Capsules: Study: Health Insurance Costs To Fall For Businesses Under 50 Employees; Physicians Are Healthier Than Nurses, Other Workers, Says Survey

Now on Kaiser Health News' blog, Mary Agnes Carey writes about a new study measuring how the health law, once  implemented, could impact employers' heatlh care costs: "Once fully implemented, the 2010 health care law will increase employer-sponsored insurance coverage and reduce the cost small businesses pay for employee health coverage, according to an Urban Institute study released today" (Carey, 10/9).

Also on Capsules, Shefali S. Kulkarni reports on how physicians' health stacks up against that of other professionals: "Are doctors following the same health and wellness advice they give to their patients? Based on new Gallup data, physicians appear to be in better health than other members of the workforce – even nurses– which could set a good example for patients" (Kulkarni, 10/9). Check out what else is on the blog.

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