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Health Care Reform (2009)

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Top Health Care Reform (2009) Articles

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  • Web barrage likely when Obamacare goes live

    Web barrage likely when Obamacare goes live
    — About 550,000 people in Oregon do not have health insurance, and Aaron Karjala is confident the state's new online insurance exchange will be able to accommodate them when enrollment under President Barack Obama's health care reform begins on Oct....
  • Local employers weigh Obamacare delay

    Local employers weigh Obamacare delay
    When the White House decided this week to give employers one more year to meet Obamacare's requirement that they provide health insurance or face fines, many business and government officials breathed a sigh of relief. Change was coming too fast for...
  • Hudson frustrated with inflexible Obamacare

     
    TALLAHASSEE — State Rep. Matt Hudson, R-Naples, chastised the Obama administration Monday for its lack of flexibility in implementing the Affordable Care Act. “You can’t talk about giving the states more voice in the process and then not...
  • Up for debate: Decouple health insurance from employment

     
    Here's another one: Our tax system greatly advantages employer-provided health-care coverage, and Obamacare places health-care provision obligations onto large employers. But with the other Obamacare reforms protecting those with existing conditions...
  • U.S. HPV vaccination rates far from goal, officials say

    U.S. HPV vaccination rates far from goal, officials say
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Only slightly more than half of U.S. girls aged 13 to 17 had been vaccinated against a virus that can cause cervical and other cancers last year, and a top U.S. health official said on Thursday that more must be done to bring the...
  • County faces transit, healthcare issues, Yaroslavsky says

     
    L.A. County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky, who is preparing to return to private life after nearly four decades in public office, offered some thoughts on the direction of the county and the city of Los Angeles at a lunch forum....
  • L.A. mayor candidates tone it down for radio debate

     
    The leading candidates for L.A. mayor have dialed up their rhetoric as a March 5 primary draws closer, but they are still little known to a large number of voters in the city and remain determined to make a good first impression....
  • Straight-FORWARD: President Obama and the Senate’s New Legislative Strategy

     
    Last Monday the so-called “Gang of Eight”, a bi-partisan coalition of senior level Republican and Democratic senators led by Chuck Schumer (D,NY) and Marco Rubio (R,FL), unveiled their outline for comprehensive immigration reform. Not to be...
  • New Cap BlueCross, (almost the same) as the old Cap BlueCross

     
    Sharp-eyed consumers may notice a change at Capital Blue Cross. No, this is not an announcement about lower premiums (although that would be a good idea!) It's a new logo. (See right.) The company in a press release said the new logo is emblematic of...
  • Corbett’s Medicaid Mire Campaign Fodder?

     
    Yo, If you see smoke coming from the Capitol on Tuesday, don’t panic. It’s senate Democrats trying to light a fire under Public Welfare Department to get Gov. Tom Corbett to accept Medicaid expansion that is being offered under the......
  • Logo changes as health care changes

     
    Sharp-eyed consumers may notice a change at Capital BlueCross. No, this is not an announcement about lower premiums (although that would be a good idea!) It's a new logo. (See right.) The company in a press release said the new logo is emblematic of its...