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  • The mortal threat to Medicaid -- and how to fix it

    The mortal threat to Medicaid -- and how to fix it
    Jan. 1 was a red-letter day for America's provision of healthcare to its poorest residents--and we do mean red. That was the expiration day of a two-year bump in Medicaid reimbursements for primary care physicians seeing Medicaid patients. The raise,...
  • New managed-care rules create havoc for doctors

    New managed-care rules create havoc for doctors
    The new managed-care Medicaid system in Florida will not lower costs nor improve medical care to the patients. Instead of increasing payments to doctors and hospitals who provide direct care to Medicaid recipients, money will be diverted to middlemen in...
  • As Medicaid rolls swell, fees to doctors return to lower rate

    – With some 600,000 Pennsylvanians newly eligible for the state's expanding Medicaid program, the doctors who provide care through that program for low-income residents are getting some bad news: their fees are going down. Those payments were hiked...
  • Medicaid rates dropping for primary doctors in Virginia

    Medicaid rates dropping for primary doctors in Virginia
    Primary care doctors who accept Medicaid are expecting a hit in 2015 as the two-year increase in payment rates that was included in the Affordable Care Act expires. "I doubt it will be a catastrophic event … but it does sort of cause concern,"...
  • Man killed at hospital was drunk, belligerent at crash scene, police say

    Man killed at hospital was drunk, belligerent at crash scene, police say
    New documents and video released about the fatal shooting of a man by police at NorthShore Highland Park Hospital show the night's conclusion was presaged by the man's apparent defiance of authority and intoxication earlier that night. Hours before the...
  • Find funds to fix care for needy kids

    Find funds to fix care for needy kids
    Florida health officials are failing in their role as stand-in parents for our most vulnerable children. Three weeks ago, a state judge ruled that the Department of Children and Families is violating federal law by routinely failing to provide mental...
  • Surgical technologists: Operating room staff work closely as a team

    Jeanie Moran changed careers after she fell in love with surgery. Moran worked in marketing for several years before eventually becoming a medical sales representative. Then, after taking a few years off to focus on her family, she decided it was time...
  • On open market, Palm Beach County health insurance prices among lowest in state

    On open market, Palm Beach County health insurance prices among lowest in state
    Palm Beach County residents don't need more reasons to boast. But here's one to add to the pile: Health-insurance policies for individuals and families sold under the new Affordable Care Act regulations are in most cases priced lower in Palm Beach County...
  • LVHN launching integrated electronic medical record-keeping

    LVHN launching integrated electronic medical record-keeping
    The 136 physician practices affiliated with Lehigh Valley Health Network are adopting a standard naming protocol: Lehigh Valley Physician Group, or LVPG, plus the specialty, followed by location. So, for example, Village Lane Primary Care is becoming...
  • GBMC doctors join push to improve patient care, save money

    GBMC doctors join push to improve patient care, save money
    The first thing patients probably notice when walking into the new doctors offices at Greater Baltimore Medical Center is there is no waiting room. Patients go directly to an exam room, where doctors, nurses and other staff are supposed to cycle in...
  • NSU doubling medical school grads training here

    NSU doubling medical school grads training here
    Nova Southeastern University has doubled its number of osteopathic medical graduates training in South Florida in the last 10 years, helping to ease a shortage of physicians at a time when demand for medical care is increasing. The university's Davie-...