Delivery of Care

    • Insurers, Hospitals Hunt For Leaders In Customer Service

      Elsewhere, some doctors are becoming more transparent about their professional finances and payments.

      (Daily Report) Sep 29

    • Docs Express Frustration With Electronic Health Records

      And some worry that a slate of new Web domain addresses could trick consumers into taking medical advice from and getting scammed by those without the proper credentials.

      (Daily Report) Sep 29

    • Report: Finding Care Is Difficult For Some New Medicaid Enrollees

      State standards for access to care for Medicaid recipients vary widely and are rarely enforced, says a soon-to-be released report by the Health and Human Services Department's inspector general. Meanwhile, Tennessee's governor pursues Medicaid expansion talks, and confusion continues in Pennsylvania about what benefits will be available to enrollees in that state's expansion plan.

      (Daily Report) Sep 29

    • Political Cartoon: 'Postseasonal Disorder?'

      Take a look at KHN's lighter side, featuring today's cartoon and health policy haiku.

      (Daily Report) Sep 29

    • Texas And Florida Expand Medicaid – For Kids

      They were among 21 states required by Obamacare to broaden eligibility for school-age children.

      (Daily Report) Sep 29

    • Texas and Florida Expand Medicaid – For Kids

      They were among 21 states required by Obamacare to broaden eligibility for school-age children.

      (Story) Sep 29

    • Many Gay, Bisexual Men Complacent About HIV Testing

      Gay and bisexual men say HIV is the No. 1 health issue facing their community, but just 30 percent say they were tested for the virus within the last year as recommended. Another 30 percent say they have never been tested, according to a survey by the Kaiser Family Foundation.

      (Daily Report) Sep 26

    • Four More Hospital Systems Quit ACO Program

      Three years after the Centers For Medicare & Medicaid Services selected 32 groups to participate in the Pioneer Accountable Care Organization Model program, they are down to 19 players. Officials say that navigating the program's rules has proved challenging.

      (Daily Report) Sep 26

    • First Edition: September 26, 2014

      Today's early morning highlights from the major news organizations, including a variety of political and health policy stories.

      (Daily Report) Sep 26

    • HHS: Health Law Brings Down Hospitals' Uncompensated Care Costs

      As part of a report released Wednesday, Obama administration officials cited evidence that hospitals are projected to save $5.7 billion in uncompensated care costs as previously uninsured patients gain coverage through the health law. The savings are most significant in states that expanded their Medicaid programs.

      (Daily Report) Sep 25