April 2007 Health Care News

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April, 2007
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The April 2007 issue of Health Care News highlights the Congressional Budget Office's late-January report showing the Medicare Part D prescription drug program will cost about $136 billion less than expected between 2007 and 2013.

Also on page 1:

  • By executive order, Texas Gov. Rick Perry has mandated that girls entering sixth grade, starting in September 2008, be vaccinated against the sexually transmitted human papilloma virus.
  • Health care analysts hope a newly formed coalition will avoid calling for more government involvement in health care.
  • Massachusetts residents trying to comply with a state law passed in 2006 are in sticker shock, as insurance premiums may cost twice as much as first projected.

Also in this issue: the Bush health plan, reform proposals in California, Georgia, and Illinois, Maryland's Wal-Mart bill loses in court, hospitals and CDHC, long-term care, and more.

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