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Health Care Reform (2009)

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Top Health Care Reform (2009) Articles

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  • Is Obamacare unraveling?

    Is Obamacare unraveling?
    Last week the Obama administration announced that it would postpone for a year the Jan. 1, 2014, requirement that employers with 50 or more employees provide them health insurance or pay a fine, a core provision in the 2010 federal health care reform...
  • 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...
  • Give reason back her scepter. Abolish the 'town-hall' congressional meeting

     
    Wednesday's print column Emcee: Are you going to be on your best behavior? Crowd: No! This moment, from an NPR report on last weekend's Fancy Farm picnic, the traditional kickoff for political campaigns in Kentucky, was yet another illustration of......
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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......
  • Obamacare 'is going to work'

     
    Princeton economist Paul Krugman, writing in his New York Times column about Republicans now howling about how awful Obamacare is: Their rudest shock is yet to come. You see, this thing isn’t going to be the often-predicted “train wreck.&#...
  • Caregiving: On-the-job experience

    Caregiving: On-the-job experience
    Dr. Carolyn Clancy thinks day and night about improving the quality of health care in this country. As director of the federal Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, that's her job. In the next several years, she'll be a key player in a new $1...
  • Autism bill amendments receive mixed reviews

    Gov. Bob McDonnell has added four amendments to a bill approved by the General Assembly that would require many insurance companies to pay for a treatment for children with autism. Supporters of the bill decried the amendments, saying they made the...
  • 'Health care is not the government's responsibility'

     'Health care is not the government's responsibility'
    In a meeting with the Daily Press editorial board Wednesday, Gov. Bob McDonnell answered questions about his proposed budget and priorities in the upcoming legislative session. He also aired his views on health care and its funding. These are some...
  • Many oppose health care act, and many don't know its benefits

    The fate of the Affordable Care Act is in the hands of the Supreme Court justices. But in the court of public opinion, a large percentage of people polled recently want the law scrapped. A CBS/New York Times survey found nearly half of those polled...