Health Change Bulletin             |          May 27, 2010              |           Volume Two Issue Twenty Four
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ere are the facts: Next year, your W2 form will only change to show the value of the health care benefits that you have received so you can know more about your benefits and you are an empowered consumer, but you will absolutely not pay taxes on these benefits." Stephanie Cutter, Assistant to the President of the United States for Special Projects



Healthcare Reform Costs Shift to Cash-Strapped States
Reuters, May 26, 2010


What Will Happen to HSAs Under Reform?
California Healthline, May 26, 2010


Healthcare Reform Raises the Stakes in California Insurance Commissioner Election
Los Angeles Times, May 26, 2010


Health Care Reform: Impact on the Nursing Profession
WSLS, May 26, 2010


Wellpoint Adopting Parts of Breast Cancer Act
Reuters, May 26, 2010


Obama Administration Seeks Dismissal of Virginia Lawsuit Against Health Reform
FierceHealthcare, May 25, 2010


U.S. to Scrutinize any Health Insurers’ Mergers for Antitrust Concerns
IFAwebnews, May 25, 2010


Health Reform Costs Could Be $100 Billion More Than Forecast
AMednews, May 24, 2010


Survey: Employers See Health Care Hikes in 2011
AP, May 21, 2010




SGR Mess Remains Maddening and Frustrating
On the Road with Dr. Rohack, May 27, 2010


Health Reform, Your Taxes and the Rumor Mill
The White House Blog, May 25, 2010




Study: High-Risk Pools In Health Care Law Underfunded
Senator Orrin Hatch,, May 27, 2010


Health price transparency bills would expand laws targeting hospital pricing
American Medical News,, May 24, 2010


Young People Stand to Reap Benefits From New Health Law

New York Times Health,, May 24, 2010




HIPAA and HITECH -- what do these regulations mean to healthcare professionals?

SophosLabs, May 27, 2010



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