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Reform Rodeo

Filed in Reform Rodeo by on March 14, 2011 1 Comment
Reform Rodeo

1. Fast Track — Kaiser Health News reports that the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals has agreed to fast track the federal government’s appeal of a Florida district court ruling that invalidated the health care reform law. 2. Sebelius v. GOP — Politico reports that HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is clashing with Republicans, arguing that […]

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Reform Rodeo

Filed in Health Reform, Reform Rodeo by on February 28, 2011 0 Comments
Reform Rodeo

1. NPR has a story about the Obama Administration’s move to accept a bipartisan proposal that will allow states to opt-out of some of the ACA regulations if they can provide a suitable alternative. 2. Respectful Insolence has a detailed story about Bruesewitz v. Wyeth — a SCOTUS decision that recently upheld the federal law […]

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Reform Rodeo

Filed in Reform Rodeo by on February 20, 2011 0 Comments
Reform Rodeo

1. Medicaid in Arizona: Kevin Sack of the New York Times discusses Arizona’s planned removal of  a quarter of a million Medicaid patients from their rolls; Secretary Sebelius has signed off. 2. Essential Benefits: Ian Spatz at the Health Affairs Blog continues the discussion of the controversial determination of essential benefits under the health reform […]

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Reform Rodeo

Filed in Health Reform, Reform Rodeo by on February 7, 2011 0 Comments
Reform Rodeo

1. 10 Most Wanted: Taking a page out of the FBI’s playbook, HHS’s Office of Inspector General is now publishing a top ten list — with pictures — of the most wanted health care fraud and abuse fugitives. 1. Straight to the Source: Jonathan Cohn discusses what Richard Foster — the chief federal actuary for […]

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Reform Rodeo

Filed in Reform Rodeo by on January 16, 2011 0 Comments
Reform Rodeo

1. Maggie Mahar at Health Beat discusses a new report published in the NEJM that supports the importance of the individual mandate in combating adverse selection. 2. At the Health Care Blog, Paul Levy writes sardonically about the accountability of accountable care organizations. 2a. On a less sardonic note, Chris Fleming gives an overview of Health Affairs’ […]

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