Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Healthcare News Stories - September 2006

Date Title Comments Rating
2006-09-27 Medical reforms driving British doctors out of the health service 0 None
2006-09-26 Los Angeles Times examines medical identity theft problems, risks 0 None
2006-09-26 Hispanics more likely to lack health care coverage 0 None
2006-09-26 Workers often turn to managers for information on consumer-driven health insurance plans 0 None
2006-09-26 Call for examination of tax breaks for employer-based health insurance 0 None
2006-09-26 Hospital services most expensive part of U.S. health aystem 0 None
2006-09-25 WHO establishes secretariat on public health, innovation, health research and intellectual property 0 None
2006-09-22 Cigna provides data on cost, quality of services to web site 0 None
2006-09-22 Health insurers in Florida rank lower 0 None
2006-09-22 New Hampshire nursing homes file complaint seeking $4.4m in Medicaid reimbursements 0 None
2006-09-22 Opinion piece examines CDC cash awards process 0 None
2006-09-22 Lawmakers push AMA to support linking Medicare payments, quality measures 0 None
2006-09-22 Hispanics in 'new growth communities' face greater barriers to health care 0 None
2006-09-21 Race and mental health: There is more to race than racism 0 None
2006-09-21 Health workforce exodus will push health systems to the brink of collapse 0 None
2006-09-20 Unpleasant memories from intensive care 0 None
2006-09-20 Some Alabama abortion clinics facing difficulties finding local physicians to provide backup services 0 None
2006-09-20 Southern health officials call on congress to approve Ryan White CARE act reauthorization 0 None
2006-09-20 Federal law allows consumers to qualify for Medicaid, retain assets 0 None
2006-09-20 Senate majority leader Frist hopes to hold vote on revised 'Association Health Plan Bill' this month 0 None
2006-09-20 Alliance between disability advocates, Bush administration officials helped develop program to encourage home care for Medicaid beneficiaries 0 None
2006-09-20 More states allow older children to remain on parents' health plans 0 None
2006-09-20 Health IT legislation should allow portability for electronic health records 0 None
2006-09-18 House panel passes bill to require electronic health records for FEHBP members 0 None
2006-09-18 Access to care issues, physician training, other problems contributing to mental health issues for elderly 0 None
2006-09-18 Resignation of McClellan offers him 'golden opportunity' for Medicare reform 0 None
2006-09-18 Doctors decline Rep. Thomas' offer to increase Medicare reimbursements in exchange for quality program participation 0 None
2006-09-14 Congressional action on Medicare physician reimbursements unlikely before election 0 None
2006-09-14 Federal Government involvement needed to ease costs for college graduates 0 None
2006-09-14 Medicare Part B premiums to rise 5.6% next year 0 None
2006-09-13 Prospect for passage of final health care IT bill uncertain 0 None
2006-09-13 Four largest Massachusetts insurers plan double-digit premium increases for 2007 0 None
2006-09-11 United Auto Workers ends health benefit discussions with Chrysler 0 None
2006-09-11 NYT editorial criticizes proposed Medicaid reimbursement rules 0 None
2006-09-11 AMA lobbies Congress to block planned Medicare physician payment cut before recess 0 None
2006-09-11 More companies opening in-house clinics for employees to help reduce health costs 0 None
2006-09-11 'Plenty of time' to pass final health care IT Bill, Rep. Deal says 0 None
2006-09-11 N.Y. Gubernatorial candidates discuss health care plans 0 None
2006-09-07 Congressional black caucus to promote plans to expand health coverage 0 None
2006-09-07 Reps. Price, Baldwin urge passage of bill that would encourage State health coverage expansion proposals 0 None
2006-09-07 What are the challenges facing medical education? 0 None
2006-09-07 NHS staff need basic knowledge about the social and physical ill effects of alcohol misuse 0 None
2006-09-07 Ageism is endemic in health services 0 None
2006-09-07 Mexico's health system reforms working 0 None
2006-09-07 Medicare should increase oversight to ensure privacy, security 0 None
2006-09-07 Many adults need help understanding basic medical instructions, as most are written at above-average level 0 None
2006-09-07 Patient satisfaction not best indication of quality of care 0 None
2006-09-06 Hospitals, local governments have more work to do to prepare for disasters 0 None
2006-09-06 Calls for transparency in programs that rate physician quality 0 None
2006-09-06 Mental health care in New Orleans remains the biggest hole in the safety net 0 None
2006-09-06 Massachusetts Connector sets rates for low-income health plans 0 None
2006-09-06 New assessment shows continued serious fuel and water shortages at Lebanese health facilities 0 None
2006-09-06 When it comes to surgery EU official says shop around 0 None
2006-09-05 Strikes, staffing shortages result in hospitals paying more for replacement nurses 0 None
2006-09-05 Increased demand for assisted living creates waiting lists, higher prices for care 0 None
2006-09-05 Bush Administration, Republicans 'refuse' to acknowledge success of VA Health System 0 None
2006-09-05 Missouri to receive five-year, $14 million federal grant to improve mental health services 0 None
2006-09-05 The critical role of medical schools and teaching hospitals 0 None
2006-09-04 Effective method of multidimensional work sampling in nursing homes 0 None
2006-09-04 Georgia Medicaid, PeachCare beneficiaries enroll HMOs despite concerns over partial rollout 0 None
2006-09-04 Debate over specialty hospitals will continue 0 None
2006-09-04 Pennsylvania starts the Pace Plus Medicare program 0 None
2006-09-04 U.S. Magistrate recommends end of oversight of Hawaii adult mental health division by Federal Court 0 None
2006-09-01 Washington Post examines 'Natural Family Planning' Centers 0 None
2006-09-01 Sen. Durbin, Rep. Davis criticize plan to end Medicaid reimbursements for special education services 0 None
2006-09-01 U.S. health care system offers good value in terms of life expectancy gains despite rising costs 0 None
2006-09-01 Next Massachusetts Governor will be responsible for implementing law requiring health insurance coverage 0 None
2006-09-01 UNC Health Care announces new efforts to inform low-income patients about financial assistance 0 None
2006-09-01 Md. Senatorial Candidate Mfume touts single-payer health care system 1 None


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