Health & Safety

Central Health approves $26 million for Sendero, but sets conditions

Shortly after rescinding its decision to shut down its nonprofit health insurance provider, Central Health's board voted Saturday to allocate $26 million for Sendero Health Plans and keep the program in operation for at least one more year. But it must ...and more »

MyStatesman.com

Baker, Gonzalez split over single-payer health care

BOSTON — Gov. Charlie Baker and his reelection challenger, Jay Gonzalez, are both former health care executives who have spent years working to expand access to affordable treatment and reduce costs. But the two have vastly different visions for the ...and more »

Gloucester Daily Times

2018-09-23 17:09:28

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Texas' Teacher Retirement System will not raise health premiums for retired teachers

Last month, the TRS Board of Trustees considered raising premiums for TRS-Care —Texas' health insurance program for retired teachers —by $50 per month, starting in 2019. But Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick and Sen. Joan Huffman, R-Houston, issued statements ...

San Angelo Standard Times

2018-09-23 17:01:00

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As health care needs rise, clinics collaborate

“The reason we keep them inactive in the sense that a lot of people on Medicaid, and even on health insurance, is that they enroll, they get accepted, but things change,” Baumgartner said, adding that excessive co-pays and deductibles can cause ...

The Morning Journal

2018-09-23 16:09:33

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HEALTH ALERT: Protecting yourself around flood waters

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) — With flood waters continuing to impact the Grand Strand and surrounding communities those effecting should take additional steps to protect their health around flooded areas. Officials with the South Carolina Emergency ...

WMBF

2018-09-23 15:19:00

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Taraji P. Henson Opens Up About Seeking Mental Health Treatment

The cause is personal to Henson, whose son struggled with mental health after his father was murdered in 2003 and Henson's father died two years later. When she started looking for a psychiatrist for her son, wanting “someone that he could trust ...

Variety

2018-09-23 15:16:00

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