Browsing Archive: February, 2013

Selected health news links, 2/27/13

Posted by Timothy McBride on Thursday, February 28, 2013, In : Readings 

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

Posted by Timothy McBride on Thursday, February 21, 2013, In : Readings 

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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Selected health policy news links, 2/6

Posted by Timothy McBride on Friday, February 8, 2013, In : Readings 

Selected links to health policy, economics and other news articles, 2/6/13:

Medicare pay formula may finally get fixed

National health expenditures grow at 4.3% in 2012, 4th consecutive year of record-low growth

Medicare prescription drug savings hit $5.7B

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Projected Medicare Spending Growth

A roundup of what each state's leadership has said about their Medicaid plans

Why Premiums Will Change for People Who Now Have Nongroup Insurance

AARP slams bill t...


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Selected health policy news links, 2/2/13

Posted by Timothy McBride on Sunday, February 3, 2013,

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

Health Care’s Trick Coin

Who wants to be a ‘death panelist’?

The invisible health-care panel

When Hospitals Become Killers

Policy Options to Sustain Medicare for the Future

Public strongly supports Medicare, opposes cuts

Paying Doctors for Performance

States rethink high-risk-pool plans

Scaling Telehealth Programs: Lessons from Early Adopters

A Healthier America 2013: Strategies to Move from Sick Care ...


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