Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Healthcare News Stories - August 2006

Date Title Comments Rating
2006-08-30 Researchers analyze increases in medical expenses versus improvements in health 0 None
2006-08-30 Report questions CMS Cancer Care Research Program 0 None
2006-08-30 Primary care physicians should receive pay by the hour 0 None
2006-08-30 Some large employers contract directly with medical groups to reduce health care costs 0 None
2006-08-30 Elderly in British hospitals malnourished 0 None
2006-08-30 Portuguese government approves community sites where injection drug users can inject themselves under supervision 0 None
2006-08-30 End of moratorium on new specialty hospitals likely to prompt 'building boomlet' 0 None
2006-08-30 Hospital system in New Orleans examined one year after hurricane Katrina 0 None
2006-08-30 Officials of the Christian Science Church seek recognition of faith healing under Massachusetts law requiring health care coverage 0 None
2006-08-30 Nurses in New Jersey begin strike over health plan in proposed contract 0 None
2006-08-30 Wall Street Journal examines increased popularity of Medicare Advantage Plans 0 None
2006-08-28 Massachusetts ends plans to partner with not-for profit to simplify Medicaid application process 0 None
2006-08-28 Many programs to recruit, train minority providers lose federal grant money this year 0 None
2006-08-28 Decline in participation in employer-sponsored health plans 0 None
2006-08-24 Diverting nonemergency cases from EDs in Canada does little to improve care quality for other patients 0 None
2006-08-24 WellPoint to expand consumer-driven health plans to individuals, more companies 0 None
2006-08-24 Medicaid reimbursements for emergency care for undocumented immigrants in Oklahoma increase 154% in three years 0 None
2006-08-24 Medicare policy offering coverage for certain treatments to clinical trial participants examined 0 None
2006-08-24 New Jersey Gov. Corzine signs bill to track company employees enrolled in public health insurance programs 0 None
2006-08-24 Michigan Civil Rights Commission rules that small businesses must include birth control coverage 0 None
2006-08-20 Massachusetts Agency proposes health care premium levels for low-income residents 0 None
2006-08-20 Groups that oppose abortion rights object to nomination of Von Eschenbach to permanently head FDA 0 None
2006-08-20 Federal report calls for changes in procedures for evacuating nursing home residents during disasters 0 None
2006-08-20 CMS rejects Georgia plan to raise threshold for exemptions to Medicaid estate recovery rules 0 None
2006-08-17 UK hospitals not prepared for terrorism 0 None
2006-08-17 Georgia physicians file lawsuit alleging that HMOs have not paid Medicaid claims 0 None
2006-08-15 New plan to confront HIV-related health worker shortages 0 None
2006-08-02 Pride, prejudice, and paediatrics 0 None
2006-08-02 New rules for hospital visitors in the UK 0 None
2006-08-02 Government money for sexual health used to pay off debts 0 None


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