White House To Hold Meetings With Stakeholders On Overhaul Implementation
News outlets offer reports about action on the implementation front, including White House stakeholder meetings and a vote by state insurance officials regarding the information health plans should provide consumers.
The Hill: White House To Hold Private Meetings With Medicare Head On Healthcare Law
The White House has invited stakeholders to discuss the health care law with the administration's controversial appointee to head Medicare. According to a memo obtained by The Hill, the event on Friday with Medicare Administrator Donald Berwick at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building next to the White House will be the first of several meetings on health care's implementation to be hosted by administration officials (Millman and Pecquet, 12/15).
CQ HealthBeat: White House Woos Doctors For Meeting On Health Care Law
White House officials are holding a meeting on Friday with health care providers - apparently mostly physicians - to "exchange ideas on areas in need of attention" in connection with the health care law, according to a letter sent out to invitees that was circulated by Republicans on the Hill (Norman, 12/15).
Kaiser Health News: State Insurance Officials To Vote On Rules For Descriptions Of Health Policies
Choosing a health insurance policy should be easier if consumers use the simple chart and other information that state insurance commissioners are expected to approve Thursday (Jaffe, 12/15).
The New York Times: On Health Law, Check Back In A Generation
As the history of social legislation would suggest, and as this week's federal court ruling in Virginia makes clear, the health care debate has instead entered a new and protracted period of flux, and its effect on our politics may not be settled until a lot of the president's aides are collecting Medicare checks of their own (Bai, 12/15).