Tag Archive: health care

Jun 08 2013

Lone Star State: Healthcare fraud – Houston physicians sentenced again, must pay more than $37 million in restitution

Drs. Arun and Kiran Sharma, two Houston physicians previously sentenced for defrauding Medicare, Medicaid and more than a dozen private insurers, have appeared in federal court for a resentencing hearing on restitution and forfeiture issues, United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson announced. The Sharmas, both 58, are a married couple who operated medical clinics in Baytown …

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May 13 2013

Health fair promotes wellness

Good Shepherd Emergency Center-Kilgore, Good Shepherd Medical Associates Family Health Center-Kilgore and Allegiance Specialty Hospital are hosting a Community Health Fair in Kilgore. This event is free to the public. Free health screenings valued at more than $100 per person, including glucose, complete lipid profiles to measure cholesterol, triglycerides and HDL will be provided. plans …

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Apr 18 2013

All smiles: Partnership between Wellness Pointe and Longview Regional Medical Center brings affordable dental options to Gilmer area families

Wellness Pointe, a Federally Qualified Health Center, and Longview Regional Medical Center have partnered to bring affordable dental care to families in Gilmer, TX. According to Wellness Pointe’s what is a good credit score Board Chair, Deena Shelton, “Wellness Pointe has always prioritized bringing quality, comprehensive care to our clients. In recent years, we have …

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Apr 17 2013

Lone State State: Coming Soon – A new way to buy health insurance

Whether you’re uninsured or just want to explore your options, you’ll soon have a new way to find health care coverage that fits your needs and budget. The Health Insurance Marketplace will give you access to affordable, comprehensive coverage. You’ll be able to go to one website to learn about insurance plans available to you, …

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Mar 28 2013

Good Shepherd Health System breaks ground

Breaking ground on Good Shepherd’s new outpatient and emergency center Shepherd Health System officials recently broke ground on Good Shepherd’s new outpatient and emergency center, located in North Longview on Hawkins Parkway adjacent to the Institute for Healthy Living. The 74,000 square-foot outpatient and emergency center will house a variety of specialties including outpatient imaging …

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Mar 28 2013

Longview talks Medicaid: Forum to discuss expansion, improved healthcare, economic benefit for Texas

Local members of Organizing for Action have scheduled an April 2 public forum in Longview to discuss the benefits of the Medicaid expansion that is part of the Affordable Care Act. The meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. at St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, 2500 McCann. Carl Walters II, CEO of WellnessPointe; Kim Nesvig, Interim Executive Director …

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Jul 16 2012

What happens when you can’t pay your medical bills?

By Jason Alderman It’s no secret that health care costs have been spiraling out of control for years. To fight back, your best bet is to be a well-informed consumer: Know the true costs of medical procedures, supplies and medications so you can bargain effectively; carefully anticipate and track medical expenses; and stay on top …

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