Thu, 18 Dec 2014 21:11:25 -0800
Obamacare expanded enrollment in the program, but Congress won't pay to make it worth doctors' while to treat them
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 12:55:32 -0800
By Paul J. Nyden Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., defended his vote against the $1.1 trillion "omnibus bill" passed by Congress passed last weekend, and his vote against the president's nominee as U.S. surgeon general, during a telephone press conference on Wednesday morning. "We can't keep kicking the can down the road on [budget] extenders. It is horrific. We are not taking responsibility for the ...
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 00:55:44 -0800
MIAMI – When Olivia Papa signed up for a new health plan last year, her insurance company assigned her to a primary care doctor. The relatively healthy 61-year-old didn’t try to see the doctor until November, when she and her husband both needed authorization to see separate specialists.
Tue, 16 Dec 2014 07:00:00 -0800
CHARLESTON, S.C., Dec. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ZocDoc, the tech company at the beginning of a better healthcare experience, arrives in the Charleston area today, delivering faster access to quality medical care. Not only does ZocDoc's free service make the appointment-booking process much easier, it also makes it much faster despite a nationwide doctor shortage. This shortage – which has ...
Mon, 15 Dec 2014 17:13:08 -0800
STAMFORD -- With heroin overdoses on the rise, addiction counselors, social service providers and health practitioners gathered at the University of Connecticut in Stamford Monday morning to discuss ways of battling the epidemic.
Tue, 09 Dec 2014 21:33:47 -0800
'I told the lady I was two months pregnant, but that did not seem to bother her.'