Health Care

Aug 9, 2013

TOP 100 2013: It was a good year for most top area companies, but growth slowed a bit

This year saw the local business train still chugging into sunlight. Eighty-one of the Top 100 companies posted revenue increases, up slightly from 75 last year, and despite last year’s overall revenue surge, fewer companies reported less revenue than last year; the numbers were 24 and 17, respectively.

Aug 9, 2013

TOP 100 2013: Companies tell their tales of triumph

Sometimes, the best person to tell a story is the one who has lived through it.

Aug 8, 2013

Conestoga asks full Third Circuit to hear case

After a three-judge panel issued a ruling against Conestoga Wood Specialties Corp., the company has requested that the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals reconsider its case, this time en banc.

Aug 7, 2013

Many area hospitals to see Medicare readmission penalty decreases

Medicare's excess readmission penalties are going up in October, but most area general acute care hospitals will see a decrease or no change in their assessments.

Aug 6, 2013

Study: Medicare for all could save $1.8 trillion in decade

A new study says legislation that has been repeatedly introduced to expand Medicare to everyone in America would save $1.8 trillion over the next decade.

Aug 2, 2013

Newsmakers: Senior Living

Business featured this week: United Church of Christ Homes

Aug 2, 2013

In brief: LCBGH gets $100K grant to fight obesity, smoking

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and United Health Foundation have awarded Lancaster County Business Group on Health a $100,000 grant for a two-year program to help reduce obesity and smoking in the employer provided environment.

Aug 2, 2013

Change is coming to the retirement community industry, and technology is at the heart of it

The digital age is hitting retirement communities, and it's hitting them hard.

Aug 1, 2013

15 companies might participate in new Pa. health insurance marketplace

Fifteen insurers have submitted health insurance offerings for possible inclusion in Pennsylvania's new federally facilitated marketplace that is to open Oct. 1, according to the Pennsylvania Insurance Department.

Aug 1, 2013

PPACA Sunshine Act begins today

Data gathering for health care reform's Physician Payments Sunshine Act for “payments or transfers of value” of $10 or more begins today.

Aug 1, 2013

Study: Most observation stays span two days or more

A U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Inspector General study of 1.5 million hospital observation stays in 2012 found that 92 percent of them lasted two or more days.

Jul 26, 2013


Businesses featured this week: Central Pennsylvania Optometric Society, ForSight Vision, New Level Advisors LLC , Salvation Army Harrisburg Capital City Region, York County Alliance for Learning, York County Economic Alliance