While many have debated how the Affordable Care Act will affect doctors and their patients, far less attention has been given to another law with far-reaching consequences for the medical profession: the Telecommunications Act of 1996.
Despite the well-documented success of the Medicare Part D prescription drug plan, a rule proposed earlier this year by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services would have negatively impacted Part D – jeopardizing access to needed medicines and reducing choices for Hoosiers.
HAMMOND | A Chicago man was sentenced Tuesday in federal court to one year probation after admitting to fraudulently submitting Medicaid claims totaling $5,000, according to court documents.
When it comes to choosing the right podiatrist it is easy to get lost in vast amount of information. Traditional research on search engines or word-of-mouth from friends, family or referring physicians simply does not cut it. “The health of your feet are extremely important and you must seek…
Podiatrists Dr. Michael Nirenberg and Dr. Michael Lacey are now using a hi-tech treatment to help alleviate heel pain.
As a general surgeon with more than three decades of experience in private clinical practice, I can safely say Obamacare is the culmination of the fundamental changes I've seen in the way doctors practice medicine.
Many of Northwest Indiana's top killers lurk in our refrigerators, drive-thru lines and convenience stores.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican-controlled Indiana General Assembly began its mid-session break Tuesday, after the Senate voted to send more than 60 legislative proposals to the House.
Emergency situations can bring out the best in people, and there was no truer example than the way our community responded in the aftermath of the recent Interstate 94 motor vehicle accident.
The NFL and GE announced 16 winning groups in the first round of their $20 million “Head Health Challenge” just six days ago. Looking at the list of winners, three are from outside the United States. Among the American groups, 12 states are represented.
Indiana is considering legislation that would allow dental hygienists to perform duties without a dentist on site. And why not?
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For all the ongoing angst involving concussion, the injury is almost always far less debilitating than a torn ACL in the knee.
At least one local person was treated for a hand injury related to unclogging a snow blower Monday, as the bitter cold and snowy conditions landed people in local hospitals.
2013 has come and gone, and IU Health and UnitedHealthcare have still not reached a new agreement for the new year.
SCHERERVILLE | Viewers who tune in for the Rose Parade at 10 a.m. on New Year's Day may see a familiar face among the mums and marigolds.
The point of requiring electronic medical records is to make patient information easily accessible. But in Northwest Indiana, that hasn't happened yet.
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