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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...
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...
Web Exclusive: 5 Ways to Energize Your Patient Experience Strategy
Every hospital leader wants to boost patient experience performance scores, and with federal payments soon to be tied...
Web Exclusive: CMS Proposes IPPS Changes for 2012 and Beyond
The proposals would make adjustments to existing IPPS policies and also pave the way for future changes as a result of...
Web Exclusive: Disease Prevention Gets $750M in Fed Funds
The money is intended for reducing tobacco use, increasing immunization, and integrating behavioral health into primary...
Web Exclusive: 6 Hospital Tips to Survive Healthcare Reform
In the face of healthcare reform, providers face steep reimbursement cuts, coding adjustments, and technological...
Web Exclusive: S&P: US Healthcare Costs Up 6%, But Growth Slowing
The average per capita cost of healthcare services covered by commercial health plans and Medicare programs rose 6.27...
Web Exclusive: Employer Health Insurance Costs Ratcheting Up Globally
Employer-provided health insurance costs will increase by 10.5% around the world this year, a higher percentage than in...
Web Exclusive: CMS Releases Value-Based Purchasing Incentive Plan
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has issued a long-awaited proposal on so-called value-based purchasing...
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...