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Health Care Reform (2009)

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Top Health Care Reform (2009) Articles

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  • Cancer patients get help through financial, health care mazes

    Cancer patients get help through financial, health care mazes
    Wendy Schwartz, 35, survived ovarian cancer, but three years into a clean bill of health, she is almost out of money, underemployed and wishing she had known sooner about the legal rights that might have eased her struggle. In hindsight, the former...
  • Katy Perry: Lack of universal health care drives her 'absolutely crazy'

    Katy Perry: Lack of universal health care drives her 'absolutely crazy'
    In the new issue of Rolling Stone, pop star Katy Perry joined many other celebrities in providing her analysis of political issues of our country.  According to the article, which you can view here, Perry revealed she's "recently undergone a political...
  • Living in Maryland is far superior to living in Texas

    Having just moved back to Maryland after 23 years in Dallas, I think I can bring some insight as to Texas' merits vs. Maryland. ("A Texas remedy for what ails Maryland jobs," June 22) First, there is the myth that Texas is cheaper to live in than other...
  • Medical tourism: A faraway health fix

    Medical tourism: A faraway health fix
    When Stan Long's doctor told him he needed prostate surgery, the unpleasant procedure bothered him less than the part of the price tag he'd be on the hook for: $15,000 for the hospital stay his Medicare plan didn't cover. So Long, who lives in Washington...
  • 'The United States of America does not run out without paying the tab'

    REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT AT UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND TOWN HALL Ritchie Coliseum University of Maryland College Park, Maryland 11:04 A.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT: Hello, Maryland! (Applause.) Hello! Nice to see you. Thank you so much. (Applause.) Everybody,...
  • Obama pressures GOP on debt at College Park appearance

    Obama pressures GOP on debt at College Park appearance
    After weeks of negotiating behind the scenes, President Barack Obama came to the University of Maryland on Friday in an effort to convince the public that lawmakers could find compromise in their talks over raising nation's $14.3 trillion debt ceiling....
  • Taking exception: U.S. should rein in the arrogance

    Taking exception: U.S. should rein in the arrogance
    America is a little like my eldest son. In ninth grade, at 6-foot-3 and 220 pounds., Brendan was big man on campus, physically dominating senior ballplayers. Due to his savvy, size and confidence, he was given charge of older restaurant employees where he...
  • Maryland gets more money for health reform as law faces legal setback

    Maryland gets more money for health reform as law faces legal setback
    Even as the federal health care reform law appears to be headed to the Supreme Court after another legal setback Friday, Maryland received $27.2 million to move forward on implementing the law's insurance exchanges where consumers can shop for...
  • Expanding access to health care

    Expanding access to health care
    Maryland is right to move ahead with plans for establishing a state health-insurance exchange, despite uncertainty over the ultimate outcome of pending court challenges to the federal health-care reform law. Even if the Supreme Court were eventually to...
  • Americans turned to public health insurance in 2010

    Americans turned to public health insurance in 2010
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - More Americans became reliant on public health insurance and lost coverage sponsored by their employers in 2010, the U.S. government said on Tuesday. The U.S. Census Bureau's annual report on income, poverty and health insurance...
  • Companies that cheat government are rarely disbarred

    When Maxim Healthcare Services settled one of the government's largest-ever medical fraud cases last week, the Medicaid and Veterans Affairs contractor agreed to pay $150 million and implement a host of corporate reforms. But Maxim, a Columbia-based home...