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The time is now for ACOs, former CMS administrator says
With the prohibitive and rising cost of healthcare, there has never been a greater need for accountable care...
Opinion: HSAs lucrative for insurers, costly for consumers
In its ongoing attempt to weaken a key provision of the healthcare reform law -- the one that requires insurers to...
Insurers must reshape their image and impact upcoming regulations
Industry observers queried by Health Plan Week say health insurers have no one but themselves to blame for a poor...
The New IT Landscape For Health Insurers
Periodically, a dramatic change in an industry enables chief information officers to step up and play a decisive role...
The case for putting genomic medicine to work
Cardiologist Eric Topol, director of Scripps Translational Science Institute in La Jolla, is a leading advocate of...
Prognosis guarded for Medicare and Social Security
Medicare and Social Security - the foundation of a secure retirement - are facing strains from an aging population and...
Can chance make you a killer?
Imagine you are a hospital doctor. Some patients die. But how many is too many before you or your hospital are labelled...
Reform is done; now comes the hard part
At the end of a long process and by the slimmest of margins, health reform legislation is now headed to the White House...
Healthcare's obstacle: No will to cut
In this commentary published by the New York Times, David Leonhardt writes that for anyone who cares about medical...
A Reasonable Challenge
CMS' latest inpatient prospective payment system, namely three additions to the no-pay list, has prompted many to...