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Web Exclusive: 6 Hospital Tips to Survive Healthcare Reform
In the face of healthcare reform, providers face steep reimbursement cuts, coding adjustments, and technological...
Web Exclusive: S&P: US Healthcare Costs Up 6%, But Growth Slowing
The average per capita cost of healthcare services covered by commercial health plans and Medicare programs rose 6.27...
A bid to expand eligibility for weight-loss surgery
A Food and Drug Administration advisory panel last month recommended allowing doctors to use the Lap-Band, a less...
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: No End In Sight to Rising Healthcare Costs
Providers say they're working to decrease healthcare costs, but the bills keep mounting. There are more than a few...
Web Exclusive: Obesity, Overweight Carry Heavy Financial Burden
Some of the costs of an obese and overweight population are borne individually, others by employers and the...
Web Exclusive: Feds to Protect St. Vincent Catholic Medical Center Pensions
The federal Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp. said this week it will assume responsibility for the pension plan covering...
New health plan for the uninsured launches in IL
A new health insurance option for people with pre-existing conditions and without medical coverage launches in Illinois...
The New IT Landscape For Health Insurers
Periodically, a dramatic change in an industry enables chief information officers to step up and play a decisive role...
Doctor-run hospital tries to compete
Despite giving patients good value and a positive experience, the for-profit, physician-run Medical Center at Elizabeth...