June Health News

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“Are Surprises Ahead for Legislation to Curb Surprise Bills?”- A Guide “Surprise medical bills — those unexpected and often pricey bills patients face when they get care from a doctor or hospital that isn’t in their insurance network — are the health care problem du jour in Washington, with congressional lawmakers from both sides of […]

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May Health News

“Americans Overwhelmingly Want Federal Protections Against Surprise Medical Bills” “Three-quarters of the public — including a majority of Republicans — want the federal government to protect patients from being stuck with surprise medical invoices after they are unwittingly treated by doctors or medical facilities that are out of their insurance network, a poll released Wednesday […]

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March Healthcare News

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“The Baby who was ‘Repaired’ in the Womb” “During the four-hour surgery, doctors cut an opening in the womb and then closed the baby’s gap in the spine. The procedure is risky and can cause premature labour. Amanda, a post-graduate philosophy student at St Andrews University, said: “My placenta was in the front. “So they […]

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February Healthcare News

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The Leapfrog Group Prepares to Launch Nationwide Survey “Starting April 1, all licensed ASCs in the U.S. will be able to submit patient safety and quality information via Leapfrog’s annual national Survey. In 2019, data collected by Leapfrog from ASCs, and similar information collected from hospitals regarding the safety and quality of outpatient procedures, will […]

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January Healthcare News

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Gluten-free Diet Not Healthy for Everyone “Despite the fact that a gluten-free diet is primarily indicated for those with celiac disease and non-gluten celiac sensitivity, the diet has increased in popularity, even among those who are not allergic to gluten. According to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, gluten-free alternatives to traditional foods accounted for […]

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December Healthcare News

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CVS Health and Aetna close $69 billion merger “Nearly one year after agreeing to merge in a bid to reinvent healthcare for Americans, CVS Health and Aetna sealed the deal on (11/28/2018), bringing together one of the nation’s largest pharmacy chains and one of the largest health insurers. The $69 billion merger scored approval from U.S. Justice Department […]

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November Healthcare News

The Flu Shot Can’t Infect You and Other Flu Facts  Read “A recent survey found that a large number of parents think the flu shot can result in flu infection. […]  Despite the danger there are many myths surrounding the flu shot that may lead people to avoid vaccination. This month a survey found that […]

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July Healthcare News

Medicaid Plan Offers Food As Medicine READ Since 2015, Health Partners has joined a small group of insurers around the country to offer some [Medicaid] members specially designed meals to improve their health. The company paid the full cost for 560,000 meals to be delivered to more than 2,100 of its members with various conditions […]

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