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Prayers offered at Follansbee for first responders, others | News, Sports, Jobs

RECOGNIZED SERVICE – The clergy and members of St. Anthony’s Catholic Church recognized the service of police, firefighters, healthcare workers and those serving in the military and offered prayers for them during a blue mass held on Thursday. –Warren Scott FOLLANSBEE — Clergy and members of …

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Cheshire School Board faces rising energy and healthcare costs at start of school year

CHESHIRE – The 2022-23 school year is well underway, but at the Board of Education there are still concerns about the cost of provision to pupils, teachers and staff. One item noted by district chief operating officer Vincent Masciana in his financial report at a school board meeting earlier this …

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Strengthening the resilience of the health system in Iraq: Investing in the management of pharmaceutical and biomedical technologies – Iraq

Erbil, 29 September 2022 – The World Health Organization (WHO) Iraq, in partnership with the Kurdistan Region Ministry of Health, has opened new WHO warehouses located in the Ministry’s storage area of Health of Kurdistan in the governorate of Erbil. The inauguration marks the initial phase of a major shift …

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Improving the financial experience of patients requires an end to mafia-style price negotiations

While health care may be the most important purchase most people will make in their lifetime, it is also the one they are least informed about. Despite legislative changes such as the law without surprise and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ price transparency rulepatients in the United States …

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Swelling from health concerns? New EU leaders scrap taxes on junk food amid cost of living crisis

September 28, 2022 — New political leaders in the UK, Italy and Sweden appear poised to reject taxes on unhealthy food amid historically high levels of inflation crippling the purchasing power of the lower classes and averages. Britain’s new Prime Minister Liz Truss has come under pressure …

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Human toll and humanitarian crisis of the Russian-Ukrainian war: the first 162 days – Ukraine

Ubydul Haque, Amna Naeem, Shanshan Wang, Irina Holovanova, Taras Gutor, Dimitry Bazyka, Rebeca Galindo, Sadikshya Sharma, Igor P Kaidashev, Dmytro Chumachenko, Svyatoslav Linnikov, Esther Annan, Jailos Lubinda, Natalya Korol, Kostyantyn Bazyka, Liliia Zhyvotovska, Andriy Zimenkovsky, Uyen-Sa DT Nguyen Summary Background We looked at the human toll and humanitarian crisis following …

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In terms of satisfaction, only a few major differences exist between HI and traditional health insurance

As the open enrollment period approaches, many Medicare beneficiaries will be faced with the decision of whether to choose a traditional Medicare plan or opt for Medicare Advantage (MA). A recent report shows that there is little difference between the plans, with beneficiaries showing similar satisfaction rates. This month’s Kaiser …

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Fisher House, which offers free lodging for families of veterans, dedicated to Ann Arbor

ANN ARBOR, MI – VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System (VAAAHS) hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Michigan’s first Fisher House on Friday, September 23, and dedicated it to the United States military, service members and their loved ones. Fisher House, located at 2215 Fuller Court in Ann Arbor, provides temporary, free …

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Without radical tax reform, Australia faces an intractable public finance problem | Satyajit Das

AAustralia’s social contract, crafted in times of plenty and optimism, promises important government services and financial support to citizens. But an aging population means fewer taxpayers and greater pressure on public funds. Over the next decade, Australia’s old-age dependency ratio (the ratio of people aged 65 and over to the …

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Ukraine benefit concert in Eugene raises nearly $16,000 for medical supplies | New

EUGENE, Ore.– It has been more than seven months since Russia invaded Ukraine. Thousands of people have died in the war abroad and many Ukrainian cities are in ruins. In Oregon, many have done what they can to raise awareness and support for Ukraine. For some in Eugene, that includes …

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Reviews | Where is the mass mobilization movement for Medicare for All?

Long before the Covid pandemic, it was important to ask, where are the mass movements to enact majority-supported change and reform in Congress? Another question: what happened to the mass gatherings that caught the attention of our 535 members of Congress to whom we gave our sovereign power? Let’s start …

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Veterans urged to sign up for hard-fought pit bill – BG Independent News

By JAN LARSON McLAUGHLIN BG Independent News Zach Migura was one of countless servicemen responsible for staffing military fire pits during times of duty. While serving in Iraq and Afghanistan, he took his shifts to stir up fuel and human waste – a common waste disposal practice at military sites. …

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New FDA draft guidelines aim to protect children participating in clinical trials

SILVER SPRING, MD., September 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Today, the United States Food and Drug Administration released a orientation project which, when finalized, will provide the agency’s perspective on ethical considerations for including and protecting children in clinical trials. The draft guidelines are intended to assist industry, sponsors and Institutional …

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Sanford International provides a platform to honor veterans

From the first tee at Sanford International, patriotism and gratitude to our military heroes is a driving force connecting many in the crowd. “It is very humbling to meet all these men and women who have served this country. To hear their stories,” said Captain Paul Weckman, who retired from …

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Healthcare Fraud Analytics Market to Reach $6.65 Billion by 2027 by Size, Share, Growth and Key Players Analysis

Emerging research logo Growing number of health insurance fraud incidents across the world and growing health insurance industry Market Size – USD 1.02 billion in 2019, Market Growth – at a CAGR of 27.8%, Market Trends – Rising government spending on healthcare for fraud prevention. — Emerging research VANCOUVER, BC, …

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As Xylazine hits Delaware’s drug supply, users and harm reduction experts are looking for answers

Delaware drug addicts and harm reduction officers report that the veterinary tranquilizer Xylazine is increasingly present in the state’s drug supply, particularly in the fentanyl sold in New Castle County. Xylazine is still not well understood by drug and public health researchers, leaving users and outreach workers to start looking …

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National Guard could lose up to 14,000 troops over next two years due to COVID vaccine mandate

Indiana National Guard Sgt. Abigail Gates administers a COVID vaccination in December 2020 in Franklin, Indiana to Sgt. 1st Class Ben Cripe. National Guard officials said Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2022, they are preparing to discharge up to 14,000 soldiers over the next two years for refusing to take the coronavirus …

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10 Keys to a Successful Pharmacy Audit Call | CP Oberheiden

Medicare, Medicaid, and Pharmacy Benefit Manager (PBM) audits can result in substantial losses for pharmacies. If auditors uncover evidence – or apparent evidence – of overpayments, not only can they initiate recoveries, but they can also dismiss pending claims, impose a pre-payment review of future claims, and impose other sanctions …

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Simple surgery could ‘revolutionise’ diabetic foot ulcer care

Simple, inexpensive surgery for patients with diabetic foot ulcers has been found to massively improve recovery rates, reduce infection rates and save nearly 90% on healthcare costs . A preliminary study, conducted at the Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust, produced “groundbreaking” results, said its lead author, who urged other multidisciplinary …

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Radiopharm Theranostics and SHINE Technologies Announce Clinical Supply Agreement for Cancer Medical Isotope

SHINE will supply nec lutetium-177 for the clinical development of several programs for Radiopharm Theranostics JANESVILLE, Wis. and SYDNEY, September 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — SHINE Technologies, a next-generation fusion technology company, and Radiopharm Theranostics (ASX:RAD), a developer of a world-class platform of diagnostic and therapeutic radiopharmaceuticals, today announced that they …

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Prepare for Medicare Open Enrollment 2023 – Okemah News Leader

OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma Department of Insurance (OID) will host its annual Medicare Open Enrollment webinars every Tuesday in October. This 4-week webinar series will highlight different parts of Medicare, eligibility, enrollment options, and how beneficiaries can customize their Medicare plan to suit their needs. The webinars will take …

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MercyOne Eastern Iowa President Recognized for Supporting Fellow Military and Veterans | Local News

DUBUQUE — MercyOne Eastern Iowa President Kay Takes has won the Patriot Award for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, after being nominated for her commitment to supporting fellow military and veterans. The award recognizes supervisors appointed by a guard or reservist employee for support provided directly to the …

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Will GE HealthCare Stock Find a Home with Investors After Spin?

Peter Arduini will be responsible for driving shareholder value for GE HealthCare. Barron’s Staff Text size Every stock needs a home. It’s a Wall Street truism and an idea that could create problems for a huge healthcare company that everyone knows about but no one owns. This is GE HealthCare, …

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General Assembly Should Help Ohio Patients by Ending User Fee Manipulation for Expensive Treatments: Elisabeth S. Roter

CLEVELAND, Ohio — About one in four Ohioans live with arthritis, a painful and often debilitating condition that can be expensive to treat. Unfortunately, a policy too often used by health insurers prevents thousands of Ohioans from being able to afford the drugs that can help relieve their pain. There …

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Small Town Girl Insurance Sponsors Financial Representative Award – InsuranceNewsNet

LAKE PLACID — The health of a person’s financial situation plays a role in their well-being situation, especially as we age. That is why Colleen McNallyOwner of Small town girl insurance of Lake Placidsponsored the 2022 Highlander Award for Financial Representative of the Year. “I can’t tell you how many …

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Health Market Developments Could Benefit Consumers | News, Sports, Jobs

North Dakota’s healthcare market has evolved and the speed of change has accelerated. Representatives of North Dakota’s Blue Cross Blue Shield who spoke to the Minot Daily News recently indicated that continued evolution could not only improve health care, but help curb rising health care costs. Both would …

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Florida man to pay $128 million in guilty plea for healthcare fraud

A Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital entrance sign is seen in Dallas, Texas. REUTERS/Jim Young Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Guilty plea relates to three separate regimes A man paid bribes to doctors to obtain fraudulent prescriptions (Reuters) – A Florida businessman has agreed to pay $128 …

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Rising Inflation Pushes Consumers to Reprioritize Wellness, Growth Persists in Key Areas

Nearly 40% of people prefer alternative medicine and 44% say they try less to turn to modern medicine, according to a new report from Evergi, a platform offered by market research firm Brightfield Group that provides market research. market and consumer for the wellness, food and CPG sectors. So what …

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AAA7 Receives Case Management Accreditation for Long-Term Services and Supports

District 7 Regional Agency on Aging (AAA7) has received Case Management Accreditation for Long-Term Services and Supports from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) for its PASSPORT and Medicaid programs d assisted living for a period of two years. Earning NCQA Accreditation for Case Management for Long-Term Services and …

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Caregivers of military and veterans need support

AMES, Iowa – Many service members and veterans with physical and mental illnesses and injuries receive care and support from family and friends. These caregivers help the people they care for have a better quality of life. Yet playing this role can exact a heavy physical, emotional and financial toll …

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Precipio signs deal with another major US healthcare company

NEW HAVEN, Conn., Sept. 15, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — A cancer diagnostics company Precipio, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRPO), has signed a distribution agreement for HemeScreen with a major distribution partner (name withheld as per partner policy). Following an upcoming training program and the integration of their national coverage, the sales team …

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OP-ED | Governor’s health record misses opportunities

ELLEN ANDREWS Last week, Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont and his administration held a press conference to promote their efforts to reduce health care costs, but more importantly to limit the damage. There have been understandable criticisms of the state insurance department’s decision to reduce insurers’ unwarranted rate increase requests for …

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CMS approves Medicaid’s mobile behavioral health crisis program, ‘first in nation’

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced Monday that Oregon will be the first state in the nation to roll out a mobile crisis response program under Medicaid. The focus of the new program: behavioral health care. Leaders from HHS and the US Centers for Medicare & …

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DVIDS – News – I Am Navy Medicine, Lt. Travis J. Silvey, Health Care Administrator

It is no coincidence that Rear Adm. Guido F. Valdes, Commander Naval Medical Forces Pacific, San Diego Military Health Systems Market Director and Chief of the Navy Medical Corps stopped by Department of Navy Medicine Readiness Training Bremerton Human Resources on his first familiarization visit, Sept. 7. 2022. Because there …

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The destination city of the retreat depends on its criteria

Picturesque Brittlebank Park by the Ashley River in Charleston. (Credit: Daniela Duncan/Getty Images) Charleston, SC has taken first place on WalletHub’s new list of best and worst places to live. But for those looking for a retirement city that ticks the boxes for affordability, warm weather, and social opportunity, GOBankingRates …

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Norfolk woman joins Medicaid trial Federal rule led to termination of full coverage for cancer patients Nebraska cancer patient is part of national Medicaid trial

LINCOLN – A Nebraska A woman who lost her Medicaid coverage in the middle of cancer treatment is challenging a federal rule that required the state to cut it. Mary Shaw of Norfolk joins four plaintiffs from Connecticut and Delaware in a class action against US Department of Health and …

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Joining the Army Helped Me Achieve 3 Financial Goals

I joined the Marine Corps in 1997 and recently retired after 24 years of military service. My family was working class, so I knew it was up to me to achieve my financial goals. I used the GI Bill to pursue higher education and got a VA loan to buy …

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Small businesses will be hit by higher healthcare costs next year

Small enterprises vscould be hit with higher health care costs next year as premiums for those covered by Affordable Care Act health insurance plans are expected to rise. Individuals operating small businesses with 50 or fewer full-time employees, some of whom are enrolled in the Small Business Health Options Program …

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PJ’s perspective: It’s time to overhaul the UK’s drug supply system

Any pharmacist can tell you that they are spending more time than ever trying to find the right drugs for their patients. In the 18 months since the launch in October 2020 of the government’s new portal for manufacturers to report supply shortages and interruptions, a total of 1,700 medicine …

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Vietnam Participates in the 44th Congress of the International Committee of Military Medicine | Health

Colonel Nguyen Van Giang (centre), deputy director of the military medicine service of the Ministry of National Defence, is in Brussels for the 44th International Committee of Military Medicine (CIMM) World Congress. (Photo: VNA) Brussels (VNA) – Vietnam is one of 66 military medical delegations gathered in the Belgian capital …

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Eastern Michigan University Seeks Injunction to End Illegal Faculty Union Strike as Negotiations Continue

YPSILANTI — Eastern Michigan University today (Sept. 7) filed a lawsuit and petition in the Washtenaw County Circuit Court seeking an injunction ordering striking faculty members back to work . The filing cites the significant and ongoing harm caused to students and others by the illegal exit. Strikes by public …

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Science, Technology and Analytics Assessment at GAO: September 2022 Update

STAA in numbers STAA’s interdisciplinary STEM expertise provides Congress with timely and relevant analysis of complex science and technology (S&T) issues. Since the creation of the team in 2019, it has… Published 46 forward-looking assessments and succinct explanations of S&T issues testified ten times on S&T matters and provided S&T …

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CVS buys Signify Health for $8 billion

The CVS Health logo is seen in this illustration taken May 3, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NEW YORK, Sept 5 (Reuters) – CVS Health Corp (CVS.N) on Monday agreed to buy home health services company Signify Health for around $8 billion in …

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Pakistan: UNICEF sends aid to flood survivors

As flood victims struggle with the devastation caused by the monsoons, UNICEF is sending medical aid to the country’s government to help the millions of children who need help. By Francesca Merlo The people of Pakistan continue to suffer the devastating consequences of the floods, after heavy monsoon rains left …

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Wisconsin households eligible for free set of COVID-19 self-tests

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) is launching an online program for Wisconsin residents to get free rapid home COVID-19 tests delivered directly to them. Starting this week, Wisconsin residents can visit Say Yes! COVID Test website(link is external) and place an order for a set of five rapid …

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Routine surgeries could be postponed due to blood shortages

Routine surgeries could be delayed due to a shortage of blood, experts have warned. Supplies are at about half their normal level and hospitals have been told they should be ready to implement emergency measures – possibly as early as this month – if the situation worsens. This would include …

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Why this engineer says to retire as soon as possible

Overview of the retreat Mark in Biddeford Pool, Maine Photo credit: Mark L. Morelli Location: Connecticut Age: 63 Retired at: 55 Marital status: Divorce Occupation: Electrical Engineer After a successful career as an electrical engineer in a large multinational, primarily on elevator and aircraft control systems, Mark slowly dipped his …

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Court Says Local Health Centers Can Challenge AHCCCS Over Reimbursements – Cronkite News

Optometric care is one of the services — along with chiropractic, podiatric and dental care — for which a group of local health care centers say Arizona’s Medicaid agency has not reimbursed them. They claim that the law requires the services to be covered. (Photo by Leonardo Munoz/EPA/Shutterstock) WASHINGTON — …

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2022: James Miceli named UMassD Veterans Assistant

Former US Army health specialist begins 2022-2023 term James Miceli is Double Majoring in Medical Laboratory Science and Philosophy in the Class of 2024 James Miceli, a double major in medical laboratory science and philosophy and a former U.S. Army health specialist, has been selected as the UMass …

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Biden-Harris administration proposes to make health care enrollment easier for millions of Americans – InsuranceNewsNet

Baltimore, Maryland, September 1st — The US Department of Health and Social Services Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services issued the following press release on August 31, 2022: In a historic effort to improve access to health care for millions of Americans, the Biden-Harris Administration proposed a new rule to …

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Osan Emergency Department Reorganizes into Urgent Care Clinic > Osan Air Base > Article display

OSAN AIR BASE, Republic of Korea — Effective October 1, 2022, the Osan Emergency Department will reorganize as an Urgent Care Clinic. This administrative change will not result in any loss of services to Osan, but will ensure proper staffing and funding for the 51st Medical group. …

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Co-Diagnostics, Inc. will hold a booth at Medical Fair Asia 2022 in Singapore from August 31 to September 2

SALT LAKE CITY, August 31, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Co-Diagnostics, Inc. (Nasdaq: CODX) (the “Company” or Co-Dx), a molecular diagnostics company with a unique, patented platform for the development of molecular diagnostic tests, today announced that it will be exhibiting at the upcoming Medical Fair Asia 2022 to be held August …

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New tool launched to assess scope of Medicaid adult dental coverage – InsuranceNewsNet

Medicaid Adult Dental Coverage Checker categorizes benefits to help identify potential areas for improvement BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–CareQuest Institute for Oral Health®, in partnership with the American Dental Association (ADA) Health Policy Institute, Center for Healthcare Strategies, Inc.and the National Academy of State Health Policy (NASHP), announced the release of an innovative …

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PACT Act is a late victory for veterans

The recently passed PACT Act, which expands health care and benefits for veterans exposed to fireplaces and other toxic substances, is long overdue. As someone who has been closely involved with the Department of Defense’s Wounded Warrior Program for nearly 15 years, I have seen firsthand the devastating effects the …

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When getting home health care makes sense

Over the past twenty years, concerted efforts have been made by companies in many different industries to make convenience for their customers a fundamental tenet of their offering. It used to be that food delivery required fumbling with menus, making a phone call, then not knowing if dinner was coming …

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Harassed by “COVID bullies”; End of free home tests; Alligator Support Animal

Note that some links may require subscriptions. Many people who post online about the loss of a loved one to COVID-19 are encountered “COVID bullies” who show up with mocking comments in response. (BNC News) The government will no longer offer free home COVID tests starting this Friday due to …

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The Missouri Medicaid wait list averages 90 days. The state has a month to cut it in half

(Missouri Independent) – Missouri has just over a month to bring its Medicaid program back into compliance with federal regulations, and state officials said Friday they were optimistic about meeting that deadline despite the average wait time for Medicaid applications still hovering around double what is allowed. The processing time …

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LETTER: LaHood constantly against voters | Letters

Illinoisans deserve better than Darin LaHood’s obvious disdain for voters. He constantly votes against us, without explanation. He voted against infrastructure legislation, against the CHIPS and Science Act, against veterans’ health care, against the shortage of infant formula, against the reduction of fuel, food and energy costs . He voted …

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Is “Juliette” unintentionally poisoned in the current environment?

What could connect such disturbing and disparate health issues as precocious puberty, female depression and fatty liver disease? Endocrine disruptors (EDCs) are prime candidates for all of these health aberrations. In addition, these chemicals have become ubiquitous in the contemporary American environment as well as around the world. Virtually all …

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CMS aims to increase ACO participation

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (“CMS”) recently published the proposed physician fee schedule for 2023 (“PSF”), which contains several important changes affecting accountable care organizations (“CO”) who participate in the Medicare Shared Savings Program (“MSSP”), including a new advanced incentive program. See PSF Proposal 2023, 82 Fed. Reg. …

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Migrants bused to US capital from Texas struggle to get housing and medical care

WASHINGTON, Aug 26 (Reuters) – Nearly a month after arriving with their one-year-old daughter on a bus sent by the Texas governor to Washington, DC, Colombian couple Noralis Zuniga and Juan Camilo Mendoza are unsure how long they will be allowed to stay in their city-funded hotel room. The couple, …

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Rising prescription drug costs are a concern for employers

Health care and prescription drug costs impact large employers. A recent survey shows the impact that the cost of prescription drugs has on employers. The Business Group on Health has released the results of its 2023 survey of large employer health plan strategy and design, which found that rising health …

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Expanded government meeting to discuss medical supplies

The government of national unity convened a large meeting with regulatory institutions to discuss three files related to the supply of drugs and the satisfaction of the medical supply needs of the country’s health facilities. The meeting was attended by the Prime Minister of the National Unity Government, Abdel Hamid …

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Slowing economy, inflation could challenge payers

The potential impact is seen as “relatively modest” as the industry is better positioned than it was during the 2008 recession. Slowing economic growth and inflation are the most likely headwinds for health insurers going forward, but their impact on the industry is not expected to be severe, according to …

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How new motion-sensing technology can help normalize back pain care

Digital health systems can tell clinicians when a person’s heart disease risk requires medication to lower cholesterol or whether insulin injections are warranted for someone with type 2 diabetes. But for millions of people with low back pain, care decisions rely heavily on subjective measures of patient discomfort, often resulting …

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Biden administration must cut crisis pregnancy centers

IIn the aftermath of the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, President Biden signed a Executive Decree directing federal agencies to consider ways to protect access to abortion. Three weeks later, at first meeting of the new inter-agency working group on access to reproductive health care, he announced …

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Latest Obamacare lawsuit could end free preventative health care for 150 million Americans

When Congress passed the Affordable Care Act in 2010, its authors cited three overarching goals: improving access to health care, slowing rising medical costs, and improving health outcomes. One of the main ways to achieve these three missions was to require health insurers to provide preventive health care services at …

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Womack Army Medical Center plans exercise with large number of casualties

Womack Army Medical Center will hold a mass casualty drill next week, officials said. The preparedness and response exercise is taking place from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday at the Medical Center’s main campus near Reilly Road. In the past, the formation has mimicked aircraft crashes, artillery crashes, active …

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AZ Big Media Employer Healthcare Costs Expected to Rise 6.5% Next Year

The average U.S. health care costs that an employer pays for employee benefits will rise 6.5% to more than $13,800 per employee in 2023, according to Aon, a global leader in professional services. This projection is more than double the 3% increase in healthcare budgets that employers experienced from 2021 …

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CMS to Mandate State Reporting of Behavioral Health Quality Data

The US Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) could require states to report additional health quality data, including more behavioral health quality data. A proposed rule released late Thursday, if finalized, would require states to report behavioral health measures on the Core Set of Adult Health Care Quality Measures …

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DVIDS – News – BJACH Launches School-Based Behavioral Health Services in Vernon Parish

FORT POLK, La. – Bayne-Jones Army Community Hospital is partnering with the Vernon Parish School Board to provide school-based behavioral health services to North Polk and Parkway Elementary Schools from next week for the next school year. The program will increase access to behavioral health care for military children at …

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Consumption (Demand & Supply) Analysis of Breast Lesion Localization Needle Sets Market Leaders Forecast to 2028: BD, Cook Medical, SOMATEX Medical Technologies

The latest report on the Breast Lesion Localization Needle Sets Market provides a comprehensive overview of key industry issues characteristics, including production, market growth rate, industry share, consumption value and volumedemand for specific types of products and services, and more. The publication focuses on providing a competitive edge to industry …

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Barton Receives “Five Star Rating” for Quality and Patient Safety

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — Barton Memorial Hospital has received a five-star rating from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the highest rating issued by the federal oversight agency. This national honor recognizes Barton Health’s quality measures and ongoing efforts to provide safe, quality health care to its patients. …

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South Korean leader: Seoul will not seek its own nuclear deterrent

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea’s president said Wednesday that his government does not plan to pursue its own nuclear deterrent and instead called for more diplomacy in the face of North Korea’s growing nuclear weapons capabilities, even as the North was testing two suspected cruise missiles. The launches were …

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President signs Inflation Reduction Act with health care provisions

President Joe Biden signed into law the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) with health insurance subsidies, future negotiations on Medicare drug prices and caps on insulin costs for beneficiaries of Medicare. Along with upcoming health care, climate change and tax reforms, Biden called it one of the most important pieces of …

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Vuzix M400 smart glasses begin use case in Japan for ambulance emergency medical care

Goal is to provide early treatment and improve outcomes for transported emergency patients Vuzix M400 Smart Glasses ROCHESTER, NY, August 16, 2022 Vuzix® Corporation (NASDAQ: VUZI), (“Vuzix” or the “Company”), a leading provider of smart glasses and augmented reality (AR) technologies and products, today announced that its M400 smart glasses …

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Drugmaker set to include people with disabilities in clinical trials

With a new initiative, Bristol Myers Squibb is seeking recommendations on how to better integrate people with disabilities into clinical trials. (Bristol Myers Squibb) People with disabilities are often excluded from clinical trials, which limits what is known about how new treatments will affect people with various conditions. Today, a …

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The good and bad sides of Cumberland County

The Fayetteville Observer conducted an online survey in July that asked residents to share their pros and cons of living in the area. The survey received over 100 responses. The strongest positive comments were about the area’s sense of community, diversity and entertainment options. The main negative comments were high …

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