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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...
Top Democrats reject new plan to cut Medicare spending
Leading Congressional Democrats immediately recoiled Tuesday from a new proposal to cut $600 billion in Medicare...
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...
MedPAC urges closer look at costs for MRIs, CT scans
A 17-member independent advisory group has urged Congress to get tough on doctors who order too many diagnostic...
McKinsey stands by contested health insurance survey
Under fire from Democrats in Congress, consulting firm McKinsey & Co. today released its methodology for a...
HHS: Federal Shutdown Would Halt OCR Rulemaking, Enforcement
Investigations by the Office for Civil Rights, the HIPAA privacy and security rule enforcer, would cease if the...
Web Exclusive: House Votes to Repeal Obama Healthcare Law
The House on Wednesday voted to repeal the Democrats' landmark health care overhaul, in a largely symbolic step that...
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...
Obama uses direct marketing for healthcare overhaul
Even before taking office or introducing concrete policy proposals, the Obama administration is moving to build public...