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Health Care Reform (2009)

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Top Health Care Reform (2009) Articles

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  • Obamacare threatens to become election issue again

    WASHINGTON -- The political football of health care insurance, supposedly taken off the playing field in 2012 by the Supreme Court decision declaring the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act constitutional, is being kicked around again. The Obama...
  • Grand Old Party of never

    WASHINGTON -- Many present-day Republicans seem bent on making "Backward, Christian Soldiers" their marching song in their relentless determination to "repeal and replace Obamacare," even to the point of repeating their lemming-like plunge over the...
  • He's great out of the country

    Speaking in Capetown, South Africa, our president did himself and the United States of America proud. This is what he told his hosts, among other uplifting things: "And for America, this isn't just about numbers on a balance sheet or the resources that...
  • The trainwreck called Obamacare

    "I just see a huge trainwreck coming down." That's not a quote from one of our old editorials or from any of the other critics of what has become known as Obamacare. It's a quote from one of its key backers, one of its designers, one of its advocates...
  • Jorge C. Corralejo works to empower small-business owners

     Jorge C. Corralejo works to empower small-business owners
    The gig: As the founding chairman and chief executive of the nonprofit Latino Business Chamber of Greater Los Angeles, Jorge C. Corralejo, 63, has been a cheerleader for small to medium-size minority-owned businesses. The nonprofit group has five...
  • 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.&#...
  • Health law's ailments can be cured by single-payer system

    With the Oct. 1 rollout of a major facet of the Affordable Care Act on the horizon, you'll be hearing a lot about the glitches, loopholes and shortcomings of this most important restructuring of America's healthcare system in our lifetimes. Here are a...
  • GOP's unhealthy obsession with Obamacare

    Try as they might, House Republican leaders are having trouble stopping their colleagues from shooting themselves in the foot — again. Having failed to approve any of the 12 annual appropriations bills that fund federal agencies, Congress has to...
  • Outreach program diverts dollars from health care delivery

    We applaud the work of the public and nonprofit agencies that seek out uninsured Marylanders to enroll in health insurance programs ("Maryland seeks uninsured to inform about health reform Sept. 7). Research shows that having insurance reduces health...
  • Budget battle rejoined

    Budget battle rejoined
    As concern over the August chemical attack in Syria heated up and the U.S. was plunged into a debate over the use of military force to punish Syria for its use of internationally banned weapons of mass destruction and terrorism, House leaders wisely...
  • 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...