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Mercy Hospital to Offer Midwife Option

The St. Louis-area’s leading hospital for delivering babies will soon offer an option for midwife-led births, part of a growing trend as more women seek natural childbirth.

04/10/2014

A nurse puts 3D glasses on the face of a surgeon before an operation at the Argenteuil hospital, in a Paris suburb, on July 25, 2013. AFP PHOTO / FRED DUFOUR

Consumer Reports Ranking Shows Safety of Local Hospitals

Consumer Reports show that two hospitals in the St. Louis area ranked highest in the state.

03/28/2014

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Illinois Expanded Medicaid—What Now?

Yesterday, Missouri hospitals blamed nearly 1,000 layoffs, a hiring freeze, and delays in capital projects, on the state legislature’s refusal to expand Medicaid.

03/27/2014

Can My Health Insurance Cover My Children?

Whether or not your health insurance can cover your children depends on your specific policy.

03/20/2014

Can My Health Insurance Cover My Spouse?

Whether or not your health insurance can cover your spouse depends on your specific policy.

03/20/2014

How Do I Use My Health Insurance When I Visit A Doctor?

To maximize the benefits of your insurance policy, you will likely need to choose a doctor from within your health plan’s network.

03/06/2014

How Does My Health Insurance Work At The Hospital?

The Affordable Care Act requires that all health insurance policies cover 10 essential benefits, including emergency treatment.

03/06/2014

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Affordable Care Act, Sequestration Hit St. Louis Hospitals Hard

Back in June, BJC Healthcare cut 160 employees, St. Anthony’s laid off 23, and last month SSM Health Care cut more than 200 jobs locally.

11/12/2013

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Report Reveals Drastic Differences in Area Hospital Care

Healthgrades’ Evan Marks says they looked at the mortality rates of area hospitals when it comes to certain procedures and conditions and found some big differences.

10/24/2013

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Nine Metro East Hospitals Receive State Grants

Gov. Pat Quinn said, ”these investments create hundreds of good construction jobs while helping these hospitals provide better service to the thousands of patients they serve every single day.”

08/08/2013

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