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'RomneyCare': A revolution that basically worked
In his critics' eyes, with the national health overhaul pushed through by President Obama. Republican Presidential...
Insurers vs. Hospitals: Who Has the Upper Hand?
A study by the Center for Studying Health System Change finds that hospitals are successfully negotiating...
Hospital monopolies ruin MRI bill as Sutter gets price it wants
After Mark Logsdon tore a ligament in his knee skiing at Lake Tahoe in March, he returned home to suburban Sacramento...
Blue Cross of MA agrees to reduce rate increase
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, the state’s largest health insurer, has agreed to reduce a dramatic rate...
States waiting on Congress for extra Medicaid funds, COBRA subsidies could be gone for good
A Senate effort to extend federal help to states struggling with swelling Medicaid rolls hit a road...
Humana, University of Louisville feud costs patients
--> Thousands of Humana customers should expect to pay more to visit University of Louisville doctors starting...
See you in 6 months. and your insurer is OK with the bill
While you’re putting your clothes back on in the doctor’s exam room, a new conversation could begin...
Hospitals Still Not Over the Hump
Despite the positive news from a Thomson Reuters study last week, which found that hospital margins had rebounded in...
Grim debt prognosis at health nonprofits
The credit crisis is inflicting pain on the country's already troubled nonprofit hospitals and health systems. Like...
St. Luke's proceeding with UnitedHealthcare split
St. Luke's Health System plans to end its provider network contract with UnitedHealthcare early next year, although the...