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Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, California come to agreement on mental health services

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Kaiser's health plan has beefed up mental health staff after being fined $4 million in 2013 for alleged violations over timely access.

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U.S. Attorney’s northern Illinois office creates new healthcare fraud unit on heels of massive nationwide takedown

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Office was part of massive nationwide healthcare fraud takedown where more than 400 were charged, including 15 in their district.

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HSAs under GOP bill expand options for out-of-pocket cost savings

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The new bill can change HSA-eligible plans if a list of services covered pre-deductible were expanded, particularly for those with chronic conditions.

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Former Optum executive Amir Dan Rubin named president and CEO of One Medical

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One Medical has grown from one to 60 offices in eight regional markets offering its members access to a 24-hour virtual medical team and email support.

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Hospitals need greater understanding, better programs for social needs, Deloitte study says

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Social determinants, including where a person was born, grew up, lives, works and ages, determine 80 percent of health outcomes, Deloitte said.

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