News in brief - Oct. 17, 2011
Counseling on alcohol helps patients and is billable
Medical identity theft a growing problem
Facebook, Twitter users have few nice things to say about health insurers
Tennessee oncologist's consignment sales are media sensations
AMA offers solid, useful resources for disaster response
Letters to the Editor - Oct. 17, 2011
Medicare project promotes coordinated care
News in brief - Oct. 17, 2011
IOM panel: Insurance exchanges will fail unless cost factor is faced
Some states limit Medicaid fees for certain ED visits
Supreme Court hears lawsuit challenging Medicaid rate cuts
MedPAC plan repeals SGR, but cuts doctor pay
HHS waiting to hear what it can spend
News in brief - Oct. 17, 2011
Practical approaches to mental health (AAFP Scientific Assembly)
News in brief - Oct. 17, 2011
States try more aggressive Rx opioid controls
Bans help curb abuse of bath salts, officials say
Liability premiums hold steady, but state disparities linger
Hospital-based palliative care rises 19%