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Health Care Reform (2009)

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  • Republicans Should Press Reform Agenda

    The conventional wisdom evolves. Yesterday, Washington was merely broken, gridlocked, dysfunctional. The passive voice spread the blame evenly. Today, it's agreed that Republican obstructionism is the root of all evil — GOP resistance having now...
  • It's time to focus on fixing the Affordable Care Act, not gutting it

    The woman in the TV commercial is identified as Julie, a mother of two. She's sitting on a bench in a nice yard containing a kids' play structure. A little boy swings in the background. "Two years ago," Julie says, "my son Caleb began having seizures....
  • Obamacare concerns hit Michiana businesses

    Obamacare concerns hit Michiana businesses
    While chaos and confusion continue over the Affordable Care Act known as Obamacare, one local industry is booming here in Michiana.  Any way you look at it, the Affordable Care Act is a big deal for area businesses like Jay Wilkinson, CEO of People...
  • A modest GOP agenda for 2013

    WASHINGTON -- The conventional wisdom evolves. Yesterday, Washington was merely broken, gridlocked, dysfunctional. The passive voice spread the blame evenly. Today it's agreed that Republican obstructionism is the root of all evil -- GOP resistance having...
  • A better MCAT may not produce better doctors

    A better MCAT may not produce better doctors
    What does it take to become a good doctor? In the midst of a period of health care reform and primary care shortages, how we do to encourage talented students who want to give back to the community to go into medicine? Since the 1920s, the Medical...
  • New attack on Obamacare would make insurance costlier

    House Republicans continued their crusade to dismantle Obamacare on Wednesday, but an announcement from New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo should have stopped them in their tracks. The fact that it didn't shows that Republican lawmakers are so determined to...
  • There's no 'urgent' in an urgent care

    There's no 'urgent' in an urgent care
    A few Sundays ago, my husband fell off a ladder and hit his head. He appeared to be fine and it turns out he was, but to be sure I drove him to the Ingalls Urgent Aid facility in suburban Flossmoor where we've visited before. You've probably heard of...
  • It's Anthem Blue Cross' turn to turn on Obamacare

    It's Anthem Blue Cross' turn to turn on Obamacare
    Let's get this out of the way right up front: I feel like a guy who's continually making excuses for a friend who repeatedly messes up. For supporters (such as myself) of the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare,...
  • Community health centers brace for health reform

    Community health centers brace for health reform
    Uninsured and diagnosed with HIV in 2004, Northeast Baltimore resident Dorothea Townes visits Chase Brexton Health Services' Mount Vernon clinic at least once a month to pick up medications and get checkups. "It's a big difference," Townes, 49, said...
  • Will Obama leave a legacy?

    Will Obama leave a legacy?
    Second presidential terms are supposed to give the occupant of the Oval Office a voter-endorsed ticket to pursue a more favorable narrative place in the history books. Barack Obama's second time around, however, is developing more as a rerun of his...
  • Obamacare on the ballot is bad news for the president

    The political football of health 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 administration...