Health Change Bulletin             |          July 8, 2010              |           Volume Two Issue Thirty
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espite the recess appointment, I look forward to working with CMS as they implement health reform to deliver the better health care outcomes and lower costs for patients we fought to pass in the landmark health reform law. Sen. Max Baucus (D-Mont.)



Donald Berwick's Recess Appointment Draws Ire from Republicans, Support from Democrats
Stephanie Condon, CBS, July 7, 2010


Key Senate Finance Committee Democrats Divided on Berwick's Recess Appointment
Christopher Rowland, Boston Globe, July 7, 2010


Ritter Details Colorado's New High-Risk Health-Insurance Pool
Jennifer Brown, The Denver Post, July 7, 2010


Fraud Bureaus Report Sharp Rise in Fake Health Plans
Dennis Jay, Insurance Journal, July 7, 2010


Health Care Reform Opt-Out Drive Falls Short in Michigan
Dawson Bell, Free Press, July 6, 2010


Health Care Reform Series: Retaining Grandfathered Plan Status Under New Regulations
Leonard Street & Deinard, Lexology, July 6, 2010


Long-Term Care And Health Reform: Positive or Negative?
Stephen Smith, The Daily Times, July 5, 2010


Health Overhaul May Mean Longer ER Waits, Crowding
Carla K. Johnson, AP, July 2, 2010


HHS Launches Insurance Website
Janet Adamy, Wall Street Journal Washington Wire, July 1, 2010  



The Conservative Case For Don Berwick
Ezra Klein, Washington Post, July 7, 2010


Massachusetts Shows Us Again: Health Reform Ain't Easy
Chris Weaver, NPR Blog, July 6, 2010




White House's Medicare Pick To Be Installed
Wall Street Journal Health,, July 6, 2010


Another 2.5 million adults joined the uninsured population. Ranks of privately insured continued decline
American Medical News,, July 6, 2010


Dems had no hearing/testimony/votes for Dr Berwick. They don't want his adamant support for rationing healthcare debated in the light of day

Rep. Tom Price,, July 6, 2010




Smart Choices: Telling Our M&A Health Reform Story

Deloitte LLP, July 6, 2010



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