The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services today announced a $50 million funding opportunity for community health centers to establish or expand their behavioral health services.
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A new report card gives states low marks for informing consumers about physician quality. Florida and many other states get an 'F.'
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More health insurers are monitoring what tests doctors order and limiting coverage because testing, including genetic screening, can be pricey.
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Although the uninsured are the most affected by the Affordable Care Act's individual
mandate, a survey finds some have still not heard of the new health insurance exchanges.
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Although the new health plans make individual insurance less expensive than before, they still cost more than their employer-sponsored counterparts, says this report.
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With the soft launch of Healthcare.gov's Spanish language counterpart CuidadodeSalud.gov coming almost too late for people to get coverage for Jan. 1, a conservative grassroots group hopes to turn Hispanic pride into GOP votes.
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An estimated 3.9 Americans could find themselves in a health insurance bind that's become known as the 'family glitch,
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After nearly 50 attempts by the House of Representatives failed, does it look like repealing Obamacare is easy? A conservative think tank thinks so.
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For every dollar states spend to reduce tobacco use, tobacco companies spend more than $18 to market it, says report.
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The good news is that the FDA approved a new pill that makes treating hepatitis C simpler, shorter and better. The bad news is it costs $1,000 per pill. Wholesale.
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