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    • 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

    • Health Care: Super Power For The Super Committee

      Health care costs are typically kryptonite in budget talks, but this time they are also the common enemy to both Democrats and Republicans. But both will have to give in order to reach a successful deal.

      (Story) Oct 12, 2011

    • At Debate, Romney Offers Spirited Defense Of Mass. Health Plan

      At Tuesday night's GOP presidential hopeful face-off, former Mass. governor Mitt Romney was the focus of the other candidates, who criticized his economic policies and his state's health overhaul. But, having earned the endorsement of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie earlier in the day, he appears to be gaining momentum.

      (Daily Report) Oct 12, 2011

    • 37 States, D.C. Advance Plans To Improve Health Outcomes For Dual Eligibles

      The states and D.C. are proposing demonstration projects to better coordinate and therefore improve care for an estimated 9 million people who fall into this category. States would receive a share of any resulting savings.

      (Daily Report) Oct 12, 2011