Why Isn’t Lumbar Disk Replacement Covered in Alabama?

Mar 13, 2023 at 07:56 pm by kbarrettalley

By Jane Ehrhardt Currently, although BlueCross BlueShield of Alabama covers cervical disk replacement, the insurer does not reimburse for a lumbar total disk replacement (TDR.... Read More

The Legislature Could Save Alabama Hospitals with Medicaid Expansion

Mar 13, 2023 at 07:55 pm by kbarrettalley

By Steve Spencer In 2014, the Affordable Care Act offered to fund states’ Medicaid expansion with the federal government paying 100 percent of the costs for the first t.... Read More

Improving the Odds Against Lung Cancer

Mar 13, 2023 at 07:53 pm by kbarrettalley

By Laura Freeman It’s the most lethal cancer in the United States. However, advances in screening, diagnostics and new therapies are at last improving the prognosis f.... Read More

Alabama Hospitals Facing Financial Collapse

Mar 13, 2023 at 07:51 pm by kbarrettalley

From the Alabama Hospital Association: Hospital margins in Alabama have dropped 79 percent since the start of the pandemic, despite receiving financial assistance directly fr.... Read More

March 2023

Mar 13, 2023 at 07:49 pm by kbarrettalley

Your March 2023 Issue of Birmingham Medical News is Here!

May 2023

May 08, 2023 at 05:55 pm by kbarrettalley

Your May 2023 Issue of Birmingham Medical News is Here!