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  • Hospice program honored

     
    It has an ungainly name -- optimizing advanced complex illness support, or OACIS -- but a noble mission. OACIS, Lehigh Valley Health Network's palliative care program, recently received a national honor for carrying out that mission. OACIS, established in 2006
  • Medicare proposes coverage change on short hospital stays

    Medicare proposed Wednesday to ease a coverage policy on short hospital stays that has been criticized because it can result in higher costs for seniors. Under Medicare, coverage for inpatient and outpatient care is determined under very different...

    Hospital chains can't move home-state Republicans on Obamacare

    Conventional wisdom says big corporations that employ lots of people in a state generally call the shots with local politicians, especially when those corporations are the source of major campaign contributions. But that's not the case in Tennessee. At...

    Obamacare tax subsidies upheld by Supreme Court in 6-3 vote

    The U.S. Supreme Court upheld a core component of President Barack Obama's health-care law, backing tax credits used by millions of Americans to buy insurance and preserving the landmark measure that will define his legacy. The 6-3 ruling eliminates the...

    Hospital bills too high? One benefits firm has new strategy: Don't pay

    In the late 1990s, you could have taken what hospitals charged to administer inpatient chemotherapy and bought a Ford Escort econobox. Today, average chemo charges (not even counting the price of the anti-cancer drugs) are enough to pay for a Lexus GX...