Medicaid

    • 'Doc Fix' Dilemma Makes Debt Panel's Job More Difficult

      According to Reuters, sources indicate panel members are interested in taking on this Medicare issue, but doing so would cost hundreds of billions of dollars and complicate their efforts to find federal budget savings. Meanwhile, in related news, AHIP — America's Health Insurance Plans — is lobbying the committee regarding an approach to debt reduction that involves coordinating care for dual eligibles.

      (Daily Report) Oct 13, 2011

    • Medicaid Waivers, Enrollment Problems Plaguing States

      In Arizona, California and Virginia, Medicaid issues are looming.

      (Daily Report) Oct 13, 2011

    • State Roundup: Anti-Abortion Legislation Campaign

      A selection of health care news from around the country.

      (Daily Report) Oct 13, 2011

    • Viewpoints: 'Moneyball' And Health Care; Daschle On Diabetes Treatment; Elton John And Sen. Nelson On Paying For AIDS Drugs

      A collection of editorials and opinions from around the country.

      (Daily Report) Oct 13, 2011

    • Longer Looks: For Doctors, Breaking Up Is Hard To Do

      This week's articles come from The Economist, The Atlantic, Mother Jones and American Medical News.

      (Daily Report) Oct 13, 2011

    • Different Takes: Advice For The Super Committee

      KHN asked Henry J. Aaron of The Brookings Institution, Nina Owcharenko from The Heritage Foundation and Third Way's David Kendall what they view as the most substantive issue or challenge facing the super committee and what advice they might offer to tackle it. Read their perspectives.

      (Daily Report) Oct 13, 2011

    • First Edition: October 13, 2011

      Today's early morning highlights from the major news organizations, including a report about how Mitt Romney's health law waiver plan would work -- states could skirt some of the measure's biggest requirements, but it's still not a complete repeal.

      (Daily Report) Oct 13, 2011

    • Super Committee Health Goals Need Sound Policy

      If the super committee is to reach its goal of finding an estimated $1.2 trillion in savings over the next decade, this panel will have to think big and produce recommendations with real substance -- especially in regard to the health care component.

      (Story) Oct 12, 2011

    • It's Taxes, Stupid!

      Health policy analysts are at risk of neglecting the issue that will more profoundly influence health policy than all of those now absorbing their attention: whether tax increases form a major part of any program to curb future federal budget deficits.

      (Story) Oct 12, 2011

    • Different Takes: Advice For The Super Committee

      KHN asked Henry J. Aaron of The Brookings Institution, Nina Owcharenko from The Heritage Foundation and Third Way's David Kendall what they view as the most substantive issue or challenge facing the super committee and what advice they might offer to tackle it. Read their perspectives.

      (Story) Oct 12, 2011