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Catastrophic Care How American Health Care Killed My Father - and How We Can Fix It

Successful businessman and now author, David Goldhill sits on the Board of Directors of the Leapfrog Group, an employer-sponsored organization dedicated to hospital safety and transparency.   710 more words

Health Care

Baby Finally Covered After Family Waited On MNsure For Months

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A Twin Cities family says their newborn has been without health insurance for months due to MNsure delays. The Emmerichs tried for more than four months to get coverage for their baby boy. 293 more words

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Lumpkin to address importance of making healthy choices easy

The United States has incredible medical science and innovative means of treating illnesses — yet it doesn’t do well in translating those advances to improving the health of citizens throughout the country. 494 more words

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EEOC CHALLENGES WELLNESS PROGRAM UNDER ADA

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has charged in a lawsuit that Manitowoc, Wisconsin-based Orion Energy Systems violated federal law by requiring an employee to submit to medical exams and inquiries that were not job-related and consistent with business necessity as part of a wellness program, which was not voluntary, and then by firing the employee when she objected to the program. 655 more words

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Childhood Apraxia Of Speech

Hi, I’m Theo.  I’m the parent of a child with special needs.

I’m still getting used to saying that to myself.

The Peanut was formally diagnosed with Childhood Apraxia Of Speech earlier this year.   1,792 more words

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If We Could See the Unseen

Everyone has a story. We are a combination of the successes, failures, hurts, experiences and treasures of life. And everyone is a living story, molded by the tapestry of their life experiences into who they are today. 863 more words

Health Insurance

U.S. Employers Expect Health Care Costs to Rise 4% in 2015

U.S. Employers Expect Health Care Costs to Rise 4% in 2015
Source: Towers Watson

U.S. employers expect a 4% increase in 2015 health care costs for active employees after plan design changes, according to global professional services company Towers Watson (NYSE, NASDAQ: TW).

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