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Insurers Raise Out of Network Costs

SAUSALITO, CA (ASRN.ORG) -- When Sharon Smith chose an out-of-network specialist to perform a complicated jaw surgery on her teenage son last May she knew it would cost her more. But she was not expecting $15,000.

Hospitals Mine Patient Records For New Customers

SAUSALITO, CA (ASRN.ORG) -- When the oversized postcard arrived last August from Provena St. Joseph Medical Center promoting a lung cancer screening for current or former smokers over 55, Steven Boyd wondered how the hospital had found him.

MD Concierge Services Gaining Popularity

SAUSALITO, CA (ASRN.ORG) -- An interesting new trend in the healthcare industry is primary care that patients buy directly from physicians, thereby removing insurance companies from the process and lowering costs for both the doctor and the patient.

Is It Possible to Be Both Too Fat and Beautiful?

SAUSALITO, CA (ASRN.ORG) -- Is it possible to be both “too fat” and “beautiful”? Ask Karl Lagerfeld – the man who found himself about as popular as last year’s jeggings when, in his capacity as Metro’s guest editor, he sounded off about Adele.

Superbowl Ads Attract Social Media Attention With Sex And Cuteness

SAUSALITO, CA (ASRN.ORG) -- “If God manifested himself to us, he would do so in the form of a product advertised on TV.” – Philip K. Dick


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