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How many stars? Affordable Care Act user reviews

Mar 14, 2014
The March 31 enrollment deadline to sign up for Affordable Care Act benefits is about two weeks away. And this is the big one. Get covered, or start paying a penalty.
Posted In: Affordable Care Act, health care

Hospitals are sharing data to save lives

Feb 14, 2014
Sharing data and best practices have caused dramatic savings
Posted In: health care, Health, hospitals, big data, data

Finding value in health care and #obamacarewitherin

Feb 14, 2014
62 percent of new health insurance enrollees have chosen the Silver plan. What does that mean, anyway?
Posted In: Affordable Care Act, health care, health insurance, Obamacare

Study casts doubt on value of mammograms

Feb 12, 2014
But years of awareness campaigns and PSAs have patients asking for them, and doctors prescribing
Posted In: mammograms, health care, cancer, cancer screening

CVS to stop selling cigarettes and other tobacco by Oct. 1

Feb 5, 2014
The realization that cigarettes and pharmacies are a very odd pairing.
Posted In: CVS, pharmacy, health care, tobacco, cigarettes

How healthcare reform aims to control healthcare inflation

Feb 4, 2014
The new health insurance markets should moderate healthcare costs.
Posted In: ACA, health care

In prison you get health care. When you're released ...

Dec 30, 2013
At last count, the nation was spending $6.5 billion a year treating mental illness, substance abuse and chronic conditions in prisons.
Posted In: medicaid, prison, health care

Indonesia tries its hand at universal health care

Nov 26, 2013
As the Obama administration continues its erratic roll out of health care reform, halfway around the world in Indonesia, authorities are getting ready to introduce the world's biggest universal health care program.
Posted In: Indonesia, health care

Pushing patients to seek value, whatever that is

Nov 19, 2013
Changes in the insurance system are leading more consumers to consider what they expect in their health care and how much it is worth to them.
Posted In: health care, Affordable Care Act, Obamacare, health insurance

Fixing Healthcare.gov could open the door to more problems

Nov 8, 2013
Expert says the current woes of the Affordable Care Act's website are just the beginning.
Posted In: ACA, Affordable Care Act, health care, Obamacare, online exchanges, glitches

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