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Designation of Obesity as a Disease: Implications for Health Plan Sponsors
Implications for Plan Sponsors of Obesity's Designation as a Disease (PDF)
Insurer Begins Huge Palliative Care Program
Class Action Complaint Alleges UnitedHealthcare Violated Federal Mental Health Parity Law
HSA-Eligible High Deductible Health Plans: Updating the Definition of Prevention (PDF)
[Opinion] Health Insurance Saves Lives -- That Means It Improves Health, Too
What TPAs Need to Know About Disease Management Programs
Mississippi Pins Hopes on Telehealth to Curb Diabetes Epidemic, Lower Costs
[Guidance Overview] Agencies Issue Final Mental Health Parity Regs (PDF)
[Opinion] The Buck Stops Here: Taking Responsibility for Healthcare Costs
California Orders Insurers to Cover Speech, Occupational Therapy
[Guidance Overview] Final Regs Issued on Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Benefits Parity Under ACA
Lacking Rules, Insurers Balk at Paying for Intensive Psychiatric Care
Social Networks May Have Role in Containing Healthcare Costs
The Expanding Ranks of the Disabled
Stop the Presses: A Disease Management Program Worked!
20 'Episodes' Drive Employer Health Costs
Scientists Warn of Overwhelming Costs of Mental Illness
Putting Off Retirement May Help Stave Off Alzheimer's
[Opinion] The Affordable Care Act and the Death of Personal Responsibility
Mental Health Access May Be Adversely Affected in States Choosing Federally-Run Exchanges
Most U.S. Health Spending Is Exploding, But Not for Mental Health
Study Says the Uninsured Are Healthier
Losing Weight Doesn't Reduce Heart Attack Deaths
National Report Card on Medication Adherence (PDF)
That Employee Who Smokes Costs the Boss $5,800 a Year
Who Is at Greatest Risk for Receiving Poor-Quality Health Care?
Living in America Takes Toll on Immigrants' Health
California Counties Still Not Prepared to Offer Expanded Mental Health Care
[Opinion] Smoking Determined to be 'Preexisting Condition' by D.C. Regulators
Cancer Patients Found to Be at Greater Risk for Bankruptcy
The Cost of Dementia: Who Will Pay?
Who Really Pays for Obesity?
ACA's Expansion of Coverage for Addiction Treatment Could Overwhelm Facilities
Questions About Colon Screening Coverage Still Vex Consumers
[Opinion] Is Patient Engagement by the Chronically Ill a Solution ... or a Healthcare Urban Legend?
On a Rocky Road: Current Health Status of Adult 40+ Population and Associated Health Care Costs (PDF)
Cost of Dementia Tops $157 Billion Annually in the United States
Census Report: Health Status, Health Insurance and Medical Services Utilization, 2001-2011
The Impact of the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act on Inpatient Admissions (PDF)
How the ACA Has Expanded Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Benefits and Federal Parity Protections for 62 Million Americans
[Opinion] Under Obamacare, Who Even Counts As a Tobacco User?
Federal Reserve Economist Steps Into Dispute on Geographic Differences in Health Spending
Why Does a Flu Shot Cost So Much?
Hospices, Wary of Costs, May Be Discouraging Patients with High Fees
Focus on Obamacare Delays Mental Health Parity Law
[Guidance Overview] New Regs Require Employer Action in Preparation for 2014 Pay or Play Penalty
U.S. Approves Health Exchanges in Four Republican-Governed States
Walking the Tightrope on Mental Health Coverage
After Newtown Shootings, Policy Questions Arise About Mental Health Insurance Coverage
[Guidance Overview] Proposed Increases in Maximum Rewards Offered Under Wellness Programs
New Weight Loss Technologies Help Companies Curb Health Care Costs
Depressed Employees Carry Higher Health Costs
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Specialty Drug Spending Accounted for 20% of Total U.S. Drug Expenditures in 2009
How Employers Can Address Challenges of Health Care Cost Containment

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