News tagged with insurance costs
Dr. John Lenihan sits at a computer console about 20 feet from his hysterectomy patient lying on the operating table.
Surgery Jul 17, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 0
In the United States, the cost paid for statins (drugs to lower cholesterol) in people under the age of 65 who have private insurance continues to exceed comparable costs paid by the government in the United Kingdom (U.K.) ...
Medications Nov 01, 2012 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 1
Alternative funding for health care in Canada will not result in lower costs nor contribute to financial sustainability, states a commentary in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).
Health Aug 22, 2011 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
(AP) -- The "golden years" may lose some luster for many baby boomers worried about the financial pressures that come with age
Health Jul 28, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
U.S. physicians spend nearly $61,000 more than their Canadian counterparts each year on administrative expenses related to health insurance, according to a new study by researchers at Cornell University and the University ...
Health Aug 04, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 10
The Finnish government and major insurance companies announced Wednesday they will pay for lifetime medical care for children diagnosed with narcolepsy after receiving the swine flu vaccine.
Health Oct 05, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(AP) -- Nearly two years after President Barack Obama signed landmark legislation to cover the uninsured, a new poll finds his health care overhaul is neither better liked nor better understood.
Health Mar 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
If you're diabetic or prone to diabetes, having a steady job appears to be good for your health, and not just because of the insurance coverage.
Diabetes Aug 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(AP)—There's a new health care survey, and at first it sounds like good news about insurance costs.
Health Sep 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The financial burden Americans face paying out-of-pocket costs for prescription drugs has declined, although prescription costs remain a significant challenge for people with lower incomes and those with public insurance, ...
Health Feb 08, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Consumers nationwide would have received an estimated $2 billion in rebates from health insurers if the new medical loss ratio (MLR) rules enacted as part of the Affordable Care Act had been in effect in 2010, according to ...
Health Apr 05, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay) -- Obese workers have even higher health costs than smokers, a new study finds.
Health Apr 13, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0