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Fitch: Insurance hike good for hospitals, insurers uncertain (4th story)
By tvgnus  posted 3 weeks ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Born in 1953, she began her career in the zoo profession as a bird keeper at the Riverbanks Zoo and Garden in South Carolina. Years later, after time with a Disney animal park, she...

Adventures in "Prior Authorization" Required
By BayAreaObserver  1 comment, latest 3 weeks ago:
elliemae says Prior auth is stupid. It isn't actual authorization - basically, it says that the procedure/medication/etc will be paid for if the patient meets all of the eligibility guidelines at the time of the...

Valley congressmen propose law to improve public health
By tvgnus  posted 1 month ago:

Texas doctor Kent Brantly who moved to Africa with his family contracts Ebola
By ChapulinColorado in Sacramento CA 95834   4 comments, latest 1 month ago:
Peter P says No good deed goes unpunished. It is a tragedy but they knew the risks when they decided to go. I try to visits only countries with GDP per capita above $30K.

Obamacare subsidies push cost of health law above projections
By BayAreaObserver  8 comments, latest 1 month ago:
Homeboy says BayAreaObserver says the projected path for healthcare costs is still increasing What's your point? You want to go back to the previous system where premiums were increasing by DOUBLE DIGITS per year, and...

Medical pricing, on an interactive map, show how prices paid
By zzyzzx  9 comments, latest 1 month ago:
Call it Crazy says CaptainShuddup says You better run and hide your pathetic little pea sized brained head and bury it in the sand. Because I'm just doing the mic check. It's fixing to get...

Obamacare Fails to Fail - NYTimes.com
By CL in Emeryville CA 94608   80 comments, latest 1 month ago:
SoftShell says I'd like to put forth a comprehensive coordinated statement of fact, but marcus has me ignored... Dan8267 says SoftShell says Wow. We finally agree... marcus says Dan doesn't seem to realize What further...

Dignity Health to pay $1.55 million to resolve controlled substances act claims
By tvgnus  posted 1 month ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Federal probe started in Stockton •  The abuse of hydrocodone and other painkillers has become an epidemic Dignity Health, Californias largest hospital operator and the countrys fifth largest health system, has agreed to pay...

Report: They're tracking your personal health data -- and you don't know it
By tvgnus  2 comments, latest 1 month ago:
Call it Crazy says CaptainShuddup says Of course I know it. I'm pretty sure any Android App that does more that it needs to, a sound app that needs more than Androids audio service, is...

Obesity linked to lower social well-being
By tvgnus  3 comments, latest 1 month ago:
CaptainShuddup says What ever Shouldntbehere

Millions of Californians have had medical records breached
By BayAreaObserver  2 comments, latest 2 months ago:
carrieon says Patient records with financial information are now all over the internet for anyone to view. It's amazing how many of these people are on anti-depressants.

Feces transplant may help relieve severe diarrhea
By zzyzzx in Baltimore MD 21230   48 comments, latest 2 months ago:
Ceffer says elliemae says Does conservative republican shit work in liberal democrats? Maybe you're talking about the "shit for brains" transplant.

Supply won't meet growing demand for primary care
By BayAreaObserver  posted 2 months ago:
Federally funded programs will add at least 2,300 new primary care practitioners by the end of 2015, but the funding for at least one of those programs is set to expire at the same time,...

Price Check Aims to Make Health Care Costs More Transparent in California
By New Renter in San Jose CA 95136   1 comment, latest 2 months ago:
CaptainShuddup says New Renter says KQED, Southern California Public Radio and ClearHealthCosts.com invite California residents to share the cost of medical procedures through Price Check, a groundbreaking crowdsourced database of health care prices, which was...

California whooping cough epidemic increases
By tvgnus  posted 2 months ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Infants are at the greatest risk The number of pertussis (whooping cough) cases in the state continues to climb, according to a new report Friday from Ron Chapman, who is director of the California...

5 percent of Americans are newly insured
By tvgnus  1 comment, latest 2 months ago:
elliemae says This is horrible! All these insured people - probably a lower socioeconomic class of people who couldn't wait to get insurance so that they could scam the system into paying for them to...

Overweight? Not me, say most Americans
By tvgnus  49 comments, latest 2 months ago:
YesYNot says rufita11 says Mirrors are dead simpler In that case, no need to enter bmi measurements into a medical records or a study on the effects of being overweight. Just put mirrors in there....

California has whooping cough epidemic
By tvgnus  2 comments, latest 2 months ago:
Ceffer says CaptainShuddup says My Bad I meant to unleash the Whooping Ass epidemic on California. -Jesus Couldn't be worse than the Ass Wipe epidemic in California.

First case of Obamacare ID theft? Data found in Conn. backpack
By BayAreaObserver  2 comments, latest 2 months ago:
zzyzzx says It's all Obama's fault!!!

Medicare Disadvantage Programs Bilk the Govt out of Billions
By elliemae in Saint George UT 84770   11 comments, latest 3 months ago:
elliemae says If you have Medicare Disadvantage, it means that you have basically assigned your healthcare insurance over to the Plan. Your Medicare A, B & D is now wrapped all into one. If you...

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