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Health Care Reform (2009)

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  • Letters: Major flaw of healthcare reform

    Re "Narrow networks," Opinion, Sept. 15 The article notes that major insurers had to "sharply limit the number of doctors and hospitals available to patients" to make healthcare coverage under the Affordable Care Act affordable. This exposes a major...
  • Low prices seen luring young adults to Obamacare: study

    Low prices seen luring young adults to Obamacare: study
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - If uninsured young Americans shun the new health plans offered under President Barack Obama's healthcare reform law, it will be because the insurance costs too much and not because they don't expect to need much medical care,...
  • Congress wins relief on Obamacare health plan subsidies

    Congress wins relief on Obamacare health plan subsidies
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Congress has won some partial relief for lawmakers and their staffs from the "Obamacare" health reforms that it passed and subjected itself to three years ago. In a ruling issued on Wednesday, U.S. lawmakers and their staffs will...
  • Anne Arundel County health briefs

    National recovery month The Department of Health is joining with community groups and providers in a program to support a healthy lifestyle for people in long-term recovery from mental and substance use disorders. The department's recovery support...
  • Republican healthcare, purity stances complicate image makeover

    Republican healthcare, purity stances complicate image makeover
    Two unrelated occurrences — one in Washington, one in California — conspired this week to reinforce the Republican Party’s struggle to gain the up-and-coming voters it needs for long-term survival. And it also underscored the value...
  • Archbishop Thomas Wenski

    Archbishop Thomas Wenski
    Last week: The extraordinary call of Pope Francis for prayer and fasting to avert the folly of U.S. military intervention in Syria. He called for a political — not a military solution to the humanitarian crisis that is Syria today, with two...
  • Maryland approves premiums for small-business insurance exchange

    Maryland approves premiums for small-business insurance exchange
    Small businesses buying health coverage for their employees through a new state insurance marketplace could pay anywhere from 5 percent less to 15 percent more in premiums next year under rates Maryland regulators approved Tuesday. The Maryland Insurance...
  • Debunking the latest creepy smear of Obamacare

    Debunking the latest creepy smear of Obamacare
    The battle over healthcare reform legislation has always been as much about politics as policy. So it's not surprising that, as full implementation of the law approaches, the tactics are looking more and more like the last-ditch smears of a failing...
  • Dan Lindblade, president, Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce

    Dan Lindblade, president, Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce
    Last week: We continue to see steady job growth and the recent Citrix hiring expansion of 200 jobs was another positive for Broward County. Our public and private/partnerships continue to focus on working together to expand our employment base. County and...
  • Eleanor Sobel, senator, Florida

    Eleanor Sobel, senator, Florida
    Last week: This week we continued to follow the developments in Syria as the U.S. Congress decides whether to approve military strikes. The use of chemical weapons, particularly against innocent civilians is unacceptable. We cannot stand by as...
  • Ron Klein, former member, U.S. House of Representatives

    Ron Klein, former member, U.S. House of Representatives
    Looking ahead: Next month, once again, the U.S. will hit its debt limit. Bogus arguments notwithstanding, this issue relates solely to meeting legal and contractual commitments incurred by past and present Congresses and presidents. There is no...