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The Problem With Prevention

Details: Health care costs have gone up because OBESITY is up from 15% to 30% now. Dr.Tarun Mullick,of Gastrointestinal Health Specialists,Geneva,Il. says that he finds Obese with more digestive disorders.He is refering many to Nutritionists and Physical trainer who help them lose weight.He is an MD from Johns Hopkins Univ. and was trained at Johns

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Health Bill Benefits for the Impatient

Details: New financing for community health centers The House bill provides $12 billion in additional financing for community health centers, which serve needy populations, particularly in rural areas. Senator Bernard Sanders, independent of Vermont, won the inclusion of $10 billion in financing for community health centers in the Senate bill.

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I'm Going on Medicare. How Does My Teenager Get Coverage

Details: The provision in the new health law that allows adult children to stay on or return to their parents’ plans until they turn 26 doesn’t apply to Medicare, only to private insurance. And in any case, Medicare is a program for individuals; you can’t add a dependent to a Medicare plan.

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In San Francisco, Another Kind of Public Option

Details: William Dow is a health economics professor at the University of California, Berkeley, who served with the Council of Economic Advisers under former President George W. Bush. He is studying Healthy San Francisco, the city’s effort to provide health care to the uninsured.

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Kaiser Permanente's Chief Optimistic About Health Overhaul

Details: George Halvorson, the chief executive of one of the nation’s most respected health care systems, Kaiser Permanente, says he is hopeful that all the sausage-making in Washington will succeed in squeezing out a law. “I’m optimistic because, A, we need reform and, B, the president needs the bill,” Mr. Halvorson said in an interview Tuesday.

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Maxim Healthcare Pays $150 Million in Fraud Case

Details: Maxim Healthcare Services, a privately held company with 360 offices nationwide offering home health care services, has agreed to pay about $150 million to settle civil and criminal charges over claims of false billings to Medicaid and the Department of Veterans Affairs, the Department of Justice announced Monday.

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Schwarzenegger's Support for a Health Care Overhaul Has

Details: Health insurance business models is very simple: you are paying premiums betting that your future health bills will be larger than the premiums you’ve paid. Insurance companies are betting the opposite. Preexisting conditions, cherry-picking, rescisson, stem from the …

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Zen and the Art of Hospital Care

Details: Prescriptions tracked news in the health care industry, including coverage of patients, insurers, medical professionals and drug-makers. Coverage of these and related issues continues in the Business and Health sections, as well as on the Well blog.

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Many Doctors' Groups Oppose Senate Bill

Details: Even though the American Medical Association offered some qualified support to the Senate health care bill this week, many other medical groups were unqualified in their opposition.. A coalition representing 240,000 physician specialists, like the American College of Surgeons and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, said that it “must oppose the bill as currently …

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Live Blogging: Obama Hosts a Town Hall in Montana

Details: The President is not pro-abortion or pro-death panel. The President is for Health Care for Americans which encompasses a great deal of services. Care for all Americans will benefit all. Health Care is a serious issue, that doesn’t mean we can’t laugh at the insanity of those who are blatantly lying about the facts, please watch:

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Leukemia Drug Trial Fails

Details: Prescriptions tracked news in the health care industry, including coverage of patients, insurers, medical professionals and drug-makers. Coverage of these and related issues continues in the Business and Health sections, as well as on the Well blog.

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Can I Return to My Parents' Insurance

Details: A. First, according to Sara Collins, a vice president at the Commonwealth Fund, a nonprofit, nonpartisan foundation focused on improving the health care system, you can actually only be put as a dependent on your parents’ health insurance plans up to age 26. (The original House bill had specified age 27.)

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In Health Debate, a Struggle to Balance State and Federal

Details: The question of equality, or inequality, among states is a major reason President Obama’s overhaul of America’s health care system, and the legislation in Congress to make it happen, seemed to reach the brink of collapse last week.

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Young Doctors Worry About Career Choices

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AARP Invites Members to Ask, 'What's in It for Me

Details: The health care reform in the works would expand the numbers of those who would receive health care and the options of those currently with health care, as currently many American citizens do not have health care, have very unreliable and limited health care, or are compromising other key aspects of life to maintain good health care.

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New Breast Cancer Test May Help Curtail Treatments

Details: Radiation can cost $8,000 to more than $15,000 and has side effects including sores and burns and, in rare cases, heart or lung damage. However, the test itself, which Genomic Health plans to start marketing at the end of this month, costs $4,175. The new test and the Oncotype DX test for invasive breast cancer analyze the activity of the same

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What's the Penalty for Not Having Insurance

Details: A. The penalty that you plan to refuse to pay is the one that — with a few exceptions, mostly for financial hardship — will be levied on people who don’t have health insurance starting in 2014. In 2016, when the penalty is fully phased in, it will be $695 for an individual (up to $2,085 per family) or 2.5 percent of household income

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Former Congressional Leader Departs Lobbying Firm

Details: Health care reform creates new prescription drug customers but it also resets the power structure between the pharma and insurance industries. For years the insurance industry has been improving it’s bottom line while cutting into pharma profits by not covering lucrative, new drugs. As the financials of the health industry deteriorate further

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Pro or Con, Lobbying Thrived

Details: Health care and insurance lobbyists spent more than $648 million in 2009, according to the Center for Responsive Politics, which tracks the influence of money on elections and policy. That figure is not final; the center has not been able to process about 20 …

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Official Defends British Health Service Against

Details: Private health insurance will always be available, ensuring a high level of care for those who wish to continue paying the premiums, even if a minimum level of care is guaranteed to all–the unemployed, those who suffer catastrophic illnesses, the poor and their families.

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For Ailing Health System, a Diagnosis but No Cure

Details: The American health care system is afflicted with Baumol’s cost disease, and its namesake, economist William J. Baumol, suggests that Democrats should be careful about setting expectations for their emerging legislation.

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Actuary Still Sees Increase in Health Spending

Details: January 8, 2010 11:37 pm. January 8, 2010 11:37 pm. In a new analysis, the chief actuary of the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services found that the Senate version of major health care legislation would increase total national health spending from 2010 to 2019 by $222.3 billion, or 0.6 percent, more than projected under current law.

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California Hospital Study: Sometimes Spending More

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What if My Employer Decides Not to Offer Insurance

Details: Under the new law, employers aren’t required to offer health insurance. But if they don’t and even one of their employees turns to the health insurance exchange for coverage, the employer would be subject to a $2,000 per employee penalty. Depending on the value of the health plan, paying the penalty might be cheaper than offering health

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What Congress Plans for the Young and

Details: A’s. population) a government administered health insurance is the only option the citizenry has to provide universal health insurance. Ray Bellamy, MD October 15, 2009 · 7:44 am Insurance works best when the greatest number are in the pool sharing risk.

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Saturday Health Care Rally at Times Square

Details: Health care reform is definitely a high-priority issue, but reigning in the corruption and abuses by the health care industry should be the first step. Insurers will try a variety of tactics to deny you health care coverage and will try anything to weasel their way out of paying for care they promised to pay for, anything to dump a pile of debt

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Medicare Drug Plans Rise $1 a Month

Details: The average Medicare drug benefit plan will cost $30 a month next year, a $1-a-month increase from this year’s average premium, federal officials said Wednesday afternoon.. The officials portrayed the estimated new cost as a very small price increase, while saying many older Americans will pay less out-of-pocket for brand-name pharmaceutical drugs under the health care law enacted in

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Obama Administration Pushes Back on Abortion Claims

Details: An internal Health and Human Services department memo maintains that the Community Health Center Fund established by the health care legislation would not change existing federal laws and rules, including the so-called Hyde amendment, that bar the use of federal money for abortions “except in cases of rape or incest, or whether the life of

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Healthy Habits Don't Mean Lower Medical Bills

Details: The Western states showed both healthy behavior and lower health costs, but the Northeastern states spent a lot per capita on health care despite their relatively healthy habits. Vermont, for example, spent $6,069 per person on health care in 2004, the ninth highest level out of the 50 states and the District of Columbia.

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If I Marry, Will I Lose Coverage

Details: The new health law allows adult children to stay on their parents’ health plan until age 26, even if they’re married. Whether or not you’ll be able to stay covered continuously will depend on timing. The adult-children provision is effective for insurance policies that start or are renewed after Sept. 23.

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Government Web Site Overwhelmed by E-Mail

Details: Yes we need Health care reform just not what is currently being offered. Wallace Atwell August 14, 2009 · 1:49 pm. The criticism and negative assertions and statements concerning the proposed legisation for reform of the Health Care System are attempts to undermine the health of the American people and the well-being of society, in general, by

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Obama Hunts for Votes Among House

Details: March 4, 2010 11:25 am. March 4, 2010 11:25 am. President Obama’s full court press on health care is on. The White House just announced that Mr. Obama will meet with a slew of House Democrats today to renew his push for a health care overhaul. First he’ll see liberal members, many of whom are upset that the final bill lacks a public option

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Medicare Advantage: Suddenly a Battle With Three Fronts

Details: The health care bill proposed by Senator Max Baucus, Democrat of Montana and the committee chairman, seeks to cut $123 billion in payments to private insurance plans that administer health benefits for roughly 10 million Medicare beneficiaries. The private insurance plans, known as Medicare Advantage, were originally intended to save money, and

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Advocacy Groups May Reshape Message During Holidays

Details: All sides in the health care debate have already spent a combined $170 million on television advertising so far this year — the most ever spent on single-issue advocacy commercials in one calendar year, said Evan Tracey, chief operating officer of the Campaign Media Analysis Group, which tracks television advertising.

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Schwarzenegger: California Needs a 'Sweetheart Deal,' Too

Details: “Health care reform, which started as noble and needed legislation, has become a trough of bribes, deals and loopholes. You’ve heard of the bridge to nowhere. This is health care to nowhere.” On Capitol Hill, Republicans quickly seized on the California governor’s remarks as evidence of unhappiness over the legislation.

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House Passes Health Bill

Details: By Kate Phillips. November 7, 2009 11:28 pm. November 7, 2009 11:28 pm. Squeaking just two votes past the required 218, House Democrats passed a major overhaul of health care after a marathon 14-hour day of floor debate. See this related article by Carl Hulse and Robert Pear , and find a complete roll call here.

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