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Republicans argue about how to spread the pain of health care spending cuts, one group has been curiously excluded from the discussion: doctors...They deliver our babies, treat our ailments and often save our lives. In surveys of public trust, they
Aetna Inc., one of New Jersey's largest health insurers, has agreed to pay doctors, psychologists and other health professionals as well as their patients up to $120 million to settle a lawsuit alleging the insurer drastically underpaid providers for
Paying doctors for each patient in their care, rather than per-service-performed, would add value for money and increase access to physicians in primary care, according to a report released today by the C.D...In How to Pay Family Doctors: Why Pay per
GPs are given cash 'bribes' not to send patients to hospital... EST, 14 September 2012 Doctors are to be offered cash bribes' to slash the number of patients they send to hospital. GPs have been promised financial incentives of up to 26,000 for their
Efforts to change how Americans pay for health care are gathering momentum on a national scale as UnitedHealth Group Inc., the largest U.S. health insurer, becomes the latest carrier to overhaul how it pays doctors and hospitals...WellPoint Inc.
Medicaid The New York Times highlights a study today showing that even if you have Medicaid coverage, that does not necessarily mean you have access to health care: The study used a secret shopper technique in which researchers posed as the parent of
Would you work for one third of what you're usually paid because the government demanded it? That's what doctors are asked to do in Medicaid , the joint state/federal health care program for the poor. "One of the challenges for Medicaid is that the
The Eastern Cape, Limpopo and the Free State were slammed by the Junior Doctors' Association of SA on Tuesday for failing to pay doctors. This, after the Gauteng provincial health department denied that hundreds of newly-appointed doctors at the
Thousands of Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield members who live in northern and central New Jersey should expect their doctors to start checking in with them, even before they get sick. Horizon Healthcare Innovations, a subsidiary of Horizon, the state'
tool goes here One of the nation's largest health insurers said Wednesday that it was testing a new way to pay for some cancer treatments, aiming to identify the best medicines and to limit doctors' profits from dispensing in-office chemotherapy