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Health plans for high-risk patients attracting fewer, costing more than expected
An early feature of the new healthcare law that allows people who are already sick to get insurance to cover their...
Web Exclusive: Can ACOs Crack the Healthcare Payment Code?
The multi-year march toward an overhaul of the nation's healthcare delivery system begins this week. The...
South Carolina to cover obesity surgery next year
Obese government workers in South Carolina can get stomach-shrinking surgery through the state health plan under a...
Harvard Pilgrim seeks ’global payments’
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care will move towards “global payment” contracts with hospitals and doctors, CEO...
Chronic illnesses driving up MI’s healthcare costs
Chronic illnesses, such as asthma, diabetes and heart disease, are costing Michigan big bucks, according to a study...
Some insurers stop writing new coverage for kids
Some major health insurance companies will no longer issue certain types of policies for children, an unintended...
The do-it-yourself house call
Technology that aims to keep congestive heart failure patients out of the hospital is gaining traction. The...
Specialists address growing geriatrics’ workload
Paul Cary used to examine up to 30 patients a day at his senior-focused internal medicine practice in Dallas &ndash...
For chronic care, your employer may be able to help
If you are one of the 133 million American grappling with a chronic illness like diabetes, asthma or heart disease...
Health plans must provide some tests at no cost
The White House on Wednesday issued new rules requiring health insurance companies to provide free coverage for dozens...