Browsing Archive: March, 2013

Selected health policy news links, 3/17/13

Posted by Timothy McBride on Monday, March 18, 2013, In : Readings 

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

Posted by Timothy McBride on Tuesday, March 12, 2013, In : Readings 

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

Posted by Timothy McBride on Thursday, March 7, 2013, In : Readings 

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

Posted by Timothy McBride on Monday, March 4, 2013, In : Readings 

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

Posted by Timothy McBride on Sunday, March 3, 2013, In : Readings 

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