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  • Peninsula hospitals face Medicare fines

    Peninsula hospitals face Medicare fines
    The tightening of Medicare's 30-day readmission guidelines for patients, combined with an escalating fine structure, will cut into reimbursements to hospitals on the Peninsula next year. By expanding the criteria to include the readmission of patients...
  • For governor, Charlie Crist offers better ideas, better choice

    For governor, Charlie Crist offers better ideas, better choice
    Charlie Crist is a Republican turned independent turned Democrat. He has been for and against the Affordable Care Act, for and against reproductive rights, and for and sort of against the 2009 economic stimulus. He bolted when times got tough and...
  • West suburban event calendar Oct. 16-22

    Here's a look at upcoming events in and around the west suburbs. Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit http://triblocal.com/eventshttp://triblocal.com/events. Thursday, Oct....
  • UnitedHealth Group Reports Strong Third-Quarter Earnings

    UnitedHealth Group Reports Strong Third-Quarter Earnings
    UnitedHealth Group on Thursday reported third-quarter earnings that beat analysts' expectations as the company saw growth in its government-funded Medicaid and Medicare programs. Net income for the quarter was $1.6 billion, or $1.63 per diluted common...
  • An expert's heroic fact-checking of Mitch McConnell on Obamacare

    An expert's heroic fact-checking of Mitch McConnell on Obamacare
    Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), who is facing a stiff reelection challenge this year, has stuck to his stated determination to repeal the Affordable Care Act if his party takes control of the Senate in the next election. This is a...
  • UCLA study offers hope on emergency room crowding

    UCLA study offers hope on emergency room crowding
    A new UCLA study has found that while people enrolled in low-cost, government-run health plans visit emergency rooms at high rates soon after becoming insured, the number falls dramatically within a year. That's good news, said study author and UCLA...
  • Challengers' record key in House District 29 race

    Challengers' record key in House District 29 race
    The two candidates running in Florida House District 29 both like to talk about the record of the challenger to make their cases. The challenger is Republican former state Rep. Scott Plakon, who said he passed 16 bills while he was serving as District...
  • Latinos quieren mejor acceso a la educación

    Latinos quieren mejor acceso a la educación
    MIAMI - Varios grupos proinmigrantes del sur de Florida aprovecharán el debate electoral que enfrentará este viernes al gobernador republicano, Rick Scott, y el candidato demócrata, Charlie Crist, para pedirles mejoras en el "acceso a la educación,...
  • Why we allow Big Pharma to rip us off [Commentary]

    Why we allow Big Pharma to rip us off [Commentary]
    According to a new federal database put online last week, pharmaceutical companies and device makers paid doctors some $380 million in speaking and consulting fees over a five-month period in 2013. Some doctors received over $500,000 each, and some...
  • A perpetual quagmire

    Sen. Phillip Puckett's resignation handed control of the Senate to the GOP and effectively scuttled the McAuliffe administration's push to expand Medicaid. Leading Democrats accused Republicans of buying the Senate by offering Sen. Puckett a job with...
  • Charlie Crist, Rick Scott face off in first debate

    Charlie Crist, Rick Scott face off in first debate
    It took just moments for Charlie Crist and Rick Scott to unsheathe their knives in an attempt to slice and dice each other in the first debate of the Florida governor's race, an hourlong back and forth that showcased multiple policy differences. Scott,...