WakeMed has been asked several times this week for comments on the health care reform bill, signed into law by President Obama on Tuesday. Becky Andrews, WakeMed’s vice president of finance, spoke to the News & Observer about the legislation’s new reporting requirements for non-profit hospitals. Dr. Susan Weaver, Senior Vice President for WakeMed Physician Practices […]
Dr. Atkinson was recently featured in a documentary series on health care called “Focal Point: Critical Condition.” If you missed it last week, you can catch it here. The series examines the challenges that people and businesses in North Carolina face under the current health care system, and was produced by WRAL-TV.
One good resource is the New York Times’ latest chart – it outlines the major differences between the plans. Still have questions about what is included in various plans and what isn’t? Comment, and we’ll try to find out the answer!
It’s been a busy couple of weeks for health care reform. Here are links to a couple of interesting articles that sum up the conversation. Weekly Media Round-Up “Finance Committee Passes Bill With One GOP Vote” Washington Post “Health-Care Reform Proposals” The Wall Street Journal – This chart compares various versions of health care reform […]
Below are a few interesting articles from the health care reform debate this week. Healthcare News Real Choice? It’s Off Limits in Health Bills, New York Times Gary Locke: Fixing Health Care Is Good for Business, Wall Street Journal. Gary Locke is the U.S. secretary of Commerce. His editorial reinforces many of Dr. Atkinson’s views about […]