News tagged with health care

US House votes to ensure speedier care for US vets

The U.S. House overwhelmingly approved legislation Tuesday to make it easier for patients enduring long waits for care at Veterans Affairs facilities to get VA-paid treatment from local doctors.

Jun 10, 2014
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NYU Langone internist calls for VA system reform

An NYU Langone internal medicine specialist who served as a White House fellow at the US Department of Veteran's Affairs says the headline-grabbing failures of the VA health system's administration stand in sharp contrast ...

Jun 10, 2014
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Doctors urge caution over new analysis of Medicare payments

There's much to learn from the recent release of unprecedented amounts of data from the nation's second largest health insurer, Medicare, but only if interpreted cautiously, write two doctors at Fox Chase Cancer Center in ...

Jun 09, 2014
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US audit: 57,000 vets await initial medical visits

More than 57,000 U.S. military veterans have been waiting for 90 days or more for medical appointments, the Veterans Affairs Department said in a wide-ranging audit released Monday. An additional 64,000 who ...

Jun 09, 2014
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