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A Correction About Congress and The Death of A Cost Effective Pilot Program

A Correction:  Story about Congress Trying to Exempt Itself from ACA, not entirely true, but there still are shenanigans.  We want to make sure we are giving you accurate information.  Here’s what really happened. http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2013/04/25/no-congress-isnt-trying-to-exempt-itself-from-obamacare/ The end of a pilot … Continue reading

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Vermont and Oregon Publish Rates and Approve Insurers; Medicare Costs Straitjacket; Three Seattleites on National Patient-Centered Outcomes Advisory Committees

Busy week and it is only Wednesday:  Vermont first to publish new insurance rates; Oregon approves 22 insurers for its health benefit exchange;  RAND calls for need to re-examine Medicare payments;  Imagine a $1,206 toe nail removal bill; and Seattleites … Continue reading

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