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Illinois health bill would cap costs for the uninsured
Chicago Tribune, May 2, 2008
Georgia judge rejects damages limit for malpractice
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, May 2, 2008
734 businesses sign up for San Francisco health program
San Francisco Chronicle, May 2, 2008
Health plan for uninsured near passage in Florida
Miami Herald, May 2, 2008
Report boosts bipartisan health plan
AP/Yahoo News, May 2, 2008

Spotlight: Getting Personal Engages Members

Health plans are not effectively reaching the sickest Americans, and consequently not spurring them to make the proper health and lifestyle changes to improve their wellbeing.

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Today's Sections

State/Local Government
Illinois health bill would cap costs for the uninsured
Chicago Tribune, May 2, 2008

Health plan for uninsured near passage in Florida
Miami Herald, May 2, 2008

Health insurance debate continues in Michigan
AP/Chicago Tribune, May 2, 2008
Legal
Georgia judge rejects damages limit for malpractice
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, May 2, 2008
Health Plans
734 businesses sign up for San Francisco health program
San Francisco Chronicle, May 2, 2008

Report: Texans most satisfied with Humana among health insurers
Dallas Morning News, May 2, 2008

Maryland insurance law draws praise from young adults
Washington Post, May 2, 2008

Aetna to prod vendors to offer health insurance
AP/Boston Globe, May 2, 2008
Federal Government
Report boosts bipartisan health plan
AP/Yahoo News, May 2, 2008

Congress passes anti-genetic discrimination bill
AP/Yahoo News, May 2, 2008
Business
New cancer centerís location already benefiting Gwinnett County, GA
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, May 2, 2008

Atlanta-based Gradyís CEO has run a hospital, wonít say where
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, May 2, 2008

Excela Health completes purchase of Pennsylvania hospital
Philadelphia Inquirer, May 2, 2008
Technology
New Jersey lax on Medicaid data
Philadelphia Inquirer, May 2, 2008

Home monitoring program improves outcomes for heart patients
HealthDay/Washington Post, May 2, 2008
Global Healthcare News
British court rules drug data must be shared
Wall Street Journal (subscription required), May 2, 2008

Report questions quality of medical care for workers in war zones
Washington Post, May 2, 2008

Audio: Branding: The New Old Strategy
Author and consultant Chris Bevolo talks about why the time is right for branding and answers the trickiest question of all: Is it possible to prove ROI on a branding campaign? Gienna Shaw, for HealthLeaders Media
April 28, 2008

Commentary: Fourteen Percent Support
Few seem to care about healthcare, at least no one outside of the people most affected by itóthe uninsured. Jim Molpus, for HealthLeaders Media
April 25, 2008

Magazine: Claims Quagmire
Despite federal laws to facilitate transactions, reimbursement claims processing remains mired in a complex tangle. Gary Baldwin, for HealthLeaders Magazine
April 2008

Audio: Lessons Learned
In part three of a three-part interview, James Hartert, MD, MS, Chief Medical Officer for MinuteClinic, discusses what physicians might learn from the MinuteClinic experience. Bob Wertz, for HealthLeaders Media
April 29, 2008





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