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Articles by Melanie Evans

Health Care Adds 30,500 Jobs in October

November 2, 2012
Health care employment totaled 14.45 million as of October. For the year ended in October, health care hiring increased by 296,300, or 2.1 percent. Last month's health care hiring was above the monthly average for the prior 12 months of 24,700 new jobs.
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Bad Debt Rising

November 18, 2008
With 72 million people already struggling to pay health bills, health care providers may be in for nasty weather as a new wave of cash- and coverage-strapped patients join the ranks. Some hospitals believe high-deductible plans play a role in the trend.
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