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Health Care Reform (2009)

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Top Health Care Reform (2009) Articles

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  • 'We don't live in that world anymore'

    Harry Anderson, a magician and comic (made famous by his stint as the judge on the old sitcom "Night Court"), used to have a routine where he'd promise to juggle George Washington's ax. I'm quoting from memory here, but he'd say something like: "I have...
  • Robert B. Reich: The hollowing out of government

    The chemical and fertilizer plant in the town of West, Texas, where at least 15 were killed and more than 200 injured a few weeks ago hadn't been fully inspected by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration since 1985. (A partial inspection by a...
  • Health care the hardest test for young adults

    Quick question: What could make studying for college finals, or preparing for grad school exams, seem like a walk in the park? The answer, to me: Mastering the new health care system that kicks into high gear in 2014, especially its insurance coverage...
  • GOP to showcase Rubio as new face of party

    WASHINGTON -- In the Republican Party's developing effort to put on a new face after last November's presidential defeat, the latest gesture is trotting out freshman Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida to deliver the GOP response to President Obama's State of the...
  • Fighting the last political war

    WASHINGTON -- The 2012 Republican vice-presidential nominee, Rep. Paul Ryan, in previewing his revamped plan to balance the federal budget in 10 years, included a continuation of his party's campaign pledge to "repeal and replace Obamacare." Among...
  • 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...
  • Religious groups mull Obama's latest birth-control compromise

    Religious groups mull Obama's latest birth-control compromise
    Wheaton College and Roman Catholic dioceses across Illinois, which sued the Obama administration to avoid paying for birth control, might not have to pay after all, under a health care compromise offered by the Obama administration. Seeking to appease...
  • Rep. Paul Ryan warns governors on Obama health care plan

    Rep. Paul Ryan warns governors on Obama health care plan
    The chairman of the U.S. House Budget Committee said Monday he has been warning governors not to count on high federal reimbursement rates for expanding Medicaid coverage to low-income families under President Barack Obama’s health-care reform. U....
  • Here's how to get subsidy to buy health insurance

     Here's how to get subsidy to buy health insurance
    As health care reform kicks into high gear, many Americans are asking: Will I qualify for a government subsidy to buy health insurance under the new health care law, and when do the changes kick in? Eligibility depends on your income, family size and...
  • Papa John's faces $250-million class action spam lawsuit

    Papa John’s Pizza is facing a $250-million lawsuit from customers who claim that the fast-food chain illegally sent them 500,000 promotional text messages in 2010. The lawsuit was granted class-action status by a U.S. District Court judge in...