Category Archives: Healthcare News

Thursday, May 8, 2014

Dry Needling NOT Within Scope of Practice for IL PT’s

On April 30, 2014, The Illinois Department of Professional Regulation determined that the practice of Dry Needling was NOT in the scope of practice of physical therapy as the acts are currently written for Illinois. For additional information from the Illinois Physical Therapy Association, click HERE.

Saturday, September 28, 2013

HHS Reports on Health Plan Choice

On September 25, 2013, the Department of Health and Human Services released a report on health plan choices and premiums in 48 state marketplaces. According to the report, consumers will be able to choose from an average of 53 health plans in the Marketplace, and the vast majority of consumers will have a choice of…
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Friday, September 27, 2013

Consumers Pay More Out-of-Pocket

Spending per person among the privately insured increased $181 to $4,701 last year from the prior year, an analysis by the not-for-profit Health Care Cost Institute found. Overall, health spending last year grew at a projected 3.9% for the fourth straight year. Read the full story HERE.

Monday, September 23, 2013

Health Insurance Marketplace

Question Can an employer be fined for failing to provide employees with notice about the Affordable Care Act’s new Health Insurance Marketplace? Answer