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  • Inpatient or outpatient? It affects how much you pay

    Inpatient or outpatient? It affects how much you pay
    How do you know if you've been admitted to the hospital? It sounds like a trick question, but the murkiness surrounding the distinction between inpatient and outpatient status — in both instances you might spend the night, or nights, in the hospital...
  • Community Health reaches $20 million overbilling settlement

    One of Indiana's largest health and hospital networks reached a $20.3 million settlement with the federal government to resolve allegations of overbilling the Medicaid and Medicare programs for surgeries, the U.S. attorney announced Tuesday. Community...
  • Carroll County senior center schedules for June 29-July 3

    MOUNT AIRY 703 Ridge Ave., Mount Airy 301-829-2407 or 410-795-1017 Lunch served at 11:45 a.m. MONDAY Each Monday: Games, Bridge, Quilting. TUESDAY Each Tuesday: Massage Therapy by appointment, Spanish, Tai Chi, Better Health & Wellness, Games....
  • Excess trash, recycling and yard waste pickup being offered

    Lake County's Solid Waste Division is encouraging residents of unincorporated Lake County to clean out their garages during the Fourth of July weekend. Any excess trash, recycling and yard waste in plastic bags or garbage cans placed curbside for pickup...
  • Agreement neared to release Fla. doctor tied to Menendez

    A Florida doctor charged with corruption alongside New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez appeared closer to being released from jail Monday as an agreement about his bond solidified. A hearing in federal court in West Palm Beach ended with no formal decision on...
  • McConnell: New trade deal triumph despite partisan divide

    The brief alliance of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell with President Barack Obama to pass trade legislation last week marked a triumph amid divided government, McConnell said Monday, and he offered to work together across partisan lines to shore up...
  • Mitch McConnell's productivity bodes well for his legacy

    The following editorial was written by Bloomberg View editors: Even now, at the remove of mere days, the historic nature of last week's events in Washington is clear. Yet to be decided is what role they will play in shaping the legacy of one of the...
  • High court ruling offers chance to alter health law debate

    The country finally has an opportunity to change the subject on health care, after the Supreme Court again upheld President Barack Obama's law. There's no shortage of pressing issues, including prescription drug prices, high insurance deductibles and...
  • Quickly: 'Why do you care whether or not I tuck in my shirt?'

    Quickly: 'Why do you care whether or not I tuck in my shirt?'
    What's Quickly? It's where readers sound off on the issues of the day. Have a quote, question or quip? Call Quickly at 312-222-2426 or email quickly@post-trib.com. I think that Obamacare is great. People who do not work deserve free health care. But why...
  • Making a difference

    Making a difference
    In honor of Older Americans Month and National Volunteer Month, the Senior Provider Information Network — or SPIN — had its annual awards banquet at Carroll Lutheran Village in May. SPIN's Outstanding Volunteer Service to Seniors Awards,...
  • Bristol Hospital Cutting 43 Jobs

    BRISTOL — After racking up months of financial losses, Bristol Hospital announced late Friday afternoon that it has eliminated more than 40 jobs. The hospital, Bristol's second-biggest employer, had to lay off about 5 percent of its workforce,...