• Health Law Influences Small Business Owners' Decisions

      The Wall Street Journal reports that even though the mandate was delayed requiring businesses with more than 50 employees to provide coverage for their workers, the overhaul is affecting how companies are run. In addition, Fox News reports that doctors could be left with unpaid bills if enrollees don't pay their premiums, and Politico writes about a study that challenges the notion that the health law resulted in millions of canceled policies.

      (Daily Report) 9:45AM ET

    • Washington, Minnesota Tout Exchange Sign-Ups, While Oregon Official Exits

      Another top official for the Cover Oregon exchange submitted her resignation this week, while a technology committee decides whether the state should participate in the federal exchange or fix the existing website with the help of a new contractor. Meanwhile, some consumers decline to buy coverage because they say they cannot afford the policies sold on the exchange.

      (Daily Report) 9:16AM ET

    • Aetna Raises Earnings Outlook

      In other market news, coverage continues of the cost and effectiveness of Sovaldi, a new drug to treat hepatitis C, and the related earnings gained by Gilead Sciences, its manufacturer.

      (Daily Report) 9:15AM ET

    • Employers Increasingly See Positives In Wellness Programs

      The Associated Press reports on this development.

      (Daily Report) 9:14AM ET

    • Highlights: New Abortion Restrictions In Mississippi; Political Ad Calls Maryland Exchange A 'Failure'

      A selection of health policy stories from Arizona, Connecticut, D.C., Kansas, Maryland, Mississippi and Missouri.

      (Daily Report) 9:14AM ET

    • Amedisys To Pay $150 Million To Settle Medicare Fraud Case

      Amedisys Inc., one of the nation's largest home health providers, will pay $150 million to settle claims that it exaggerated Medicare billings and had improper financial relations with referring physicians, the Department of Justice revealed. Meanwhile McClatchy is reporting that, based on an analysis of Medicare's list of banned providers, Miami is at the top for Medicare fraud.

      (Daily Report) 9:12AM ET

    • First Edition: April 24, 2014

      Today's early morning highlights from the major news organizations, including a number of reports about how the health law is playing in midterm election campaigns.

      (Daily Report) 7:14AM ET

    • Sales Of Hepatitis Drug Shatter Records

      Record sales of the pricey new drug, Sovaldi, boosted first-quarter earnings of Gilead Sciences beyond expectations. Meanwhile, Novartis' recently announced deals with GlaxoSmithKline and Eli Lilly show manufacturers' swing towards specialization, reports The Wall Street Journal.

      (Daily Report) Apr 23

    • Lawsuit Challenging Health Law Subsidies Gains Backing Of 38 GOP Lawmakers

      The challenge, brought by Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., targets the rule allowing the federal government to pay part of the health insurance premiums for lawmakers and some staffers.

      (Daily Report) Apr 23

    • State Highlights: Ohio Hospital Merger Struck Down; Okla. Abortion Drug Use Limited; Calif. Exchange And Felons

      A selection of health policy stories from Ohio, Oklahoma, California, Idaho, Tennessee, Nebraska, Minnesota, Massachusetts, Georgia and Washington state.

      (Daily Report) Apr 23