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Remaking Medicine: Expansion of Mental Health Care Hits Obstacles
New York Times - Health : August 28, 2014, 12:30 pm
The Affordable Care Act has paved the way for one of the largest expansion of mental health coverage in a generation, increasing access for millions.
Ebola Could Eventually Afflict Over 20,000, W.H.O. Says
New York Times - Health : August 28, 2014, 7:24 am
The World Health Organization reported that the epidemic was still accelerating and could afflict almost seven times the current number of reported cases before it can be brought under control.
Heroin’s Death Toll Rising in New York, Amid a Shift in Who Uses It
New York Times - Health : August 28, 2014, 1:00 am
In all, 420 people in New York City fatally overdosed on heroin in 2013 out of a total of 782 drug overdoses, rising to a level not seen in a decade.
The New Health Care: Medicare: Not Such a Budget-Buster Anymore
New York Times - Health : August 27, 2014, 12:18 pm
Estimates of future medical spending keep falling. The changes are projected to save taxpayers hundreds of billions of dollars.
Nonprofit Hospitals’ 2013 Revenue Lowest Since Recession, Report Says
New York Times - Health : August 27, 2014, 12:00 pm
Moody’s Investors Service analyzed the results of 383 hospital systems and found that revenue growth slowed last year to a nominal low of 3.9 percent as hospital admissions fell for the first time.