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Before Supreme Court Rules, Florida Considers Future Without Health Subsidies - New York Times

New York Times

Before Supreme Court Rules, Florida Considers Future Without Health Subsidies
New York Times
MIAMI — Sylvia Maltzman, a part-time tutor at a community college in Florida, pays $23 a month for the health insurance she got under the Affordable Care Act. A federal subsidy of about $475 covers the rest, and Ms. Maltzman, who has high blood ...
If you want to know who gets health-care handouts, look in the mirrorWashington Post
The health care case: Fear and loathing at the Supreme CourtThe Idaho Statesman
Republicans confront health chief on secret ObamaCare planThe Hill
Tampabay.com -The San Luis Obispo Tribune
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Billion-Dollar Health Startups - Wall Street Journal

Billion-Dollar Health Startups
Wall Street Journal
This is the vision of Proteus Digital Health Inc., a company founded more than a decade ago by a team of medical device entrepreneurs. The company has begun manufacturing its so-called digital medicines, which are currently being reviewed for approval ...

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Gov. Baker Forces Resignation Of 4 Health Connector Board Members - WBUR

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Gov. Baker Forces Resignation Of 4 Health Connector Board Members
WBUR
Charlie Baker sought and received the resignations of four member of the state's Health Connector board, including MIT economist Jonathan Gruber, who came under fire for saying it was “the stupidity of the American voter” that led to the passage of ...
Baker removes four Health Connector board members, including MIT's GruberBoston Business Journal (blog)
Reports: Gov. Baker Calls for Resignation of Jonathan Gruber From Health ...Boston.com
Jonathan Gruber Ousted From Massachusetts Health PanelHuffington Post
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Fines Remain Rare Even As Health Data Breaches Multiply - NPR (blog)

Fines Remain Rare Even As Health Data Breaches Multiply
NPR (blog)
In a string of meetings and press releases, the federal government's health watchdogs have delivered a stern message: They are cracking down on insurers, hospitals and doctors offices that don't adequately protect the security and privacy of medical ...

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Highmark Health names Joseph Guyaux new board chairman - Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Highmark Health names Joseph Guyaux new board chairman
Pittsburgh Post Gazette
Those are all high-profile slots, but they are small potatoes compare to the board chairmanship at Highmark Health, a $16 billion company that is simultaneously one of the largest health insurers in the U.S., one of the country's largest vision ...

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Attention, Shoppers: Prices For 70 Health Care Procedures Now Online! - NPR (blog)

Attention, Shoppers: Prices For 70 Health Care Procedures Now Online!
NPR (blog)
"This has the potential to be a game changer," said Katherine Hempstead, who analyzes health insurance for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. "It's good for uninsured people. It's good for people with high deductibles. It's good for any person [who is ...
Major insurers are finally revealing one of health-care's greatest mysteriesWashington Post (blog)

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Summit Pointe to cut ties with Criterion Health - Battle Creek Enquirer

Battle Creek Enquirer

Summit Pointe to cut ties with Criterion Health
Battle Creek Enquirer
Summit Pointe has current contracts with only two of those vendors, which it will continue, Goodrich said. Professional and Personal Wellness, which is owned by Grosso, provides a corporate wellness program for employees that include health assessments ...


Precision Medicine Needs Precision Questions—Especially About Sex - Slate Magazine

Slate Magazine

Precision Medicine Needs Precision Questions—Especially About Sex
Slate Magazine
Public health researchers have noted that in order to curb the HIV epidemic in the most vulnerable of groups in the United States—notably young black gay men—we must improve access to high-quality health care and routine HIV testing and treatment.

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Trios Health to lay off 40 employees amid cash crunch - Mid Columbia Tri City Herald

Mid Columbia Tri City Herald

Trios Health to lay off 40 employees amid cash crunch
Mid Columbia Tri City Herald
Trios Health's CEO announced a plan Thursday night to cut costs and improve revenue amid a cash crunch that's sent rumors swirling in the community, inspired worry among employees and highlighted a division on the board of commissioners. It includes ...

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Medina Elementary principal charged with health care fraud - Jackson Sun

Jackson Sun

Medina Elementary principal charged with health care fraud
Jackson Sun
The principal of Medina Elementary School and his wife are among three people charged in a federal indictment that alleges a conspiracy to commit health care fraud and to pay illegal kickbacks in connection with health care services. Calvin Bailey and ...

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