News in brief - April 16, 2007
Medicare managed care payments targeted to fund other health goals
Sign of the times
Illinois makes big strides in covering all kids
New Hampshire parental notification law faces repeal
News in brief - April 16, 2007
House passes stroke prevention legislation
More states eye reporting infection rates to give scrutiny to hospitals
Doctor cards help Pennsylvania hospital put a human face on patient care
Assisted-suicide bill in California clears first hurdle
Physicians uneasy about how plans will set rankings
California doctors fight for right to counsel during negotiations
Black doctors view DTC ads more favorably
The ins and outs of billing
Independence Blue Cross, Highmark announce merger
When should you start collecting Social Security?
Consumer-driven health plans grow slowly
News in brief - April 16, 2007
UnitedHealth Group-Sierra merger a bad deal
Letters to the Editor - April 16, 2007
Cancer connection
Research into raising HDL cholesterol presses on despite setbacks
Antibiotics overprescribed for sinus infections
News in brief - April 16, 2007