2010 September Health Care News

Issue Date: 
August, 2010
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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 Services. Also in this issue:

  • Health savings accounts may not fare so well under Obamacare.
  • A closer examination of the new state-run health exchanges shows unexpected limitations.
  • In a case with national implications, a tug of war between the Bay State’s governor and insurers over government restrictions on rate increases has been won by the insurers--for now.
  • The new health care law forces states to navigate conflicting regulations.
  • An on-the-ground look at San Francisco’s new ban on vending machine sales of soft drinks--they can’t sell bottled water, either.
  • If you like your plan, you may not be able to keep it--analysts are finding unexpected traps in Obamacare law.
  • Texas could be ground zero for problems as millions of new patients covered by Medicaid won’t find doctors willing to treat them.

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