Doctors

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If you have retired early and to save money you got the least expensive HMO you could find it might not cover routine procedures if you are out of state.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–10/16/2014

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Study: Later Doctor’s Visits Lead To More Prescriptions

A visit to the doctor later in the day makes it more likely that a patient will walk away with a prescription antibiotic, according to a new report.

10/08/2014

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

A group doctor visit at Greater Lawrence Family Health Center (Photo: WBZ-TV)

‘Group Visits’ Offering More Time With Doctors, Reducing Health Care Costs

It’s a faster way to make doctor appointments, patients can get an hour or more with their physician, and it’s cutting down on health care costs. The catch? You’ll have to see the doctor with a group of strangers.

WBZ-TV–10/01/2013

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Survey: Patient Access Mixed In Mass.

A new survey finds roughly half of the state’s primary care practices are closed to new patients and wait times to see a primary care physician remain long.

07/15/2013

Nurse at UMass Memorial Medical Center

Worcester Nurses Forced To Choose Between Flu Shot, Mask

Nurses at UMass Memorial Medical Center who choose to not get a flu shot are required to wear a mask. The Massachusetts Nurses Association believes the new guidelines are not fair.

11/29/2012

Medical Care, Hospital Bed

Your Healthcare Coverage While Living In Two States

If you have retired early and to save money got the least expensive HMO you could find, it just might not cover routine procedures if you are out of state.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–10/18/2012

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