Carlsbad Medical Center sues patients that can’t pay bills

BLEEDING THEM DRY. AS THE ONLY EMERGENCY CARE IN THE AREA, RESIDENTS SAY THEY HAVE NOWHERE ELSE TO GO, AND ARE BEING SUED FOR BILLS THEY CAN )T PAY. NEWS 13 )S REBECCA ATKINS IS LIVE IN THE NEWSPLEX WITH THE STORY. REBECCA. KIM, IN AN INVESTIGATION REVEALED BY C-N-N… A HANDFUL OF PEOPLE IN…

Albuquerque dentist indicted on felony medical insurance fraud charges

ALBUQUERQUE DENTIST, CLAIMING HE PRACTICED ON PATIENTS WITHOUT A LICENSE. NEWS 13 )S JEANNIE NGUYEN SPOKE WITH THAT DENTIST TODAY AND TELLS US WHAT HE HAS TO SAY. Mark Torres – Special Agent, Office of Superintendent of Insurance – 1:09:26 “When we have an individual that )s trying to play in the grey, what we…

Rust Medical Center to open pediatric unit

SOON BE EQUIPPED FOR PEDIATRIC (INPATIENTS. NEXT MONTH, THE HOSPITAL WILL OPEN A 12- BED PEDIATRIC UNIT FOR KIDS WHO NEED TO BE ADMITTED, BUT DON )T NEED SPECIALTY CARE. BEFORE, FAMILIES HAD TO DRIVE DOWNTOWN. PEDIATRICIANS WILL ALSO CONSULT PATIENTS IN PERSON, INSTEAD OF OVER THE PHONE. THE UNIT WILL BE IN A SECTION…

UNM researchers develop vaccine to possibly prevent Alzheimer's Disease

ALZHEIMER )S DISEASE DOES NOT EXIST. BUT, RESEARCHERS AT U-N-M BELIEVE THEY MAY HAVE FOUND A WAY TO PREVENT IT. NEWS 13 )S JEANNIE NGUYEN IS HERE TO SHOW US THEIR WORK. DEAN — IT )S EXCITING NEWS FOR PEOPLE WHO FEAR DEVELOPING ALZHEIMER )S DISEASE. U-N-M RESEARCHERS HAVE DEVELOPED A VACCINE THAT COULD PROTECT…

Walk for mental health awareness takes place in Albuquerque

PEOPLE MADE STRIDES FOR MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS AND FUNDRAISING. THE ANNUAL, NATIONWIDE WALK WAS PUT ON BY THE NATIONAL ALLIANCE ON MENTAL ILLNESS — OR NAMI. THE 5-K STARTED AT 9 THIS MORNING AT THE ALBUQUERQUE INTERNATIONAL BALLOON MUSEUM. 728 PEOPLE PARTICIPATED IN THE WALK. NAMI SAYS THE EVENT HELPS THEM SUPPORT PEOPLE AND THEIR…

Presbyterian plans to build four new healthcare facilities in Albuquerque

MORE HOSPITALS AND DOCTORS ARE COMING TO ALBUQUERQUE. PRESBYTERIAN IS WORKING ON BUILDING (FOUR 24-7 EMERGENCY ROOM-URGENT CARE FACILITIES. THE FIRST ONE WILL OPEN IN JUNE AT PASEO DEL NORTE AND SAN PEDRO. THEN OVER THE NEXT YEAR AND A HALF– LOCATIONS WILL BE BUILT AT COORS AND WESTERN TRAILS, THE SOUTH VALLEY, AND POTENTIALLY…