Tuesday 29 Jul 2014

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Hospital evaluations increase, but not created equally

The rate of available public information about healthcare and hospitals has gone from a trickle to a steady stream in the last decade. Now, patients and other consumers have a world of evaluations, ratings and rankings they can use to …

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Burwell begins role at Department of Health and Human Services

Sylvia Mathews Burwell has assumed her duties as the new secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services. Burwell, the White House budget director for the past year,

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Reporting program certification to award incentives for healthcare improvements

The Guidelines Advantage, a healthcare improvement reporting program, was awarded a certification that allows doctors to use it to report quality information to the Centers for Medicare &

Coverage countdown: Deadline to sign up for health insurance is Monday

There are only a few days left to sign up for health insurance coverage for 2014 through the Health Insurance Marketplace. March 31 is the deadline for most uninsured individuals to sign

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A consumer’s guide to the new Health Insurance Marketplace

This week marks the opening of the new Health Insurance Marketplace, which provides a single location for consumers to check out their health insurance options. Whether you are uninsured