Hospitals Teaming Up To Start Not-For-Profit Drug Company To Combat Drugmakers' High PricesIn a Jan. 17 announcement by Intermountain Healthcare, the hospital network is teaming up with Ascension, SSM Health, and Trinity Health to combat rising prices of life-saving drugs.
NYC Hospitals Ban Filming Of Reality TV Shows In Emergency RoomsA letter signed by 33 members of the City Council members was sent to area hospitals after a patient died at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital and his widow was stunned to later see his death on a reality TV show.
17 NYC Hospitals Being Penalized Millions Of Dollars Over Poor Infection GradesLenox Hill, NYU Langone and Montefiore are among the 17 hospitals being penalized millions of dollars by Medicare.
Can My Health Insurance Cover My Spouse?Whether or not your health insurance can cover your spouse depends on your specific policy.
Can My Health Insurance Cover My Children?Whether or not your health insurance can cover your children depends on your specific policy.
How Do I Use My Health Insurance When I Visit A Doctor?To maximize the benefits of your insurance policy, you will likely need to choose a doctor from within your health plan’s network.
How Does My Health Insurance Work At The Hospital?The Affordable Care Act requires that all health insurance policies cover 10 essential benefits, including emergency treatment.
State To Reinvest Medicaid Savings On Hospitals, Health CareNew York State has reached an agreement with federal officials for a waiver allowing the state to reinvest $8 billion in Medicaid savings to support hospitals and improve health care, Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Sen. Charles Schumer said Thursday evening.
De Blasio Calls For New 'Super Authority' To Protect Brooklyn HospitalsNew York City Public Advocate Bill de Blasio on Monday called for a “super authority” to save failing hospitals and protect health care in Brooklyn.
Experts: Medical 'Tsunami' Will Lead To Hospital Closings In WestchesterMedical professionals in Westchester County were warning the public to brace for impact Wednesday night, as hospital closings and longer ambulance rides are apparently in our future.
N.J. Budget To Award Hospitals $675 Million For Charity CareThe state budget recently proposed by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie would divide $675 million in charity care funds between New Jersey hospitals – roughly the same amount that was allocated during the current fiscal year.
Getting Ferry Passengers To Hospitals Is Harder In Post-Sandy New York CityGetting the injured to the hospital after the Seastreak Wall Street ferry crash Wednesday was not as easy as it would have been before Superstorm Sandy hit Lower Manhattan last October.