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May 6, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

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May 5, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from POLITICO: RomneyCare’s pioneering health insurance exchange is headed for the scrap heap. Bay State officials are taking steps this week to junk central parts of their dysfunctional health insurance exchange — the model for President Barack Obama’s health care law — and merge with the federal enrollment site HealthCare.gov. The decision is part of an ...

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May 2, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

NEW YORK (AP) -- Health officials on Friday confirmed the first case of an American infected with a mysterious virus that has sickened hundreds in the Middle East. The man fell ill after flying to the U.S. late last week from Saudi Arabia where he was a health care worker. He is hospitalized in good condition in ...

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Apr 30, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

Excerpted from The Hill: Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) is having a “minor, unscheduled” medical procedure to address recurring back problems, spokesman Michael Steel said Wednesday. Boehner, 64, was in the Capitol on Tuesday and not in any obvious discomfort when speaking to reporters. Steel would not provide further details on his procedure. Keep reading

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Apr 28, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from WSJ: In my 23 years as a practicing physician, I've learned that the only thing that matters is the doctor-patient relationship. How we interact and treat our patients is the practice of medicine. I acknowledge that there is a problem with the rising cost of health care, but there is also a problem ...

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Apr 24, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

Excerpted from FOX NEWS/NEWSWER:  So what do doctors chat about after you've gone under anesthesia? You may not want to know, according to a lawsuit picked up by Courthouse News Service. A colonoscopy patient in Virginia says he used his cellphone to record instructions given to him prior to his April 18, 2013, procedure, and accidentally ...

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Apr 24, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

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Apr 18, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from Big Government: The Department of Health and Human Services is proposing a rule that would, if implemented, guarantee that even more Americans who like their health insurance plans cannot keep them. Fixed indemnity plans, which pay insured customers a set amount towards medical expenses and are often cost-effective relative to more comprehensive health insurance, ...

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Apr 16, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from THE BLAZE: The Connecticut teen who has been in state custody for more than a year after her parents were accused of medical child abuse after disputing a diagnosis has apparently penned a note, giving a look into how she says she’s being treated. “They hurt me all the time push me all the ...

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Apr 7, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

(CNSNews.com) - The number of Americans who were enrolled in Medicaid at any time during fiscal 2013 exceeded the entire population of the United Kingdom, according to new data published by the federal government’s Medicaid and CHIP Payment Access Commission (MACPAC). Were Medicaid a nation instead of a U.S. entitlement program it would be the 20th ...

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Apr 7, 2014 No Comments ›› Spit Stixx

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Apr 3, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from LA TIMES: Three men sickened during a meningitis outbreak in L.A. County have died, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health said Thursday. The department announced earlier this week that there have been eight cases of invasive meningococcal disease in the county so far this year. Four cases occurred in men who have ...

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Mar 27, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

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Mar 26, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from FOX NEWS: A Massachusetts juvenile court judge on Tuesday awarded "permanent" custody of a Connecticut teen at the center of an interstate custody battle to the state of Massachusetts in a major setback for her family fighting for her return. The ruling by Judge Joseph Johnston leaves it up to the state Department of ...

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Mar 24, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from The Telegraph: The bodies of thousands of aborted and miscarried babies were incinerated as clinical waste, with some even used to heat hospitals, an investigation has found. Ten NHS trusts have admitted burning foetal remains alongside other rubbish while two others used the bodies in ‘waste-to-energy’ plants which generate power for heat. Last night the ...

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Mar 18, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from Las Vegas Review-Journal: The hospital bills are hitting Larry Basich’s mailbox. That would be OK if Basich had health insurance. But he doesn’t. Thing is, he should be covered. Basich, 62, bought a plan through the state’s Nevada Health Link insurance exchange in the fall. He’s been paying monthly premiums since November. Yet the Las Vegan ...

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Mar 11, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

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Mar 10, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

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Mar 5, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Jacksonville, Fla. - Ever considered suicide by jellyfish? Have you ended up in the hospital after being injured during the forced landing of your spacecraft? Or been hurt when you were sucked into the engine of an airplane or when your horse-drawn carriage collided with a trolley? Chances are slim. But should any of these unfortunate injuries ...

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Mar 5, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

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Mar 1, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

In this Feb. 26, 2014 photo, Jacki and David Manley pose with their son Tyndale, age 2, in their home in Keedysville, Md. Jacki Manley has been trying since mid-December to enroll in a health plan through Maryland’s health exchange. ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP, ) — For those trying to enroll through online health exchanges, help has ...

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Feb 28, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

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Feb 26, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player Excerpted from THE BLAZE: An Alaska family says they are living in a “nightmare” after their son’s visit to an Anchorage hospital morphed into a custody battle that stripped them of their right to visit their child. “I hurt — I cry every day and every night. It’s a nightmare,” Lorraine Bohn, ...

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Feb 23, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from DAILY CALLER: The Obama administration is launching an “attack” on the Medicare Advantage and Medicare Part D programs as part of Obamacare that will result in higher costs and fewer health care options for seniors, according to a U.S. House subcommittee. The administration is quietly introducing “policies that would undermine the integrity and success ...

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Feb 19, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

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