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Ivy Tech offers online courses for certification in health-related careers

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Ivy Tech Community College-Lafayette will hold a free information session for anyone interested in beginning or advancing in a health-related career by attaining a certification. Those interested in this program are invited to attend one of two sessions that will be held on August 31. The sessions will be at 2:00pm and […]

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State cuts funding for immunizations; families with insurance affected

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Due to recent cost-saving measures from the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH), a change in state law will cut county health departments vaccination funding. Effective July 1, 2011, county health departments (including the Tippecanoe County Health Department) will no longer be able to provide immunizations given to most adults and children […]

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SIA breaks ground on new Health & Wellness Center

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — SIA Associates and Officers gathered today for the ground breaking of the new SIA Health & Wellness Center. Managed by WeCare, TLC, the center will provide SIA associates, retirees and dependents with primary and urgent care services, including laboratory services, medication distribution and Total Lifestyle Counseling (TLC). The center will be located […]

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Franciscan Alliance launches accountable care organization

MISHAWAKA, Ind. -– Franciscan Alliance has formed an accountable care organization (ACO), a model designed to improve patient care, reduce medical costs and enhance the delivery of health care. For months, the state’s largest Catholic-based health care system has been working to establish an ACO, which they view as a vital component of health care […]

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Canadian drugs still saving Americans money

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Despite the passage of the highly anticipated Health Care Reform bill earlier this year, lower prices are not coming fast enough and consumers are continuing to turn to our Northern neighbor to keep prescription drug expenses in check. Lafayette resident “Lesley P.” has been buying her family’s maintenance medications via the Internet […]

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IRS offers details on new Small Business Health Care Tax Credit

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Internal Revenue Service today issued new guidance to make it easier for small businesses to determine whether they are eligible for the new health care tax credit under the Affordable Care Act and how large a credit they will receive. The guidance makes clear that small businesses receiving state health care tax […]

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