News in brief - Dec. 13, 2010
How Twitter hashtags can start medical conversations
Doctors voice frustration with insurer preauthorization requirements
California hospitals, physicians may recoup millions in insurer payments
Uncertainty prompts doctors to rethink private practice, according to survey
What editorial writers are saying about the battle against AIDS
News in brief - Dec. 13, 2010
Congress passes bills keeping physicians from Medicare pay cut, “red flags” rule
Prescription requests may rise under new OTC drug payment provision
Opt-out bill could give states more flexibility on health reform
CMS proposes rule on expanding RAC program to Medicaid
News in brief - Dec. 13, 2010
States spending just 2% of tobacco settlement funds on smoking prevention
Quality initiative claims it saved 22,000 lives
EDs report on-call coverage problems