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Rep. Brown health legislation wins House approval

Rep. Brown health legislation wins House approval

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana House this week approved three health care-related proposals sponsored by state Rep. Charlie Brown, D-Gary, that now go to the Senate for further review.

January 29, 2014 7:00 pm
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May 09, 2013 12:00 am
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February 13, 2013 12:00 am

Crete raises insurance costs for village employees

CRETE | The rising cost of health care will hit home for village employees on July 1.

May 18, 2012 7:00 pm
Dyer resident: Traveling to India for surgery saved money, relieved spine

Dyer resident: Traveling to India for surgery saved money, relieved spine

DYER | A Dyer woman who traveled to India in March for spine surgery is back home recuperating. Her only regret is that she waited so long to go.

April 29, 2012 7:00 pm
Court: Medical bills must be reasonable

Court: Medical bills must be reasonable

INDIANAPOLIS | A contract between a patient and hospital that does not include or refer specifically to the price for services the patient is expected to pay is unenforceable, the Indiana Court of Appeals ruled Wednesday.

October 12, 2011 4:30 pm Related
Indiana Court of Appeals ruling in Allen and Moore v. Clarian

Indiana Court of Appeals ruling in Allen and Moore v. Clarian

Without a contract that includes or specifically refers to prices for medical services, a hospital is only entitled to charge reasonable rates, the Indiana Court of Appeals ruled Wednesday.

October 12, 2011 11:37 am

Cook County falls millions short in medical billing

CHICAGO | Cook County revenues for the first half of the year came in millions short of projections, in large part because the county's hospital system is failing to collect Medicaid and Medicare reimbursements.

July 13, 2011 11:25 am
5 Americans: How health care law affects them

5 Americans: How health care law affects them

CHICAGO (AP) — A couple on Medicare got a rebate check to help with prescription drug costs. A Chicago man with diabetes got health insurance through a new government program. And a Philadelphia businessman is hoping his company will qualify for a tax credit.

February 04, 2011 10:00 am

Governor orders creation of health insurance exchange

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mitch Daniels does not like the federal health reform law enacted last year, but he's nevertheless taking steps to prepare Indiana for its implementation.

January 15, 2011 12:00 am

$93,000 cancer drug: How much is a life worth?

BOSTON | Cancer patients, brace yourselves. Many new drug treatments cost nearly $100,000 a year, sparking fresh debate about how much a few months more of life is worth.

September 26, 2010 10:55 am

Illinois to enroll uninsured in new high-risk pool

CHICAGO | Illinois residents who've been uninsured at least six months can start applying today for a new federally funded health insurance program for people with medical problems.

August 20, 2010 12:00 am
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