Monthly Archives: October 2015

Uninsured Numbers Drop as Poverty Rate Holds Steady

WASHINGTON – The number of people without health insurance dropped last year by 8.8 million, to a total of 33 million, but there was no statistically significant change in income for the typical American household, the Obama administration said Wednesday. Median household income in the United States was $53,660 last year, the Census Bureau reported. In addition, it

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Merger Mania in Medicine – What Will It Cost Us?

The federal government is currently debating whether the big six health insurance companies in the U.S. will soon become the big four. Aetna and Humana have announced plans to merge, as have Anthem and Cigna. The American Hospital Association and the American Medical Association strongly oppose the health insurance mergers, saying they will reduce competition in consumer markets. Meanwhile, healthcare provider groups continue

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Lifestyle Intervention Conference: Intervening on Process Addictions

This event will focus on cross addiction from the perspective of intervention,process addictions, eating disorders and EAP training. LIC was created with the intention of building a network of resources within the community of providers who serve those struggling with addiction. The conference will focus on four key areas: Advanced Intervention Training, Employee Assistance Training

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