International students have required upfront payment prior to emergency treatment in Queensland hospitals

International students recalled the frightening and stressful experience of being asked to pay hundreds of dollars upfront before treatment in the emergency departments of Queensland Public Hospitals. It has prompted advocates to call for a change in the hospital’s policy for billing students’ health insurance directly. the main points: International students are not eligible for … Read more

MedPAC recommends raises for physicians and hospitals that receive Medicare reimbursement

AMA, hospital group says payments don’t keep up with costs of doing business. the Medicare Payments Advisory Committee (MedPAC) has recommended to Congress that physician and hospital payments be increased in 2024. However, the American Medical Association (AMA) and American Hospital Association The AHA said the payments do not keep pace with the costs of … Read more

Older parents may need your time because they don’t have the money

ARVADA, CO. – MAY 28: Deb Plewitz, left, spends a moment with her husband, Greg Plewitz, while he is reclining … [+] In bed holding their dog, Butter Wednesday at Applewood Our House, a specialized facility designed to care for patients with dementia and related illnesses, Wednesday morning, May 24, 2014. The Ploetz moved to … Read more