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Omnibus Spending Bill Lets Cancer Patients Defer Student Loan Payments
The new bipartisan congressional spending package included an arrangement for patients actively receiving cancer treatment to defer payment on their...
Healthcare Spending at 20% of GDP? That's an Economy-Wide Problem
It's not clear yet if initiatives to reduce healthcare spending will provide enough savings to bend the cost curve, which...
Senators Unveil Legislation To Protect Patients Against Surprise Medical Bills
Federal law does not prohibit balance billing in self-funded health plans, which 61% of privately insured employees have.
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Gunshot Victims Use More Blood, Cost More to Treat, More Likely to Die
A new study examines 12 years of trauma records and finds high mortality rates for shooting victims, despite the volumes...
New Medicare Advantage Tool To Lower Drug Prices Puts Crimp In Patients' Choices
Starting next year, Medicare Advantage plans will be able to add restrictions on expensive, injectable drugs administered by doctors to...
Potential Insurance Bill From Hurricane Florence Could Take Toll on Wallets Far From North Carolina's Coast
Insurance companies retreated from some communities amid stronger storms, leaving a "last-resort" plan to fill the growing gap.
The Scene of the Crime: Where and How Healthcare Fraud Happens
What does cyber fraud look like for a hospital or a healthcare group? Where does it happen, and how can...
Anthem's ER Policy: HHS Response Leaves Senator Unsatisfied
A lawmaker behind the 'prudent layperson' standard has been pressing HHS, DOL, and CMS for progress reports on what he...
Patients Blame Hospitals for High Medical Bills
When asked which groups are most responsible for surprise medical bills, 82% said hospitals were 'very' or 'somewhat' responsible.
Walmart wants to bring its 'everyday low prices' to health care
Republicans want to run on Medicare. Democrats say bring it on.
Lahey Hospital names David Longworth as its permanent CEO
Havre de Grace accountant, with health care background, named chairman of Upper Chesapeake Health
Medicaid supporters urge federal agency to ignore LePage letter, approve expansion
South Tyneside patients won't become 'second class citizens' after proposed health merger