Magela Planes

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For 3 million, 'affordable' health care might not be

For millions, subsidies don't kick in until up to 9.5% of their income goes to premiums.<p>The lure used to get uninsured Americans to sign up for health law coverage was the promise of generous premium subsidies.<p>The promise comes with a catch for almost 3 million people earning three to four times …

Health Care Current: August 5, 2014

This weekly series explores breaking news and developments in the U.S. health care industry, examines key issues facing life sciences and health care …

IRS rule impacts capital spending

A long awaited clarification of the Modified Accelerated Cost Recovery System will impact the accounting on a wide range of routine expenses. …

The intersection of quality and finance

In the first part of our conversation with Money Atwal, who is both CFO and CIO at Hilo Medical Center in Hilo, Hawaii, he told us about how he and …

Employment

Exhibit Of The Month: A Big Data Understanding Of Health Care Trends

<i>Editor’s note:</i> <i>This post is part of an ongoing “</i>Exhibit of the Month” series<i>. Readers who’d like to highlight other noteworthy exhibits from the same</i> …

The Case of the Missing White-Collar Criminal

The senior executives who played leading roles in the 2008 financial crisis can breathe a sigh of relief: If any committed crimes, the statute of …

Peru says Shining Path leaders killed

Two top commanders of Peru's Shining Path Maoist group are believed to have been killed in a clash with government troops in southeast Peru, President Ollanta Humala has said.<p>Intelligence sources on the scene indicated that the group's number-two commander, Alejandro Borda Casafranca, known as …

How To Write Better Police Reports

Winning a civil rights lawsuit against a municipality or county is like winning the lottery, at least for the plaintiffs and their attorneys. The …

Pot Use On The Rise In U.S., Report Says

Marijuana use in the United States has gone up as the public perception of the drug's risk has gone down, according to a new United Nations report. The potency of the drug has also increased,<p>The World Drug Report 2014, put out by the U.N. Office on Drugs and Crime, says that worldwide, the use of …

10 Things That Slow Your Metabolism

Beat these culprits to burn more calories<p>Need another reason to love your body? It burns calories all by itself—as long as you don't get in the way. See, every cell in your body plays a role in energy metabolism—the process of turning the food you eat into energy that keeps your heart beating, …

Even With Sovaldi And ACA Costs, Health Inflation To Rise 'Modest' 6.8% In 2015

The launch of new Hepatitis C therapies like Sovaldi and a flood of new health care consumers, thanks to an improved economy and the Affordable Care Act, will help push health spending up 6.8 percent in 2015, according to a new study.<p>But researchers at PwC’s Health Research Institute say employer …

Your Pre-Diet Plan

Are you ready to go on a diet? Summer is a time when lots of people think about shedding a few pounds. But before you go to a gym, buy a diet book, or purge your kitchen of junk food, put yourself on a pre-diet.<p>Lots of people start a diet plan without fully preparing for it. In what I call the …

Mirror, Mirror on the Wall, 2014 Update: How the U.S. Health Care System Compares Internationally

Executive Summary<p>The United States health care system is the most expensive in the world, but this report and prior editions consistently show the …