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Fueled by an influx of expensive prescription drugs, group health insurance premiums are expected to increase an average of 5 percent to 8 percent in 2016.

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and abuse continue to dog Medicare's popular prescription drug program, despite
a bevy of initiatives launched to prevent them, according to two new reports by
the inspector general of Health and Human Services.

Visit http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2015/06/23/416546499/fraud-still-plagues-medicares-prescription-drug-program to view the full article online.

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35-year-old woman arrived at the hospital in bad shape. As she was walking home
through a park, she noticed she was having trouble lifting the front part of
her feet. Then she tripped, fell to the ground and collapsed.

Visit http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/to-your-health/wp/2015/06/23/could-skinny-jeans-be-hazardous-to-your-health/ to view the full article online.

type 2 diabetics with neuropathy, a low-fat vegan diet may help reduce physical
pain related to the condition, a small study suggests.

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Technological advances are making some medical devices like hearing aids more affordable.

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Doctors who treat children with rare conditions sometimes seek guidance from online chat groups where families relate their experiences with the disorders.

Visit http://www.foxnews.com/health/2015/06/25/doctors-go-online-for-medical-information-too/ to view the full article online.

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The New York State Legislature is considering a bill that, at first glance, represents a positive outcome for the state’s citizens when it comes to their rights regarding medical malpractice, but, in reality, opens the door to higher costs, fewer physicians and an overburdened legal system. 

Visit http://www.buffalonews.com/opinion/another-voice/another-voice-medical-malpractice-needs-more-thoughtful-reform-20150623 to view the full article online.

Obama signed the Affordable Care Act more than five years ago. At the time,
members of the health care industry — hospitals, doctors and insurers — were
anxious about what it would do to the business. Everyone had an opinion, but
nobody knew for sure. We’re now beginning to see the answer: consolidation on a
huge scale.

Visit http://www.nytimes.com/2015/06/23/business/dealbook/health-care-law-spurs-merger-talks-for-insurers.html to view the full article online.

the second year in a row this month, the federal government made available a
detailed list of all Medicare payments to physicians. The total in Alabama was
$1.6 billion, up from about $1.5 billion in 2012.

Visit http://www.al.com/news/index.ssf/2015/06/alabama_doctors_received_168_b.html to view the full article online.

years ago, Anita Silingo accused health insurance companies of brazenly ripping
off the government. Silingo, who worked at a company called MedXM that
consulted for health insurance companies, filed a sealed whistleblower lawsuit
claiming that MedXM exaggerated or outright fabricated illnesses to get its
clients higher fees from Medicare.

Visit http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-06-23/insurers-gaming-medicare-might-cost-washington-billions-a-year to view the full article online.

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