February Healthcare News

 |  Amazon  |  Berkshire Hathaway  |  Children's Health Insurance Program  |  CHIP  |  health  |  Health Care  |  Health Insurance  |  Health Law  |  Health System  |  January News  |  JP Morgan Chase  |  Mergers

After Months In Limbo For Children’s Health Insurance, Huge Relief Over Deal READ CHIP covers children in low-income families — most can’t afford private insurance and their children might have had to go uninsured. Nationally, about 9 million children get health coverage through CHIP. Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JP Morgan Chase join forces to tackle […]

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January Healthcare News

 |  Climate  |  Debt Collection  |  December News  |  Fire  |  health  |  Health Care  |  Health Insurance  |  Health Systems  |  Hospitals  |  Medical Care  |  Pollution  |  Single Payer  |  Tenet Healthcare Corporation

Breathing Fire: Health Is A Casualty Of Climate-Fueled Blazes READ From Puget Sound to Disneyland and east over the Rockies, Americans have coughed and wheezed, rushed to emergency rooms and shut themselves indoors this year as pollution from wildfires darkened skies and rained soot across the landscape. Even for healthy people, it can make breathing […]

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December Healthcare News

The case of the disappearing hospital beds READ Healthcare is leaving the traditional four walls of hospitals. As patients, payers, and providers seek to reduce costs and improve quality, they are relying less on inpatient stays and more on outpatient services. A growing reliance on outpatient services could drive healthcare costs down as costly inpatient […]

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November Healthcare News

5 Things To Know About ACA At Year 5 READ Open enrollment for people who buy their own health insurance starts Wednesday and ends Dec. 15 this year. That’s 45 days, six weeks shorter than last year — and only one of the big changes consumers need to consider. The Trump administration has cut back […]

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MedBridge announces new management tier

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Oct. 4, 2017 — MedBridge, a leading provider of ambulatory surgery center (ASC) and physician practice development, management, consulting and revenue cycle services, has recently implemented a corporate infrastructure change through the creation of a Senior Management Team. Comprised of four instrumental MedBridge decision-makers, this new group of senior […]

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October Healthcare News

 |  ACA Repeal  |  California  |  Executive Order  |  Health Insurance  |  HealthCare.gov  |  Obamacare  |  September News  |  Texas  |  Trump  |  Trump administration

A Tale Of Two States: California, Texas And The Latest ACA Repeal Bid READ Graham-Cassidy would dramatically redistribute federal funds to states. And, generally, states that expanded Medicaid — like California — stand to lose billions of dollars as that money is doled out to states that didn’t — like Texas. “For a state like […]

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September Healthcare News

 |  Aetna  |  August News  |  Baby Powder  |  California  |  Cancer  |  Class-Action Lawsuit  |  HIV disclosures  |  Johnson's  |  Medicare  |  Single-Payer Healthcare

$417 Million Awarded in Suit Tying Johnson’s Baby Powder to Cancer READ In what may be the largest award so far in a lawsuit tying ovarian cancer to talcum powder, a Los Angeles jury on Monday ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $417 million in damages to a medical receptionist who developed ovarian cancer after […]

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August Healthcare News

Do-It-Yourself Detox Can Be ‘Freddy Krueger’ Scary — And Usually Fails READ There are recovery and treatment centers that can help people quit using drugs — in fact, it’s a multibillion-dollar industry. But this help can be expensive, and waiting lists for state and city-funded programs are often extremely long. So can detoxing on your […]

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