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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...
Sebelius could face health-reg fight
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius could find herself pitted between top Democrats on Capitol Hill...
Tighter medical privacy rules sought
The Obama administration is rewriting new rules on medical privacy after an outpouring of criticism from consumer...
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...
For the homeless, federal changes promise better access to healthcare
Beginning in 2014, Medicaid greatly expands under the new healthcare law to include adults without children, who...
Emergency room complaint source of Bristol hospital’s Medicare notice
An investigation stemming from complaints about the handling of a belligerent emergency room patient by a Bristol...
White House now defends insurance mandate as a tax
When Congress required most Americans to obtain health insurance or pay a penalty, Democrats denied that they were...
High-risk pools off to slow start
A handful of states that have begun accepting applications for their new federally funded high-risk health insurance...
Georgia insurance commissioner balks at request on new health law
The insurance commissioner of Georgia has chosen not to comply with a federal request to create a state pool for...