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  • Auditor says $93 million in Medi-Cal payments could be fraudulent

    Auditor says $93 million in Medi-Cal payments could be fraudulent
    A state audit has found that more than $93 million in Medi-Cal payments made to substance abuse clinics across California were potentially fraudulent. The audit released Tuesday reviewed billing data from July 2008 to December 2013 for Medi-Cal's Drug...
  • Following doctor's orders can be tough even for a doctor

    Six months before my children had wisdom teeth surgery, I met with their surgeon and was given verbal and written instructions as well as a video on pre-operative preparations. It included necessary information for administration of the children's...
  • California's Medi-Cal explosion

    California's Medi-Cal explosion
    California is coming face to face with the reality of one of its biggest Obamacare successes: the explosion in Medi-Cal enrollment. The numbers — 2.2 million enrollees since January — surprised healthcare experts and created unforeseen...
  • Walgreens to open more health clinics in Texas

    Walgreens to open more health clinics in Texas
    Walgreen Co. said Wednesday it will expand its retail health clinics into the Dallas-Fort Worth metro area, part of a nationwide push to extend its health care offerings. Walgreen has expanded the clinics into stores in five new states over the past...
  • Devices slice time, distance for patients via 'telemedicine'

    PITTSBURGH Concerned about a growth on his face, Mt. Lebanon, Pa., resident, Robert Johnston could have made an appointment with the dermatologist already treating him for other reasons. Instead, he snapped photos of himself and the affected area,...
  • Four Things to Know About the Hartford HealthCare-Anthem Dispute

    Connecticut's largest hospital network and largest insurer are in the midst of a contract dispute. It's a type of clash that's become familiar, but it's occurring in a new context, against the backdrop of significant changes in health care: the...
  • Obamacare law funds studies on better health care

     Obamacare law funds studies on better health care
    On a recent afternoon, Dr. Evan Lyon of the University of Chicago Hospitals wrapped his stethoscope around his neck, packed a blood pressure cuff and a pulse oxygen meter into his backpack, and set off to see a patient. Katie White, the patient, was not...
  • Poorly trained 'assistant physicians' aren't the answer

    To the editor: Can an untrained doctor deliver top-quality primary care after 30 days of supervision in an established practice? I had firsthand experience with partially trained internists while an Army physician during the Vietnam War. I saw some...
  • Effort To Improve Health In Impoverished North End Starts In The ER

     Effort To Improve Health In Impoverished North End Starts In The ER
    Deborah Knowlin slowly limps to her kitchen table, favoring her left knee because her right one, she says, gives out frequently. Sitting down at the table, Knowlin snaps open a day-of-the-week pill box and empties Friday's contents into her right hand:...
  • Megan McArdle: Welcome to Wal-Mart. The doctor will see you now

    As its retail business matures into slower growth, Wal-Mart Stores wants to disrupt another mass market: health care. The company is piloting what it hopes will be a broad network of primary-care clinics. The company already has urgent-care clinics in...
  • Judge asks for evidence, not emotion, in abortion case arguments

    AUSTIN, Texas After hearing four days of testimony on a regulation that promises to close most Texas abortion clinics in 31/2 weeks, U.S. District Judge Lee Yeakel added one more day by scheduling closing arguments for next week. Yeakel said he wants...