Health Policy Report - August 3, 2011
In this issue:
- President Obama signs a compromise debt ceiling plan into law. Find out more about this bill and what it could mean for cancer care.
- A new study has found that Medicare patients treated by hospital-based physicians incur higher costs than those managed by primary care physicians.
- The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has released a proposed rule outlining the standards states must meet in establishing the new reform law created health insurance exchanges.
- Read about lawmakers’ latest efforts to repeal the Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB).
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