Poll: Majority in US Wants Gov’t to Curb Prescription Costs
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Poll: Majority in US Wants Gov’t to Curb Prescription Costs

RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Move over, “Obamacare.” A new poll finds Americans…

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Unsanitary Hospitals Shockingly Common
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Unsanitary Hospitals Shockingly Common

(BABW News) – According to Fierce Health Care, a recent review of the sanitation procedures used…

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As Obamacare Takes Hold, Unpaid Hospital Bills Vanish
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As Obamacare Takes Hold, Unpaid Hospital Bills Vanish

(Forbes) – As hospital operators begin to report second period earnings — the sixth consecutive…

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GOP Presses Planned Parenthood Aid Ban, Faces Long Odds
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GOP Presses Planned Parenthood Aid Ban, Faces Long Odds

ALAN FRAM, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans pressed their fight Wednesday to bar…

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How Medicare’s New Rules May Improve Eldercare Benefits
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How Medicare’s New Rules May Improve Eldercare Benefits

(Time) – As the number of elderly Americans soars, Medicare is testing improved benefits for…

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On 50th Anniversary, Medicare and Medicaid Still Vital
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On 50th Anniversary, Medicare and Medicaid Still Vital

  By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) — As Medicare and Medicaid turn…

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As Consumers Shoulder More Costs, Healthcare Prices Remain Hidden in Florida, Other States
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As Consumers Shoulder More Costs, Healthcare Prices Remain Hidden in Florida, Other States

(Miami Herald) – Consumers with health insurance shouldered more of the expense for their medical…

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Aetna to Buy Humana as Health Insurer Landscape Shifts
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Aetna to Buy Humana as Health Insurer Landscape Shifts

TOM MURPHY Aetna aims to spend about $35 billion to buy rival Humana and become…

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Medicare Proposes Coverage Change on Short Hospital Stays
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Medicare Proposes Coverage Change on Short Hospital Stays

RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Medicare proposed Wednesday to ease a coverage policy…

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Centene Makes $6.3B Bid for Fellow Insurer Health Net
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Centene Makes $6.3B Bid for Fellow Insurer Health Net

TOM MURPHY, AP Business Writer Centene has jumped into the mix of managed-care companies scrambling…

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