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After California surprise billing law, fewer specialty services were out-of-network

Dive Brief: After a surprise billing ban went into effect in California, the share of services delivered out-of-network by affected specialties declined by 17%, according to a new analysis by the USC-Brookings Schaeffer Initiative for Health Policy. The drop was primarily focused in the third quarter of 2017, immediately after the law was implemented. The… Read More »

Indiana mom warns others of common virus after son, 3, hospitalized

An Indiana mom is warning others after a common virus hospitalized her 3-year-old son. Kim Roth told Fox 59 her son, Colton, has been at Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital in Indianapolis for roughly a week after he contracted the common adenovirus, which later developed into pneumonia. MOM’S RSV WARNING AFTER INFANT SON’S HOSPITALIZATION: ‘DON’T BE… Read More »

Michigan man went from ‘perfectly healthy to brain dead’ in 9 days after contracting rare mosquito-borne disease, report says

A man from Michigan went from “perfectly healthy to brain dead” in nine days after contracting a rare-mosquito-borne disease, according to a local report. Gregg McChesney, 64, died last month after a “nine-day illness,” according to his obituary. McChesney, of Kalamazoo County, reportedly died from Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE). The disease is sometimes called Triple E, or… Read More »