Health Care Cost Roundup

From my Google Alert:

Google News Alert for: “Health Care Cost”

Current health system wasteful, cruel
Arizona Republic – Phoenix,AZ,USA
It combines the best aspects of government programs with private insurance very similar to our well-regarded Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System.
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International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association Applauds
Earthtimes.org – USA
better health and attendance, plus lower health care cost increases,” says Mahboud Zabetian, Chief Executive Officer of WildPackets, Inc.,
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Role of Patient Safety in Health Care Management Will Be Focus of
PR Newswire (press release) – New York,NY,USA
It focuses on the role of disease management in Medicare, Medicaid, health care cost efficiency, quality and medical error reduction.
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Anthem unveiling comparison for health care costs
Muncie Star Press – Muncie,IN,USA
Public access to health care cost information is a boon to consumers and employers, said Kevin Hughes, Indiana state director of the National Federation of
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Substance abuse, high costs seen as health care woes
Asbury Park Press – Asbury Park,NJ,USA
According to the report, more than half of county residents said high health care cost is a barrier to treatment and that there isn’t enough information
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CEOs unite for health care
Politico – Washington,DC,USA
The difference between now and then, coalition members said, is that the increased cost of health care cost is on track to hurt American businesses and
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Conor Medsystems, LLC Reports COSTAR II Pivotal Drug-Eluting Stent
PR Newswire (press release) – New York,NY,USA
regulatory approvals; domestic and foreign health care reforms and governmental laws and regulations; and trends toward health care cost containment.
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Larry Sobal column: Workplace wellness programs deserve more respect
Appleton Post Crescent – Appleton,WI,USA
The employer’s motives vary, but wellness programs are likely linked to goals of health care cost reductions, increased employee satisfaction and disease
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Three-Quarters of Large US Employers Don’t Want to Fund Retiree
Emediawire (press release) – Ferndale,WA,USA
According to analysis by PricewaterhouseCoopers Health Research Institute, employers are still debating over how to control future health care cost
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Making It Stick
Human Resource Executive Online (subscription) – Horsham,PA,USA
McSwain says SCANA’s wellness strategy has played a large part in its health-care cost trends: a 3 percent decrease in costs in 2005.
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Governor Rendell Meets with Small Businesses, Uninsured Consumers
Insurance News Net – Harrisburg,PA,USA
If current health care cost trend continue, the average cost of health insurance in six years would increase by 76 percent, while average wages would
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State records will be easier to view with Google deal
East Valley Tribune – Mesa,AZ,USA
used search engines will be the registrar of contractors, the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System, the Government Information Technology Agency,
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Cover the uninsured week focuses on enrolling children in SCHIP
News-Medical.net – Sydney,Australia
The fairs aim to enroll eligible people in health care programs such as Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System, a state health plan for families that
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Natural Cocoa Powder: A New Drug Or A Functional Food?
Daily Graphic – Accra,Ghana
This primarily is being fueled by the increasing relationship between diet and health, rapid advances in science and technology, increasing health care cost
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Google Blogs Alert for: “Health Care Cost”

Kerala needs new health policy – desperately!
By Vicky(Vicky)
The privatization of medical care, in turn, is leading to severe escalation of health care cost. The establishment of a large number of self-financing medical colleges is worsening the situation. Because of the private sector boom and
– http://vicky-keralatourist.blogspot.com/

Google Web Alert for: “Health Care Cost”

2007 health care cost expectations
STAMFORD, CT, SEPTEMBER 26, 2006 — According to the Towers Perrin 2007 Health Care Cost Survey, health care costs for U.S. employers are projected to rise

HCUPnet: A tool for identifying, tracking, and analyzing national
United States Department of Health and Human Services, Skip Navigation. AHRQ Home Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

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