Selected news article links for June 17

June 18, 2013

Selected news article links for June 17:

 Berwick running for Governor

http://www.politico.com/story/2013/06/don-berwick-massachusetts-governor-92905.html?hp=l12      

 Obamacare: Million Anecdote Baby

http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/06/14/million-anecdote-baby/?ref=health

 What Sweden can tell us about Obamacare

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/16/business/what-sweden-can-tell-us-about-obamacare.html?ref=health

 Sequester Hits St. Louis Scientists

http://www.news.stlpublicradio.org/post/sequestration-budget-cuts-hit-st-louis-scientists

 OFA launches Obamacare campaign

http://www.politico.com/story/2013/06/ofa-launches-obamacare-campaign-92893.html?hp=l14

 

Coverage of MOHealthNET Oversight Committee's Medicaid Resolution

April 10, 2013
On April 9th, 2013, the MOHealthNET Oversight Committee passed a resolution endorsing the expansion and reform of Medicaid as noted below.  

This resolution received coverage here:
 

State health committee passes resolution supporting Medicaid expansion


 

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MOHealthNET Oversight Committee Passes Medicaid Resolution

April 10, 2013
At the April 9th meeting of the Missouri MOHealthNet Oversight Committee, the committee passed a resolution supporting the concept of Medicaid expansion and reform.  The resolution was passed by the committee by a vote of 8-2 with one abstention. 

Click here to download a copy of the resolution.   

Find a link to the MOHealthNET Oversight Committee's website here:
http://dss.mo.gov/mhd/oversight/

 

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Selected health policy news links, 3/17/13

March 18, 2013

Selected links to health policy, economics and other news articles, 3/17/13:

Employers Blast Fees From New Health Law

What Hospitals Charge the Uninsured

Small Businesses Pursue Health Law ‘Loophole’

Squeeze Looms for Doctors

Part D can be a model for Medicare reform

Creating Healthier Communities: Who's Doing It, and How?

60-Plus Minutes of Physical Activity a Day Where Kids Live, Learn and Play

Paying for Value: Replacing Medicare's Sustainable Growth Rate Formula

AHIP raises c...


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Selected health policy links, 3/11

March 12, 2013

Selected links to health policy, economics and other news articles, 3/11/13:

Repealing Obamacare is a nonstarter, but many Americans don’t like the law

Ryan calls for both Obamacare repeal and finding ‘common ground’ in budget fight

Research ties economic inequality to gap in life expectancy

Smaller States Find Outsize Clout Growing in Senate

G.O.P. in Arizona Is Pushed to Expand Medicaid

Privatizing the Medicaid expansion: ‘Every state will be eying this.’

The high costs of ...


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Selected health policy news links, 3/6/13

March 7, 2013

Selected links to health policy, economics and other news articles, 3/6/13:

The Payoff in Delaying Retirement

Senate leaders optimistic about avoiding shutdown

Spending on Basic Prescriptions Decreases

Study Points to Declining Life Span for Some U.S. Women

House votes to avert shutdown as Obama looks for big deal

Insurers ready to battle Medicare cuts

Smokers can skirt higher premiums

Video Games May Aid Children With Dyslexia

How Economics Can Help You Lose Weight

Star-studded Cli...


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Selected health policy news links, 3/4/13

March 4, 2013

Selected links to health policy, economics and other news articles, 3/4/13:

Obama Asks Health Plans to Report Rising Rates

Obama's Lost Leverage

Obama Asks Health Plans to Report Rising Rates

Baby Cured of HIV for the First Time, Researchers Say

Commission advocates ending fee-for-service system

Mooching Off Medicaid

CBO Director Elmendorf's Presentation on Budget to NABE

Republicans (Ryan) revisit Medicare reform to cut spending

Republicans and Their Faulty Moral Arithmetic (WSJ edi...


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Selected Health News Links, 3/2/13

March 3, 2013

Selected links to health policy, economics and other news articles, 3/2/13:

Obama Clarifies Part of Health Law

Sequester: Medical researchers should panic, medical providers shouldn’t

Aligning Incentives in Medicaid

Health groups decry sequester; Obama signs order

Reversing the Trend? Understanding the Recent Increase in the Uninsured

Estimates of the Budgetary Effects of Using the Chained CPI for Mandatory Programs and the Taxes

Centene receives notice of intent for California cont...


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Selected health news links, 2/27/13

February 28, 2013

Selected links to health policy, economics and other news articles, 2/27/13:

Medicare Needs Fixing, but Not Right Now

Cost Estimates for S. 388, the American Family Economic Protection Act of 2013

Medicaid physician pay boost stalled

Panel on Health Care Work Force, Lacking a Budget, Is Left Waiting

Austerity Kills Government Jobs as Cuts to Budgets Loom

States Can Cut Back on Medicaid Payments, Administration Says

The US Public's Health Care Agenda for 2013

Effort to increase rural d...


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Selected health policy news links, 2/21/13

February 21, 2013

Selected links to health policy, economics and other news articles, 2/21/13:

In Reversal, Florida to Take Health Law’s Medicaid Expansion

Rick Scott's Big Reversal

ObamaCare's 'Baby Elephant'

HHS releases rule on insurers' essential health benefits

Health-Plan Details Unveiled

Most plans charge higher-than-quoted premiums

Health care law allows consumers to easily find and compare options starting in 2014

Kids' calorie counts are down from a decade ago

First lady to help state cele...


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About Me


Timothy McBride Timothy D. McBride, Ph.D. is a Professor at the Brown School, Washington University in St. Louis.