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  • Healthcare reform: Executive pay in way?

     
    by Mark Silva and updated Harry and Louise aren't the only ones touting healthcare reform on TV. Americans United for Change, the union-backed organization aligned with the Obama administration on reform, is airing a new cable TV ad nationally that......
  • In defense of Joe Lieberman [*CORRECTION APPENDED]

     
    Sen. Joe Lieberman of Connecticut is taking a beating for saying he'd be willing to scuttle healthcare if the final plan has a public option. A Benedict Arnold, they call him, a traitor, and much, much worse. So I'd like to stick up for the senator...
  • Lack of health insurance played a role in thousands of child deaths, researchers say

     
    An analysis of 23 million hospital records from 37 states shows that a lack of health insurance likely played a role in the deaths of nearly 17,000 U.S. children over a 17-year period. Researchers at Johns Hopkins Children's Center examined......
  • Embarrassed Republican Party opts out of abortion coverage for employees

     
    Since 1991, the National Republican Committee has offered its employees a health care policy from Cigna that includes coverage for elective abortions. Given the GOP's major push to keep abortion coverage out of President Obama's health care reform bill,...
  • Morning Money Links: Happy holidays for health-care stocks; the Fed's many failures; Twitter makes money

     
    --- Christmas came early for health-care stocks: They’re up across the board today after the Senate’s critical vote on Sunday to advance a health-care reform bill that doesn’t include creation of a government-run competitor. New 52-week highs for...
  • Share your thoughts: Health insurers take heat for rise in profits

     
    Today The Times reported on how the five biggest companies covered 2.7 million fewer people last year but earned 56% more. As the nation struggled last year with rising healthcare costs and a recession, the five companies racked up combined......
  • UnitedHealth tries to lure investors with huge dividend boost

     
    The healthcare insurance industry has been notoriously stingy about paying cash dividends to shareholders. That may be changing. UnitedHealth Group Inc. on Wednesday boosted its annual dividend to 50 cents a share, a dramatic jump from the 3-cents-a-share...
  • Online healthcare information: The doctor's in-box

     
    With 68% of American adults now using the Internet to search for healthcare information, it's no surprise that many want digital access to their doctor. Whether they have that option will depend heavily on doctors' ability to get paid for the service....
  • Consumer groups want federal investigation of insurers' medical spending

     
    Consumer advocates urged the Obama administration Thursday to investigate what they called an effort by large for-profit insurance companies to slash spending on medical care even as they raise premiums. In a letter to Health and Human Services...
  • Florida health plans ranked by Consumer Reports

     
    By William E. Gibson, Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Shopping for a good health insurance plan? The November issue of Consumer Reports lists private health plan rankings for all the states based on consumer satisfaction, preventive care and...
  • California PPOs get mostly low marks in state survey

     
    Most major health insurers in California do a poor job of paying claims and providing customer service for members in preferred provider organization plans, according to a state survey released Thursday. The evaluation by the California Department of...