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Nov 22, 2010 | Chelsey Ledue
New regulations issued by the Department of Health and Human Services require health insurers to spend 80 percent to 85…
Nov 19, 2010 | Chelsey Ledue
A national physicians organization says doctors are unhappy with healthcare reform and feel that patient care will suffer as a…
Nov 19, 2010 | Richard Pizzi
The average per capita cost of healthcare services covered by commercial insurance and Medicare rose 7.08 percent over the past…
Nov 17, 2010 | Diana Manos
Donald Berwick, MD, administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, faced the Senate for the first time on Wednesday, a few…
Nov 17, 2010 | Diana Manos
A federal report shows more than 14 percent of Medicare patients who enter the hospital are harmed by errors or oversights before…
Nov 16, 2010 | Diana Manos
Open enrollment began Monday for Medicare in 2011, drawing expectations and trepidation from seniors and doctors. This…
Nov 16, 2010 | Chelsey Ledue
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has formally established the new Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation.
Nov 16, 2010 | Diana Manos
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is requesting stakeholders - particularly physicians - to give their two cents on accountable…
Nov 15, 2010 | Chris Anderson
A pilot matching one of New Hampshire's largest insurance companies and its largest healthcare provider could pave the way for the…
Nov 12, 2010 | Chris Anderson
A survey of more than 2,800 employers indicates most are unlikely to drop their employer-sponsored health plans under new…

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