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’Mystery shoppers’ to monitor access to docs
Alarmed by a shortage of primary care doctors, Obama administration officials are recruiting a team of "mystery...
Data show debt in charity care for NY hospitals
The five acute care hospitals in Monroe County, NY performed charity care and absorbed bad debt at a rate that ranges...
Critics get a say as MN governor opts in on health law
In an extraordinary Capitol ceremony where opponents and supporters were invited to speak, Gov. Mark Dayton Wednesday...
TennCare funding problem persists despite overhaul
Eight years ago, Tennessee Gov. Phil Bredesen successfully campaigned on his pledge to fix TennCare or end it. Since...
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...
New health plan for the uninsured launches in IL
A new health insurance option for people with pre-existing conditions and without medical coverage launches in Illinois...
Recession-weary workers, states still hope for COBRA, Medicaid subsidies
Although Congress this week approved an extension of unemployment insurance benefits, two health-related proposals...
Ban on retroactive cancellations of insurance policies approaches
One of the most controversial issues related to health insurance has been rescission, which is action taken by insurers...
Healthcare cost is back on table
The politics of high healthcare costs is again roiling this year’s governor’s race after an appeals panel...
Judge backs California in balance billing dispute
A Sacramento, CA, judge affirmed the California Department of Managed Health Care’s policy against balance...