Monthly Archives: January 2015

Experiments With Coordinating Medical Care Deliver Mixed Results

i Medical homes are a simple, compelling idea: Give primary-care doctors resources to reduce preventable medical crises for diabetics, asthmatics… Continue reading »

Insurance Choices Dwindle In Rural California As Blue Shield Pulls Back

i Lori Lomas, an insurance agent with Feather Financial in Quincy, Calif., has noticed that her clients in San Francisco… Continue reading »

Cleveland Hospitals Grapple With Readmission Fines

i Cleveland Clinic pharmacist Katie Greenlee talks with Morgan Clay about how he should take his prescriptions when he leaves… Continue reading »

Am I Responsible If The Insurance Exchange Flubs My Subsidy?

i If the health exchange gets your subsidy wrong, you’ll be the one who has to sort it out. ImageZoo/Corbis… Continue reading »

Senator ‘Astounded’ That Nonprofit Hospitals Sue Poorest Patients

i i Heartland Regional Medical Center in St. Joseph, Mo., is changing its name to Mosaic Life Care. It was… Continue reading »

Tax Preparers Get Ready To Be Bearers Of Bad News About Health Law

i i Lou Graham prepares taxes in Connecticut and is ready to answer client questions about the Affordable Care Act…. Continue reading »

War Over Obamacare Heats Up In States

i i Oklahoma state Rep. Mike Ritze, a Republican and a physician, plans to revive the fight against the Affordable… Continue reading »

Limited Insurance Choices Frustrate Patients In California

i i Dennie and Kathy Wright sift through a stack of medical bills at their home in Indian Valley, Calif…. Continue reading »

Head Of Medicare, Who Oversaw Obamacare Rollout, Will Step Down

Marilyn Tavenner, the administrator of the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, who oversaw the implementation of the Affordable… Continue reading »

Early Test Of An Obamacare Experiment Posts Little Progress

i i Close up of doctor writing on a medical chart with patient lying in a hospital bed in the… Continue reading »