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By Mary Agnes Carey
On Capitol Hill, lawmakers resume work this week to resolve differences over legislation aimed at alleviating long wait times for medical care at the Department …
By Jill Porter
Like many adults, Nancy Young found herself susceptible to the familiar aromas of her childhood home. But for her, it wasn’t the alluring …
By Tracy Krulik
In 1998 I wound up in a South Florida emergency room following a week of nausea, vomiting, and frail-octogenarian-like weakness. After …
Project to help providers evaluate and improve the quality of patient care, allow insurers to assess and evaluate the performance of their provider networks in a common way, and enable consumers to see how hospitals are performing.
PL: The new mental health parity bill affects insurance coverage for the treatment of mental illness and substance abuse for health plans that are regulated by federal law. It says that, for those plans covering more than 50 employees, mental illness must be treated under the same terms and conditions as any other illness.
Historic law brings equity, with limits.