A Healthy Start; Changes Take Hold for How the Uninsured Obtain Medical Care (Business)

A Healthy Start; Changes Take Hold for How the Uninsured Obtain Medical Care (Business)

Byline: Lisa Eckelbecker Free medical care for poor, uninsured people dropped slightly at 11 Central Massachusetts hospitals during the first fiscal year the state required residents to obtain health insurance, while the overall cost of that hospital care remained little changed from the previous year, according to health care data from the state.

Teleradiology: Images of an Improved Standard of Medical Care?

Teleradiology: Images of an Improved Standard of Medical Care?

INTRODUCTION Teleradiology, a subset of telemedicine, is “a means of electronically transmitting radiographic patient images [X-rays, CT scans, etc.] and consultative text from one location to another.” (1) In theory, teleradiology allows a radiologist to remotely diagnose images anywhere in the world from a phone or Internet connection. As a result, a nascent international outsourcing […]

Disorders of the Gastrointestinal Tract are Common and Frequently Prompt Patients to Seek Medical Care (Gastroenterology: What is New in 2009?) (Report)

Disorders of the Gastrointestinal Tract are Common and Frequently Prompt Patients to Seek Medical Care (Gastroenterology: What is New in 2009?) (Report)

As with other medical disciplines, huge advances have been made in the practice of gastroenterology; in this brief overview I would like to highlight some of the recent developments which have either had an impact on patient care or are likely to do so in the future. Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease and Barrett’s oesophagus

Health and Medical Care

Health and Medical Care

The sweetness of wellness is better realized through the bitterness of illness. The book, Health and Medical Care, dispenses first-aid care and preventive measure in many of our common illness. This book along with its four companion books—Nature Is My Teacher; Of Human Nature and Good Habits; Life, Living and Lifestyle and How to Win […]

Health Insurance Issuers Implementing Medical Loss Ratio (MLR) Requirements under Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (US Department of Health and Human Services Regulation) (HHS) (2018 Edition)

Health Insurance Issuers Implementing Medical Loss Ratio (MLR) Requirements under Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (US Department of Health and Human Services Regulation) (HHS) (2018 Edition)

The Law Library presents the complete text of the Health Insurance Issuers Implementing Medical Loss Ratio (MLR) Requirements under Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (US Department of Health and Human Services Regulation) (HHS) (2018 Edition).Updated as of May 29, 2018 This document contains the interim final regulation implementing medical loss ratio (MLR) requirements for […]

Advanced Medical Care

Advanced Medical Care

Plaintiff, a medical provider, instituted this action to recover first party no-fault benefits from Defendant insurer. Defendant moved for summary judgment, alleging that Plaintiff had originally submitted the claim to the American Arbitration Associations No-Fault Tribunal, and therefore the present action is barred.