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  • U.S. healthcare spending growth to slow further: government report

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. healthcare spending is expected to grow more slowly in the coming decade as a sluggish economic recovery and higher cost sharing in private insurance plans limit demand for services, a government report released on Wednesday...
  • That predicted double-digit rise in Obamacare premiums? Not happening

    That predicted double-digit rise in Obamacare premiums? Not happening
    Another stake in the heart of a popular anti-Obamacare claim has arrived from the Kaiser Family Foundation, which compiled the projected premium changes for 2015 in 15 states and the District of Columbia. Its finding is that premiums for the lowest-...
  • Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe's plan expands access to mental health services

     Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe's plan expands access to mental health services
    The expansion of treatment for those with a serious mental illness took top billing in Gov. Terry McAuliffe's 10-point plan, "A Healthy Virginia," announced Monday. The Governor's Access Plan, GAP, promises to provide medical and behavioral health...
  • Report: Virginia hospital finances are healthy

    Report: Virginia hospital finances are healthy
    A report on the financial status of hospitals in Virginia by the Thomas Jefferson Institute for Public Policy, released Wednesday, was timed to coincide with the state's upcoming Medicaid debate. "The financial health of the hospitals has become an...
  • Rural hospitals pressured to close as healthcare system changes

    SAN FRANCISCO Sep 3 (Reuters) - In January, Linden Texas native Richard Bowden suffered a mild stroke. Within minutes, medics had taken the 68-year-old to the local hospital emergency room, less than a block from his house. "They checked me out real...
  • Reader feedback Sept. 11: Sub photo, flying dog, Medicaid

    Warner sub photo Jerry, Hampton: I just opened up my Sunday paper and saw a beautiful picture of the John Warner submarine and christening. It's so crisp and clear. John Warner is standing right there, as proud as can be. Wonderful picture by Jonathon...
  • Toscano asks, again, about rules for the House of Delegates Medicaid special session

    He keeps asking, but so far the House of Delegates Democratic Leader David Toscano hasn't heard anything about how Speaker Bill Howell plans to organize next week's special session on Medicaid expansion. That session starts Sept. 18. "Without rules,...
  • Father sues Blue Cross for denying nursing care

      Father sues Blue Cross for denying nursing care
    Magazine cutouts of Michael Jackson, stylish young rockers and characters from the "Twilight" series cover the walls of Stephanie DiCara's bedroom in North Barrington, where a nurse watches closely over the ventilator that keeps the young woman alive....
  • Community treatment for those with mental illness is a caring, humane and cost-effective option

    In an Aug. 29 editorial, the Tribune highlights a continuing mental health crisis in Illinois. While Illinois has made strides in closing state psychiatric hospitals -- we are finally deinstitutionalizing some people with mental illnesses who are...
  • What's wrong with the new conservative answer to Obamacare

    What's wrong with the new conservative answer to Obamacare
    The best sign that conservatives have finally given up their childish campaign to repeal the Affordable Care Act is that they've been cooking up proposals to keep some of the ACA's most important provisions in place, without fully abandoning Republican...
  • States that decline to expand Medicaid give up billions in aid

    WASHINGTON If the 23 states that have rejected expanding Medicaid under the 2010 health-care law continue to do so for the next eight years, they'll pay $152 billion to extend the program in other states while receiving nothing in return. This exodus...