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  • What happened -- and what didn't -- in health care in 2014

    What happened -- and what didn't -- in health care in 2014
    The year had more than its share of headline-grabbing stories in health care. Here are just a few to look back on and reflect. It's also an opportunity to assess what worked and what didn't, and what goals to set in 2015. •The Affordable Care and...
  • Top Lehigh Valley health events include winter bird hike, Medicaid info session

    WINTER BIRD HIKE 1 Pack your binoculars and head out to Trout Creek Park near Dixon Street in Allentown, for a winter bird hike starting at 10 a.m. Jan. 18. You'll walk along the banks of the creek looking for birds and their winter shelters....
  • How to find a financial planner if you're not wealthy

    How to find a financial planner if you're not wealthy
    Q. I am a 72-year-old senior, and a lot of my friends have financial planners. They don't live in my area and have more money than I do, but they seem to think it's very wise to have a planner. How do you go about finding one you can trust? I am afraid to...
  • Immigrants in state illegally to get state-funded kidney transplants

     Immigrants in state illegally to get state-funded kidney transplants
    When he was diagnosed with renal disease almost two years ago, Gustavo Galvez had never heard of dialysis. Doctors told Galvez, who had been working in the United States 17 years without legal residency, that it would help his failing kidneys function and...
  • Finding the right nursing home takes time, effort and a keen eye

    Until last year, Norm Guivens didn't have the most favorable impression of nursing homes. Having visited various friends and relatives in these facilities, the Braintree, Mass., bridge teacher was struck mostly by the odor of soiled linens and drab...
  • New managed-care rules create havoc for doctors

    New managed-care rules create havoc for doctors
    The new managed-care Medicaid system in Florida will not lower costs nor improve medical care to the patients. Instead of increasing payments to doctors and hospitals who provide direct care to Medicaid recipients, money will be diverted to middlemen in...
  • Holy Cross group added to Medicare savings program

    Holy Cross group added to Medicare savings program
    The Holy Cross Physician Partners Accountable Care Organization has been selected as one of 89 groups added in an expanding nationwide Medicare Shared Savings Program that now provides 7.2 million Medicare beneficiaries with access to coordinated care,...
  • Lawmakers' to-do list

    The 114th Congress, which began its work on Tuesday, ushers in an era of conservative legislative leadership. Victories in several Senate races last fall handed control of that chamber to Republicans, who tightened their grip on the House as well. For...
  • Orlando Health names new CEO

    Orlando Health names new CEO
    After more than a year without a permanent leader, Orlando Health has named a new president and chief executive officer. David W. Strong hails from Raleigh, N.C., where he's been the president of Rex Healthcare, aprivate, not-for-profit health-care...
  • Affordable Care Act tax consequences kick in this year; free tax, enrollment counseling on Peninsula

     Affordable Care Act tax consequences kick in this year; free tax, enrollment counseling on Peninsula
    One element of the Affordable Care Act will show up in tax returns for the first time this filing season — and for individual taxpayers, the effect could be good or bad. The 2015 tax season marks the first time that all taxpayers will have to...
  • Obamacare could help millions of American smokers to kick the habit

    Obamacare could help millions of American smokers to kick the habit
    Did you know that the Affordable Care Act may be the single most important anti-smoking initiative in the country?  Of course not. That's because Obamacare's supposed friends, the Democrats, have been too craven to talk about its benefits, while its...