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 to Health Care

Think preventive medicine will save money? Think again

Diabetic Kids' New Regimen

What's Wrong With Calling Obesity A Medical Problem?

Do penalties for smokers and the obese make sense?