July 07, 2009
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McAllen [Texas], on average, now spends $14,946 on healthcare for every patient enrolled in the government's Medicare scheme, almost double the national average of $8,304 per Medicare enrollee.
[In the UK] at least 46% of ethnic minorities are unfamiliar or not sure about the signs and symptoms of the various forms of cancer or how to reduce their cancer risk even though 61% have had a family member suffer from cancer.
Qliance customers pay $99 to join, then a flat monthly rate of $39 to $119, depending on age and level of service. Patients can quit without notice and no one is rejected for pre-existing conditions.
To improve the likelihood of being heard, the health-care industry has hired more than 350 former government staff and members of Congress to lobby on their behalf.
Posted by Staff at 12:07 PM
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