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Agreement on Debt Talks: Health Groups Dislike Proposals PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 13 July 2011 18:31

By Robert Pear, The New York Times

WASHINGTON — Budget negotiators have not found a way to avert a government default on federal debt obligations, but with their ideas to cut Medicare and Medicaid they have managed to provoke opposition from almost every major group that represents beneficiaries and health care providers.

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After Much Scrutiny, HHS Releases Health Insurance Exchange Rules PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 12 July 2011 15:18

By Julie Appleby and Christopher Weaver, Kaiser Health News

State flexibility takes center stage in proposed federal rules governing marketplaces where individuals and small businesses can shop for health insurance starting in 2014.

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Obama Administration Rolls Out Standards for Health Insurance Marketplaces PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 12 July 2011 15:08

By Robert Pear, The New York Times

WASHINGTON — In a big step to carry out the new health care law, the Obama administration unveiled standards on Monday for insurance marketplaces that will allow individuals, families and small businesses in every state to shop for insurance, compare prices and benefits and buy coverage.

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New for Aspiring Doctors, the People Skills Test PDF Print E-mail
Sunday, 10 July 2011 05:00

By Gardiner Harris, The New York Times

ROANOKE, Va. — Doctors save lives, but they can sometimes be insufferable know-it-alls who bully nurses and do not listen to patients. Medical schools have traditionally done little to screen out such flawed applicants or to train them to behave better, but that is changing.

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First Study of Its Kind Shows Benefits of Providing Medical Insurance to Poor PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 07 July 2011 15:22

By Gina Kolata, The New York Times

When poor people are given medical insurance, they not only find regular doctors and see doctors more often but they also feel better, are less depressed and are better able to maintain financial stability, according to a new, large-scale study that provides the first rigorously controlled assessment of the impact of Medicaid.

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