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Hit with a hidden fee on your doctor’s bill? Health care consolidation may be to blame.

Hit with a hidden fee on your doctor’s bill? Health care consolidation may be to blame.

And now a bill had arrived, for $264.19, more than five times the copay I’d thought was the limit for in-network care. Get Weekend Reads from Ideas A weekly newsletter from the Boston Globe Ideas section, forged at the intersection of ‘what if’ and ‘why not.’ The culprit was something called a “facility fee.” The …

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How can Michigan maintain care for 500k residents who gained Medicaid health insurance during COVID?

How can Michigan maintain care for 500k residents who gained Medicaid health insurance during COVID?

This article is part of State of Health, a series about how Michigan communities are rising to address health challenges. It is made possible with funding from the Michigan Health Endowment Fund. According to the Michigan League for Public Policy (MLPP), over half a million Michiganders joined the state’s Medicaid health insurance programs during the …

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San Diego's Veyo , which bought an Uber model to health care transportation, is being acquired rival MTM

San Diego's Veyo , which bought an Uber model to health care transportation, is being acquired rival MTM

San Diego-based Veyo, which developed an Uber-style model to get Medicaid and Medicare members to doctor’s appointments, inked a deal to be sold to rival Medical Transportation Management of St. Louis for an undisclosed price. The acquisition, which has not yet closed, is expected to bring Medical Transportation Management’s annual revenue to roughly $1 billion, …

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Sanford leaders to present at Modern Healthcare briefing

Sanford leaders to present at Modern Healthcare briefing

Contact:vanessa vondraSanford Health Media Relations605-366-2432 / Vanessa.Vondra@sanfordhealth.org SIOUX FALLS, SD — Executives from Sanford Health will present the keynote address at Modern Healthcare’s Value-Based Care Virtual Briefing June 9, which will convene health care executives from leading health systems across the country. The briefing will explore how leaders can navigate the value-based care landscape and …

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Readout of White House Meeting with Labor Leaders on Health Care and Workers’ Rights

Readout of White House Meeting with Labor Leaders on Health Care and Workers’ Rights

Today, White House Gender Policy Council Director Jennifer Klein and the White House Office of Public Engagement convened a meeting with labor leaders—including nurses and teachers—on access to health care and workers’ rights. Participants shared their experiences of union women advocating and organizing for health care, including reproductive health care. They also discussed the challenges …

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Making dreams a reality: Medical, Health care scholars programs teaches high school students about health care careers

Making dreams a reality: Medical, Health care scholars programs teaches high school students about health care careers

Written by Alyson Shields, posted on Wednesday, June 8, 2022 Leave a Comment Andrea Garcia, a junior pursuing a psychology degree with a concentration in pre-occupational therapy, hadn’t been exposed to her future career before she participated in Brenau’s Medical Scholars program. “I had never heard of occupational therapy prior,” she says. “I chose Brenau …

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Protect Our Care: Women’s health care in crisis as Republicans leverage attacks on basic rights

WISCONSIN — Today, Protect Our Care is releasing a new report outlining urgent measures to improve women’s health care access as the nation faces a crisis for abortion rights. In the coming weeks, right-wing Justices on the Supreme Court are expected to overturn the landmark Roe v. wade decision, opening the floodgates for states to …

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