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Health Job Growth Slowing, But Still Higher Than Background

ANN ARBOR — As major changes may loom in the way America pays for healthcare, the industry continued to add jobs and national health spending advanced in October. 371 more words

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Fact check: Is Ottawa cutting $60B in health funding?

OTTAWA – “For today we know that there will be a cut of $60 billion of funding from the federal government over the next 10 years regarding the delivery of care. 1,259 more words

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Health Spending Up 5.5% in August

ANN ARBOR — The nation’s spending on health care was up 5.5 percent from August 2015 to August 2016, a $3.4 trillion annual rate, according to the monthly Health Sector Economic Indicators, released by the Center for Sustainable Health Spending at the Ann Arbor-based healthcare consultant Altarum Institute. 295 more words

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Medicaid spending lower for patients receiving care at community health centers

One of the most important parts of the Affordable Care Act is the expansion of Medicaid programs. About half of states opted to expand Medicaid to include adults under 65 years old with incomes up to 133 percent of the poverty level. 234 more words

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Health Spending Up a Moderate 5.2% in June

ANN ARBOR — National health spending in June was up 5.2 percent from the same month a year earlier to $3.36 trillion, according to the monthly Health Sector Economic Indicators released by the Ann Arbor-based healthcare consulting firm Altarum Institute. 328 more words

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Beyond the Dartmouth Atlas – Regional Variation in Private Health Care Spending

By Gregory Curfman, MD

The Dartmouth Atlas of Health Care, compiled over the past several decades, is a unique data source on geographic variations in health care spending and practices.  437 more words

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these politics hurt

It’s been over two week of Brexit coverage and other sundries—which, fair enough. These are big deals in the wide, wide world. Yet in my nearsidedness I’m still mulling over a… 1,194 more words

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