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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...
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...
AAMI: Meaningful use rewards early interoperability adopters
Evaluating hospital networks, data, drivers and device types should be completed before embarking on an...
’Mystery shoppers’ to monitor access to docs
Alarmed by a shortage of primary care doctors, Obama administration officials are recruiting a team of "mystery...
'RomneyCare': A revolution that basically worked
In his critics' eyes, with the national health overhaul pushed through by President Obama. Republican Presidential...
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...
Ad campaign touts preventive care benefits of health reform law
The Obama administration is kicking off a nationwide ad campaign urging seniors to take advantage of free preventive...
Ex-Lawmakers Spar at AHIP Conference
Former Senators Tom Daschle (D-SD) and Judd Gregg (R-NH), displayed divergent views of health insurance reform in...