Health Care News : Issue Archive

  • 2012 May Health Care News

    The May issue of Health Care News reports on the lawsuit filed by the attorneys general of Florida, Michigan, Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, and Texas, who aim to block President Barack...
  • 2012 April Health Care News

    The April issue of Health Care News reports on the controversy greeting the Obama administration’s mandate that all private insurance plans cover the costs of abortifacients, sterilization, and...
  • 2012 February Health Care News

    The February issue of Health Care News describes how the states are wrangling with the challenge of deciding whether to comply with President Barack Obama’s health care law by establishing health...
  • 2012 January Health Care News

    The January 2012 issue of Health Care News reports the Healthy Indiana Plan, a vaunted state-sponsored health insurance plan for uninsured low-income adults, has been denied an extension by the Obama...
  • 2011 December Health Care News

    The December issue of Health Care News reports on the Department of Health and Human Services’ decision to shelve the Community Living Assistance Services and Supports (CLASS) program, the long-term...
  • 2011 November Health Care News

    The November 2011 issue of Health Care News reports on a hidden camera investigation into the Medicaid payment practices of several states. Volunteers for Project Veritas, posing as drug smugglers...
  • September 2011 - Health Care News

    The September issue of Health Care News highlights Republican efforts, and Democrat resistance, to reform Medicaid. Also in this issue: The Department of Health and Human Services, which has...
  • 2011 August Health Care News

    The August issue of Health Care News reports Vermont has become the first state to have a government-run health care monopoly, the result of a bill signed by Gov. Peter Shumlin in May. Detractors...
  • 2011 July Health Care News

    The July issue of Health Care News reports on heavy-handed efforts by the Department of Health and Human Services to force the ouster of Forest Laboratories CEO Howard Solomon--the first time the...
  • June 2011 - Health Care News

    The June 2011 issue of Health Care News reports on President Barack Obama’s plans to strengthen one of the more controversial boards created under his health care law, the Independent Payment...
  • 2011 June Health Care News

    The June 2011 issue of Health Care News reports on President Barack Obama’s plans to strengthen one of the more controversial boards created under his health care law, the Independent Payment...
  • May 2011 - Health Care News

    The May issue of Health Care News reports that Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal is reconsidering legislation that would have mandated the creation of a health insurance exchange in the state. Tea Party...
  • April 2011 - Health Care News

    The April issue of Health Care News reports on a poll conducted by Managing Editor Benjamin Domenech of Republican governors, asking how they plan to deal with Obamacare’s requirement that...
  • 2011 April Health Care News

    The April issue of Health Care News reports on a poll conducted by Managing Editor Benjamin Domenech of Republican governors, asking how they plan to deal with Obamacare’s requirement that they...
  • 2011 February Health Care News

    The February issue of Health Care News reports on federal Judge Henry Hudson’s ruling that the individual mandate in President Barack Obama’s health care law is unconstitutional. In...
  • 2010 December Health Care News

    The December issue of Health Care News reports on efforts by states and citizens across the country to fight back against the Obama health bill’s individual mandate to buy health insurance....
  • 2010 November Health Care News

    The November issue of Health Care News warns of an Obama administration crackdown on health insurers. In a letter to Karen Ignagni, president of America’s Health Insurance Plans, HHS Secretary...
  • 2010 September Health Care News

    The September issue of Health Care News leads with reactions to President Barack Obama’s recess appointment of the controversial Dr. Donald Berwick as head of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid...
  • 2010 April Health Care News

    The April issue of Health Care News leads with a report on the “bipartisan” health care summit at Blair House and Democrats’ plans to press ahead with the controversial...
  • 2011 January Health Care News

    The January issue of Health Care News describes how the Republican takeover of the U.S. House of Representatives, fueled in part by frustration over President Barack Obama’s health care law,...
  • 2009 September Health Care News: Obama Disputes Health Care Bill’s Price Tag

    The September 2009 issue of Health Care News reports that President Barack Obama and other health care overhaul proponents are criticizing the Congressional Budget Office’s estimate the measure...
  • 2009 June Health Care News: Utah Overhauls Health Care

    The June 2009 issue of Health Care News reports on Gov. Jon Huntsman’s signing of several measures aimed at overhauling Utah’s health care system ... and not necessarily in a good way....
  • 2009 May Health Care News: Will Stimulus Bill Lead to Rationing?

    The May 2009 issue of Health Care News analyzes the Federal Coordinating Council for Comparative Research, a provision of the stimulus bill that some policy analysts fear will give government...
  • 2009 March Health Care News: Uninsured Aren’t to Blame for Hospital Overcrowding

    The March 2009 issue of Health Care News reports the results of a new study that finds overcrowding in emergency rooms happens because of myriad flaws in the U.S. health care system—not because...
  • January 2009 Health Care News: Wanting Out of Medicare

    The January 2009 issue of Health Care News reports on a measure introduced by Congressman Sam Johnson to allow senior citizens to opt out of Medicare and still receive Social Security benefits. We...