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  • GOP feud in Tallahassee likely to flare up again

    GOP feud in Tallahassee likely to flare up again
    TALLAHASSEE — After a bruising political battle that split the GOP-led House, Senate and Gov. Rick Scott, lawmakers are back home, with a government shutdown averted, tax cuts passed and hospitals avoiding deep funding cuts. But bitter...
  • L+M Hospital Affiliation With Yale-New Haven Makes Sense

    L+M Hospital Affiliation With Yale-New Haven Makes Sense
    Lawrence + Memorial Hospital in New London says it's too small to survive for long in a tumultuous hospital environment. It is in talks to join forces with the Yale-New Haven Health System, parent of Yale-New Haven Hospital. The affiliation makes sense....
  • Second opinion on health care saved state from Gov. Scott

    Second opinion on health care saved state from Gov. Scott
    This is a story about how Florida's governor tried to give one company a 690 percent return on its political investment. On May 5, Gov. Scott created the Commission on Healthcare an Hospital Funding. Its mission is to examine "taxpayer funding" of...
  • Be careful considering Medicaid, IRA

    Be careful considering Medicaid, IRA
    Q: I have an IRA and would like to apply for Medicaid for nursing home care. Will the IRA be treated as an asset or as income? — S.B., Orlando A; An IRA can be structured as income to help cover the cost of care in a nursing home and potentially...
  • Hartford HealthCare To Eliminate 335 Positions, Affecting 418 Workers

    Hartford HealthCare To Eliminate 335 Positions, Affecting 418 Workers
    The parent company of Hartford Hospital and four other Connecticut hospitals said Wednesday it will eliminate 335 full-time-equivalent positions, which means 418 people, some of the part-time workers, will lose their jobs, starting in the next two weeks....
  • Yale-New Haven: Taxes, Cuts To Force Closings In Branford, East Haven

    Clinics in East Haven and Branford are scheduled to close as Yale-New Haven Health System contends with higher state taxes and lower Medicaid reimbursement rates from the state, hospital executives said Monday. Yale-New Haven wants to close the two...
  • Vast data warehouse raises HealthCare.gov privacy concerns

    A government data warehouse that stores personal information on millions of HealthCare.gov customers is raising privacy concerns at a time when major breaches have become distressingly common. A government privacy assessment dated Jan. 15 says data "is...
  • Report: Aetna Nearing Deal To Buy Humana

    Report: Aetna Nearing Deal To Buy Humana
    Aetna Inc. is closing in on a deal to buy rival health insurer Humana Inc., according to a report by Bloomberg News, citing sources that said an agreement could be reached as early as this week. The news of an imminent deal came days after Anthem pitched...
  • Indiana's poor get Medicaid — by paying

    Indiana's poor get Medicaid — by paying
    Linda Joyner, at 64, just got health coverage. Uninsured for years, the former waitress signed up for Medicaid after Indiana expanded its program through the Affordable Care Act. But unlike millions of low-income Americans who've enrolled in the...
  • No charges after federal probe into Kansas election loans

    Federal prosecutors have completed their investigation into loans made to Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback's re-election campaign by his lieutenant governor and plan to bring no criminal charges, the U.S. attorney's office said Wednesday. Jim Cross, spokesman...
  • It's time to offer birth control pills over the counter

    It's time to offer birth control pills over the counter
    In a surprising moment of bipartisan unity, Republicans and Democrats seem to be in agreement that it's time to remove the prescription requirement for oral contraceptives. Right before Memorial Day, Sen. Kelly Ayotte, R-N.H., and Sen. Cory Gardner, R-...