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  • Report on Latinos shows Obamacare is working

    The following editorial appeared in the Sacramento Bee on Tuesday, Sept. 30: Health insurance is like health: If things generally are working, we take it for granted. Maybe that's why real-world critiques of the Affordable Care Act have come to be less...
  • Republican Walker gains in Wisconsin, Brownback struggles in Kansas

    New polls have clarified the status of some of the nation's most competitive races for governor, with Republican Gov. Scott Walker apparently gaining ground in Wisconsin and another prominent conservative Republican, Gov. Sam Brownback, receiving more bad...
  • Supreme Court to decide Idaho Medicaid reimbursement dispute

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court is set to decide in a case coming from Idaho whether private medical providers can sue a state in order to raise Medicaid reimbursement rates to deal with rising medical costs. The justices agreed on Thursday...
  • Obamacare enrollment falls slightly to 7.3 million in August

    Enrollment in health plans offered through the Affordable Care Act dropped slightly through this year, falling from about 8 million this spring to 7.3 million in mid-August, the Obama administration announced Thursday. The tally represents the first...
  • Factbox: Obamacare could see second wave of Medicaid expansion

    (Reuters) - One of the most highly contentious Obamacare programs, which calls on states to expand their publicly-funded healthcare for the poor, could see a second wave of participation by U.S. states later this year or early in 2015, according to...
  • Why the GOP may not take the Senate

    Why the GOP may not take the Senate
    There is something deeply satisfying about the troubles punditry is having in nailing down exactly what's happening in the 2014 elections. The careful statistical models keep gyrating on the question of whether Republicans will win control of the Senate...
  • Number of Latinos with insurance coverage surges under healthcare law

    Number of Latinos with insurance coverage surges under healthcare law
    The federal healthcare law has dramatically increased coverage among Latinos, according to a new report that provides a comprehensive look at the effects of the Affordable Care Act on a historically underinsured community. Overall, the percentage of...
  • Man accused in $270,000 Medicaid fraud

    Man accused in $270,000 Medicaid fraud
    A 60-year-old man is accused of defrauding Medicaid of more than $270,000 in Miami-Dade and Broward counties, according to Florida's Attorney General. Alfonso Garcia, of Hialeah, was ordered held on a $300,000 bond Thursday when he faced Broward...
  • Obamacare to save U.S. hospitals $5.7 billion in uncompensated care: government

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration on Wednesday said it expects expanded health coverage under the Affordable Care Act to save U.S. hospitals $5.7 billion this year on the cost of caring for uninsured Americans. A report by the U.S....
  • Primary care providers can handle hepatitis C prescriptions [Commentary]

    Primary care providers can handle hepatitis C prescriptions [Commentary]
    The release of an extremely costly medicine (sofosbuvir) for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C illustrates a great number of dilemmas facing health care policy in America: how to appropriately manage our financial resources in caring for populations,...
  • Quinn embraces Obamacare ahead of president's fundraising visit

    Quinn embraces Obamacare ahead of president's fundraising visit
    Gov. Pat Quinn wasn’t especially visible when Illinois residents were signing up for Affordable Care Act coverage last year, but on Tuesday he called getting people health coverage the “mission of a lifetime.” Three things have...