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Individual Health Insurance Markets That Work, Part One

Jacqueline Fellows

After a trip to Singapore, New Zealand, and Australia, the chief marketing officer of a Massachusetts payer discusses success factors for the direct-to-consumer markets she observed in her travels. >>>

 

Editor's Picks

Debate Over Delaying Individual Mandate Grows Louder

The American Academy of Actuaries is warning that delaying the individual mandate could affect risk pools and claims in 2014 and beyond. Health plans say they cannot work without this key provision of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. >>>

Hospitals Address Compounding Concerns

In the wake of incidents in which compounding pharmacies have released contaminated products, hospital leaders are developing strategies and protocols to ensure patient safety. >>>

Physicians-for-Hire Must Tread Carefully

Doctors considering accepting an employment offer from a hospital or health system should consider carefully whether the medical model and culture will be a good fit. >>>

EHR Interoperability Remains Elusive

A lack of standards, privacy concerns, and proprietary and competition issues are just a few of the hurdles hampering the interoperability of EHR data among participants in health information exchanges. >>>

Hospitals Address Compounding Concerns

In the wake of incidents in which compounding pharmacies have released contaminated products, hospital leaders are developing strategies and protocols to ensure patient safety. >>>

'Late Adopters'—How Small Hospitals Can Navigate Meaningful Use

Hospitals and health systems just now getting around to meaningful use have clearer guidance from CMS, a better selection of off-the-shelf EHR software, and the cautionary lessons learned from HMA. >>>

SLIDESHOW: HealthLeaders Media CEO Exchange, 2013

HealthLeaders Media's second annual CEO Exchange assembled nearly 40 top hospital and health system executives in Boca Raton, FL for three days of roundtable and breakout discussions on cost reduction strategies, changing reimbursement models, and the clinical shift from a volume- to a value-based business model. >>>



News Headlines

Officials appeal to frustrated healthcare.gov users: Come back

The Miami Herald / McClatchy, November 13, 2013

Anthem Blue Cross extends some canceled policies

Los Angeles Times, November 13, 2013

Healthcare.gov enrollment falls far short of target

The Wall Street Journal, November 12, 2013

Problems with federal health portal also stymie Medicaid enrollment

The New York Times, November 12, 2013

Report: OR has zero healthcare enrollees

The Hill, November 12, 2013

Obama fires back at critics after apologizing for healthcare debacle

CBS New York, November 11, 2013

Con men prey on confusion over healthcare act

The New York Times, November 11, 2013

In MA, healthcare prices remain hard to get

NPR, November 11, 2013

CT AG asks HHS to probe United Healthcare

CBS Connecticut / Associated Press, November 8, 2013

How states actively prevent people from learning about healthcare plans

The Atlantic, November 8, 2013



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