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Health Care Reform (2009)

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Top Health Care Reform (2009) Articles

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  • Poll: Virginians evenly split on Medicaid expansion

     Poll: Virginians evenly split on Medicaid expansion
    Virginians are divided along political, racial and gender lines over expanding the state's Medicaid program under provisions of the federal Affordable Care Act according to a new Quinnipiac University poll. The poll, released Thursday, shows 45...
  • Health reform's changes stir worries as they take shape in Md.

    Health reform's changes stir worries as they take shape in Md.
    State lawmakers put finishing touches last week on plans to apply federal health care reforms in Maryland come Jan. 1. But who becomes newly insured — and at what cost —still worries stakeholders as the state speeds toward becoming one of...
  • Important to support Verdugo Hills

    Much has been said about the challenges of healthcare reform legislation. With healthcare reform, more and more academic medical centers will enter into strategic partnerships with community-based hospitals in an effort to create a comprehensive system of...
  • Hospitals Must Adjust To Health Care Reform

    Connecticut hospitals are under a great deal of scrutiny. This is partly because Gov. Dannel P. Malloy proposed a significant restructuring of funding to hospitals to halt unsustainable growth in that portion of the state's Medicaid program. Additionally,...
  • Local health officials speak at upcoming Newport meeting

    The Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce is set to host two Hoag Hospital officials at its WAKE UP! Newport meeting Thursday which will be held at the Central Library Friends room. Hoag Hospital President and Chief Executive Robert Braithwaite and Covenant...
  • Congress' approval rating matters

    Much has been made of Congress' dismal approval ratings. A Rasmussen poll this summer found they had dipped below 10 percent. Sen. John McCain noted that Congress is less liked than a colonoscopy. While such ratings may be grist for late-night TV humor,...
  • Healthcare CEO compares 'Obamacare' to DMV

    Healthcare reform is necessary, but problematic, the chief executive of Hoag Hospital's parent company said during the Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce's WAKEUP! meeting Thursday morning. Reform and the Affordable Care Act, Obamacare, seek to improve...
  • Aetna pulls health plans from state insurance exchange

    Aetna pulls health plans from state insurance exchange
    Aetna Inc. said Friday it canceled plans to sell insurance on Maryland's new health insurance exchange, set to open Oct. 1 as part of the federal health care reform law, after regulators cut the rates it could charge consumers for its plans. Aetna was...
  • News-Press Editorial: Sharing info a common-sense approach

    The opinion of the News-Press A common-sense approach to resolving local healthcare issues — including repeated readmissions to hospitals — may well be on the horizon, thanks to the Glendale Healthier Community Coalition's efforts to...
  • In Obamacare rate debate, price gets political

    NEW YORK — With the Oct. 1 date for enrollment in the health insurance exchanges being created by Obamacare less than two months away, a war of numbers has been escalating. Health insurance will cost way less. Or it will cost way more. It...
  • The Affordable Care Act will make insurance less affordable

    With full implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) less than two months away, Marylanders may expect their health insurance to become more affordable. It's right there in the title of the law, after all. However, if you plan on buying an individual...