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Fight over health care plan may mean bigger bills for NC teachers, other state workers – Charlotte Observer

[unable to retrieve full-text content]Fight over health care plan may mean bigger bills for NC teachers, other state workers  Charlotte Observer NC teachers and other state workers may face higher medical bills next year. Major hospital systems, including Atrium and Novant, are in a fight with the state … "Health|HealthCare" – Google News

First step towards a better prosthetic leg? Trip people over and over

Andrés Martínez strode briskly on the treadmill, staring straight ahead and counting backwards by seven from 898, a trick to keep his brain from anticipating the literal stumbling block heading his way: a compact 35 pounds of steel specifically designed to make him fall. Special goggles kept him from looking down. Arrows on an eye-level… Read More »

AHIP wants more oversight over consolidation of hospitals and physicians

A major cause of rising healthcare costs is vertical consolidation among providers, the America’s Health Insurance Plans told a Senate Judiciary Subcommittee by statement. When more and more of a region’s doctors and medical experts work for the same hospital or health system, the price for services provided by the acquired physicians increase by an… Read More »