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An exciting appointment to head the federal Medicaid & Medicare agency

Mar 30 2010
The Lund Report
Illegal activities such as abuse and neglect can now be uncovered
March 30, 2010 -- Uncovering Medicaid fraud received a financial boost when Oregon’s Department of Justice increased its budget by half a million dollars.
 
Mar 30 2010
The Lund Report
Politics makes strange bedfellows in fight against non-profit hospitals

Originally at TheHill.com
March 29, 2010 -- Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) and Rep. Bobby Rush (D-Ill.) have formed an unusual alliance to ensure that tax-exempt hospitals treat patients without insurance.

Nonprofit hospitals receive tens of billions of dollars in tax benefits each year to offer medical assistance to patients who lack proper coverage. But some have curtailed this care to boost their bottom line.

Mar 30 2010
The Lund Report
From breast pumping to adoption tax credits, the leviathan known as the U.S. health care bill is loaded with little goodies.
Mar 29 2010
The Lund Report
Diane Lund-Muzikant and David Rosenfeld appeared on KBOO community radio

March 25, 2010 -- The day President Obama signed the healthcare legislation into law (March 23) Diane Lund-Muzikant and David Rosenfeld of The Lund Report appeared on KBOO's Air Cascadia.

Hosted by Chris Andreae, the show airs at 10 am every weekday. To listen to the show click here. Diane and David come in about 3 minutes and 30 seconds into the show.

Following our appearance, we received a listener comment from Arnie T. in Vancouver, Washington.

Mar 25 2010
The Lund Report
We agree that the bill is a good first step but falls short on controlling costs
LUND REPORT EDITORIAL
March 25, 2010 -- When The Lund Report began almost a full year ago in April 2009, the national healthcare debate had just started to boil over. Throughout the summer and into the fall we covered angry town hall meetings, street protests and arrests.
Mar 25 2010
The Lund Report
For leading single-payer advocates, the healthcare reform bill represents the first steps in a continued struggle

Mar 25 2010
The Lund Report
State Rep. Mitch Greenlick calls for a global budget for Oregon hospitals, while U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley strengthens the IRS rules
March 25, 2010 -- Despite an influx of new dollars flowing into Medicare because of Congressman Peter DeFazio’s leadership, hospital costs are coming under the radar screen like never before at the state and national level.
 
Mar 25 2010
The Lund Report
The $46 million sale of Clear One Health Plans should be wrapped up in the second quarter.

March 25, 2010 – The sale of Clear One Health Plan to PacificSource inched closer to the finish line after the Oregon Insurance Division gave its approval earlier this week.

Mar 25 2010

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