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NIH scientists and collaborators find infectious prion protein in skin of CJD patients

Prion diseases originate when normally harmless prion protein molecules become abnormal and gather in clusters and filaments in the human b…

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CMS announces big expansion to Medicare Advantage value-based insurance design model

In 2019, the federal government will expand the Medicare Advantage value-based insurance design model to an additional 15 states and broade…

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CMS announces big expansion to Medicare Advantage value-based insurance design model

In 2019, the federal government will expand the Medicare Advantage value-based insurance design model to an additional 15 states and broade…

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Actuaries warn of insurer losses, exchange exits if individual mandate is killed

If Republicans use their tax bill to repeal the individual mandate, more insurers could end up fleeing the Affordable Care Act exchanges a…

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Actuaries warn of insurer losses, exchange exits if individual mandate is killed

If Republicans use their tax bill to repeal the individual mandate, more insurers could end up fleeing the Affordable Care Act exchanges a…

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Doctor departures: The financial and emotional impact to a practice

It wasn’t easy for David Loxterkamp, M.D., when two younger doctors who he had recruited left the family practice where he works in rural…

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Study: mHealth shows promising effect on cost, outcomes for diabetes patients

New research from New York University shows mHealth tools and text-message reminders can have a substantial impact on clinical outcomes for…

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Study: mHealth shows promising effect on cost, outcomes for diabetes patients

New research from New York University shows mHealth tools and text-message reminders can have a substantial impact on clinical outcomes for…

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Study: mHealth shows promising effect on cost, outcomes for diabetes patients

New research from New York University shows mHealth tools and text-message reminders can have a substantial impact on clinical outcomes for…

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Another medical school planned in Texas; more for-profits come to U.S.

The University of Houston System has voted to create a medical school it says will address the shortage of primary care physicians. The sys…

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Many Medicare enrollees will see Part B premiums rise

Though the standard monthly premium for Medicare Part B will remain the same in 2018 as it was this year, many enrollees will still see the…

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Many Medicare enrollees will see Part B premiums rise

Though the standard monthly premium for Medicare Part B will remain the same in 2018 as it was this year, many enrollees will still see the…

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More than one-third of Outcome Health employees take voluntary buyouts

Nearly 200 employees are taking voluntary buyouts from Outcome Health following allegations that the company deceived investors with fraudu…

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More than one-third of Outcome Health employees take voluntary buyouts

Nearly 200 employees are taking voluntary buyouts from Outcome Health following allegations that the company deceived investors with fraudu…

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More than one-third of Outcome Health employees take voluntary buyouts

Nearly 200 employees are taking voluntary buyouts from Outcome Health following allegations that the company deceived investors with fraudu…

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Humana’s wellness program features a small but committed group of wearables users

Just 1.2% of the 4.5 million people enrolled in Humana's wellness program over a two-year period activated a smartwatch or activity tracker…

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Humana’s wellness program features a small but committed group of wearables users

Just 1.2% of the 4.5 million people enrolled in Humana's wellness program over a two-year period activated a smartwatch or activity tracker…

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Humana’s wellness program features a small but committed group of wearables users

Just 1.2% of the 4.5 million people enrolled in Humana's wellness program over a two-year period activated a smartwatch or activity tracker…

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Providers call for transparency, balanced risk in future CMS payment models

CMS has expressed a desire to take its innovation center in a "new direction," and providers are offering their opinions on how to best mov…

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Providers call for transparency, balanced risk in future CMS payment models

CMS has expressed a desire to take its innovation center in a "new direction," and providers are offering their opinions on how to best mov…

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Insurers cheer Medicare Advantage, Part D proposed rule

The health insurance industry’s major trade group has nothing but good things to say about the federal government’s proposed rule for M…

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‘Monster’ doctors sentenced for crimes against patients

A neurologist who specialized in rare, complicated syndromes pleaded guilty Tuesday to assaulting seven patients at a Philadelphia clinic.

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Some U.S. hospitals perform liver transplants on foreign nationals, while American patients are on long wait lists

A new report reveals that while many Americans face long waits for liver transplants, some hospitals perform transplants on wealthy patient…

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As doctors limit opioids, some pain patients abandoned

Last year, when the government issued strict guidelines on prescription opioid painkillers, many doctors worried that it would be difficult…

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The high cost of physician burnout: Hospitals spend millions on recruitment and lost productivity

Clinician burnout can affect the quality of care patients receive, but it can also have a major impact on hospitals' bottom lines. If a ph…

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Provider, IT groups push CMS to incorporate technology into new payment models

Nearly two months after CMS Administrator Seema Verma called for industry input regarding the future of the Center for Medicare & Medicaid…

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Provider, IT groups push CMS to incorporate technology into new payment models

Nearly two months after CMS Administrator Seema Verma called for industry input regarding the future of the Center for Medicare & Medicaid…

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Provider, IT groups push CMS to incorporate technology into new payment models

Nearly two months after CMS Administrator Seema Verma called for industry input regarding the future of the Center for Medicare & Medicaid…

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Provider, IT groups push CMS to incorporate technology into new payment models

Nearly two months after CMS Administrator Seema Verma called for industry input regarding the future of the Center for Medicare & Medicaid…

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Zombie Alexander-Murray? Key senator thinks ACA stabilization bill could make it into funding package

Republican Sen. Lamar Alexander, one of the architects of a stalled Affordable Care Act stabilization bill, is hopeful that the measure mig…

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