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 doctors failed

Poll: Four in 10 think illegals are covered by Obama healthcare law

Advancing the Public Health System by Defining the Foundational Capabilities of Public Health

Poll: Many Americans Don't See Their Kids as Overweight

Libertarian Paternalism and School Lunches: Guiding Healthier Behavior While Preserving Choices

Nutritionist Nevin Scrimshaw's work saved 'countless lives' worldwide

Missouri Republicans file Medicaid bill

Impact of budget cuts depends on where you live and who you are