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The Health Care Revoultion

As it has evolved in California, the HMO system often places the medical interests of patients in conflict with the financial interests of their doctors. This Los Angeles Times series […]
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Health Care Investigation

The story dealt with claims that America's largest health care chain, Columbia/HCA, and its executives systematically defrauded Medicare of millions of dollars. While CBS was conducting the investigation, the FBI […]
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The Health Care Revoultion: Remaking medicine in California

An in-depth look at the dramatic ways in which California's increasingly powerful health maintenance organizations are influencing medicine in the state. The series finds that HMOs save money not only […]
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Is Fraud Poisoning Home Health Care

Business Week reports that "after an extensibve investigation into the rapidly expanding home health-care industry, Business Week found rampant fraud and abuse. Problems ranged from financial scams ripping off millions […]
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"Medicare and Home Health Care"

The Wall Street Journal investigated the home health care industry, which has seen increased growth during the last few years. After studying the data found in "millions of Medicare files," […]
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Trickledown Health Care

SF Weekly investigates the inadequacies of the California Health Department. Hospitals and nursing homes call it "subacute care", but for some patients, it's just a death sentence. (Sept. 11, 1996) […]
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Home Health Care in Crisis. Criminal Caregivers

For 10 years, New Jersey lawmakers stalled a bill requiring criminal background checks of home health aides as the health care industry contributed millions to their campaigns. The story is […]
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How to Close the Health Care Gap

Fortune examines the high cost of health insurance. This file is not available for digital download. IRE members may place an order by emailing rescntr@ire.org
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"Money For Nothing: Health Maintenance Organizations Have Come Up With a Way to Cut Spiraling Health Care Costs - Reward Doctors For Not Treating Patients"

This report uncovers how some health maintenance organizations are encouraging physicians to save money by offering patients less care - care that may be necessary. This file is not available […]
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Sick in Secret: The Hidden World of Prison Health Care

The American-Statesmen reports on the health care failures of the Texas prison system. The series reveals that - even though the state has hired the University of Texas' medical school […]
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