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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: U Of L Receives Grant For Palliative Care
The National Institutes of Health has awarded a 1.5 million dollar grant to the University of Louisville for a new...
Web Exclusive: Consumers won reversals for 47% of health claim denials in New York
Consumers in New York won nearly half of the internal appeals they filed against health insurers in 2009, according...
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...
Insurers find individual and small group markets newly attractive, thanks to looming mandates
Restaurant workers are typically young. They typically work part time. And they typically can't afford health...
Doctor-run hospital tries to compete
Despite giving patients good value and a positive experience, the for-profit, physician-run Medical Center at Elizabeth...
As older people grow in numbers, experts seek ways to handle the coming boom
The tsunami looms: By 2050, nearly 90 million Americans will have passed age 65, and every corner of society will feel...
GE, Intel form chronic care venture
General Electric Co. and Intel Corp. said they have formed a joint venture to create products for patients with chronic...
Domestic medical travel is taking off for surgery deals
Forget about traveling to Thailand or India for low-cost surgery. More employers and insurers are offering financial...

Book: The Long-Term Care Compliance Toolkit
It’s just good business sense to have an effective compliance program—but if that’s not enough motivation, the Patient...