Items Tagged ‘Des Moines Register’

January 4, 2013

Iowans Rail at Wellmark Premium Proposal

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty

Scores of Iowans have written to the state health insurance commissioner, pleading that she decline to let Iowa’s dominant health insurer raise their premiums again…Jackson also noted that many Iowans continue to go to the Mayo Clinic for relatively routine care. Mayo treatment routinely costs Wellmark twice as much as the same treatment in Iowa, […]

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Tags: Des Moines Register, health insurance, Wellmark

May 14, 2012

Woodward-Granger Coach Phil Creese Fights for His Life, His Team

By Mystery User

For 35 years, Phil Creese has developed softball players in Woodward-Granger. The coach is in a fight against leukemia, but he’s still doing what he loves most…Creese wears a filter mask to protect his fragile immune system. The 57-year-old coach is battling two life-threatening diseases — leukemia and a fungal infection. He attended the season’s […]

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Tags: Des Moines Register, fungal infection, leukemia, Phil Creese

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