Daily Archives: December 18, 2008

Press Release: Governor Paterson’s Executive Budget Reins In Unaffordable Medicaid Spending

Below is yesterday’s  press release from Governor Paterson regarding his plan to reform state Medicaid spending through his proposed budget… GOVERNOR PATERSON’S EXECUTIVE BUDGET REINS IN UNAFFORDABLE MEDICAID SPENDING; REFORMS REIMBURSEMENT SYSTEMS TO DELIVER QUALITY HEALTH CARE AT AN AFFORDABLE … Continue reading

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Need some holiday reading? Forget Gladwell, try CBO reports…

… all 431 enthralling pages of them. I haven’t read any of the 431 pages, however Acting Director of the Congressional Budget Office, Robert Sunshine, has posted on the agencies blog a nice summary. From his blog: Today, CBO is … Continue reading

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GNYHA, 1199 Push Back

GNYHA has partnered with 1199 SEIU to form the Healthcare Education Project, which launched a TV ad campaign advocating “fair share tax reform.” The hospital group and the union are pushing for tax hikes for New Yorkers earning more than … Continue reading

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Open Thread

Since this is our first open thread, I’ll take a moment to define it, courtesy of Wikipedia: An open thread refers to a blog post where readers may comment and discuss any topic that they choose. They are usually more … Continue reading

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