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  • As millions wait and worry, pols play games on health

    As millions wait and worry, pols play games on health
    I was heading to my doctor's office in a medical arts building earlier this week when a gentleman got on my elevator. He boarded on the first floor and exited on the fifth as I continued upward. But he had a lot to say in those few seconds. "Heading...
  • Tribune update: Feds charge suspended doctor in clozapine kickback case

    Tribune update: Feds charge suspended doctor in clozapine kickback case
    Two decades ago, Dr. Michael Reinstein was known as one of the most prolific Medicaid billers in Chicago history, once charging the taxpayer-funded program for the care of 490 patients in just five days. In 2009, a joint Tribune-ProPublica investigation...
  • Matteson nurse charged with Medicare fraud

    A Matteson man who operates two nursing agencies has been charged with health care fraud for allegedly billing for skilled-nursing services that did not qualify for Medicare and involved patients obtained through illegal payments for referrals, federal...
  • Dying Need Compassion, Not Assisted Suicide

    Dying Need Compassion, Not Assisted Suicide
    A bill before the General Assembly that would legalize physician-assisted suicide is called an "Act Concerning Compassionate Aid in Dying for Terminally Ill Patients." It is neither compassionate nor of aid to those who are most vulnerable. I am a...
  • Timonium family has scare with baby botulism

    Timonium family has scare with baby botulism
    Vibrant with big blue eyes and brown hair with a tint of red, 5-month-old Madison "Maddie" Wright had reached all her developmental milestones; she could roll over, sit up on her own and hold her head up. Then, one day in January, her abilities began...
  • The high cost of health care reform

    The high cost of health care reform
    Although the Affordable Care Act and creation of the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange were important steps in expanding health care coverage for previously uninsured Marylanders, mounting evidence suggests that more work is needed to help ensure that...
  • Anesthesia technician: Working in a children's hospital adds joyous element to job

    Because he works at Chicago's Lurie Children's Hospital, Patrick Tobin's patients can range from infants to college students. But no matter their age, or whether they face a tonsillectomy or an organ transplant, Tobin is there to make sure they get to...
  • Startup Has High Hopes For Tiny Device That Holds Surgical Screws Tight

    Startup Has High Hopes For Tiny Device That Holds Surgical Screws Tight
    MANCHESTER — The Viscogliosi Brothers hope they've made the right bet again. Anthony, John and Marc Viscogliosi have put together the money to commercialize the inventions of doctors again and again over the past 15 years. The most recent sale...
  • Florida Blue, Florida Hospital battle over contract

    Florida Blue, Florida Hospital battle over contract
    Thousands of Central Floridians will have to scramble to find new health providers or pay out-of-network fees if Florida Blue and Florida Hospital do not come to an agreement over their contract by June 1. Florida Blue officials didn't say how many...
  • California stumbles at shifting care for costly patients

    California stumbles at shifting care for costly patients
    California's ambitious effort to save billions of dollars by changing how the state's costliest patients get treated is on the ropes. The Obamacare program was designed to reduce medical costs by putting more of the nation's 11 million most...
  • Reduce your drug costs instantly with these simple changes

    As health insurers shift more of the cost burden to consumers, the average U.S. worker with employer-provided coverage now pays $9,695 per year in premiums and out-of-pocket costs for a family of four -- a 118 percent increase over the past decade,...