california hospitals

California Hospitals Lose Ground In Quality Of Care

Nearly half of California hospitals received a grade of C or lower for patient safety on a national report card aimed at prodding medical centers to do more to prevent injuries and deaths. The Leapfrog...
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Influence Of GOP Doctors Caucus Grows As Congress Looks To Replace Health Law

Congress Looks To Replace Health Law The confirmation of Tom Price, the orthopedic surgeon-turned-Georgia congressman, as secretary of Health and Human Services represents the latest victory in the ascendancy of a little-known but powerful group...
health law amendments

Health Law Amendments Intend To Close Insurance Loopholes

Proposed amendments to the Health Insurance Law aim to ensure dental coverage is honored for insurance card holders and to prevent healthcare insurers from denying individual coverage. Speaking before the Legislative Assembly on Feb. 24,...
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Canada Ranks Poorly In Some Health Care Stats

There’s bad news and good for Nova Scotians in the land of doctor shortages and lengthy patient waits. First the bad news. Getting in for a physical appointment with a family doctor during the day...
People Rush To Enroll for health insurance Before Deadline For Affordable Care Act

Individual Health Insurance Primer: Long Troubled Market At Center Of Drive For Repeal

As the country braces for a possible overhaul of the Affordable Care Act, consumers and patients are raising concerns that the more than 10 million people who purchased plans through the law’s insurance marketplaces...
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By Law, Hospitals Now Must Tell Medicare Patients When Care Is ‘Observation’ Only

Under a new federal law, hospitals across the country must now alert Medicare patients when they are getting observation care and why they were not admitted — even if they stay in the hospital a...
Medical devices manufacturing park

Medical devices manufacturing park to have common irradiation plant

Meeting with manufacturers to be held on June 14 The Medical Devices Manufacturing Park in Visakhapatnam district will have a common gamma irradiation plant, according to Health Minister Kamineni Srinivas. The units in the park make...
united healthcare

The Department Of Justice Believes United Healthcare Is Defrauding Medicare

United Healthcare, the largest provider of Medicare Advantage (MA plans) services, is being sued by the Department of Justice (DOJ) for fraud. To give you a sense of United Healthcare’s size consider that just their...
Kentucky governor and his predecessor are wrestling over the law’s legacy — and both sides claim the state as a case study of the law’s impact.

Kentucky Governors Battle Over Health Law Legacy

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — As Republicans in Congress prepare to repeal and replace former President Barack Obama’s health care law, Kentucky’s current governor and his predecessor are wrestling over the law’s legacy — and...
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Health City Monitored By UK’s NHS In India Soon

BENGALURU: In a tie-up with the world-renowned National Health Services of the United Kingdom, Karnataka is all set to build a UK Health City in Hubbali-Dharwad. Speaking at the inauguration of the second International Healthcare...