While basic training remains as the foundation for prehospital care, emergency medical technicians must upgrade their skills constantly, which includes knowledge about latest medications and techniques to prevent in-transit worsening...
The Internal Revenue Service has issued final regulations related to the excise tax on health insurance companies set to kick in under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act in 2014. The tax or health insurance provider fee applies to entities with aggregate net...
While the uncertainty around healthcare reform and lower reimbursements will prove a challenge in the near future, hospital leaders also see opportunities to succeed within local markets.
Dr. Ted Mazer is one of the few ear, nose and throat specialists in this region who treat low-income people on Medicaid, so many of his patients travel long distances to see him. But now, as California's Medicaid program is preparing for a major expansion under President...
Dorathy Senay's doctor had some bad news after her last checkup, but it wasn't about her serious blood disorder called amyloidosis. Her Medicare Advantage managed care plan from UnitedHealthcare/AARP is terminating the doctor's contract Feb. 1.
An Obamacare fix quietly announced on Black Friday could put states at risk for higher Medicaid costs and even fraud. Although Medicaid sign-ups through HealthCare.gov have been considered a rare bright spot in the flawed Obamacare rollout, the federal portal has been unable...
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is expected to release data later this month showing a "surge" in enrollees in the federal and state healthcare exchanges for November. The numbers are expected to surpass the paltry figures for October, when enrollments...
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