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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...
’Mystery shoppers’ to monitor access to docs
Alarmed by a shortage of primary care doctors, Obama administration officials are recruiting a team of "mystery...
Web Exclusive: HHS to Grant $727M to Community Health Centers
The Department of Health and Human Services says it will issue $727 million to 143 community health centers across the...
Web Exclusive: OIG Releases 2011 Work Plan
Medical devices, radiation therapy, quality, safety, and an expanded focus on the three- and one-day payment windows...
Web Exclusive: HHS Awards $320 Million to Expand Primary Care
Most of the money—$253 million—will go toward improving and expanding the nation's primary care...
Web Exclusive: OIG: Medicare May End Up Overpaying for ESRD Drugs
The Office of Inspector General recommends that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services develop "a more...
Web Exclusive: Sebelius Talks Tough to Insurers, Needs to Take Action
Insurers that "unjustifiably" raise premium rates may be deemed ineligible to participate in health...
Web Exclusive: HHS Gives $20 Million for Rural EHRs
Funds from the department of Health and Human Services are intended to help some 1,655 critical access and rural...
Web Exclusive: U.S. Rebukes Health Insurers
The Obama administration on Thursday told health insurers that it will track those who enact "unjustified"...
Web Exclusive: HHS Announces $30 Million in HIT Funds to Cincinnati, Detroit
Greater Cincinnati HealthBridge and Southeastern Michigan Health Association in Detroit join 15 other projects...