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Voting opens for MVP contest

Ballots are now available to help determine the 10 finalists in the MVP Health Care Ultimate Game Changer contest. All 10 finalists will be invited to the Game Changer Awards dinner in November, featuring soccer star Abby Wambach and lacrosse ...

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High Court upholds Obama health law by 5-4 vote

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday upheld virtually all of President Barack Obama’s historic health care overhaul, including the hotly debated core requirement that nearly every American have health insurance. The 5-4 decision meant the huge overhaul, ...

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Troubled Kodak moves to drop some retiree benefits

BUFFALO — Eastman Kodak Co. is seeking to drop health care benefits for retirees who stopped working after 1991 and are eligible for Medicare. The request comes as the photography company seeks to emerge from Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings that ...

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Local firm installs Maryland system

Rochester-based aycan, an international medical imaging firm, has completed the successful installation of two aycan X-ray-print solutions at Frederick Memorial Hospital’s health care facilities in Frederick, Md. Since 2007, aycan has installed six systems for the health care system. Frederick ...

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New health coverage option for military

For the first time in the Rochester area, military families have an additional choice for their TRICARE benefits. Martin’s Point Health Care, under contract with the Department of Defense, is offering the US Family Health Plan, a TRICARE Prime option already available in most of the state.

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Health care tops New York lobbying

Even as the state seeks to revamp the health care system to save costs, hospitals, insurers and other groups are pouring more money than ever into lobbying to fend off impending cuts. Total lobbying spending in the state topped $200 million for the first time in 2010 ...

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UB law and partners host medical-legal event

In an effort to help navigate the gap between law, health care and community services for low-income patients and their hospitals, a consortium of Western New York schools and nonprofit agencies is bringing the Medical Legal Partnership to the Buffalo area.

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Study ranks health of U.S., N.Y. counties

Monroe County ranks first in New York in access to health care and quality of health care. That’s the good news for the county, which ranked 22 out of 62 New York counties in health factors and a lackluster 33 in health outcomes, according to the second County Health Rankings ...

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