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Republicans reject CBO estimates on deficit impact
New Speaker of the House John A. Boehner and other Republican lawmakers pressed ahead with plans Thursday to repeal...
Health spending rose in 2009, but at low rate
Total national health spending grew by 4% in 2009, the slowest rate of increase in 50 years, as people lost their...
Web Exclusive: S&P: Healthcare Costs Growth Slowing
Average per capita healthcare costs for the 12-month period ending in October rose at a significantly decelerated pace...
Web Exclusive: Tax Credit Hides True Cost of Healthcare
In an industry that many claim is economically out of whack, overburdened by regulation, and extraordinarily...
Dallas-area employers unite to collect data on health benefits
Nine large North Texas employers have formed a partnership to help each other get a grip on rising health...
Device makers under scrutiny in international bribery beef
The U.S. government is investigating whether medical device and pharmaceutical companies are guilty of bribing foreign...
Cancer is the world’s costliest disease
Cancer is the world's top "economic killer" as well as its likely leading cause of death, the American Cancer...
Berwick faces hostility from Senate Republicans
Two weeks after his recess appointment, CMS Administrator Don Berwick,MD, is still struggling to tamp down a...
Britain to decentralize health care
Perhaps the only consistent thing about Britain's socialized healthcare system is that it is in a perpetual state of...
Domestic medical travel is taking off for surgery deals
Forget about traveling to Thailand or India for low-cost surgery. More employers and insurers are offering financial...