05/07/2013 - The Associated Press. By Jim Suhr.
ST. LOUIS - A bankrupt St. Louis-based coal producer’s push to significantly cut thousands of retirees’ health care and pension benefits was in the hands of a judge Monday amid prospects that affected unionbacked workers may strike if the ruling is in the company’s favor.
05/07/2013 - The Exponent Telegram. By Jim Davis.
Eric Kennedy has been busy since he started his new job at Highland-Clarksburg Hospital. The chief operating officer of the Clarksburg psychiatric facility currently under construction has had several meetings with state Department of Health and Human Resources officials.
05/07/2013 - The Exponent Telegram. By Erin Beck.
CLARKSBURG - Work should begin in the fall on a new parking garage at the Louis A. Johnson VA Medical Center, according to hospital officials.
05/07/2013 - Metro News
CHARLESTON - At first glance, the Tomblin Administration’s decision last week to sign up for the Medicaid expansion portion of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) seems like good deal. Almost 92,000 West Virginians who don’t have health insurance and make up to 138 percent of the poverty level will get Medicaid coverage and Washington will pay for it.
05/06/2013 - The State Journal. By Andrea Lannom.
CHARLESTON - There are several aspects of behavioral health, and some officials are debating whether insurers are doing enough or will be doing enough under the Affordable Care Act to cover the full spectrum of these disorders.
05/06/2013 - The State Journal
BECKLEY - Hospice of Southern West Virginia will host its 13th annual Palliative Care Conference June 13-14 at the Tamarack Conference Center in Beckley, the organization recently announced.
05/06/2013 - The Associated Press
HUNTINGTON - The Cabell-Huntington Health Department is making contact with more than 100 people as it investigates two confirmed cases of tuberculosis.