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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

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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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New Reports Issued on Local Hospitals

For the first time, two St. Louis hospitals reported zero surgical site infections for patients undergoing coronary artery bypass graft surgery.

08/06/2013

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Mo. Senator Says Lobbyists Killed Hospital Oversight Bill

“As it is, the hospital industry has too much power and so you’re just not going to get good public policy,” Sen. Rob Schaaf said.

06/03/2013

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Government Study Shows Area Hospital Billing Varies Greatly

“The variation is huge and I don’t think we all expected it to be quite that large”

05/09/2013

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Injured Brewery Worker, Wife Speak Out About Hospital Infections

Retired brewery worker Jim Klotz says he lost a lot when the infection he believes came from a hospital IV ravaged his body, leaving him dependent on others.

04/29/2013

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Report: US Hospitals Deported Hundreds Of Illegal Immigrants

Days after they were badly hurt in a car accident, Jacinto Cruz and Jose Rodriguez-Saldana lay unconscious in an Iowa hospital while the American health care system weighed what to do with the two immigrants from Mexico.

04/23/2013

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Mo. House Endorses Health Care Conscience Measure

Institutions such as hospitals, clinics and medical or nursing schools could refuse to perform procedures.

03/12/2013

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