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An influential report that urges sweeping changes in how the federal government subsidizes the training of doctors has brought out the sharp scalpels of those who would be most immediately affected.
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There's a new breakthrough hepatitis C drug treatment that cures - yes, cures - almost everyone who takes it.
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The Department of Health and Human Services failed to properly plan and oversee development of the federal health insurance marketplace despite tight deadlines, ever-changing requirements and the complex nature of the project, according to new congressional testimony released on Wednesday.
The Monroe hospital is among the nation's top 10 percent in safeguarding patients from serious, potentially preventable complications during hospital stays.
The cost of Medicare Part D, the federal prescription drug program, has been far lower than originally predicted, new data from the Congressional Budget Office show.
Maybe you're getting close to 65 yourself or simply want to understand how Medicare works, so that you can help a family member or friend.
Medical costs for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in the United States are more than $32 billion each year, according to new research from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The company's results, released Wednesday, matched analysts' expectations, and it reaffirmed its 2014 earnings estimate of between $7.25 and $7.75 per share.
It still beat Wall Street expectations and the nation's second-biggest health insurer raised its profit expectations for the year yet again.
Senator Dan Coats , senior Senate Republican on the Joint Economic Committee, today said that the latest Social Security and Medicare Trustees report shows that Washington continues to ignore our nation's long-term fiscal challenges.
The move comes as a growing number of insurance companies seek to save money by shrinking the number of providers in their network.
Aetna's second-quarter profit climbed more than 2 percent, as gains from an acquisition helped the health insurer top expectations and raise its 2014 earnings forecast again.
Patients who get the comforts of palliative care as well as disease treatment live longer, studies show, than those who only get treatment for the disease.
But going to a clinic would mean less exercise time - and less independence - for Davern, who joined a growing segment of kidney patients receiving dialysis at home, often with help from family members.
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The Department of Health & Human Services' Provider Reimbursement Review Board came in for some withering criticism last Friday from the federal court hearing the appeal of University of Chicago Hospital from the dismissal of a Medicare appeal.
Updated: Thu Jul 31, 2014 11:59 am
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