What’s New in Health Care Reform

What’s New in Health Care Reform provides an overview of the past week’s news, updates, and commentary in health care reform and utilization management. Top highlights this week include: Chronically ill patients pay more in Obamacare plans than employer coverage, Obamacare premiums rise in 14 cities, hospitals lead in health care job growth, physician employment, and seeking ways to limit increase in Medicare premiums.

By Kelley Luedke • October 7, 2015

What’s New in Health Care Reform provides an overview of the past week’s news, updates, and commentary in health care reform and utilization management. Top highlights this week include: Health care costs rise again, high deductibles more common in exchanges, HealthCare.gov faulted for weak cybersecurity, patient engagement key to health care reform, and managing higher medical deductibles.

By Kelley Luedke • September 30, 2015

What’s New in Health Care Reform provides an overview of the past week’s news, updates, and commentary in health care reform and utilization management. Top highlights this week include: Drug reform bill, number of Americans lacking health insurance dropped in 2014, out-of-pocket costs, military health care reform, and Americans more conservative about health care.

By Kelley Luedke • September 23, 2015

What’s New in Health Care Reform provides an overview of the past week’s news, updates, and commentary in health care reform and utilization management. Top highlights this week include: Health care preparedness, health insurance mergers, health care as a moral responsibility, legislation proposed to reform mental health care, and physicians in the health reform conversation.

By Kelley Luedke • September 16, 2015

What’s New in Health Care Reform provides an overview of the past week’s news, updates, and commentary in health care reform and utilization management. Top highlights this week include: Health care as a moral issue, paying doctors for performance, why millennials avoid seeing doctors, physician leaders accept health care reform but wary about future, and consumers using alternative sources for health insurance coverage.

By Kelley Luedke • September 9, 2015