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2015-02-10 23:06:35

Moderated out-of-pocket costs due to Medicare support have meant that the ageing population has driven demand growth without patients being greatly hindered by price.

2015-02-05 12:28:39

Event will explore the impact of activist employers, empowered consumers, and the new retail marketplace WASHINGTON, Feb.

2015-01-29 12:28:34

Analyses of hospital readmissions, potentially avoidable emergency room use and geographic distribution of common medical tests and procedures finds widespread variation by counties, age groups and

2015-01-22 16:25:26

Patients laud tools to predict out-of-pocket costs KIRKLAND, Wash., Jan.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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