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  • Stephen Goldstein: Republicans, Scott treat Florida like another acquisition

    The governor's real agenda, state legislators' back-room deals, who really benefits from laws and public policies — the machinations in Tallahassee bewilder and disillusion average Floridians. Instinctively, they know things are out-of-whack: They...
  • Senate OKs Increased Authority For APRNs

    In a move that would change some aspects of medicine, the state Senate voted late Wednesday night to let nurse practitioners work independently without collaborating with doctors. The advanced practice registered nurses — known in the trade as...
  • Connecticut's Rate Of Uninsured Children Among Lowest In U.S.

    Connecticut had one of the lowest rates of uninsured children in the U.S. at 3.9 percent in 2012, according to a new report released Thursday by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, a public-health philanthropy. Massachusetts had the lowest rate of...
  • Insurers Squeezed By Federal Cuts To Medicare Advantage

    The health care industry is roiling over a protracted shift in Medicare policy that means insurers are paid less per person to manage federally funded Medicare Advantage health plans for millions of Americans. The U.S. Centers for Medicare and...
  • Obamacare has led to health coverage for millions more people

    WASHINGTON — President Obama's healthcare law, despite a rocky rollout and determined opposition from critics, already has spurred the largest expansion in health coverage in America in half a century, national surveys and enrollment data show. As...
  • Medicare reform redux: How Ryan's new plan squeezes seniors

    (The opinions expressed here are those of the author, a columnist for Reuters.) CHICAGO (Reuters) - Imagine a Medicare reform plan that boosts your premiums 50 percent. If you like your doctor, you won't be able to keep her. The wealthy will subsidize...
  • Virginia General Assembly: No blinking seen in GOP caucus

    The unity of the House of Delegates' 68 Republicans, who represent all the various wings and factions of the party, is like nothing seen in Richmond in years, longtime political observers say. There's been no sign of any cracks in the facade that...
  • Obamacare and its effect on women's health

    Obamacare and its effect on women's health
    Meg Finnegan thought she might never be able to afford to have a baby. Finnegan, who is self-employed and has a pre-existing medical condition, was having trouble finding health insurance at all, let alone a policy that would cover pregnancy and...
  • Kaine emails detail 2006 plan to avoid budget shutdown

    Kaine emails detail 2006 plan to avoid budget shutdown
    When the General Assembly last locked itself into a budget impasse, coming within days of missing its July 1 budget deadline, then Gov. Tim Kaine worked quietly to line up emergency loans and order emergency spending to keep all the key functions of state...
  • West Palm Beach doctor received huge Medicare payouts

    West Palm Beach doctor received huge Medicare payouts
    Ending decades of secrecy, Medicare is showing what the giant healthcare program for seniors pays individual doctors, and the figures reveal that more than a dozen physicians received in excess of $10 million each in 2012. The Obama administration is...
  • Hopkins hospital workers authorize strike

    Hopkins hospital workers authorize strike
    Two thousand Johns Hopkins Hospital workers are set to go on strike at 6 a.m. Wednesday , after the hospital offered a wage proposal Tuesday that the union rejected as inadequate. The union decided Tuesday on a three-day strike after rejecting what it...