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Health Care Reform (2009)

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Top Health Care Reform (2009) Articles

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  • Low prices seen luring young adults to Obamacare: study

    Low prices seen luring young adults to Obamacare: study
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - If uninsured young Americans shun the new health plans offered under President Barack Obama's healthcare reform law, it will be because the insurance costs too much and not because they don't expect to need much medical care,...
  • Medical device industry absorbing Obamacare tax so far

    Medical device industry absorbing Obamacare tax so far
    WASHINGTON — B. Braun Medical and other makers of medical devices cried foul over a 2.3 percent tax imposed on their industry by Obamacare, saying it could force them to cut jobs, move overseas and stop growth. Seven months since its...
  • In Obamacare rate debate, price gets political

    NEW YORK — With the Oct. 1 date for enrollment in the health insurance exchanges being created by Obamacare less than two months away, a war of numbers has been escalating. Health insurance will cost way less. Or it will cost way more. It...
  • Aetna pulls out of another Obamacare health exchange

    Aetna pulls out of another Obamacare health exchange
    (Reuters) - Aetna Inc has decided not to sell insurance on New York's individual health insurance exchange, which is being created under President Barack Obama's healthcare reform law, the fifth state where it has reversed course in recent weeks. The...
  • Ronald Reagan wasn't prescient in health care warning

    One of my regular correspondents sent me a video the other day that featured Ronald Reagan predicting that the United States was on the dire path to socialized medicine. The video clip actually comes from the Michael Moore movie "Sicko," but the...
  • Jorge C. Corralejo works to empower small-business owners

     Jorge C. Corralejo works to empower small-business owners
    The gig: As the founding chairman and chief executive of the nonprofit Latino Business Chamber of Greater Los Angeles, Jorge C. Corralejo, 63, has been a cheerleader for small to medium-size minority-owned businesses. The nonprofit group has five...
  • He's great out of the country

    Speaking in Capetown, South Africa, our president did himself and the United States of America proud. This is what he told his hosts, among other uplifting things: "And for America, this isn't just about numbers on a balance sheet or the resources that...
  • Obamacare 'is going to work'

     
    Princeton economist Paul Krugman, writing in his New York Times column about Republicans now howling about how awful Obamacare is: Their rudest shock is yet to come. You see, this thing isn’t going to be the often-predicted “train wreck.&#...
  • 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...
  • Susan Starkey, president, Broward League of Cities; councilmember, Davie

    Susan Starkey, president, Broward League of Cities; councilmember, Davie
    Looking ahead: The Affordable Care Act has sparked debate nationwide regarding how American citizens will be affected. Businesses, municipalities and government agencies are now tasked with interpreting the law and ensuring that employees continue to...
  • The trainwreck called Obamacare

    "I just see a huge trainwreck coming down." That's not a quote from one of our old editorials or from any of the other critics of what has become known as Obamacare. It's a quote from one of its key backers, one of its designers, one of its advocates...