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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...
In CO, a tale of two hospitals
Aspen Valley Hospital will give its employees an average pay increase of 2.4% this month, while the Vail Valley...
’Mystery shoppers’ to monitor access to docs
Alarmed by a shortage of primary care doctors, Obama administration officials are recruiting a team of "mystery...
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...
Democrats plan attack on Republican repeal effort
Democratic leaders in Washington plan to spend the next week doing what they all but refused to do in the 2010...
Sebelius: Repealing healthcare law returns power to insurance companies
Repealing the new federal healthcare law will put power back in the hands of insurance companies and take away new...
US alters rule on paying for end-of-life planning
The Obama administration, reversing course, will revise a Medicare regulation to delete references to end-of-life...
Key healthcare provisions take effect as GOP moves into House
Key parts of the new healthcare law will go into effect on Jan. 1, just before a Republican-controlled House returns...
The do-it-yourself house call
Technology that aims to keep congestive heart failure patients out of the hospital is gaining traction. The...
Pennsylvania getting up to speed on assisted living care
Timothy W. Coughlin is amused that Pennsylvania is recognizing "assisted living" as a new category of...