“Facility fees are designed by hospitals in particular to grab more revenue from the weakest party in health care: namely, the individual patient,” said Alan Sager, a professor of health policy and management at the Boston University School of Public Health.
The bipartisan bill, modeled on both Agent Orange legislation and the 9/11 health act, aims to help unknown thousands of veterans who got sick after being exposed to toxic substances from massive open fire pits where the military burned its garbage, as well as other sources.
The covid relief bill signed by President Joe Biden a week ago includes billions of dollars in new health benefits for consumers. But those benefits may be hard for people to take advantage of because of the interaction with the income tax system and the lack of experts to help them navigate the system.
The city of Lompoc will be unable to accept phone and online bill payments during a two-week transition period into a new financial management…
A bill to protect immigrant parents of U.S. military personnel from deportation was introduced in Congress last week by Rep. Salud Carbajal, D…
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Lachemann was hoping for an eventful send off in 2020, but the season was cut short due to the coronavirus pandemic. It's a shame, too, as Lachemann's Eagles were 8-1 on the season and had hopes for a Mountain League title and a deep run in the CIF Central Section Division 2 playoffs.
The coronavirus pandemic has upended the lives and finances of millions. Here's how to pay the bills, get unenployment, use your relief check and more.
The Treasury Department wants to start issuing direct payments to Americans by early next month as the centerpiece of a $1 trillion plan to stabilize the economy as the coronavirus epidemic threatens a body slam to taxpayers and businesses.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The telegraph era in Florida is ending without a flash. Not even a flicker, really.
Tubman died on March 10, 1913, in Auburn, New York. It's the reason the U.S. celebrates her achievements on this day. Before her death, she underwent brain surgery because of the head injuries she sustained early in her life.
Higgins adds a dimension to the Bills offense it currently doesn't possess. He is a big-play machine with elite size (6-foot-4, 216 pounds) and speed. He has an "above the rim" mentality as a former basketball player and would be a steal this low in the first round. Top needs: WR, OG, LB
Sprint customers will get a T-Mobile bill, but that transition may take a few years. If you are a T-Mobile customer, you might not see many changes. However, because the goal of the takeover is to roll out a next-generation, 5G cellular network, subscribers of both are ultimately expected to get faster service.
The last of four straight defeats for the Bills in the big game. Emmitt Smith capping an MVP season with an MVP in the Super Bowl. The Triplets at their very best.
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In Paul's retelling, though, the details of Bill's unraveling are left vague. He mentions that his "shaky grip on physical health ... slipped through his fingers." He spends some time recounting his inability to comprehend the passing of time, writing "Bill denied that anyone he loved had died; could not understand why anyone would fill with gas at four bucks a gallon when "Johnny's Standard sells it for 27 cents;" and still "drove" his 1968 Dodge Charger."
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Las Vegas mother says she received a $3,000 bill after doctors removed a plastic doll shoe stuck in her 3-year-old daughter's nose.
This is the story of three bills that, while superficially distinct, reflect the expansive tenor of the Legislature’s Democratic majority — a belief that making government larger and/or more intrusive is beneficial. However, all three flunk the smell test, and two of them fell by the wayside before the Legislature adjourned last week.
Asked if she was surprised that the latest mass shootings in California, Ohio and Texas hadn't spurred Congress to act on gun violence, Hockley said the conversation around guns is slowly changing.
Booker needed a good debate to breathe new life into his flagging campaign. He largely succeeded.
Former Speaker Sam Rayburn once said that "a jackass can kick a barn down, but it takes a carpenter to build one." For too long, Congress hasn…