June 15, 2016
Curated by Lindsey Thiessen Johnson, Shelly Miller, Amy Sanders, and Janet Wrzesinski; edited by Priya Bathija*
The Health Care Reform Weekly Update pulls articles on cutting-edge issues directly from the Health Care Reform Educational Task Force's Twitter feed.
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The Stars of Hospital Care: Useful or a Distraction?
jama.jamanetwork.com - Public reporting of the quality of care delivered by physicians, hospitals, and other health care organizations has been around for a while. Some of the earliest efforts began in the 1990s, when . . .
Justice Department Targets Carolinas HealthCare System In Antitrust Action
khn.org - The federal government joined with North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper to file a civil antitrust case against the state's largest health system, alleging it used contract requirements to . . .
HHS Unveils Rules To Limit Short-Term Health Policies, Strengthen Marketplaces
khn.org - These plans are often cheaper but less comprehensive than those sold on the health law marketplaces. The proposed rules would limit their use to three months. The Obama Administration is seeking to limit . . .
*This week's Health Care Reform Weekly Update was curated by Lindsey Thiessen Johnson (The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA), Shelly Miller (Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, Detroit, MI), Amy E. Sanders (Bass Berry & Sims PLC, Nashville, TN), and Janet Wrzesinski (JW Consulting Services, Bay City, MI); and was edited by Priya Bathija (American Hospital Association, Washington, DC).