Mark McClellan

A 'Super' physician-pay fix in the making?

A 'Super' physician-pay fix in the making?

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I suppose it's only fitting that during the week of the season's biggest football game, Washington healthcare wonks are discussing a potential huge punt of their own.

Successful long-term care models headed to PBS show

An august panel of aging care experts will meet Monday in Washington to film a discussion about creative global and international models of eldercare. The gathering is sponsored by PBS NewsHour and funded by the SCAN Foundation. Everything from managed care programs in Minnesota and California to a voucher program in Finland and caregiver support systems in Taiwan will be examined. NewsHour's Hari Sreenivasan will moderate the session, which will include an array of well-known U.S. aging thought leaders.

Former Medicare administrators identify different priorities for reform

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Three former top Medicare administrators offered their proposals for reform Wednesday. The panel spoke at the Kaiser Family Foundation offices in Washington, D.C.

President nominates Berwick to run agency for Medicare, Medicaid

President nominates Berwick to run agency for Medicare, Medicaid

After much anticipation, President Obama Monday nominated Dr. Donald Berwick for administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.

Obama to appoint Berwick as CMS head, news report says

Obama to appoint Berwick as CMS head, news report says

The Obama Administration is set to disclose that Donald M. Berwick is its pick for administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, according to a report from the Bureau of National Affairs.

Healthcare experts to discuss senior care at Brookings forum today

A distinguished panel of healthcare experts will gather today at the Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C., to discuss strategies for improving care for seniors.

New alliance seeks to improve long-term services across spectrum

New alliance seeks to improve long-term services across spectrum

The Long-Term Quality Alliance, which was formally introduced Tuesday, is dedicated to improving the quality of long-term services and supports.

Long-term care in the spotlight

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It's only the first week in January, but 2010 already has served up some exciting developments for the long-term care field.

Vacancy at top of CMS concerns lawmakers, newspaper reports

As lawmakers debate Medicare and Medicaid changes, the absence of a leader to oversee these programs has become more glaring.

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