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

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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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Better, broader health care for Latinos being pursued - Sacramento Bee

Better, broader health care for Latinos being pursued
Sacramento Bee
Building on a service that has just celebrated its fourth anniversary, community leaders are fortifying their commitment to secure better access to health care for Latinos in the greater Sacramento region. Surrounded by historic photographs chronicling ...

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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 ...
Capital Health Care: Lawsky to the White House; ACA insures 10 millionCapital New York
Report Projects Health Care Costs to Dip SlightlyABC News
In health care, making an effort mattersMSNBC
Wall Street Journal -San Jose Mercury 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 -Southernminn.com
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More Proof That American Health Care Prices Are Sky-High - Huffington Post

More Proof That American Health Care Prices Are Sky-High
Huffington Post
The latest data from the International Federation of Health Plans, an industry group representing health insurers from 28 countries including the United States, once again illustrates that American patients pay the highest prices in the world for a ...
These 15 charts show our health care prices are totally insaneVox

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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 ...
Some Dems plan to run on health care lawYakima Herald-Republic
Americans prefer Democrats' approach to health care: pollWashington Times
Vulnerable Democrats fight health law stigmaNews-Medical.net
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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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Census Bureau: Question changes make it easier to assess health insurance law - Washington Post

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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)
Scarborough Mocks New Census Health Care Questions: 'Is Obamacare Great ...Mediaite
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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
Using Crayola markers set on each round table, small groups of adults from the Greeley area — school outreach workers, Boys and Girls Club staff and foster parents — created poster-sized pictures of what mental health problems look like. Glum stick ...

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Consumer Spending on Health Care Jumps as Obamacare Takes Hold - Bloomberg

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Consumer Spending on Health Care Jumps as Obamacare Takes Hold
Bloomberg
She couldn't afford it on her $11,000 yearly income until she became eligible for Medicaid in January through President Barack Obama's signature health care law. The law is prompting Beigel and others to spend more at the doctor's office and pharmacy ...

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