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How prescribing healthy food could save billions of dollars in health care costs

Prescribing food as medicine is more cost effective, a study says......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 21st, 2019

How prescribing healthy food could save billions of dollars in health care costs

Prescribing food as medicine is more cost effective, a study says......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 21st, 2019

DOH joins private partners to fight "superbugs"

So-called superbugs—microbes that are resistant to most antibiotics—cause thousands of deaths and millions of illnesses each year and generate tens of billions of dollars in health care costs in the... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkOct 12th, 2018

DOH joins with private partners to fight "superbugs"

So-called superbugs—microbes that are resistant to most antibiotics—cause thousands of deaths and millions of illnesses each year and generate tens of billions of dollars in health care costs in the... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkOct 12th, 2018

These 6 ACOs were the only ones in NC to exceed Medicare saving threshold

In an industry whose costs seem to many as ever-increasing and out-of-reach, health care providers across North Carolina are finding ways to save Medicare patients – and the government, millions of dollars......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 1st, 2018

Report says region could see billions more in health care costs from climate change

Increased pathogens, air pollution and more heat waves causing billions of dollars in health care expenses are in store for the Sacramento region, according to the latest edition of the California Climate Change Assessment. The fourth edition of t.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 29th, 2018

Personal Finance Daily: On Tax Day, think twice about deferring taxable income past 2020 and how food labels could cut health-care costs by more than $31 billion

Monday’s personal finance stories.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 15th, 2019

How food labels could cut health-care costs by more than $31 billion

More detailed food labels could reduce risks of heart disease and diabetes, lower medical costs, a new study says......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 15th, 2019

Health-care costs are sky-high in Colorado"s Summit County, but Centura and an alliance hope to change that

"If you can’t afford it at all, you can’t have a healthy community.”.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 4th, 2019

Guide to the latest trend of provider-sponsored health plans

Provider-sponsored health plans (PSHPs) are trending in the health care field, with more employers than ever before choosing them over traditional fee-for-service plans. These provider plans can save employers money – they manage costs efficient.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 1st, 2019

​Job or gig? Lobbyists see opportunity to save billions for tech companies

Lobbyists involved in this state-by-state effort have worked behind the scenes to provide rule makers with a template. Hanging in the balance could be billions of dollars in costs......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 27th, 2019

CVS Health CEO on reducing costs: Billions in value opportunity is "in front of us"

Jim Cramer talks with CVS CEO Larry Merlo, who says reducing medical costs with the Aetna merger will unlock billions of dollars in value for the company......»»

Category: topSource: madmoneyMar 21st, 2019

5 Places You Can Retire Abroad on the Cheap

Low costs of living, affordable health care, and residency programs not only make it feasible to put down roots overseas—for many people it’s a practical strategy to get the most out of their retirement dollars......»»

Category: topSource: barronsFeb 4th, 2019

This Is Exactly What Happens to Your Skin as You Age

Americans spend billions of dollars on skin-care products each year in the hopes these products will help keep their skin looking young and healthy. The skin-care market has been growing steadily for........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstJan 23rd, 2019

How this manufacturer uses an in-house clinic to keep health care costs down

Kris Dzikas, the human resources director, says the company estimates over a 10-year period, the clinic will cost about $2.1 million and save the manufacturer about $18 million of insurance premiums......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 10th, 2019

NerdWallet: Asking these 3 questions can help you save on health care costs

A doctor-turned-financial planner offers this advice for navigating the health care system......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 2nd, 2018

The hidden ways rising health-care costs affect you

The rising price of health care in the U.S. costs families thousands of dollars a year in foregone wages, out-of-pocket costs and increased taxes, a new report says......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 10th, 2018

Worksite Wellness: Beth Machnica takes on role of Buffalo’s healthy company advocate

Worksite wellness is a hot topic and here’s why: For every $1 a company spends on a comprehensive wellness program, $8 can be saved in health care costs by lowering medication usage, surgeries or preventing illness and disease over five years. That.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 4th, 2018

Independent Health works at policy change in national drug pricing

The Amherst health plan hopes to help shape national policy on pharmaceutical costs, and ultimately, help individuals, employers and the government save money on health care......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 7th, 2018

Top Ten: Weekend roundup: How the U.S. can save on health care without rationing | Hedging inflated FAANG stocks | Don’t buy these items on Amazon Prime Day

Reducing health-care costs without political nonsense; reducing FAANG exposure risk and a closer look at Amazon’s bargains......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 13th, 2018

Medicare isn"t enough for retirees — here"s how much extra coverage costs in every state, ranked

Medicare doesn't cover every health cost — retirees need to save for Medigap plans, extra health insurance policies that help pay for some of the health care costs traditional Medicare doesn't cover. HealthView Services provided Busi.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 17th, 2018