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Patient demand for care from safety-net providers (such as community health centers and public hospitals) in Massachusetts has increased, even though the number of patients with health insurance also increased following the state's passage of health care reform.
Physicians in the United States spend nearly four times as much dealing with health insurers and payers compared with doctors in Canada.
U.S. physicians spend nearly $61,000 more than their Canadian counterparts each year on administrative expenses related to health insurance.
MINNEAPOLIS, June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Bloom Health hosted "Defined Contribution: Powering the Private Exchange," a novel roundtable discussion about the changing landscape and future of health benefits since passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA).
ST. LOUIS, June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- News coverage of how U.S. health care reform will impact health insurance benefits offered by employers has varied widely and been sensational. A recent report published in The McKinsey Quarterly has garnered attention.
ST. LOUIS, June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC) today announced that its Celtic Group subsidiary, CeltiCare Health Plan of Massachusetts, Inc. (CeltiCare), has extended its statewide contract to serve Commonwealth Care Bridge Program members, effective July 1, 2011.
Action reflects company's longstanding commitment to affordable care and health reform SAN FRANCISCO, March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Blue Shield of California (BSC) has withdrawn its rate filing with the California Department of Insurance and the company will not increase rates to any individual or family plan member for the remainder of the year, announced BSC chairman and CEO Bruce Bodaken today.
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DENVER, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- One day she was sick with flu-like symptoms, the next day a CAT scan showed a malignant tumor that had metastasized to her spine. One-year old Parker Caldara died a week later after undergoing surgery to remove the cancer.
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