Category: Health

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How Much Does That X-Ray Cost? You Can Find Out In New Hampshire

When Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield became embroiled in a contract dispute with Exeter Hospital in N.H. in 2010, its negotiators came to the table arme...
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U.N. Security Council declares Ebola outbreak threat to international peace, security

The United Nations Security Council on Thursday declared the Ebola outbreak in West Africa a "threat to international peace and security" and adopted ...
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Health Law Tempers New State Coverage Mandates

For decades, states have set rules for health coverage through mandates, laws that require insurers to cover specific types of medical care or service...
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In South Florida, Nation Healthcare Costs Often Shrouded In Secrecy

Could the committee charged with reducing Miami-Dade labor's healthcare expenses look at the spreadsheet showing the rates that the county pays local ...
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Appeals Court Weighs Texas Abortion Law

A three-judge panel heard arguments this morning for more than 90 minutes, first from the Texas solicitor general and then from a lawyer with the Cent...
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Census Bureau: Health Costs Inch Up As Obamacare Kicks In

Doctors and hospitals treated more patients and collected more payments in the spring as millions gained Insurance coverage under the health law, new ...
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HHS Official: Healthcare.gov Updates Will Be ‘Improvement But Not Perfection’

Testifying before a House subcommittee, a key Obama administration official lays out the updates that HHS is making to the online marketplaces before ...
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Fourth American with Ebola admitted to Atlanta hospital

Another American who contracted Ebola in West Africa arrived in Atlanta and was taken to Emory University Hospital for treatment on Tuesday morning.
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Osteopathic Medicine Meshes With New Health Care Needs

The emphasis on "patient-centered care"—the idea that physicians should follow the wishes and preferences of patients, and treat patients holisti...
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Former Bills quarterback Jim Kelly appears to be cancer free

Former Buffalo Bills quarterback Jim Kelly is ecstatic after results of his follow-up examinations came out negative for jaw cancer.