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Health Care Reform (2009)

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Top Health Care Reform (2009) Articles

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  • Obamacare: New fight, old tactics

     Obamacare: New fight, old tactics
    Last month, Americans took pride in celebrating the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington. Unfortunately, we are also revisiting a far darker episode in our history, a civil rights-era conflict that tells us much about the hurdles facing President...
  • Hipsters, Paul Bunyan make feel-good pitch in Obamacare ads

    Hipsters, Paul Bunyan make feel-good pitch in Obamacare ads
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - New commercials to promote Obamacare's state health exchanges strive for an upbeat, and at times humorous, tone to sell healthcare reform to a skeptical and largely unaware audience. Guitar-strumming hipsters encourage...
  • Health reform uncertainty stalls businesses' plans

    Health reform uncertainty stalls businesses' plans
    Two growing Hampton Roads business owners believe health-care reform may give them more work if companies decide to cut employees and hire outside contractors for janitorial services. And they worry that those same Affordable Care Act requirements could...
  • GOP's unhealthy obsession with Obamacare

    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...
  • Q&A with Maryland's health-care reform chief

    Q&A with Maryland's health-care reform chief
    Carolyn Quattrocki may not be well known to most Marylanders, but she is a longtime Annapolis insider. So it’s not surprising that the former special assistant to then-Attorney General J. Joseph Curran Jr. and former deputy legislative officer under...
  • 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...
  • Obamacare and the poor

     Obamacare and the poor
    Kudos to The Sun's Andrea Walker and state Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Deputy Secretary Chuck Milligan for explaining the details of Medicaid expansion, a truly significant component of "Obamacare" set to take effect Jan. 1 ("Understanding...
  • Democrats should run on Obamacare, Bill Clinton says

    Democrats should run on Obamacare, Bill Clinton says
    Bill Clinton encouraged Democrats to run on President Obama's healthcare law Wednesday, saying it was bringing down the cost of healthcare in the U.S. and that with 8 million people enrolled, "we’re rockin' along pretty good here." Vulnerable...
  • U.S. prosecutors investigate Oregon's failed health insurance exchange

    U.S. prosecutors investigate Oregon's failed health insurance exchange
    The U.S. attorney’s office in Portland has issued subpoenas to Oregon’s health insurance exchange as part of a grand jury investigation into the spectacular failure of the state’s system, which was never able to enroll consumers online...
  • 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......