U.S. Halts New Applications for Waivers on Health Coverage Rule

Saturday, June 18, 2011
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By Noam Levi The Obama administration is ending a controversial program that allowed employers to avoid a key requirement of the new federal healthcare law. Beginning in September,…

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U.S. Approves Cancer Drugs Faster Than Europe

Thursday, June 16, 2011
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By Chris Fleming The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is often criticized as inefficient compared to its European counterpart, the European Medicines Agency (EMA), particularly in the…

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Repealing and Replacing IPAB with Better Solutions

Tuesday, June 14, 2011
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By Grace Marie Turner The Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB) was created by Congress as part of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) as a means…

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Mediscare: The Surprising Truth

Friday, May 27, 2011
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By Thomas R. Saving and John Goodman The Obama administration has repeatedly claimed that the health-reform bill it passed last year improved Medicare’s finances. Although you’d never know…

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