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HHS Makes Appealing Health Care Decisions More Difficult
Friday, June 24, 2011 - 07:39
The Obama administration has made it more difficult to appeal medical care decisions under health reform.
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Federal Data Hub Will Help States Verify Information Given to Exchanges
Wednesday, June 22, 2011 - 06:48
A federal data hub will verify information provided by individuals to get covered through insurance exchanges.
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New Federal Funding Opportunities Available for States to Build Exchanges
Tuesday, June 21, 2011 - 07:39
There are more funding opportunities available to states to build exchanges beyond the planning grants and the "Early Innovator" program.
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The University of Maryland Tackles Tough Questions in Health IT -- a Q and A
Friday, June 17, 2011 - 07:41
There are numerous IT challenges embedded within the ongoing process of health reform. The blog sits down for a Q and A with a UMD researcher intimately involved with these challenges.
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Tussle Over Medicaid Expansion Gets Turned Up a Notch
Wednesday, June 15, 2011 - 07:56
It's not about exchanges. The bigger dispute over health reform right now is Medicaid.
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Many Consumers Likely Unaware of Health Law Benefit; Texas Moves Quietly on Health Exchange
Monday, June 13, 2011 - 07:39
The timing of a benefit in the health law is likely to work against consumers. Texas moves quietly on health exchange as other states with GOP governors move forward more publicly.
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Exchange Bill Sees Final Passage in Oregon; Atlanta Appeals Court Hears Health Reform Challenge
Thursday, June 9, 2011 - 07:48
After early intrigue in Oregon, an exchange bill passes the Legislature. A federal appeals court in Atlanta hears a health reform challenge.
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States Turning to Private Foundations for a Financial Assist on Health Reform Implementation
Tuesday, June 7, 2011 - 07:24
Many states -- even those whose leaders publicly opposed to health reform -- are turning to private foundations for financial help in implementing the law.
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An Exchange Bill Is Signed in Colorado; Other News From Last Week
Monday, June 6, 2011 - 07:32
An exchange bill is signed in Colorado, appeals judges question both sides in arguments over health law; and some good news for health IT.
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New York Latest "Early Innovator" To Have Trouble Setting Up Exchange
Wednesday, June 1, 2011 - 22:47
New York is having trouble passing legislation to establish an insurance exchange.
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