Health

Personal finance a taboo subject in health care

Lisa Engel never had an interest in finance and did not see it becoming part of her career in health care. But that changed about 10 years ago when she worked as an occupational therapist (OT) in British Columbia.

Autism spectrum disorders

Money a barrier to independence for young adults with autism

More than 3 million people in the United States are estimated to have an autism spectrum disorder diagnosis and annual diagnosis rates continue to rise. Researchers from the University of Missouri have found when teenagers ...

Health

Specific, consistent ICD-10 coding key to timely payments

(HealthDay)—In order to prevent denials, it is important to code correctly within the International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision (ICD-10), with specificity matching documentation, according to an article published ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

UN to issue first report on Ebola funds

The United Nations will this week publish a first report on funding for the Ebola response, a top official said Wednesday, after Sierra Leone lost track of more than $3 million donated to fight the epidemic.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Sierra Leone promises probe into Ebola spending

Sierra Leone's government promised a full investigation Monday after an internal audit found that nearly one-third of the money received to fight Ebola was spent without saving the necessary receipts and invoices to justify ...

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