Dec. 18, 2012 08:44 PM
Companies with 50 or more full-time employees must offer "minimum essential coverage" that is "affordable" by 2014. Now that President Obama has won re-election, it is safe to assume that the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is here to ...
Dec. 18, 2012 08:38 PM
XstremeMD, a Lafayette-based telemedicine provider, is saving lives in the oil and gas industry. During a morning meeting on an oil and gas platform 100 miles offshore, Barry Albarado started having severe stomach pain. "It was almost like going eight ...
Nov. 27, 2012 08:02 PM
The only thing certain is death and taxes - and Obamacare. The end of the 2012 race for the White House opens a new chapter in the movement to bring reform to America's health care system. Several thoughts come to mind as the health care debate morphs ...
March 28, 2012 06:00 AM
The Bayou State was among the first to announce last year that it will not run its own health insurance exchange in 2014. Federal health care reform - the Affordable Care Act - is projected to cut the number of uninsured Louisianans by at least 60 percent ...
Feb. 29, 2012 06:00 AM
The moral of the UMC story is that we must develop new approaches to health care that merge government and private enterprise with individual responsibility. It is no surprise that the recently announced budget cuts at UMC have made front page news ...
Jan. 25, 2012 06:00 AM
Wednesday, January 25, 2012by Scott OlivierPersonal Matters Privacy is paramount in the move to electronic health records. Wednesday, January 25, 2012by Scott Olivier Personal Matters Privacy is paramount in the move to electronic health records. In ...
Sept. 27, 2011 06:05 PM
Wednesday, September 28, 2011By Jimmy S. MalliaWhile the individual mandate remains tied up in the court system, a number of health care reform measures have taken hold. Wednesday, September 28, 2011By Jimmy S. Mallia While the individual mandate ...
March 30, 2011 06:00 AM
A changing health care environment convinced a boutique hospital's 32 doctor-owners that a national partner could enhance their 7-year-old model ...

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