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The real reason health care is bankrupting America

Jan 12, 2018 , CNBC Health
America's fee-for-service model encourages costly tests and treatments. It's time to shift toward value-based...
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Advisers See Good and Bad in New Voluntary Bundle

Jan 12, 2018 , Healthcare Business News
Jan. 10—Hospital participation in a new voluntary bundled payment program is expected to exceed that of any previous models, but the new program may not be right for every organization....
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Some states will start requiring Medicaid users to go to work

Jan 12, 2018 , CNBC Health
The U.S. will allow states to test requiring some Medicaid recipients to work or participate in community activities as a condition of...
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Doctors will have to be more like actors as A.I. gains momentum: Zocdoc CEO

Jan 12, 2018 , CNBC Health
Zocdoc's CEO said that medical schools will screen for candidates with a higher emotional intelligence....
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Medicaid Expansion Lessened Hospital Closures: Study

Jan 11, 2018 , Healthcare Business News
Jan. 9—The expansion of Medicaid eligibility under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) helped prevent some hospital closures in those states, according to new research....
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Beijing is winning the pollution battle as other Chinese cities fall behind

Jan 11, 2018 , CNBC Health
Beijing and the surrounding region recorded big improvements in air...
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Trump orders mental health support for military veterans to prevent suicide

Jan 11, 2018 , CNBC Health
The new order will cost about $200 million year to implement, an official...
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Valeant CEO looks to boost performance with seven key products

Jan 10, 2018 , CNBC Health
The CEO cites a $1 billion portfolio of new products as a big driver of potential...
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Trump's top health nominee Alex Azar says drug prices 'too high'

Jan 10, 2018 , CNBC Health
Azar would head the Health and Human Services Department, which oversees Medicare, Medicaid and...
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Get ready, the worst flu season in history may be coming

Jan 10, 2018 , CNBC Health
Medical experts in the US are bracing for one of the worst flu seasons in history as it spreads nationwide....
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Fitbit is reportedly working on a smartwatch for kids

Jan 10, 2018 , CNBC Health
It's unclear how the smartwatch would differ from Fitbit wearables already on the...
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Trump's pick to head HHS balks at having government negotiate drug prices

Jan 10, 2018 , CNBC Health
Alex Azar says he doesn't think drug price negotiations would bring Medicare costs...
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Wallet versus waistline: Here's what consumers packed on this holiday season

Jan 10, 2018 , CNBC Health
In the battle of the bulge, most people would rather reign in their waistline than their wallet. Here's how....
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Practice Fusion, once headed for $1.5 billion valuation, ends in 'disappointing' fire sale

Jan 09, 2018 , CNBC Health
Practice Fusion was acquired for less money than it...
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This expense could have already eaten up your tax refund

Jan 09, 2018 , CNBC Health
Many Americans are using their tax refunds to cover health...
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Biotech and pharma firms like the US tax law — but not because of their new rates

Jan 09, 2018 , CNBC Health
Many pharma firms won't gain much from the new tax rate, but they'll benefit from being able to access overseas...
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Donald Trump poised for medical check amid allegations over his fitness for office

Jan 09, 2018 , CNBC Health
Trump undergoes a formal health check on Friday amid speculation over his fitness for office, The Telegraph...
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HHS nominee Azar needs to come clean on Obamacare, Medicare in Senate hearings

Jan 09, 2018 , CNBC Health
Alex Azar will appear before the Senate Finance Committee on Tuesday. Here's what he needs to tell voters....
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Merck CEO says more of drug rebates should end up with consumers

Jan 09, 2018 , CNBC Health
Ken Frazier said Merck would favor Amazon getting into the drug business if it makes delivery system more...
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What to watch during health-care investing's biggest week of the year

Jan 09, 2018 , CNBC Health
Investors want to know if companies are planning M&A in the wake of tax reform. Pricing practices could be in...
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