health care http://waer.org en Upstate Hospital Streamlines Patient Data to Provide More Efficient Health Care http://waer.org/post/upstate-hospital-streamlines-patient-data-provide-more-efficient-health-care-0 <div>Upstate University Hospital is hoping to save time and money for both its health care centers and its patients through technology. The institution has reached a milestone implementing Electronic Medical Records. &nbsp;</div><div> Fri, 09 May 2014 22:42:33 +0000 Chris Bolt 18025 at http://waer.org Upstate Hospital Streamlines Patient Data to Provide More Efficient Health Care Ad Campaign tells Central New Yorkers to Take Medication as Directed http://waer.org/post/ad-campaign-tells-central-new-yorkers-take-medication-directed <div><p>It may not be long before you start seeing signs of a brand new health campaign being rolled out by <a href="https://www.excellusbcbs.com/wps/portal/xl">Excellus Blue Cross Blue Shield</a>. &nbsp;The company seeks to shed light on an easily preventable medical issue that affects those who take medication.</p> Wed, 19 Feb 2014 23:43:54 +0000 Stephen Salvitti & Kaitlyn Richards 14565 at http://waer.org Ad Campaign tells Central New Yorkers to Take Medication as Directed CNY Medicare Beneficiaries Have Just a Few Days to Change Coverage http://waer.org/post/cny-medicare-beneficiaries-have-just-few-days-change-coverage <p>Central New Yorkers who are on Medicare need to make any changes in their plans by the end of open enrollment, December 7th. &nbsp;Officials with UnitedHealthCare Medical and Retirement in Syracuse want to make sure people aren't confused about enrolling through the Health Care Exchanges that are part of the Affordable&nbsp;Care Act.</p><p> Wed, 04 Dec 2013 03:02:22 +0000 Chris Bolt 11462 at http://waer.org CNY Medicare Beneficiaries Have Just a Few Days to Change Coverage New York State of Health: The New Health Insurance Marketplace Opens http://waer.org/post/new-york-state-health-new-health-insurance-marketplace-opens <p>The health insurance marketplace opened on October 1st, and Central New Yorker&rsquo;s got a chance to learn about and register for New York State of Health, New York&rsquo;s version of the health care exchange. Tue, 01 Oct 2013 21:29:47 +0000 Samantha Sonner 8720 at http://waer.org New York State of Health: The New Health Insurance Marketplace Opens Health Care Act Enrollment Begins for Central New Yorkers http://waer.org/post/health-care-act-enrollment-begins-central-new-yorkers <P>Central New Yorkers will be among 2.4 million residents statewide who can start enrolling for some form of financial help as parts of the Affordable Healthcare Act kick in. Beginning October 1, 2013 individuals are able to enroll and secure financial benefits, which begin at the start of 2014.</P> <P>Ron Pollack, with Families USA, says most will be eligible for financial help:<BR>&nbsp;</P> <P>According to Pollack, Medicaid will expand up to 138% above the federal poverty level, while those up to 400% above the poverty level will be eligible for substantial subsidies. Wed, 18 Sep 2013 22:05:18 +0000 Scott Willis & Hannah Warren 8125 at http://waer.org Health Care Act Enrollment Begins for Central New Yorkers