| May 15, 2013
| 9:11 PM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel plans to start reducing health insurance coverage next year for more than 30,000 retired city workers and begin shifting them to President Barack Obama's new federal system.
The move is aimed at saving the city money and comes as...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 7:01 AM
WASHINGTON -- President Obama will not bargain with lawmakers about attaching conditions to an increase in the debt limit, saying Congress has the responsibility to ensure that the nation's bills are paid and the government doesn't default, Treasury...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 11:14 AM
Business, says Whole Foods co-Chief Executive John Mackey, has “a horrible reputation.”
But instead of being “selfish and greedy and exploitative,” as it’s often portrayed, business is actually “the greatest force for...
| May 24, 2013
| 3:41 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A long-awaited report on workplace wellness programs, which has still not been publicly released, delivers a blow to the increasingly popular efforts, Reuters has learned, casting doubt on a pillar of the Affordable Care Act and a...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 7:11 PM
OKLAHOMA CITY (Reuters) - A federal judge on Monday denied a legal challenge to President Barack Obama's signature health reforms, ruling that the owners of a $3 billion arts and crafts chain must provide emergency contraceptives in their group health...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 11:15 AM
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The cost of treating heart disease has become a key factor in decisions by U.S. cardiologists grappling with the nation's No. 1 killer.
Record prices for drugs and devices, reduced reimbursement by insurance plans and the...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 8:23 AM
Darden Restaurants Inc.’s second quarter was far from appetizing, as the owner of Olive Garden and Red Lobster watched its net income plunge 37%.
The Orlando, Fla., restaurant company saw the sour numbers coming. Earlier in December, citing a...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 3:49 PM
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.
| Sep 30, 2012
Healthcare documentaries: In the Sept. 29 Calendar section, an article about three documentaries dealing with healthcare reform said that one of them, "Doctored," opens Thursday and another, "The Waiting Room," opens Friday. Both opened last week.
| Jan 17, 2013
| 4:07 PM
Using “fascism” to describe President Obama’s healthcare reform was “poor use of an emotionally charged word,” according to John Mackey, co-chief executive and co-founder of Whole Foods Market.
In a blog post Thursday,...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 3:40 PM
Much of the attention over what changes federal health reform will bring has focused on doctor visits and hospital stays. But what about dental care?
Tequila Terry, director of plan and partner management for the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange,...