HEALTHBEAT Change fatigue in health care
The patient was at the hospital for a straightforward same-day surgery but the admission process fell far short of efficient. She was directed hither and yon - first to the registration desk, then to ... Posted on 5/9/13 at 3:39 PM
BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD OF NORTH DAKOTA North Dakota to expand Medicaid coverage
By Ryan Schuster
Earlier this month North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple signed legislation allowing the state to expand Medicaid coverage to an estimated 20,000 North Dakotans who dont currently qualify... Posted on 4/29/13 at 9:41 AM
SLOWINGTHERACINGMIND Opinions Get Us Into Trouble
Most of us tend to have an opinion. I sure do on just about any subject except where we should eat tonightmuch to the huzs chagrin. With technological advances and the trappings that have come with t... Posted on 7/13/12 at 7:30 AM
CULTURE BUILDS COMMUNITY | JAMESTOWN ARTS CENTER Art in All Places - Jamestown Regional Medical Center
This morning I had the opportunity to visit the Jamestown Regional Medical Center (JRMC). Not as a patient but as an art enthusiast. I hadn't yet had the opportunity to see the new facility. So why st... Posted on 4/10/12 at 3:42 PM
STAFF BLOG THE N.D. CAPITOL AND BEYOND N.D. lawmakers discuss inmate medical bills
BISMARCKThe increasing cost of medical care for jail inmates is of growing concern for North Dakota counties, and state lawmakers are trying to decide how to handle the issue.
The Senate Human Servic... Posted on 1/10/11 at 6:43 PM
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — In a move that would capitalize on provisions under President Barack Obama's health care law but could cost the federal government millions of dollars, Washington state lawmakers have found a creative way to pass a large chunk of their health care expenses along to Washington, D.C. — and analysts say others are likely to follow suit.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court plunged into debate Monday on the fate of the Obama administration's overhaul of the nation's health care system, and the justices gave every indication they will not allow an obscure tax law to derail the case.
Raising prospects for a major election-year ruling, the Obama administration launched its Supreme Court defense of its landmark health care overhaul Wednesday, appealing what it called a “fundamentally flawed” appeals court decision that declared the law’s central provision unconstitutional.
By Mark Sherman, The Associated Press
, September 29, 2011
Mid Dakota Clinic of Bismarck has opted out of a major initiative by Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota that involves sharing patient records with an outside consultant and cites patient privacy concerns as the reason.
By Patrick Springer, Forum Communications Co.
, September 17, 2011
WASHINGTON — The top Republican in the Senate said Sunday that a controversial House Medicare plan is “on the table” as President Barack Obama and his GOP rivals wrestle over budget cuts to enact this summer.
By Andrew Taylor, The Associated Press
, May 29, 2011
ATLANTA — An official presidential candidate for less than a week, Newt Gingrich already finds himself in hot water with conservatives for suggesting he supports health care mandates while at the same time deriding a Republican budget proposal that would replace Medicare with vouchers.
By Shannon McCaffrey, The Associated Press
, May 17, 2011
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