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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...
Some MA hospitals back price curbs
Support is building among some Massachusetts hospitals for temporary government limits on healthcare prices, a...
AAMI: Meaningful use rewards early interoperability adopters
Evaluating hospital networks, data, drivers and device types should be completed before embarking on an...
Stage 2 meaningful use to show ’deference’ to panel proposals
The rule that details the requirements for stage 2 of meaningful use will "look a lot like" the measures that the...
VT may build new state hospital
Gov. Peter Shumlin is considering going in a new direction than his predecessor regarding the future of the Vermont...
’Mystery shoppers’ to monitor access to docs
Alarmed by a shortage of primary care doctors, Obama administration officials are recruiting a team of "mystery...
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...
BCBSA Hires Former OK Insurance Commissioner
Kim Holland, the former Oklahoma insurance commissioner and a recent officer of the National Association of Insurance...
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...