Tagged: kathleen sebelius

Groups Trying to Make Hospital Prices Clear

by Mark Friedman 9/16/2013 12:00 am

In order to help patients comparison shop for health care procedures, hospitals are being pushed to be clearer about pricing.

Moody's: Expanding Health Insurance 'Credit Positive' for Arkansas Hospitals

by Lance Turner 4/25/2013 10:09 am

A credit outlook report by Moody's Investor Service says the state Legislature's move to expand health insurance in Arkansas through the "private option" is good for the state's hospitals.

Let's Avoid Snatching Defeat From Victory (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 3/4/2013 12:00 am

The decision by Health & Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius “is the first publicly announced expansion deal in the nation that would allow all of those earning up to 138 percent of poverty to buy private insurance with Medicaid dollars on the exchange.” Arkansas should go along.

Arkansas Legislators Seek Details on Medicaid Deal

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 3/3/2013 02:05 pm

Republican legislators who had resisted expanding Medicaid in Arkansas say they're encouraged by a new plan that would allow funds from the federal-state program to purchase private insurance for the newly eligible, but say they need more details on how such a system would work.