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Your Chemo Cost Is Probably Higher If Your Doctor Works For Hospital


If you have cancer, chances are your outpatient chemotherapy treatment costs are higher if your oncologist works for a health care system than if she has her own practice, a recent study found. The study by the Health Care Cost Institute, a nonprofit research organization, analyzed private health insurance claims and national data ...

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Fueled By Obamacare, ‘Direct Primary Care’ Becoming More Common

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A growing number of primary care doctors, spurred by the federal health law and frustrations with insurance requirements, are bringing a service that generally has been considered “health care for billionaires” to middle-income, Medicaid and Medicare populations. It’s called direct primary care, modeled after “concierge” practices that have gained prominence ...

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Emergency Medicine Docs Team Up with NFL for Concussion CME

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The Emergency Medicine Foundation (EMF) and the National Football League Foundation have partnered to provide an online continuing medical education course on the assessment and management of concussions. The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP), under the leadership of Joseph F. Waeckerle, MD, FACEP, will manage the project with funding ...

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