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Experts Urge Business To Track Worker Health

A new group is urging businesses to improve the health of employees -- and says the move could save up to $30 billion a year in health care costs.<p>USA …

Solving Healthcare Requires Primary Care Renaissance

At a time when half of primary care doctors say they’d leave medicine if they had an alternative and the <i>NY Times</i> reports on a family physician who can’t give away his practice this hardly seems like the obvious time to claim that primary care is positioned for a renaissance. However, if there’s one …

What the new Boeing health care deals means for employees, UW and Providence/Swedish - Puget Sound Business Journal

Boeing announced new deals Friday with UW Medicine and Providence Health & Services/Swedish that are designed to give employees a new health care …

Patients Can Face Grave Risks When Doctors Stick to the Rules Too Much

Let’s say you run a grocery store. One of many problems you’ll face is what to tell your employees about managing food close to expiration. One …

Catastrophic payouts soaring

The boom in employer self-funding is coming along with many more catastrophic claims, raising concerns for insurers bundling third-party …

The end of group insurance?

Health insurers' most profitable book of business may be on the way out. If the projections of Fortune 500 companies are to be believed, the next …

Who's going to be the Trader Joe's of healthcare?

Much-loved by a key consumer demographic and highly-guarded by its corporate parent, Trader Joe's has pioneered affordable, great quality groceries. …

Joe Flower Explains Healthcare Economics In 5 Minutes

States, Insurers Wrestle Over Decisions To Offer Costly Hepatitis C Drug

The medication, named Sovaldi, has shown great promise in fighting the deadly disease, but it is very expensive: The treatment regimen runs about …

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Hidden cost of retiring early: $51,000 in medical bills

Retiring early may sound really tempting. But leaving the workforce just a few years early can saddle you with tens of thousands of dollars in additional medical costs.<p>If a couple chooses to retire at the age of 62 instead of 65, they will face $51,000 in additional medical expenses, according to a …

Convenient Care Clinics Add Just the Right Dose