Health Care Policy Report™ offers the inside story on health care regulation and policy, with behind-the-scenes news and analysis of developments in Congress, the federal agencies, and the states.

Expert News & Commentary

Get critical details and developing health policy news unreported elsewhere, courtesy of our extensive reporting staff. Health Policy Report delivers up-to-date facts and figures on health policy issues from courtrooms, hearing rooms, and boardrooms across the country. Find out what health insurers, insurance regulators, employers, tax specialists, consumer groups, health care providers, HMOs, fraud investigators, and other interested parties — and the professionals who advise and represent them — are saying and doing.

Trusted Legal Analysis

Know what's ahead to better influence the direction of policy — or prepare for changes — while receiving the same analysis and information relied on by the nation's most powerful decision makers, lobbyists, industry executives, and association leaders

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Powerful Research Features

Access important primary source material in full text, including regulations, court decisions, reports, and testimony.

What's Included

Make efficient and informed decisions with comprehensive daily legal and regulatory news with our expertise.

Topics Covered

  • Employers’ measures to control rising health insurance premiums
  • Federal regulatory proposals to help reduce medical errors
  • Government and private payer’s initiatives to control spiraling drug costs
  • Health IT incentives for state Medicaid programs
  • Health system reform:
    • Access to insurance
    • Quality improvement initiatives
    • Cost containment efforts
  • HIPAA privacy rule enforcement
  • Medicare drug benefit regulations
  • State efforts to cope with Medicaid expansion, cost growth
  • State efforts to curb rapidly rising medical malpractice insurance premiums
Key Laws and Regulations
  • ERISA provisions affecting employer group health plans
  • Federal and state health-insurance regulations
  • Federal health care reform legislation and regulations
  • Medicare, Medicaid, and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)
  • Tax laws and IRS regulations


Product Structure

Notification current reports providing news and developments

Formats and Frequency

Print and Web notification formats are issued and available weekly. Print current reports are  indexed every six months, culminating annually. Web current reports are archived to 01.29.1996. 

Email summaries, providing the highlights and table of contents for each report, with URLs to full text articles and documents are also available.