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Medical device makers try to stave off new tax

Dec 26, 2012
Medical device makers say the 2.3 percent tax on sales due to start in January will cost jobs. The levy is part of the Obama health care program.
Posted In: Affordable Care Act, health care

New taxes take effect to fund Affordable Care Act

Dec 25, 2012
Fiscal cliff deal or not, some taxes will go up either way.
Posted In: Affordable Care Act, health care, Taxes, health insurance

Bringing wellness programs to every worker

Dec 14, 2012
As health care costs climb steadily for employers, wellness programs are moving to the factory floor.
Posted In: workplace, health care, CrossFit, exercise, fitness

Why mental health check-ups matter

Nov 13, 2012
Physical check-ups with physicians are common, but what about a tune-up for your mind?
Posted In: Health, health care, mental health

Patients should discuss money with their doctors

Nov 9, 2012
When you receive bad news from your physician, money is often the last thing on your mind. But it's something you should consider. One doctor offers a few tips.
Posted In: Health, health care, doctor, patient advocate

Health care, fiscal cliff still raising questions post-election

Nov 9, 2012
Now that President Barack Obama has been re-elected, it's time to get to work. Two pressing issues: moving forward with the Affordable Care Act and the looming fiscal cliff.
Posted In: health care, insurance exchanges, fiscal cliff

Marketing Obamacare to the masses

Nov 7, 2012
With the health care laws a sure thing, insurers are readying their sales pitches.
Posted In: health care, Affordable Care Act

Hospitals cash in on patient satisfaction

Oct 22, 2012
Under the new healthcare law, hospitals can be rewarded for improving patient care.
Posted In: Affordable Care Act, hospital, health care

Twitter blocks its first account and hospitals get more malware

Oct 19, 2012
Twitter blocks its first account officially, Google has a bad quarter and a new Chromebook, the emergency room has a virus.
Posted In: malware, health care, Twitter

Former health care executive pushes critical film

Oct 1, 2012
A documentary critical of the health care industry has an unlikely benefactor -- a Tennessee entrepreneur who made his money as a health care executive.
Posted In: health care, documentary

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