured shorter consultations and was "driving some doctors to provide 'six-minute medicine' ...

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  4. State budget plan chooses health care quantity over qualityRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Daily Republic

    ... strain. For treating Medi-Cal patients, doctors receive only a fraction of what they get for those covered by Medicare, the health insurance program for the elderly. Elements of the health care industry that often work at cross-purposes - unions and ...

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  5. Care costs can jump in havens of retireesRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Boston.com

    ... industry in the United States, with prices that are highly variable in different parts of the country. And while Medicare, the government insurance program for those older than 65 or with disabilities, strictly regulates the price of tests and ...

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  6. GMH may raise rates 5% a yearRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Pacific Daily News

    ... hospital. Hospital officials also have noted that some of the hospital's fees for physician services are below what Medicare, Medicaid and the Medically Indigent Program reimburse. Verga gave the hypothetical example of an X-ray fee being $70 when ...

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  7. Broadway by the Sea Receives Five-Star Commendation from Medicare,...Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | PRWeb

    Broadway by the Sea, a Long Beach skilled nursing home and rehabilitation center, receives a Five-Star Rating from Medicare and 'Best Nursing & Rehabilitation Homes' classification from US News and World Report under leadership of new administrator. U.S. News and World Report recently released its fifth annual "Best Nursing Homes" report.

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  8. Abbott leadership facing toughest testRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Yahoo!

    ... leader Bill Shorten would be "staggered" if the coalition dumped Mr Abbott, saying it was policies such as the Medicare co-payment and university fee deregulation that had caused the coalition so much pain. "If they think it is the salesman, not ...

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  9. Burien Nursing & Rehabilitation Center Nationally Recognized by...Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | PRWeb

    Burien Nursing & Rehabilitation Center receives Five Star Rating from Medicare and 'Best Nursing & Rehabilitation Homes' classification from US News and World Report. More than 3 million Americans spent at least part of 2014 in a skilled nursing facility, and similar numbers are expected for 2015.

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  10. County considers wages, health insurance optionsRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    ... county's health plan, but Commissioner John Justman said that model wouldn't work for someone who, like him, has a Medicare plan. McInnis said he believes physicians are unlikely to make as much money with a concierge model and therefore less likely ...

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  11. Iowa Specialty Hospital joins ACO consortiumRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | The Messenger

    ... care organizations to combine to satisfy the minimum 5,000 beneficiary requirement for an ACO to participate in the Medicare Shared Savings Program. This makes it possible for small rural facilities to have a cost-effective and practical way to ...

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  12. Pursuit of patient subscribers fuels battleRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Altoona Mirror

    ... dealings with Highmark. UPMC's hospitals are community assets, paid for by insurance money, taxpayer money through Medicare and Medicaid, volunteer efforts and philanthropy, but UPMC is using them as tools to create a monopoly, according to Gabos. ...

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  13. Covering the Bases: Medicare changes after open enrollment may require time to take effectRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | The Maryland Gazette

    ... the full $37.60. What do I need to do? The Senior Prescription Drug Assistance Program will pay up to $40 toward a Medicare Part D prescription drug plan premium. If your drug plan premium is below $40 a month and you are active with the SPDAP ...

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  14. What red ink? As deficits dip, all sides seek more spendingRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Commercial Dispatch

    ... has focused on the easier stuff. Long-term tax revenue has been off the table, as have any cost-saving ideas for Medicare and Social Security. Still, the deficit dropped thanks to a tax increase on the rich, an improving economy and the domestic and ...

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  15. Patients find U.S. winter havens like Florida push costs upRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Post-gazette.com

    ... industry in the United States, with prices that are highly variable in different parts of the country. And while Medicare - the government insurance program for those older than 65 or with disabilities - strictly regulates the price of tests and ...

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  16. Abbott has lessons to learn from Qld pollRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Yahoo!

    ... dumped Mr Abbott, given their fuss about Labor's knifing of Kevin Rudd and Julia Gillard. Policies such as the Medicare co-payment, university fee deregulation and pension cuts had caused the coalition's unpopularity, he said. "If they think it is ...

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  17. Leadership rumblingsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Yahoo!

    ... seats making the point on a daily basis that the prime minister was "hiding" from voters. The federal government's Medicare co-payment and university fee deregulation have been picked up by internal and public polling as influencing voter ...

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  18. Erie school-based health center has new ownerRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Erie Times News

    HOW CENTER QUALIFIES A federally qualified health center is a medical provider that qualifies for enhanced reimbursement from the federal government for treating Medicare and Medicaid patients. These centers must serve an underserved area or population, offer a sliding fee scale, provide comprehensive services, have an ongoing quality assurance program, and have a governing board of directors.

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  19. Queensland election 2015: LNP president says Abbott had role in poll outcomeRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | ABC News

    ... the party's campaign. "Raising discussion about the GST was something that certainly didn't help the campaign. The Medicare co-payment was again something that we didn't support as we didn't support raising the GST," he said. "Those factors I think ...

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  20. National debt, aka Mission UnaccomplishedRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Pocono Record

    ... growth of health care costs, the biggest driver of long-term deficits. In 2013, according to statistics compiled by Medicare actuaries, spending grew 0.5 percent less than the previous year, the result of lower costs in both private health insurance ...

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