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Safety net hospital provides equitable care in breast screening

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Safety net hospitals provide equitable care in breast cancer screening in terms of race and ethnicity, a study published December 12 in Academic Radiology found. Other inequities have been reported in care utilization, insurance coverage, and health outcomes for women of diverse racial and ethnic backgrounds.

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Have a High Deductible Health Insurance plan?

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According to the website, www.valuepenguin.com, “high-deductible health plans (HDHPs) were created for consumers to have a health insurance option with lower premiums and high deductibles. Insurance plans with a high deductible usually mean lower premium payments for employees. Capitol Imaging Services! Know before you go!

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Imaging centers, hospital system reach agreement with Anthem BCBS in $93M dispute

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28, alleging Virginia's largest commercial insurer had denied or downgraded an enormous volume of claims. Bon Secours Mercy Health filed suit Aug.

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Affordable Care Act Expansions Improved Access to Cancer Care, Study Suggests

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milla1cf Fri, 05/10/2024 - 08:05 May 10, 2024 — Insurance expansions under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) were linked with an increase in patients receiving care at accredited cancer hospitals in Pennsylvania, according to a study published in Health Services Research by University of Pittsburgh researchers.

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Same hospital, same insurer, but imaging prices twice as high for commercial vs. Medicare Advantage plans

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When stated in dollar terms, the median price for imaging services was $490 across commercial plans compared to $191 in MA, experts wrote in Health Affairs.

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Radiology practices launch insurance plan to counter soaring costs, plus more company notes

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Also, LucidHealth expands in Florida, New Jersey practice launches joint venture with hospital group, and US Radiology Specialists improves MRI efficiency.

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Insurer-owned hospital system has invested $400M to bolster radiology services in recent years

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Highmark Health's latest effort will spend another $12 million to build a new 8,000 square-foot imaging center in western Pennsylvania.