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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...
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...
How genetic testing may spot disease risk
Doctors are turning to genetic testing in an effort to identify and prevent heart problems in patients who seem healthy...
Four Ways Health Reform Could Spark Wellness Programs
Nearly everyone agrees that prevention and healthy living can help slow the nation’s healthcare cost spiral, but...
Report compares health county-by-county
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin's Population Health Institute have released...
The Real Trend in Population Health
Last week, the population health management industry paused to consider the implications of a bankruptcy filing by...
Life spans decline in some U.S. areas
A startling number of people—especially women—living primarily in the Deep South and in Appalachia saw a...