Sunday, January 29, 2012

Weekend Update

Congress is in session this week. On Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. the Oversight and Government Management subcommittee of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee will hold a hearing on ensuring timely and proper federal employee retirement payments by OPM.

Kaiser Health News notes that on Friday the Bipartisan Policy Center issued a report on what needs to be done to achieve the promised cost efficiencies of electronic medical records.

Reuters UK wrote a blue sky piece about the options available to Medco and Express Scripts if the fedeal government blocks their merger. The FEHBlog thinks that outcome is more likely than not.

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