A Daily Summary of Healthcare and Business News
09/26/2013 - The Charleston Gazette. By Eric Eyre.
CHARLESTON - A committee reviewing West Virginia's methamphetamine lab problem is looking across the state's borders for solutions.
09/26/2013 - The Associated Press
CHARLESTON - The West Virginia Medical Institute is getting a $300,000 grant to help rural health care providers improve patient care.
09/26/2013 - The Charleston Gazette. By Lori Kersey.
CHARLESTON - West Virginians will have fewer options for choosing health plans on the Health Insurance Marketplace than people in most other parts of the country, according to a report released Wednesday from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
09/26/2013 - The Charleston Gazette. By Phil Kabler
CHARLESTON - With a backlog of 171 cases -- including 23 complaints dating back to 2009 or earlier -- the West Virginia Medicaid Fraud Control Unit is still not doing enough to crack down on overpayments or improper payments to Medicaid providers, a legislative audit released Wednesday concludes.
09/26/2013 - The Associated Press. By Joyce M. Rosenberg.
NEW YORK - A critical date is approaching for small business owners: Starting Oct. 1, they must make decisions about employee health insurance under the Affordable Care Act.
09/25/2013 - The Times West Virginian. By Misty Poe.
FAIRMONT - Another high-level administrator is no longer employed with Fairmont General Hospital, the Times West Virginian learned Tuesday.
09/25/2013 - The Associated Press
HUNTINGTON - Marshall University is getting federal funding to continue its diabetes education, prevention and monitoring project.