News in brief - Nov. 1, 2010
Keeping staff morale high when pay raises are low
Michigan Blues defends use of “most-favored-nation” clauses
Conn. insurance rate hikes prompt outcry amid politically charged backdrop
What editorial writers are saying about rulings on the health reform law
News in brief - Nov. 1, 2010
Medicare, Medicaid payment and delivery models face scrutiny by new agency
Louisiana cuts Medicaid pay again as state faces budget shortfall
Insurance regulators narrow definitions of care for medical-loss ratio rules
News in brief - Nov. 1, 2010
California nurse anesthetists can practice independently, judge rules
Preventive measures shown to cut hospital C. diff rates
“Blue button” technology pushed to give patients instant access to medical records
Wrong-patient, wrong-site procedures persist despite safety protocol