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Africa Inspires A Health Care Experiment In New York - NPR (blog)

NPR (blog)

Africa Inspires A Health Care Experiment In New York
NPR (blog)
There's a project in the neighborhood of Harlem in New York that has a through-the-looking-glass quality. An organization called City Health Works is trying to bring an African model of health care delivery to the United States. Usually it works the ...

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In Partisan Washington, Health Law Faces Grave Legal Technicalities - New York Times

New York Times

In Partisan Washington, Health Law Faces Grave Legal Technicalities
New York Times
Burwell, the case that the court recently accepted, rests on a part of the law creating taxpayer subsidies for the purchase of health insurance through marketplaces “established by the state.” That phrase, the plaintiffs argue, prohibits subsidies for ...


Health|Debate Persists Over Diagnosing Mental Health Disorders, Long After ... - New York Times

New York Times

Health|Debate Persists Over Diagnosing Mental Health Disorders, Long After ...
New York Times
In the 1970s, the TV movie “Sybil” introduced much of the nation to multiple personality disorder and led to a controversy that continues to shape mental health issues. Video by RetroReport on Publish Date November 23, 2014. Photo by David Eichman.


When Health Coverage Expansion Means Longer Waits for a Doctor - New York Times

When Health Coverage Expansion Means Longer Waits for a Doctor
New York Times
A longstanding finding in the research literature is that uninsured people avoid and delay care more than insured people do, and that this can harm health. According to Gallup, uninsured Americans are about twice as likely as insured Americans to delay ...


How to Arrive at the Best Health Policies - New York Times

New York Times

How to Arrive at the Best Health Policies
New York Times
His experience confirms common assumptions about how health care works. If we can just invest in preventive care, we can reduce the use of the emergency room and lower health care costs, the thinking goes. But it turns out that his experience wasn't ...
Free clinics put bandage on health care gapsLancaster Eagle Gazette
Advocates Help With Health CareValley News
The Faces of Health Care: Amy W.The White House (blog)
EurekAlert (press release)
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Encompass Home Health to be bought by HealthSouth for $750M - Dallas Business Journal

Dallas Business Journal

Encompass Home Health to be bought by HealthSouth for $750M
Dallas Business Journal
HealthSouth Corp. has agreed to buy Dallas-based Encompass Home Health and Hospice for $750 million. The deal is expected to close before the end of the year. The pending purchase marks HealthSouth's entry into the home health industry, which has ...
HealthSouth to spend $750 million on home health businessAL.com
HealthSouth buys Encompass Home and Health Hospice for $750 mlnReuters
HealthSouth's EHHI Buy Will Create Home Health Care Giant HLSInvestor's Business Daily

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Rite Aid Adds Quality Independent Physicians To Its Health Alliance Program - Forbes

Rite Aid Adds Quality Independent Physicians To Its Health Alliance Program
Forbes
Last week, Rite Aid announced “Quality Independent Physicians” as the seventh healthcare provider partner to join its Rite Aid Health Alliance initiative. “Quality Independent Physicians” comprises of more than 45 independent primary care physicians ...

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My Insurance Company Killed Me, Despite Obamacare - Daily Beast

Daily Beast

My Insurance Company Killed Me, Despite Obamacare
Daily Beast
My health-insurance company has refused to explain why, on every visit, these doctors accepted my Health Republic/MagnaCare card, and assured me I was “in network”… or why the doctors I saw appeared in the insurance company's website of providers…
Are Killers Still in Charge of Our Health Care?Truth-Out

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Obamacare's Three-Legged Stool Of Deception Regarding Employer Health Plans - Forbes

Forbes

Obamacare's Three-Legged Stool Of Deception Regarding Employer Health Plans
Forbes
The second leg is that the Cadillac tax is aimed at “lavish” high cost plans, when in reality it is designed to eventually hit virtually every employer health plan (even those with lower-than-average costs). The third leg is that the Cadillac tax is ...


Animal-Health Picks That Won't Be Cowed - Barron's

Animal-Health Picks That Won't Be Cowed
Barron's
The improving sales growth shown by our analysis underscores our positive thesis on the animal-health industry. We believe that macro trends support the need for animal-health drugs (global need for food and increasing importance of pet companionship).

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