Lovelace Employees in the News

ABQ Journal July 02, 2012

Janet Seng, M.D., has joined the Lovelace Health Plan as Medical Director. Seng previously worked for 16 years in private practice.  She has a bachelor’s degree and a medical degree, both from the University of Louisville; did an internship at the Parkland Hospital in Dallas; and completed a family practice residency in Louisville, Ky. Seng is a fellow of the American Academy of Family...

Summer Heat - Lovelace Featured in KOAT Story

June 29, 2012

View a piece that ran on KOAT-TV about summer heat illness featuring Lovelace Medical Center Emergency Physician Tony Salazar.

Supreme Court's Obamacare Ruling

NM Business Weekly June 29, 2012

New Mexico’s business and health care leaders seemed to be relieved that some clarity and certainty has been brought to the health care debate – at least for now. The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act on Thursday will last through at least the November presidential election. If Republican Mitt Romney wins, things could change again, they said. But the decision...

NM Insurers, Providers, Employers Push Ahead on Health Care Expansion

SF New Mexican June 29, 2012

About a year ago, officials at the Santa Fe-based solar installation company Positive Energy Inc. took the first steps in getting the business’s 50 employees covered by health insurance. Once the company offered the coverage, however, just 30 could afford the premiums, which start at $1,100 a month for a family that pays a $1,000 deductible, said CEO Regina Wheeler. So with a Supreme Court ruling...

State Facing Medicaid Choices

ABQ Journal June 29, 2012

Now for the hard part. The Supreme Court’s decision Thursday upholding nearly all of the Affordable Care Act known as Obamacare sets the stage for a potentially ugly state-level debate over Medicaid spending. It also:♦ Turns up the heat on state efforts to build a health insurance exchange.♦ Sets off an insurance industry scramble to woo an estimated 75,000 new customers in the state.♦ Forces...