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Single-Payer Plan’s Price Tag in California: $400 Billion Per Year

(THIS ARTICLE IS COURTESY OF KQED NEWS)

Single-Payer Plan’s Price Tag in California: $400 Billion Per Year

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By Carrie Feibel MAY 22, 2017… 440 more words

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Doctors, Nurses Go Vegan to Teach Patients

As plant-based diets become more popular, there has been a shift in the acceptance of their health benefits among the medical community. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics asserts that eating vegan is “appropriate for all stages of the life-cycle” and that plant-based foods are “healthful, nutritionally adequate, and may provide health benefits for the prevention and treatment of certain diseases.” 495 more words

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Kaiser raises record $4.4 billion in white-hot hospital bond market

http://www.modernhealthcare.com/article/20170510/NEWS/170519985

Kaiser Permanente raised $4.4 billion through a series of three bond offerings this month.

That’s a record for the Oakland, Calif.-based health plan and hospital giant, which plans to use the proceeds to fuel expansion, said Chief Financial Officer Kathy Lancaster. 576 more words

Kaiser hits $1 billion operating gain in Q1

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Kaiser Permanente Monday posted a record $1 billion operating gain in its first quarter, just days after holding its largest-ever bond offering.

The Oakland, Calif.-based health plan and hospital giant eclipsed the $1 billion barrier on revenue of $18.1 billion. 248 more words

A Focus On Schools During Mental Health Month

DENVER (CBS4) – In Colorado, there’s an effort to move mental health from the shadows to the forefront and one company is starting in schools. 329 more words

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Private healthcare features photos of people smiling for no apparent reason!

The site I’m looking at is Kaiser Permanente, so-called because you’ll be ‘permanentely’ bankrupt if you have to use them.  It’s the one you might not have heard much about because apart from The Guardian and The Mirror, the papers tend not to shout about it.   1,681 more words

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These World Leaders Have a Radical Idea for Health Care

American health care is a mess. Even with some of the most exciting technologies in the world we don’t have an efficient, functional medical system that lowers costs while also making people healthier. 576 more words

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