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A crowd responding enthusiastically when the Supreme Court ruled in favor of Obamacare back in June.

Researchers: Insurers are steering some patients away

Nov 11, 2015
Under the ACA, insurers can no longer deny coverage for pre-existing conditions.
Posted In: ACA, health insurance exchanges, health insurance
A homeless U.S. military veteran stands in line for free winter clothing at an event hosted by the Department of Veterans Affairs back in 2011 in Denver, Colorado.

New report ranks best cities for veterans to live in

Nov 11, 2015
Irvine, California ranked no. 1.
Posted In: veterans, veterans affairs, mental health
A report says that extra money from Medicaid made it easier for patients to get an appointment.

Controlling costs by focusing on expensive patients

Nov 11, 2015
Medicaid insurers want to influence the so-called social determinants of health.
Posted In: health care, medicaid

As Latinos age, the need for Spanish-speaking caretakers grows

Nov 11, 2015
Latinos are the fastest growing group of people 65 and older in the U.S. today.
Posted In: Latino community, Alzheimer's, elderly alzheimers financial home retirement dementia warning signs

Neighborhood competition in the health care market

Nov 6, 2015
A for-profit model that may appeal to younger patients.
Posted In: health care, Health care and insurance, health care costs

Insurers offer narrower networks on health exchanges

Nov 5, 2015
To control premiums, many insurers are reducing choice in their plans

Police turn to pricey rehab drug for offenders

Nov 4, 2015
The drug, administered once a month, helps ensure patient compliance.
Posted In: addiction, drug costs, prison

Sherwin-Williams wants germ-killing walls in hospitals

Nov 3, 2015
The company says its new paint kills 99.9 percent of infection-causing bacteria.
Posted In: painting, sherwin-williams, Antibacterial, antibiotics

New protections for transgender patients are coming

Nov 2, 2015
Friday is the deadline for the Obama Administration to finalize new rules.
Posted In: transgender, Obamacare, Affordable Care Act

Valeant: how aggressively can a drug company sell

Oct 30, 2015
Valeant is under scrutiny for its business practices.
Posted In: Valeant, philidor, drug costs