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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...
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...
FDA warns J&J on illegal marketing of medical devices
Another day, another Johnson & Johnson news item -- and once again, not a flattering one. The...
High-tech knee holds promise for veterans
Wounded veterans are getting a new device that the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Pentagon hope will make...
The do-it-yourself house call
Technology that aims to keep congestive heart failure patients out of the hospital is gaining traction. The...
Healthcare overhaul promotes testing of ways to give hospitals more clout over prices
The U.S. healthcare overhaul could help hospitals cut costs for high-priced medical devices, raising a long-term risk...
Repeal of medical devices tax unlikely in Massachusetts
Massachusetts’ most prominent elected officials are paying a lot of attention to the multibillion dollar tax on...
Medical device makers fight health bill's tax provision
Massachusetts medical device companies continue to battle a proposed federal tax on device makers as lawmakers work to...