Sebelius delivers defense of health insurance reform
Sebelius, in her job as secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is a central player in implementation of the Affordable Care Act adopted in Obama’s first term. She declared transformation of medical insurance in the United States …
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Gov’t retirees stick us with 0B bill
“If elected officials don’t act soon to shrink this problem, it could eventually sink us,” he added. Retiree health-insurance costs now account for more than a third of both the state’s and city’s annual employee health-benefit costs, the report found …
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Third, a new category of eligibility for Medicaid was created for the lowest-income consumers, many of whom work in low-wage jobs that don’t come with health insurance, yet earn too little money to afford a private health insurance policy. In June, the …
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Kennedy’s 1980 message perfect for nation in 2012
“I knew that my child was going to have the best because I had the health insurance of the United States Senate. And I knew that no one, no parent, no parent in that hospital had the kind of coverage that I had. That kind of choice, for any parent in …
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The health care issue was supposed to be televised. But the people have gotten wise and Obama has realized that he can't socialize with the eyes of the people on ...
'It is not a white flag of surrender," Florida Gov. Rick Scott said.
This was technically true: Scott did not wave a banner of any color when he announced on Feb. ...
In March 2012, the Society of General Internal Medicine convened the National Commission on Physician Payment Reform to recommend forms of payment that would maximize good clinical outcomes, enhance patient ...
The Obama administration has dropped controversial plans to overhaul the Medicare prescription drug program amid withering criticism from the industry, patient advocacy groups and lawmakers that the changes would limit ...
Blue Shield of California owes $24.5 million in rebates to thousands of small-business customers, and rival Anthem Blue Cross will return $12 million to small firms under requirements of the ...
Three years after campaigning on a vow to "repeal and replace" President Barack Obama's health care law, House Republicans have yet to advance an alternative for the system they have ...
A U.S. politician's I-don't-need-no-stinkin'-facts approach to health policy ran smack into some of those troublesome facts Tuesday at a Senate hearing on single-payer healthcare, as it's practiced in Canada and ...
Pharmacy Use and Costs in Employer-Provided Health Plan: Insights for TRICARE Benefit Design from the Private Sector
Assesses how changing to a three-tiered co-payment system would affect drug costs and pharmacy ...
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This year, Canada marks the 50th anniversary of universal health care. But one doctor's court challenge could trigger the biggest changes since the system's inception. For more info, please go ...
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