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  • UnitedHealth: New doctor payment plan cut cancer care costs

    (Reuters) - An experiment changing how U.S. cancer doctors are compensated cut healthcare costs by a third, with no discernible decline in patient health, according to a three-year study by insurer UnitedHealth Group Inc and five medical oncology groups....
  • Saint Mary's Hospital To Be Acquired By Tenet Healthcare

    Saint Mary's Hospital To Be Acquired By Tenet Healthcare
    A Texas-based hospital chain that is buying four Connecticut hospitals said in a surprise announcement Tuesday it will add a fifth to its roster: Saint Mary's in Waterbury. Connecticut's legislature this year passed a bill allowing for-profit hospitals...
  • $15,000 for a knee-icing machine?

    To the editor: David Lazarus' column on a knee-surgery patient's bill of more than $15,000 for a cooling machine that he didn't have to pay for after a prior operation casts a much-needed light into the darkness of health insurance companies. ("Same...
  • On the Spot: What to do with accidents involving rental cars

    Question: On May 16, when we returned to our car parked at the Santa Barbara Amtrak station, a group of people was gathered in the lot. We were approached by a Santa Barbara police officer; someone had run into our car and fled the scene. The officer...
  • Ticked off! @distracting co-worker

    I'm ticked off at the city of Ocoee because I got a ticket for turning on red after stopping for two seconds instead of the required three seconds. I'm even more ticked off that the notice came from Arizona and I had to mail my payment to Ohio. To the...
  • Travelers Fights NFL Demand That It Defend Suit By Ex-Players

    The Travelers Cos. is taking the National Football League to court to fight a demand that it defend the league against a lawsuit filed by former players who said they were encouraged to take pain medication and keep playing, leading to more serious...
  • When your aging parents need a daily money manager

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Martha Nurenberg knew her 86-year-old father, Paul, had a problem when he was almost taken in by a letter promising untold riches if he provided a bank account number and payment of legal fees for a money transfer. Though Paul...
  • Pamela Yip: Take steps to keep medical bills from getting out of hand

    No expenditure can hurl you toward financial ruin as quickly as medical bills. Medical debt is a major factor in the filing of consumer bankruptcies. And it often invades your life when you least expect it. But you can take steps to keep your medical...
  • A rash of health care options after graduation

    Parents hate to get these letters -- notice from an insurer that their college-age child is no longer eligible for dental and vision coverage. While the Affordable Care Act allows parents to keep adult children enrolled in employer-provided family health...
  • A defeat for women and religious freedom

    The Southeast Section of the National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) condemned the Supreme Court's decision to allow employers to deny access to family planning services through employer-provided health insurance based on a claim of personal religious...
  • Without federal action, states move on long-term care

    WASHINGTON Three years after the demise of the long-term care piece of the Affordable Care Act, some states are retooling their Medicaid programs to maximize the number of people who can get care at home and minimize the number who have to become poor...