Wednesday, August 5, 2020

All posts tagged "Healthcare"

  • Term’s Last Regular Session of Congress Begins

    SAN JUAN – The seventh and last ordinary session of the Puerto Rico Legislature for the 2012 to 2016 term begins Monday at 1 p.m., with both the House of Representatives and the Senate having left several...

    • Posted January 11, 2016
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  • Obama Vetoes Bill to Repeal Signature Health Care Law

    WASHINGTON – Protecting his signature domestic achievement, President Barack Obama on Friday vetoed Republican-inspired legislation to repeal his health care law, saying to do so “would reverse the significant progress we have made in improving health care...

    • Posted January 8, 2016
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  • Triple-S Makes Management Changes

    SAN JUAN – Puerto Rico-based managed healthcare company Triple-S Management Corp. announced Friday several changes within its executive staff. With the retirement of Ramón Ruiz Comas, which was initially disclosed in mid-May, Roberto García Rodríguez has assumed...

    • Posted January 8, 2016
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  • Medicare to Test if Seamless Social Work can Improve Health

    WASHINGTON – Doctors, community workers and social researchers have long recognized a link between the hardships of poverty and health problems. Now the government is launching an experiment to see if seamless social work can improve the...

    • Posted January 5, 2016
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  • FDA Sets New Rules for Injury-prone Pelvic Mesh

    WASHINGTON – Mesh implants used to repair pelvic collapse in women will face new federal scrutiny, under rules responding to thousands of injuries reported with the problem-prone devices. The Food and Drug Administration said Monday that makers...

    • Posted January 4, 2016
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  • What’s New for Beneficiaries in a Changing Medicare

    WASHINGTON – Whether it’s coverage for end-of-life counseling or an experimental payment scheme for common surgeries, Medicare in 2016 is undergoing some of the biggest changes in its 50 years. Grandma’s Medicare usually just paid the bills...

    • Posted January 4, 2016
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