Health care costs to bulge along with US waistlines(CNN) -- America is getting fatter, according to a new report, and bulging waistlines will rack up big health care expenditures within the next two decades.
Affordable Care Act Trumps Recession's Impact on Health Insurance CoverageAmidst the mixed news about poverty and income in the Census Bureau's data released last week, came some positive news about health coverage and the impact of the Affordable Care Act's (ACA) provisions that are already in effect. Overall, the rate and ...
Health Care REIT announces accelerated joint venture buyouts related to ...TOLEDO, Ohio - Health Care REIT says accelerated joint venture buyouts related to its acquisition of Sunrise Senior Living Inc. will raise the expected real estate value of those properties to about $3.2 billion from $1.9 billion.
Limits Placed on Immigrants in Health Care LawKathleen Sebelius, the secretary of health and human services, said in the Federal Register that the reasons offered for the immigration initiative "do not pertain to eligibility for Medicaid," the children's health program or federal subsidies for ...
Healthcare Business News Mich. AG seeks review of Blues assetsMichigan Attorney General Bill Schuette may have thrown a monkey wrench into the six-month timetable Gov. Rick Snyder announced last week that would allow Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan to convert into a nonprofit mutual insurance company.
The IRS and healthcare: A heavy liftNow that the Supreme Court has issued its ruling on the Affordable Care Act, many are taking a closer look at how the law will be implemented, including at the new enforcement duties given to the IRS.
Health groups sue La. commissioner over Isaac moveTwo health care groups have filed a lawsuit against Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon, claiming he exceeded his authority with emergency insurance coverage changes made after Hurricane Isaac.
Healthcare Business News DMC's new president survived Romneycare, ready ...With 20 years' experience working at for-profit hospitals - seven of those years with Vanguard Health Systems Inc., the parent of the Detroit Medical Center since 2011 - Joe Mullany was hired in April by DMC CEO Mike Duggan for the newly created new ...
Vision Service Plan presses to participate in health exchangeRancho Cordova's Vision Service Plan, backed by the leader of the state Senate and the region's top business organizations, urged a state agency to reconsider a decision that prohibits VSP from competing for customers in a new state-run health care ...
Health-care stocks that are still bargainsThe health-care sector is flashing mixed signals—but the prognosis is good for investors who can navigate the risks.
A Major Glitch for Digitized Health-Care RecordsIn two years, hundreds of thousands of American physicians and thousands of hospitals that fail to buy and install costly health-care information technologies—such as digital records for prescriptions and patient histories—will face penalties through ...
Health care workers in Santa Clara county must get flu shot or wear a maskA controversial new mandate will force thousands of health care workers in Contra Costa and Santa Clara counties to get flu shots this fall -- or wear a mask at work the entire influenza season.
Dr. Marty Makary Discusses How Transparency, Accountability Can Fix Broken ...Dr. Marty Makary, surgeon at Johns Hopkins Hospital, has written a provocative book, Unaccountable: What Hospitals Won't Tell You and How Transparency Can Revolutionize Health Care, proposing new tools for transparency that could revolutionize health ...
Health care most shared issue in battleground statesWashington (CNN) - Of all the major issues our country is facing, stories relating to health care legislation are being shared online in key battleground states more than any other issue, according to data from social sharing company ShareThis ...
Fact Of The Day #51: Military Health Care Costs Skyrocket Over Past Decade ...Health care costs for the Department of Defense have nearly tripled in the last decade, from $19 billion in 2001 to $53 billion in 2011.
Greek health minister calls for 'great sacrifices'(CNN) -- Greece is being asked to make "great sacrifices" but the country's sick will not suffer from a lack of medical help, health minister Andreas Likourentzos says.
Gov. Kitzhaber pitches Oregon's health care plan to influential DC audienceWASHINGTON - With the foundations of Oregon's novel - and high stakes - effort to control health care costs in place, Gov.
Health Information Exchanges Struggle To Prove ROITo convince investors that health information exchanges (HIEs) are a worthwhile investment, organizers need to develop performance metrics that show HIEs can improve quality of care and generate a return on investment (ROI). A study published in the ...
Managed Health Care Associates, Inc. (MHA) Awarded Commonwealth of ...18, 2012 - /PRNewswire/ -- Managed Health Care Associates, Inc. (MHA), a leading health care service company focused on alternate site health care providers, is proud to announce MHA's award of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts' statewide contract ...
Personalized Healthcare Choice Vs. Government Mandated Obamacare - Part 1[T]his remarkable technological convergence has made it possible to devise systems with which people can control their own healthcare in ways that were unimaginable a decade or two ago. In the area of gene therapy, progress has been slow, but in some ...