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Web Exclusive: Understanding MLR Waiver Requests
For the most part, the basis for requesting -- and being granted -- an MLR waiver falls into a single category: fear...
Web Exclusive: Rural Hospitals Fight to Block $16B in Federal Cuts
As political power players in Washington continue to bicker and wrangle over the country's debt ceiling crisis, rural...
Obama aministration shelves doctor ’mystery shoppers’ plan
The Obama administration said Tuesday that it had shelved plans for a survey in which "mystery shoppers" posing as...
What happened to the family doctor?
Primary-care doctors take care of the young, the old and the in-between; the sick, the well and the dying. Ideally...
Tampa Bay hospitals ring in the new year by going tobacco-free
Hospitals around the Tampa Bay region are ringing in 2011 with a healthy resolution long in the works: extinguishing...
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...
Web Exclusive: Healthcare Law As A Product of the 'Sausage Factory'
Using expressions like "drinking from a fire hose" and "classic sausage making," William Jessee...
Why physicians oppose the healthcare reform bill
In this commentary published online by Forbes, Daniel Palestrant examines physicians' reaction to the health reform...
Web Exclusive: Small Practices Face Big Challenges
In Atul Gawande's latest piece in The New Yorker, he offers long-term hope amidst the short-term pessimism about the...
The Physician Empowerment Movement
Contributor Richard L. Reece, MD, says physicians are fed up with reimbursement struggles and being left out of...