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Health Care Reform (2009)

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  • Debunking the latest creepy smear of Obamacare

    Debunking the latest creepy smear of Obamacare
    The battle over healthcare reform legislation has always been as much about politics as policy. So it's not surprising that, as full implementation of the law approaches, the tactics are looking more and more like the last-ditch smears of a failing...
  • Study Shows Decade Of Decline In Employer-Sponsored Health Coverage In Connecticut

    Greater medical costs, higher insurance premiums, rising unemployment and expanded Medicaid reduced the percentage of Connecticut residents who receive health insurance through their employers, according to a new study released Thursday. About 136,000...
  • America's just not that into Obama

    "You know, I actually believe my own bull----." That's what President Barack Obama once told a reporter. If the man ever uttered a statement that spoke more to his approach to politics, I haven't heard it. Whether it stems from a grandiose...
  • Rep. Paul Ryan warns governors on Obama health care plan

    Rep. Paul Ryan warns governors on Obama health care plan
    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. U....
  • The myths that undermine Medicare and Social Security

    The myths that undermine Medicare and Social Security
    The talk in Washington and among opinion leaders around the country's budget issues today centers on "balance" and "responsibility." Many conservatives declare that these terms mean that there should be no new revenue, only spending cuts to programs...
  • CareFirst proposes 25 percent rate increase under health care reform

    CareFirst proposes 25 percent rate increase under health care reform
    Blaming the cost to implement health care reform, the state's largest health insurer has proposed eye-popping rate increases to state regulators for individuals and small businesses. CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield wants to raise rates an average of 25...
  • McManus: Obama's war on red tape

    Here are three things the Obama administration has done that you probably didn't know about: Ever struggle with those accordion-style rubber sleeves on nozzles at the gas station? The sleeve — technically a "vapor recovery nozzle" — was...
  • O'Malley administration settles suit over Medicaid backlog

    O'Malley administration settles suit over Medicaid backlog
    The O'Malley administration has settled a class action lawsuit brought by critics who accused the state of failing low-income and disabled Marylanders by regularly taking nearly a year to approve medical assistance applications as part of a severe...
  • Part-timers to lose pay amid health act's new math

     Part-timers to lose pay amid health act's new math
    Many part-timers are facing a double whammy from President Obama's Affordable Care Act. The law requires large employers offering health insurance to include part-time employees working 30 hours a week or more. But rather than provide healthcare to more...
  • Group chosen to help implement health reform settled with feds over fraud

    Group chosen to help implement health reform settled with feds over fraud
    Maryland tapped the nonprofit Seedco to help implement health care reform despite a $1.7 million settlement the agency agreed to in December to resolve a federal fraud suit. The U.S. government sued the agency, saying it defrauded a federal employment...
  • Getty and Kasemeyer discuss state politics with students at McDaniel

    Getty and Kasemeyer discuss state politics with students at McDaniel
    On April 17, State Senators Joe Getty, R-Baltimore and Carroll counties, and Ed Kasemeyer, D-Baltimore and Howard counties, shared anecdotes and answered questions from about 50 McDaniel College students who had gathered in a lecture room at Hill Hall for...