10/02/2013 - The Exponent Telegram
CHARLESTON - This October, the West Virginia Medical Institute (WVMI) supports National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a time to promote regular mammograms to increase early detection of breast cancer. It is also a time to educate people about how to reduce their risk, empower communities to join the fight and a time to celebrate breast cancer survivors.
10/02/2013 - The Associated Press
WASHINGTON, DC - Some 45,000 West Virginians have signed up for automatic enrollment in Medicaid in the past two weeks, and a state official says that's easing the pressure on the new online health insurance marketplace.
10/02/2013 - The Herald-Dispatch
HUNTINGTON - The state agency responsible for ferreting out Medicaid fraud has improved its performance over the last several years, legislative auditors say, but it can still do a better job.
10/01/2013 - The Times West Virginian. By Kaylyn Christopher
FAIRMONT - Fairmont General Hospital’s vice president of human resources, Jim Harris, is no longer employed at the hospital.
10/01/2013 - The Times West Virginian. By Debra Minor Wilson.
FAIRMONT - “You can get better cancer treatment right here in Fairmont.”
10/01/2013 - The Associated Press
MORGANTOWN - An advocacy group that's worked for months to spread the word about a new health insurance marketplace born of the Affordable Care Act says West Virginia has passed up millions of dollars in federal advertising money that could have helped.
10/01/2013 - ModernHealthcare.com. By Maureen McKinney.
WASHINGTON, DC - The Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association is the first insurer to receive a federal contract to offer individual insurance coverage options across a majority of state insurance exchanges in 2014, as part of a program to boost competition and consumer choice under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.