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  • Pay cash for your health care: Concierge care is catching on

    In an era of higher deductibles, rising out-of-pocket costs, shrinking provider networks and fewer choices in health care, more people are taking matters into their own hands. Instead of using their health insurance for all of their care, they're going...
  • Appeals court: St. Luke's Health System broke federal antitrust laws in acquisition deal

    The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld a lower court ruling that determined a Boise-area hospital violated federal antitrust laws when it purchased Idaho's largest independent physicians' practice. In a 37-page decision released Tuesday, the...
  • UCF med students get hands-on experience helping uninsured

    UCF med students get hands-on experience helping uninsured
    Every other Thursday night, UCF medical students don their white coats and practice what will one day be their real job. They see patients, run labs and schedule appointments at Grace Medical Home, which sees Orange County working poor who have no...
  • VA opens more doors to rural veterans in Virginia

     VA  opens more doors to rural veterans in Virginia
    About 5,500 veterans live on Virginia's Eastern Shore, and roughly 1,300 are receiving health care through the Hampton VA Medical Center. Keeping an appointment with a primary care doctor means driving from Accomack or Northampton counties, paying $13...
  • New drugs, price war provide hope for hepatitis C patients

    Sallie Wickens' life followed a death-defying narrative that traced the medical arc of hepatitis C: A blood-transfusion infection after a car accident in 1959, when she was 5; a positive test for the virus when she was 30; 10 years of deteriorating...
  • Medical director treats Open players for 10th year

    While all eyes are on the courts during the Delray Beach Open, behind the scenes Dr. Jonathan Hersch is ready to treat any ailment, even a bee sting. He is on duty as medical director for his 10th year. The orthopedic surgeon has had to care for...
  • Anthem Hack: Health Care Records Make Fertile Field For Cyber Crime

    Those seemingly harmless medical forms everyone fills out before seeing a doctor can lead to identity theft if they get into the wrong hands. Names, birth dates and — more importantly — Social Security numbers can help hackers open fake...
  • Confusion mounts as Medicaid patients shift to managed care

    Confusion mounts as Medicaid patients shift to managed care
    When Angelica Hernandez received a letter from the state telling her to pick a Medicaid managed-care plan for her daughter, the Naperville woman chose one that included the doctor's office where she had always taken the 10-year-old girl. After selecting...
  • Insured, But Not Covered

    c.2015 New York Times News Service When Karen Pineman of Manhattan received notice that her longtime health insurance policy didn't comply with the Affordable Care Act's requirements, she gamely set about shopping for a new policy through the public...
  • Medicare unveils timetable for changing how it pays doctors, hospitals

    The Obama administration outlined ambitious new goals Monday to transform the way the gargantuan Medicare program pays doctors and hospitals in the next four years, rewarding providers that achieve better outcomes for patients rather than just do more....
  • Medicare to transform how it pays doctors and hospitals

    Medicare to transform how it pays doctors and hospitals
    The Obama administration outlined ambitious new goals Monday to transform over the next four years the way that the gargantuan Medicare program pays doctors and hospitals, rewarding providers that achieve better outcomes for patients rather than those...