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Some in health industry raising concerns about Accountable Care Organizations

Some in health industry raising concerns about Accountable Care Organizations

Minnesota pilot project seeks to save Medicare money by addressing readmission rates; MedPac offers draft payment recommendations

Minnesota pilot project seeks to save Medicare money by addressing readmission rates; MedPac offers draft payment recommendations

Congress must stop Medicare cuts in November

Congress must stop Medicare cuts in November

White House predicts overhaul will save $8 billion for Medicare by the end of 2011

White House predicts overhaul will save $8 billion for Medicare by the end of 2011

First Edition: July 2, 2010

First Edition: July 2, 2010

Congressional hearing explores Medicare payment issues, including permanent 'doc fix'

Congressional hearing explores Medicare payment issues, including permanent 'doc fix'

AAIM identifies core principles that delineate shortfalls of GME funding

AAIM identifies core principles that delineate shortfalls of GME funding

ASTRO urges MedPAC to recommend end to abuse of physician self-referral law in radiation oncology

ASTRO urges MedPAC to recommend end to abuse of physician self-referral law in radiation oncology

PAF annual report offers summary of issues impacting Americans' access to healthcare

PAF annual report offers summary of issues impacting Americans' access to healthcare

Companies providing home care receive large Medicare reimbursements

Companies providing home care receive large Medicare reimbursements

Orszag says new Medicare payment board will help lower deficit

Orszag says new Medicare payment board will help lower deficit

Utilization rates of noninvasive diagnostic imaging procedures for Medicare population vary regionally

Utilization rates of noninvasive diagnostic imaging procedures for Medicare population vary regionally

Research roundup: Insurance crisis tough on middle class; Hospitals' profit margins on private patients up

Research roundup: Insurance crisis tough on middle class; Hospitals' profit margins on private patients up

Cut looms for Medicare payments to doctors

Cut looms for Medicare payments to doctors

Medicare payment issues raise questions, concerns

Medicare payment issues raise questions, concerns

MedPac urges Feds to cut payments to private insurers

MedPac urges Feds to cut payments to private insurers

Senate fails to repeal Medicare physician payment formula

Senate fails to repeal Medicare physician payment formula

With rate cut looming, doctors threaten to stop accepting Medicare patients

With rate cut looming, doctors threaten to stop accepting Medicare patients

Medpac recommendation: Adjust Medicare's hospital inpatient payments to recoup overpayments

Medpac recommendation: Adjust Medicare's hospital inpatient payments to recoup overpayments

MedPAC home care cuts can harm home health agencies and impact senior Americans, says NAHC

MedPAC home care cuts can harm home health agencies and impact senior Americans, says NAHC