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    The Art of Talking Around Medicaid and Transparency

    This morning Health and Human Services Secretary, Kathleen Sebelius, met with the US Senate Finance Committee. At that time she was asked to address many issues pertaining to PPACA and Fiscal Year 2012. You can watch the entire video here.   As always, Secretary Sebelius managed to talk for…
    Nicole Fisher, March 16, 2011
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    Health Care Waivers Actually Work… Who Knew?

    Although sad to admit, it’s a rare occurrence that one sees both a quality and highly efficient health care organization. Suffice to say it’s a great day when one finds such an organization, and even better when you learn it’s managed to work using limited funding and being self-sufficient. What…
    Nicole Fisher, March 15, 2011
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    Neither size nor shape

    Live Blog Patrick Basham and John Luik summarize recent research exposing obesity myths. The most recent example is from the Lancet, where researchers write that fat distribution (pear-shaped vs apple-shaped), BMI, and other measures of obesity don't help determine cardiovascular disease once you account for cholesterol, blood pressure,…
    Joseph Coletti, March 15, 2011