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Health Care Reform (2009)

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Top Health Care Reform (2009) Articles

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  • Scott was warned his Obamacare math was wrong

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Rick Scott has taken to the airwaves in recent weeks to declare that the federal health-care law's Medicaid expansion came at a much higher cost to Florida than previous estimates. Turns out he was fudging the math, on purpose. As...
  • Scott ‘hopeful’ about Medicaid reforms after meeting with Sibelius

     
    By William E. Gibson, Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — During what he called a “hopefully productive meeting,” Gov. Rick Scott made a pitch to federal officials on Monday for a Florida proposal to serve the state’s 3.3 million...
  • Whole Foods, partial retraction

     
    Technically speaking, it’s more like fascism. Socialism is where the government owns the means of production. In fascism, the government doesn’t own the means of production, but they do control it, and that’s what’s happening...
  • Hudson frustrated with inflexible Obamacare

     
    TALLAHASSEE — State Rep. Matt Hudson, R-Naples,┬áchastised the Obama administration Monday for its lack of flexibility in implementing the Affordable Care Act. “You can’t talk about giving the states more voice in the process and then not...
  • Up for debate: Decouple health insurance from employment

     
    Here's another one: Our tax system greatly advantages employer-provided health-care coverage, and Obamacare places health-care provision obligations onto large employers. But with the other Obamacare reforms protecting those with existing conditions...
  • County faces transit, healthcare issues, Yaroslavsky says

     
    L.A. County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky, who is preparing to return to private life after nearly four decades in public office, offered some thoughts on the direction of the county and the city of Los Angeles at a lunch forum....
  • Health law's ailments can be cured by single-payer system

    With the Oct. 1 rollout of a major facet of the Affordable Care Act on the horizon, you'll be hearing a lot about the glitches, loopholes and shortcomings of this most important restructuring of America's healthcare system in our lifetimes. Here are a...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Republican healthcare, purity stances complicate image makeover

    Republican healthcare, purity stances complicate image makeover
    Two unrelated occurrences — one in Washington, one in California — conspired this week to reinforce the Republican Party’s struggle to gain the up-and-coming voters it needs for long-term survival. And it also underscored the value...