| Aug 19, 2013
| 8:41 PM
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...
| Sep 4, 2013
During the back half of the year, employers in health care are looking to add employees in full-time, permanent positions, as well as part-time employees and temporary or contract workers. In CareerBuilder and MiracleWorkers.com's latest national survey,...
| May 13, 2013
| 2:43 PM
WASHINGTON — Congressional Republicans have opened a new line of attack on President Obama's healthcare law, charging that the administration has improperly sought help from the healthcare industry and other outside groups to implement the...
| Sep 15, 2013
Would you be willing to share with your employer how much you eat, drink, smoke or exercise? And would you be willing to make lifestyle changes in return for a break on the cost of your health insurance? The University of Minnesota offered such...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 6:12 PM
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...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 2:11 PM
Dad made it quite clear: If he ever caught my older brother smoking reefer, he'd be out of the house. If Dad ever found the stuff in the house, he'd be out of the house.
The word was marijuana would lead to harder drugs because it was a well-known...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 12:23 PM
An earlier blog post gave an incorrect date for when Johns Hopkins established a relationship with King Khaled Eye Specialist Hospital. The institutions first collaborated in 2010. The Sun regrets the error.
Johns Hopkins Medicine is joining with a...
| Dec 21, 2013
Re "Silence of the insurers," Opinion, Dec. 17
Jonah Goldberg hit the target in describing one of the many foibles of Obamacare: the fact that insurance companies' relationship with the government is put in the limelight, rather than the relationship...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 6:38 AM
When state leaders brought in a new company to help repair their troubled health care exchange, they went to one whose owner has a lot to gain from the sales of insurance plans under the Affordable Care Act.
The Columbia-based health care technology...
| Jan 19, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The gig: As chief executive of Blue Shield of California, Paul Markovich leads one of the country's largest nonprofit health insurers, and he is a major player in the state's rollout of Obamacare.
Dakota days: Markovich, 46, grew up in Grand Forks, N.D....
| Jan 22, 2014
| 5:03 PM
Target Corp. became the latest major company to say it will stop offering healthcare coverage for part-time workers, and experts said it won't be the last.
The Minneapolis company announced in a corporate blog post that it was changing its benefits...