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Health Headlines for Tuesday, March 27

Cuomo’s ‘half-baked’ health care revenue proposals

City & State

Budget analysts and industry advocates are puzzled by Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s proposals to raise revenue for the state by drawing $1 billion from the corporate veins of the state’s health care industry.

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Inside the collapse of a bipartisan Obamacare deal


Everybody on Capitol Hill agreed: If anyone could break the deep-rooted partisan logjam over Obamacare in Congress, it was that deal-making duo Patty and Lamar.

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NY Expands Landmark Online Provider Search Tool


The online tool that IPRO developed on behalf of the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) to help consumers learn which providers participate in which health plans has been greatly expanded—it now includes information to assist more than 4.3 million individuals accessing physicians and hospital services across the state of New York.

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Hospitals in the ICU: Running out of patients and cash

New York Daily News

If the city’s financially sick public hospital system were a human patient, the caregivers who’ve stalled while the disease eating away at it has advanced, year after year, would be guilty of malpractice.

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You’ve Detailed Your Last Wishes, but Doctors May Not See Them

New York Times

This is not how it was supposed to happen.

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