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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...
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...
The do-it-yourself house call
Technology that aims to keep congestive heart failure patients out of the hospital is gaining traction. The...
State rules clash with health pools
In the early implementation of health reform, states with the most progressive health policies are having a more...
Insurers tout disease management programs, but critics are wary
Starting next year, most health insurance plans will be required to spend 80% to 85% of the premiums they collect on...
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...
State's uninsured about to get new options
North Carolina could begin accepting applications Thursday for a new federal insurance pool that will allow chronically...
Gene study to share information with participants
Children's Hospital Boston has designed a new genetic research project so information gleaned from DNA submitted by...
Web Exclusive: Alzheimer's Disease to Cost U.S. $20 Trillion over next 40 years
The cumulative care costs of Alzheimer's disease over the next 40 years will exceed $20 trillion unless treatments to...
Prevention and Health Promotion Could Save Medicare $1.4 Trillion Over 10 Years
Government health promotion and prevention programs for pre-Medicare and Medicare populations could save the country as...