Sometimes it means a facility goes on diversion where it cannot accept an incoming transport via ambulance.
The hard part will be finding enough dentists willing and able to treat all these new Medicaid patients.
Studies of seniors' mental health and noncitizen kids access to Medicaid receive funding approval.
ATLANTIC CITY — “After getting it, there’s an overwhelming sense of optimism,” said Dr. Manish Trivedi, chairman of infectious disease at AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center.
For midnight emergencies, routine care, wellness checkups and more, here's what you need to know.
Nursing facilities have failed to report thousands of serious cases of potential neglect and abuse of Medicare beneficiaries even though the federal government requires such reporting, says a watchdog report due out Wednesday that calls for a new focus on protecting frail patients.
The State Corporation Commission on Thursday began taking comments about a new rule that would strip the surprise out of balance billing.
The scene looks like something from a middle-of-the-night drug raid. Guns drawn, police officers in tactical vests surround a beige ranch house in an anonymous subdivision. With a single decisive kick, one busts down the door. "Come out with your hands up!" an officer yells, as a flashlight's blinding beams begin sweeping the room.
A mom who talked about her difficulties with an emergency room doctor bill said this week's news story helped.
As a result of the story "LewisGale ER doctors still out of Anthem's network, creating billing headache for patients," I have been hearing from more people with similar stories.
A gunman opened fire Monday at a Chicago hospital, wounding at least four people, including a police officer and a hospital employee, authorities said.
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield has notified brokers and employers that LewisGale’s emergency room physicians and hospitalists are no longer in its network and that patients might incur additional costs.
That considered, two common summer injuries will likely need to be treated in an emergency room, doctors said: badly broken bones, or bones that look out of place, and long or deep wounds. (For very young kids, doctors advise parents call their pediatrician first, if possible. Even after hours, many offices do respond with guidance.)
Officials at the UVa Medical Center and Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital say they’re trying to logistically and mentally prepare for a worst-case scenario to happen again.
QUINCY, Mass. — The last thing Lizabeth Loud wanted, a month from giving birth, was to be forced into treatment for her heroin and prescriptio…
A liberal-created failure that goes entirely ignored is the left’s harmful agenda for society’s most vulnerable people — the mentally ill. Eastern State Hospital, built in 1773 in Williamsburg, Virginia, was the first public hospital in America for the care and treatment of the mentally ill. Many more followed.
While federal health officials several weeks ago hinted this year’s outbreak might be reaching its peak, infection rates still were rising as of late last week. The flu remained widespread in 48 states, including Nebraska and Iowa. Only one state — Oregon — reported an easing of flu from the week before.