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Apr
04
2019

Congressional solutions on healthcare costs so far

Written by: Costectomy

With federal healthcare spending exceeding several trillion dollars annually and climbing, the United States Congress has continually sought to limit healthcare costs.  Though the United States far exceeds most develo...

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Mar
28
2019

Is Weight Loss Surgery Right For You?

Written by: Costectomy

Weight loss surgery, or bariatric surgery, can be a life-changing and life-saving procedure for the right patient. While bariatric surgery can produce excellent results, it is the optimal procedure for...

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Feb
22
2019

What the New Hospital Price Transparency Rule Means For You

Written by: Costectomy

Starting from January 1st, 2019, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) have required all hospitals to publicly display prices for all their services. This pricing list, called a "charge-...

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Jan
15
2019

Houston Weight Loss: America’s Most Compassionate Bariatric Clinic

Written by: Costectomy

"I sincerely believe the only way to stay healthy is to eat properly, get your rest and exercise. If you don’t exercise and do the other two, I still don’t think it’s going to help you that much.” - Dr. Irfan Wadiwala For over 10 years, Dr...

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Jan
11
2019

Procedures and Pain Management for Your Lumbar Spine

Written by: Costectomy

In both the home and the workplace, greater attention is being given to supporting one of the most sensitive parts of the body: the Lumbar spine. Located in the lower back, the Lumbar is a region of the body that will cause episodes of pain in more t...

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