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Providence St. Joseph Medical Center in Burbank was the only area hospital to receive an A this week in a national evaluation of patient safety. Most other local hospitals all were ranked as average. Glendale Adventist Medical Center, Glendale...
Roughly a dozen activists and union members gathered outside the Burbank office of Rep. Adam Schiff’s Wednesday, urging the congressman to protect federal health insurance programs, while blasting what they called the nation's “rigged tax...
Tags: AFSCME, Medicare, Health Insurance, Adam Schiff, Insurance
Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) joined two other state lawmakers to introduce a measure that would begin the process of nullifying the U.S. Supreme Court's controversial decision that created “super PACs,” which have flooded unlimited...
I read with interest your article on Assemblyman Mike Gatto's hearing in Glendale on pension reform ("Lawmakers talk pension reform following the Bell scandal," Oct. 21). It was abundantly clear that bureaucrats (whose interests align with the status...
We are in 100% agreement with the May 8 editorial "Give Gordon a chance." It is undeniably wrong that Councilman David Gordon's fellow council members should be allowed to treat the council office as a childish popularity game and continually vote to deny...
“Starting 2006 to 2012, Morgan County took 10 steps forward. In the last four months, Morgan County has taken 30 steps backward.” — Berkeley Springs, W.Va. “This is another quote I decided to call in. Yes, indeed, children do...
Staff writerIn local public-affairs programming this weekend: Prominent Orlando attorney John Morgan and his wife, Ultima, are Lauren Rowe's guests on "Flashpoint" at 8 a.m. Sunday on WKMG-Channel 6. They discuss everything from politics and Casey Anthony to...
Channel 2 NewsAn Anchorage husband and wife have been sentenced for endangering the welfare of an adult, after billing Medicaid for care they didn’t provide to a diabetic man who later had two of his toes amputated. According to a Thursday statement from...
Thanks to Julie Hamos, head of the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services, for dealing forthrightly with the state's runaway Medicaid costs that now consume about 20 percent of state spending. According to an analysis released last year...
Tags: Health Insurance, Medicaid
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Republican Gov. Rick Snyder said Wednesday he is hopeful he can still broker an agreement with the Republican-led Legislature to expand government health insurance for low-income adults, despite the state's tentative budget...
This week, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that Virginia will partner with CMS to test a new model for providing Medicare-Medicaid enrollees with a more coordinated, person-centered care experience. There are approximately...
Tags: Mental Health, Medicare, Health Insurance, Medicaid
We continue to receive calls from area residents telling us they have received a phone call from someone representing Social Security and/or Medicare. The caller says that new Medicare and/or Social Security cards are being mailed once information about...
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