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New data signal smaller jump in health care costs - USA TODAY

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New data signal smaller jump in health care costs
USA TODAY
Axene says that as insurers dig through the new health exchange enrollees to figure out their ages and health conditions to determine next year's premiums, he expects an overall increase of 6% to 8.5%. He bases that on work he and others within the ...
For health insurance procrastinators, time's up — for realSTLtoday.com
In health care, making an effort mattersMSNBC
Bill of healthThe Economist (blog)
Washington Times -ABC News
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The App Will See You Now: Better Puts Health Care in Your Pocket - Re/code

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The App Will See You Now: Better Puts Health Care in Your Pocket
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When necessary, consumers can interact with the prestigious nonprofit health practice's doctors and specialists as well, who can directly prescribe limited types of drugs over the phone. The service will cost $49 a month, though a free version will ...
Better Raises $5M From Chamath Palihapitiya And Mayo Clinic To Be Your ...TechCrunch
Mayo Clinic-backed Better launches personal health assistant servicemobihealthnews
Connectria expands in Dallas; health-care apps to improve your health: 7 thingsSt. Louis Business Journal (blog)
MedCity News
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Census Bureau: Question changes make it easier to assess health insurance law - Washington Post

Washington Post

Census Bureau: Question changes make it easier to assess health insurance law
Washington Post
The director of the Census Bureau said he is confident that new changes in the wording of survey questions on health insurance will not diminish its ability to measure the impact of the Affordable Care Act. John H. Thompson, responding to critics, said ...
Census Survey Revisions Mask Health Law EffectsNew York Times
Why the Census Bureau is under fire for changing its health care questionsSouth Florida Business Journal (blog)
Census Bureau Changes Health Care Survey Questions Hiding Effects of ...Mediaite
Slate Magazine (blog)
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Price transparency stinks in health care. Here's how the industry wants to ... - Washington Post (blog)

Price transparency stinks in health care. Here's how the industry wants to ...
Washington Post (blog)
There's been much written in the past year about just how hard it is to get a simple price for a basic health-care procedure. The industry has heard the rumblings, and now it's responding. About two dozen industry stakeholders, including main lobbying ...

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Mental health care in the US needs a check-up - Washington Post

Mental health care in the US needs a check-up
Washington Post
THE COUNTRY'S inadequate mental health system gets the most attention after instances of mass violence of the sort that the nation has seen repeatedly over the past few months. Not all who commit these sorts of atrocities are mentally ill, but many ...
Leading the way to better health careNorthJersey.com
Sheriff, health department providing mental health services at Whatcom County ...Bellingham Herald

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GOP Fall Strategy: Slam Health Law - Wall Street Journal

GOP Fall Strategy: Slam Health Law
Wall Street Journal
WASHINGTON—Republican leaders are telling the party's House members that persistent criticism of the federal health-care law is the best path to victory this fall regardless of how the law's implementation evolves ahead of the November elections ...

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A new tool in schools' mental health tool box - Chalkbeat Colorado

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A new tool in schools' mental health tool box
Chalkbeat Colorado
Youth Mental Health First Aid is meant to ensure that lay people like teachers and school nurses know how to spot and respond to mental health and substance abuse problems among youth. The training, unveiled in Colorado in 2013, is a version of Mental ...

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Health insurance gains since last fall hit 12 million, survey shows - Los Angeles Times

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Health insurance gains since last fall hit 12 million, survey shows
Los Angeles Times
WASHINGTON — President Obama's health law has led to an even greater increase in health coverage than previously estimated, according to new Gallup survey data, which suggest that about 12 million previously uninsured Americans have gained ...
Uninsured Rate Drops More in States Embracing Health LawGallup.com
Obamacare Handed Clean Bill of Health by GallupWall St. Cheat Sheet
Could health reform be working? Two reports out today offer hopeful signsPortland Business Journal (blog)
Crain's New York Business
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5 Health Insurance Mistakes to Avoid - U.S. News & World Report

5 Health Insurance Mistakes to Avoid
U.S. News & World Report
The Affordable Care Act brought health insurance to the forefront of the public's collective consciousness, but that doesn't mean we're necessarily any smarter about how we use our policies. Everyone who has health insurance, whether it's from a ...

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After failing health inspections, Destiny's Cheesecake Factory seeks new ... - The Post-Standard

After failing health inspections, Destiny's Cheesecake Factory seeks new ...
The Post-Standard
The restaurant manager is responsible for what the industry calls "front of the house" duties, including wait staff and "staffing levels, proper restaurant ambience, housekeeping, and set-up, food & beverage quality, safety and pace," a company ad says.

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