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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...
Louisiana ordered to repay $239M in Medicaid overpayments
Louisiana must repay $239.5 million in Medicaid overpayments received for care of the uninsured under a federal...
Dems up for reelection under pressure to nix healthcare mandate
Democrats who are nervous about reelection are increasingly ready to consider scrapping the new healthcare law's...
Blue Shield of CA seeks rate hikes of up to 59% for individuals
Another big California health insurer has stunned individual policyholders with huge rate increases---this time it's...
Health plans for high-risk patients attracting fewer, costing more than expected
An early feature of the new healthcare law that allows people who are already sick to get insurance to cover their...
Hospital Costs Up 8.2%, Healthcare Inflation Hits 6.3%
The cost of healthcare for people with employer-sponsored health insurance climbed 6.3% for the fiscal year ending June...
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...
The New IT Landscape For Health Insurers
Periodically, a dramatic change in an industry enables chief information officers to step up and play a decisive role...
Insurers find individual and small group markets newly attractive, thanks to looming mandates
Restaurant workers are typically young. They typically work part time. And they typically can't afford health...
Florida Hospital-United Healthcare face-off spurs fear, anger
About 400,000 healthcare consumers in Central Florida are caught in the middle of the contentious contract...