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Coronavirus threatens to shutter doctor’s offices nationwide

March 24, 2020

As hospitals in California and across the country struggle with a surge of coronavirus infection patients, a second crisis is brewing in physicians’ offices, threatening to push the nation’s healthcare system further to the brink.

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Innovation and Generosity on the Front Lines of Coronavirus

March 23, 2020

Mask donations are a godsend, but physicians are worried they won’t be properly paid for virtual visits.

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Virtual doctor visits won’t stop coronavirus, but they’ll help the walking worried survive it

March 22, 2020

As thousands of new patients connect with doctors via smartphones and computers, local health providers beef up their resources to handle the rush.

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Texas is urging patients to seek remote health care. Some insurance plans won’t pay for it.

March 18, 2020

As millions of Texans isolate themselves in an attempt to limit the spread of COVID-19, state officials are working to ramp up the use of telemedicine. But many health plans are outside of their regulatory authority.

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North Texas Providers Roll Out Drive-Thru COVID-19 Testing

March 16, 2020

As the coronavirus pandemic evolves, public and private health care providers in North Texas are launching drive-thru COVID-19 testing centers, but the capacity for testing remains limited.

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Zero deductibles and $5 copays? How American Airlines and Plano are cutting out-of-pocket health costs

March 2, 2020

Fort Worth offers free virtual visits, too, and penalties for going to the ER without a true emergency.

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Accountable Care Organizations save patients money across East Texas

February 28, 2020

Dr. John Michael Rich and Dr. Eddy Furniss are both part of the Catalyst Health Network, but what exactly is an ACO?

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Investing more in primary care could lower health spending — if patients would go along

February 18, 2020

In the U.S., hospitals consume over six times more health dollars than primary care.

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An antidote for rising health care prices? How D-FW docs are staying independent

February 16, 2020

With 790 primary care providers and over 1 million patients, Catalyst Health Network in Plano offers a counterweight to big hospitals.

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Catalyst and UnitedHealthcare ACO Has Saved $40 million in Three Years

February 14, 2020

Coordinated care, data sharing, and reducing out-of-network costs are all part of the collaboration.