Health Care

Jun 21, 2013


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Jun 21, 2013

Average health insurance rebates this year in Pa.: $77 per family

Health insurance companies will pay rebates averaging $77 per family in Pennsylvania this summer, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Jun 21, 2013

Pa. tops medical imaging manufacturing employment list

Pennsylvania has more workers directly employed by the medical imaging manufacturing industry than any other state, according to a new study conducted by Charles River Associates for the Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance.

Jun 20, 2013

Select Medical adds two rehab hospitals to network

Select Medical announced today that it has purchased an interest in two inpatient rehabilitation hospitals in the San Antonio and Phoenix markets from GlobalRehab Management LLC and its affiliates.

Jun 20, 2013

Bill seeks to limit PPACA impact by raising 30-hour full-time limit

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act's definition of full-time employment as 30 hours a week is expected to have a big impact on employers when it comes into effect in 2014 — and two U.S. senators have introduced legislation seeking to mitigate that.

Jun 20, 2013

Hanover Hospital operating income drops

Hanover Hospital's operating income dropped slightly in its most recent financial report, as charity care and uncompensated care both increased.

Jun 19, 2013

GAO: Opening insurance marketplaces by Oct. 1 challenging

Opening the new health insurance marketplaces by Oct. 1 will be challenging, the U.S. Government Accountability Office said in reports released today.

Jun 19, 2013

‘Obamacare’ better known than ‘health reform law’

The term “Obamacare” is now both more recognized and more polarizing than “health reform law,” according to a poll by the Kaiser Family Foundation.

Jun 17, 2013

Gov. Corbett signs bill banning abortion coverage in insurance marketplace

Gov. Tom Corbett has signed into law legislation prohibiting abortion coverage in health insurance offered through the federal health insurance marketplace in Pennsylvania, his office announced today.

Jun 17, 2013

Waynesboro Hospital plans $16M medical office building

A Franklin County hospital has announced plans to build a $16 million medical office building in part to attract new physicians to the area.

Jun 17, 2013

$1M AMA grant reaches multiple midstate health groups

A $1 million grant that the American Medical Association gave to the Penn State College of Medicine last week for new doctor training programs will also involve six other Central Pennsylvania health care groups, according to the college.

Jun 14, 2013

AMA gives Penn State College of Medicine $1M for training

The American Medical Association has awarded a $1 million grant to the Penn State College of Medicine for an initiative aimed at improving the way future physicians are trained.