In a sign of the improving national economy, Medicaid spending growth this year slowed to 2 percent as enrollment in the state-federal health insurance program for the poor also slowed for the third consecutive year, according to a new report released today.
Medicare Change To Allow Disabled And Chronically Ill To Keep Getting Rehab Services
States Rein In Health Insurance Expenses.
Indiana: Court Rules For Planned Parenthood.
The number of students entering medical school continues to climb, but cutbacks to Medicare, which finances residency training slots, may make it difficult for medical school graduates to complete their education and join the workforce.
UW Medicine’s donors gathered recently to be recognized for their contributions and to match wits on the University of Washington’s online game Foldit, a interactive protein-folding game developed by UW researchers that has drawn more than 200,000 Internet gamers.
Which States Have The Safest Hospitals.
U.S. Concern Over Compounders Predates Outbreak Of Meningitis
Settlement Eases Rules For Some Medicare Patients
Experts say the stakes in this year’s presidential election is high for physicians and will be crucial in deciding the way they practice and how they will be paid.
Washington State Department of Health takes disciplinary actions against health care providers, including suspensions and revocations of licenses, certifications, or registrations of providers in the state — October 22nd update
FDA withdraws list of companies said to have received products from company linked to meningitis outbreak
Just hours after posting it Monday, FDA removed from its website a list of hospitals and doctors that had received products from the compounding pharmacy now at the center of the fungal meningitis outbreak, saying data may be incorrect. The list included 19 hospitals and clinics in Washington state.
Abortion May Be Legal, But Very Difficult In Many States, In Past 2 Years, 41 Set New Limits
Large Employers Look To On-Site Health Clinics To Reduce Costs And Absenteeism
More Health-Law Changes Coming In 2013
E. Donnall Thomas, M.D., who won the 1990 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine for his pioneering work in bone-marrow transplantation to cure leukemias and other blood cancers, died Saturday,
The number of companies that provide retiree health coverage has dropped dramatically, leaving seniors with the difficult task of choosing among a variety of plans to supplement their Medicare benefits. It is a choice that can be confusing and has large financial implications.
Use of prescription painkillers by teens between the ages of 12 and 17 has jumped 10-fold since the 1960s. Availability of these drugs from their parents’ medicine cabinets may be to blame, according to a new study.
The goal of ACOs, or accountable care organizations, is to encourage health-care providers to work together to provide better care at lower costs by having them take financial responsibility for the health outcomes of their patients. How do they work?
Washington State Department of Health takes disciplinary actions against health care providers, including suspensions and revocations of licenses, certifications, or registrations of providers in the state — October 17th update.