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Digging into the 8 million ACA signups

Apr 17, 2014
Of those who signed up, 28 percent are ages 18-34, a demographic being closely watched by insurers.
Posted In: Obamacare, ACA
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A bill of health for insurance companies

Apr 17, 2014
The ACA brought new customers and revenue. Profits are a maybe.
Posted In: ACA, Obamacare
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Sebelius resigns after Obamacare woes

Apr 10, 2014
The HHS secretary announced she will step down after presiding over the rocky rollout of the ACA.
Posted In: health care, Obamacare, Sebelius, ACA
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When rural hospitals close, towns struggle to stay open

Apr 10, 2014
Rural hospitals are closing at a rate that’s starting to get some politicians’ attention.
Posted In: rural America, hospitals, health care
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Why automakers are getting into healthcare

Apr 10, 2014
Retail, telecom and auto firms are looking at billions in healthcare spending
Posted In: big data
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The dangers of Big Data in health care

Apr 9, 2014
Some providers accounted for a large portion of Medicare costs in 2012
Posted In: big data, Medicare
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These are the highest paid doctors in Medicare

Apr 9, 2014
Doctors who make the most in Medicare, by state and specialty
Posted In: Health, healthcare, Medicare, doctors, pay
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What to do when healthcare isn't enough

Apr 3, 2014
Social services are not always in step with medical care.
Posted In: health care, social services
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Saving Medicaid money in Camden, N.J.

Apr 3, 2014
Hospitals and doctors are teaming up to make healthcare more efficient
Posted In: medicaid, ACOs
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The healthcare deadline is here. Now what?

Mar 31, 2014
The enrollment period for signing up for health insurance via healthcare.gov is over. What you need to know.

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Obamacare premiums: What the price leaves out

Sep 25, 2013
President Obama unveiled the premiums for his new health care plans. But when it comes to the real cost of health care, the premium is just the beginning.
Posted In: Obamacare, hospitals, healthcare
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How doctors die

Nov 19, 2013
In facing death, and making preparations for it, doctors are showing the way for others.
Posted In: doctors, death
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Medicare's failure to track doctors wastes billions on brand-name drugs

Nov 18, 2013
Medicare is wasting hundreds of millions of dollars a year by failing to rein in doctors who routinely give patients pricey name-brand drugs when cheaper generic alternatives are available.
Posted In: ProPublica, Medicare, prescription drugs
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When doctors prescribe brand-name drugs over generics, the taxpayers foot the bill

Nov 18, 2013
A new analysis by ProPublica finds that many doctors in the U.S. prescribe brand-name drugs to Medicare patients when generics can be dramatically cheaper -- and it's costing taxpayers hundreds of millions a year.
Posted In: Medicare, prescription, doctors
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Giving the health care exchanges a check-up

Oct 11, 2013
Two weeks in, what's the status of the state and federal insurance exchanges?
Posted In: health care exchanges
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Affordable Care Act may free some from working for health insurance

Jul 15, 2013
Nearly 1 million employees could end up voluntarily leaving their jobs when health exchanges open on January 1, according to a new report from Columbia and National Bureau of Economic Research.
Posted In: health care, Affordable Care Act, health care reform, insurance exchanges
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As healthcare reform turns one, the under-insured still wait for change

Apr 1, 2011
The most significant portions of health care reform legislation don't go into effect for another few years. Meanwhile, some go without insurance at all. Others explore creative options while faced with rising insurance rates.
Posted In: Health
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Actually, Obamacare will force some of you to change plans

Oct 30, 2013
2 to 3 percent of people who currently purchase their own insurance will need to switch to a new plan.
Posted In: Obamacare, Affordable Care Act, health insurance
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Nurse-led clinics: No doctors required

Mar 5, 2014
Some communities rely heavily on nurses to fill their healthcare needs.
Posted In: nurses, primary care, ACA
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Can your boss fine you for not disclosing your weight?

Jul 22, 2013
Penn State is the latest major employer to require its workers to disclose their vitals, or face a stiff penalty.
Posted In: BMI, Penn State, body mass index, wellness

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Doctors brace for Obamacare patients

Dec 31, 2013
The medical industry is busy with last-minute preparations as millions of new patients sign up for health insurance;
Posted In: Obamacare, Affordable Care Act, health insurance
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How post-ACA health care is like the airline business

Dec 5, 2013
The question for hospital executives in Camden, N.J., and around the country, is how to manage a new wave of patients.
Posted In: ACA, Obamacare
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How doctors die

Nov 19, 2013
In facing death, and making preparations for it, doctors are showing the way for others.
Posted In: doctors, death
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Weighing the risks of going without health insurance

Nov 19, 2013
For many people, complying with the new health care law will become a financial decision.
Posted In: Obamacare, ACA
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I helped build the Obamacare exchanges. AMA!

Oct 24, 2013
The contractors behind HealthCare.gov will testify before a Congressional panel. We asked a few observers what questions they want answered.
Posted In: Obamacare, Sebelius

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