health care

DOJ files lawsuit against Community Health Network

Jan 8, 2020

The Department of Justice has filed a lawsuit against Community Health Network alleging the central Indiana health care system submitted false claims to Medicare.

The DOJ alleges the network paid physicians well above market value for referrals and paid bonuses to physicians if they referred a certain number of patients to the hospital.

Vanderburgh Co. Extends Contract With Anthem

Apr 30, 2019

Vanderburgh County commissioners voted to extend the county’s contract with Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, which offers coverage to non-union employees.  The half-year plan comes with a five-percent increase in total costs.

Free Health Fair at the Islamic Center of Evansville

Oct 23, 2018
Islamic Society of Evansville

The Islamic Society of Evansville will be hosting a free health fair in response to a need expressed by the community.

According to the United Way, a study of financial hardship conducted in 2018, 32% of Warrick County residents are asset limited, income constrained and employed – categorizing them as the working poor. In 2017, 37% of Newburg residents fell into this same category.

In this episodio we talk to a health care expert about why is hard for Latinos to obtain health care and the challenges that this represents.

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On Friday, Kentucky became the first state with federal approval to implement a so-called work requirement for Medicaid recipients. The commonwealth is one of ten states, including Indiana, that have requested approval from the federal government for such a provision.