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’Mystery shoppers’ to monitor access to docs
Alarmed by a shortage of primary care doctors, Obama administration officials are recruiting a team of "mystery...
Data show debt in charity care for NY hospitals
The five acute care hospitals in Monroe County, NY performed charity care and absorbed bad debt at a rate that ranges...
CA insurance commissioner to Blue Shield: Delay rate hike
California's new insurance commissioner called Thursday for health insurer Blue Shield of California to delay...
GOP governors want leeway to cut Medicaid rolls
Republican governors are pressing the Obama administration to make it easier for states to cut Medicaid enrollment...
Second person denied AZ transplant coverage dies
A second transplant candidate denied coverage because of state budget cuts has died, and hospital officials say the...
Louisiana ordered to repay $239M in Medicaid overpayments
Louisiana must repay $239.5 million in Medicaid overpayments received for care of the uninsured under a federal...
Blue Shield of CA seeks rate hikes of up to 59% for individuals
Another big California health insurer has stunned individual policyholders with huge rate increases---this time it's...
Critics get a say as MN governor opts in on health law
In an extraordinary Capitol ceremony where opponents and supporters were invited to speak, Gov. Mark Dayton Wednesday...
TennCare funding problem persists despite overhaul
Eight years ago, Tennessee Gov. Phil Bredesen successfully campaigned on his pledge to fix TennCare or end it. Since...
Web Exclusive: House passes bill to aid sick 9/11 responders
After rejecting it in July, the House passed a bill to provide up to $7.4 billion to workers sickened during cleanup...