States

    • Enrollees In High-Deductible Plans May Be Forgoing Care Because Of High Costs

      People enrolled in high-deductible plans may forgo care because of excessive out-of-pocket costs, according to a new report from the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research.

      (Daily Report) Oct 29, 2010

    • Research Roundup: Primary Care Doc Pay And Satisfaction; Fixes To Medicare Reimbursements; Free Vaccines?

      This week's research roundup includes studies from Health Affairs, the Archives of Internal Medicine, the American Journal of Public Health, UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, the Kaiser Family Foundation, the Urban Institute and the National Minority Quality Forum.

      (Daily Report) Oct 29, 2010

    • First Edition: October 29, 2010

      Today's early morning highlights from the major news organizations, including reports about the effort to repeal the health law and Republican and Democrat strategies related to health overhaul policies in the next Congress.

      (Daily Report) Oct 29, 2010

    • Statewatch: D.C Poised To Approve Johns Hopkins-Sibley Deal; Controversial Medicaid Cuts In Idaho, Indiana

      States address a range of health policy issues.

      (Daily Report) Oct 28, 2010

    • Health Law Only Small Part Of Insurance Rate Increases

      News outlets report on new premium rate increases by insurers and the possible causes.

      (Daily Report) Oct 28, 2010

    • Nursing Homes Struggle To Allow Seniors Use Of Medical Marijuana

      The New York Times reports that as states begin embracing medical marijuana they are also grappling with how they allow or don't allow seniors in nursing homes to use it.

      (Daily Report) Oct 28, 2010

    • Health On The Hill – October 27, 2010

      With the elections less than one week away, ads making claims about the health law are flooding the airwaves. Many Democrats, concerned that voters view the measure in a negative light, continue to not mention health reform. Republicans, predicted to take control of the House and increase their ranks in the Senate, continue to criticize the law as too large, too expensive and intrusive into Americans’ lives. But President Barack Obama and some Democrats are promoting the law’s immediate consumer benefits and say it will improve the quality of health care for all Americans.

      (Daily Report) Oct 28, 2010

    • New Surgical Centers Open In Pa., Faith-Based Clinic In Mich.

      News outlets report on the health care marketplace, including the growing number of surgical centers in Pennsylvania and a new federally qualified community health center in one of Michigan's wealthiest counties.

      (Daily Report) Oct 28, 2010

    • First Edition: October 28, 2010

      Today's early morning highlights from the major news organizations, including a report about the reasons behind rising health premiums.

      (Daily Report) Oct 28, 2010

    • Health On The Hill - October 27, 2010

      With the elections less than one week away, ads making claims about the health law are flooding the airwaves. Many Democrats, concerned that voters view the measure in a negative light, continue to not mention health reform. Republicans, predicted to take control of the House and increase their ranks in the Senate, continue to criticize the law as too large, too expensive and intrusive into Americans’ lives. But President Barack Obama and some Democrats are promoting the law’s immediate consumer benefits and say it will improve the quality of health care for all Americans.

      (Video) Oct 27, 2010