Post Tagged with: "health"

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Nonprofits are finally getting paid to treat illness at its source

Nonprofits are finally getting paid to treat illness at its source

Treating New Yorkers with histories of mental illness or substance abuse is particularly costly to taxpayers. But with nonprofits being paid to keep people out of the hospital, that’s about to change.

March 13, 2016 ×

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Hospital for Special Surgery to open new joint in Connecticut

An Upper East Side medical center known for treating star athletes and baby boomers is expanding its footprint outside the city. But first, state regulators order the elite institution to serve more Medicaid patients.

January 15, 2015 ×

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Insurance co launches a cash-for-health program

But will Amazon gift cards spur healthy behaviors?

December 9, 2014 ×

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‘Hands off our hospital’ is the new normal

One hospital tried to close a campus and got hauled into court by disapproving locals. Another attempted to expand, but neighbors said no way. When it comes to health care, community activism is now standard operating procedure.

June 5, 2014 ×

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Corner-store doctor gains traction in New York

Health clinics inside drugstores, which offer immunizations and treatment for minor conditions, have exploded nationwide but largely bypassed New York. That’s about to change.

March 10, 2014 ×

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Why the Affordable Care Act doesn’t work for me

One young freelancer’s misadventures in Obamacare may spell trouble for everyone.

November 11, 2013 ×