Delivery of Care

    • HHS Sets Rules For Consumer-Controlled Health Plans

      Supporters hope the nonprofit co-ops will increase competition and cut prices.

      (Story) Jul 18, 2011

    • AARP Finds Toll On Family Caregivers Is 'Huge'

      A new study by the AARP estimates that for the more than 40 million Americans caring for an elderly or disabled loved one, the value of their work is $450 billion a year.

      (Story) Jul 18, 2011

    • Caregivers Carry Huge Burden

      NPR reports on an AARP study that finds that, although familty caregivers are doing a lot to help society, they need more help themselves.

      (Daily Report) Jul 18, 2011

    • IPAB Continues To Draw Repeal Talk

      Health exchanges, accountable care organizations, high-risk pools and waivers are among health law hot topics also attracting headlines.

      (Daily Report) Jul 18, 2011

    • State Roundup: Strain Felt From Home Care, Adult Day Care Cuts

      News outlets report on a variety of state health policy issues.

      (Daily Report) Jul 18, 2011

    • It's Not Just The Money: Cost Control In Cancer Care (Guest Opinion)

      Health reform raises deep questions about the size and scope of government, about progressive taxation, about the individual mandate and more. It's easy to forget that cost control will be a huge challenge, no matter how these ideological matters are resolved. Finding the right combination of humanity and restraint will be particularly hard in addressing life-threatening or life-ending illness.

      (Daily Report) Jul 18, 2011

    • States Grapple With Reduced Federal Medicaid Match

      Stateline looks at the effect to states of the loss of extra federal matching funds for Medicaid. In addition, other news outlets explore the difficulty of finding physicians who accept Medicaid patients, a financial analysis of cuts in Medicaid funding being considered as part of the debt talks in Washington and the fight in Florida over moving enrollees to a managed care style plan.

      (Daily Report) Jul 18, 2011

    • First Edition: July 18, 2011

      Today's early morning highlights from the major news organizations, including the latest news on the debt-ceiling talks as well as reports on IPAB and health exchanges.

      (Daily Report) Jul 18, 2011

    • It's Not Just The Money: Cost Control In Cancer Care (Guest Opinion)

      Health reform raises deep questions about the size and scope of government, about progressive taxation, about the individual mandate and more. It's easy to forget that cost control will be a huge challenge, no matter how these ideological matters are resolved. Finding the right combination of humanity and restraint will be particularly hard in addressing life-threatening or life-ending illness.

      (Column) Jul 17, 2011

    • State Highlights: Minn. Officials Reach Deal To End Shutdown

      News outlets report on a variety of state health policy issues.

      (Daily Report) Jul 15, 2011