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January, 2013

Health Wonk Review for January 31, 2013

January 31, 2013 – Maggie Mahar provides a round-up of some of the most provocative healthcare posts of the past two weeks in this edition of Health Wonk… Read more

Is pain-free Medicare reform possible?

January 25, 2013 – Last week, President Obama signaled that he is 'open to making modest adjustments to programs like Medicare.' Should seniors brace for bad… Read more

Consumer protections in industry crosshairs

January 25, 2013 – If you're a 20- or 30-something and have health coverage, you're being targeted by insurance industry campaign to eliminate two important… Read more

Predicting the future of insurance premiums

January 22, 2013 – Today, many Americans are asking, "Will my premiums go up in 2014?" There is no simple answer ... but the answer for many Americans is that… Read more

Health Wonk Review for January 17, 2013

January 18, 2013 – The latest edition of Health Wonk Review went live over at the Health Affairs Blog yesterday. Host Chris Fleming decided to kick off the… Read more

How I became a health policy wonk, my favorite policy charts, and what’s ahead for health reform

January 11, 2013 – Harold Pollack talks with blogger Aaron Carroll about how he became a policy wonk, about his favorite health policy charts and the road… Read more

Health Wonk Review for January 3, 2013

January 6, 2013 – In case you missed it, the most recent edition – the "Baby New Year Edition" of Health Wonk Review is on the virtual stands. This… Read more

Will insurance premiums skyrocket in 2014?

January 3, 2013 – Health reform critics claim Americans will soon feel "sticker shock" over climbing health premiums, but Maggie Mahar says they aren't… Read more