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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....
  • L.A. mayor candidates tone it down for radio debate

     
    The leading candidates for L.A. mayor have dialed up their rhetoric as a March 5 primary draws closer, but they are still little known to a large number of voters in the city and remain determined to make a good first impression....
  • Straight-FORWARD: President Obama and the Senate’s New Legislative Strategy

     
    Last Monday the so-called “Gang of Eight”, a bi-partisan coalition of senior level Republican and Democratic senators led by Chuck Schumer (D,NY) and Marco Rubio (R,FL), unveiled their outline for comprehensive immigration reform. Not to be...
  • New Cap BlueCross, (almost the same) as the old Cap BlueCross

     
    Sharp-eyed consumers may notice a change at Capital Blue Cross. No, this is not an announcement about lower premiums (although that would be a good idea!) It's a new logo. (See right.) The company in a press release said the new logo is emblematic of...
  • Corbett’s Medicaid Mire Campaign Fodder?

     
    Yo, If you see smoke coming from the Capitol on Tuesday, don’t panic. It’s senate Democrats trying to light a fire under Public Welfare Department to get Gov. Tom Corbett to accept Medicaid expansion that is being offered under the......
  • From Hope and Change to ‘Hope They Do Not Have Radical Change’

     
    By Dick J. Batchelor Did you notice that speaker after speaker at the Republican convention stomped their feet and held their breath and criticized everything that’s wrong with America? This week, in contrast, is the time for Democrats to seize...