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  • Anthem Blue Cross' welcome new HMO idea

     Anthem Blue Cross' welcome new HMO idea
    The 2010 federal healthcare law experimented with a number of ways to limit healthcare costs, but the real impetus to hold down spending has come from those who pay for coverage — most notably large employers and governments — and from...
  • Child cancer patients return to Arnold Palmer hospital as adults to say thanks

    Child cancer patients return to Arnold Palmer hospital as adults to say thanks
    The Arnold Palmer Medical Center has been around long enough that children who were patients there decades ago are now as old as the nurses who cared for them at the time. Celebrating its 25th anniversary on Wednesday, Arnold Palmer has treated more...
  • Hopes for savings with McAuliffe Medicaid mental health proposal

    Hopes for savings with McAuliffe Medicaid mental health proposal
    One of the key things state officials will be watching, if they get a federal OK to add roughly 20,000 people with serious mental illnesses to the Medicaid rolls, is whether covering relatively inexpensive primary care doctors' services and mental...
  • Whitehall-Coplay teachers present case for pay-raise contract

    Whitehall-Coplay teachers present case for pay-raise contract
    More than 100 of the Whitehall-Coplay School District's 286 teachers, nurses, psychologists and guidance counselors packed the school board meeting Monday to call for a new contract that would bring them bigger paychecks. Decked out in bright yellow T-...
  • Health-care cost may change in Sunrise

    The city of Sunrise is looking to lower the cost of health care for itself and city employees. One of the first steps would be a self-funded model of health care. City commissioners voted in a new policy — effective Jan. 1 — that they hope...
  • Considering surgery? Some healthcare providers offer warranties

     Considering surgery? Some healthcare providers offer warranties
    When Carolyn Rondou needed knee replacement surgery in 2012, she decided to have the procedure done at Hoag Orthopedic Institute in Irvine, even though there were several hospitals closer to her home in Fullerton. Rondou, a 66-year-old oncology nurse,...
  • Maryland prepares for cases of enterovirus

    Maryland prepares for cases of enterovirus
    As an unusual strain of virus continues its march across the country — showing up most recently in Pennsylvania and Virginia — health officials in Maryland are warning doctors to be on the lookout and advising parents to prepare....
  • Insurance through employer often most affordable option

    Getting health insurance through your job is often the cheapest way to get coverage, and a new study shows you're not paying much-higher costs this year to buy that insurance. According to the Kaiser Family Foundation and the Health Research &...
  • ER Visits And Hospitalizations For Asthma On The Rise

    Ava Passley covered her nose and giggled as Dr. Jacob Hen walked into an examination room at his pediatric pulmonology office in Trumbull recently. Ava, 3, of Bridgeport, knows what to expect from a visit with Hen, having dealt with asthma since she was...
  • New Anthem Blue Cross plan takes on Kaiser

    New Anthem Blue Cross plan takes on Kaiser
    Taking aim at HMO giant Kaiser Permanente, insurer Anthem Blue Cross is joining forces with several big-name hospitals and their doctors to create an unusual health plan option for employers in Southern California. The joint venture being announced...
  • VA chief: 'Tens of thousands' more medical staff needed

    The Department of Veterans Affairs needs "tens of thousands" more personnel working in VA hospitals and clinics to meet patient demand, the new VA secretary, Robert "Bob" McDonald, told lawmakers Tuesday at a hearing of the Senate Veterans Affairs...