Health Care

Aug 15, 2014

Contention continues on prior authorization, co-pays, co-insurance

Obamacare isn't directly responsible for the health insurance complications known as prior authorization, co-insurance and multiple co-payments, because they predate the law and it doesn't mandate them.

Aug 14, 2014

Willow Valley Communities introduces SmartLife

Willow Valley Communities in Lancaster County has introduced a new program for people ages 60 and up, called SmartLife Via Willow Valley.

Aug 13, 2014

PinnacleHealth releases 2013 annual report

Charity care and the total system budget at PinnacleHealth System were up about 18 percent and 25 percent respectively in 2013, according to the Harrisburg-based nonprofit's annual report released this week.

Aug 11, 2014

Karen Oxler named president of Lancaster General Hospital

Karen Oxler will succeed Tom Beeman as president of Lancaster General Hospital on Aug. 18, in a move designed to allow Beeman to focus on the big picture at LGH parent company Lancaster General Health.

Aug 11, 2014

PinnacleHealth’s Ortenzio Cancer Center to open Aug. 18

PinnacleHealth announced today that the $20 million Ortenzio Cancer Center on its West Shore Campus in Hampden Township will open Aug. 18.

Aug 8, 2014

Newsmakers: Health Care

Business featured this week: Capital BlueCross

Aug 8, 2014

Select Medical, Cedar Realty, Kratos Defense report earnings

Select Medical Holdings Corp., Cedar Realty Trust and Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc.— all with connections to the midstate — have released earnings reports.

Aug 8, 2014

Department of State disciplines several midstate business professionals

The Department of State took disciplinary actions against six licensed or commissioned professionals and organizations in the midstate in July, Secretary of the Commonwealth Carol Aichele announced.

Aug 8, 2014


Industries featured this week: Education, health care, interior design, law

Aug 7, 2014

Criminal charge filed against Unilife whistleblower

The drama continues at York County-based Unilife Corp., where the ex-employee who filed a high-profile lawsuit against the company has been charged with a third-degree felony, and his attorneys have countered by asking a judge to find Unilife in contempt of court for violating a confidentiality order.

Aug 7, 2014

LG Health introduces house calls for the elderly

Lancaster General Health has introduced a new program called Geriatrics at Home that offers medical house calls to elderly patients.

Aug 6, 2014

Heart of Lancaster Regional, CPRS Physical Therapy partner on new outpatient center

Heart of Lancaster Regional Medical Center and CPRS Physical Therapy have opened a new outpatient therapy center in Warwick Township.