RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Healthcare Providers

A collection of news and information related to Healthcare Providers published by this site and its partners.

Top Healthcare Providers Articles

Displaying items 56-66
  • Idaho veterans face long waits for specialty medical care

    Patients seeking care at the Veterans Affairs hospital in Boise continued to experience some of the longest waits for care in the entire VA system, even after Congress appropriated billions of dollars to help fix chronic delays, according to government...
  • Worst VA health care wait times are in the South

    The chronic delays plaguing the Veterans Affairs health system are concentrated in a fraction of its hospitals and clinics — many of them in the South — that have done far worse than others in delivering prompt care, according to government...
  • New Jersey vets face waits, especially in Vineland

    Most veterans in New Jersey have escaped the epic waits for treatment that characterize some Veterans Affairs hospitals and clinics elsewhere in the country, but one small outpatient center in Vineland has been losing the fight to deliver care promptly....
  • Independent doctors like law that discloses facility fees

     Independent doctors like law that discloses facility fees
    The National Physicians Council on Healthcare Policy convened on Capitol Hill recently and the mood was grim. The group of 50 independent physicians and lawmakers met in the Rules Committee Chamber of the Capitol building to discuss legislation that would...
  • Medical appointments for Oregon vets slow to improve

    Wait times for Oregon veterans seeking medical care have been slow to improve as the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs struggles to hire doctors and nurses. Frustrations competing with the private sector to fill vacancies for staff in specialties and...
  • Delays at Fort Harrison stand out among Montana VA centers

    Veterans seeking care at Montana's largest VA hospital experience more long delays than the national average despite pledges by senior officials to cut down on wait times. One in 20 patients at the Fort Harrison VA hospital in Helena must wait a month or...
  • Glen Burnie VA clinic has highest delays in state

    Glen Burnie VA clinic has highest delays in state
    As medical care for veterans continues to raise concerns across the country, new data show that thousands of former service members still face significant delays when they seek treatment at Veterans Affairs medical centers in Maryland. The longest...
  • Analysis: Few SD vets wait more than 30 days for appointment

    Relatively few veterans in South Dakota had to wait more than 30 days for an appointment at a Veterans Affairs medical center or clinic, according to an analysis of the most recent government data. The Associated Press examined waiting times at 940 VA...
  • South Bend VA Clinic had 45th-highest US rate for long waits

    South Bend's Veterans Affairs clinic is among 50 VA hospitals and clinics around the nation with the highest percentage of appointments that took 31 days or longer to complete, according to government data reviewed by The Associated Press. The AP's...
  • Long waits for medical care persist at Illinois VA hospitals

    Long waits for medical care persist for thousands of veterans at Illinois VA hospitals despite efforts to hire more doctors, open more clinics and allow some patients to instead see private practice physicians. An Associated Press review of government...
  • How did hospital bills get so complicated?

    How did hospital bills get so complicated?
    As recently as 1969, delivering a baby in Morristown, N.J., could cost parents as little as $235.65 — a flat, all-inclusive rate for a three-day hospital stay and doctors' fees. I know this because that was the price on the receipt from my birth...