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  • Robert Weiner and Evan Baumel: Obamacare haters still hurting public

    Robert Weiner and Evan Baumel: Obamacare haters still hurting public
    The U.S. House of Representatives recently voted for the 55th time to defund or repeal the Affordable Care Act. The repeals would reverse coverage of pre-existing conditions, family plans that include children up to age 26, lifetime benefits, preventive...
  • Payments to doctors from drug companies, device makers revealed

    Payments to doctors from drug companies, device makers revealed
    Late last year, medical device maker Zimmer Holdings Inc. made two large payments to Dr. Andrew N. Pollak, chair of the University of Maryland Medical System's orthopedics department. The payments, one for $47,225 and the other for $45,902, were...
  • Maryland adds 22,000 Medicaid consumers, monthly report says

    Maryland adds 22,000 Medicaid consumers, monthly report says
    The state health insurance exchange continued enrolling consumers in Medicaid, adding almost 22,000 new people to the rolls in the last month, according to a report released Friday. The report said 376,850 people in the state have gained coverage...
  • Post: McAuliffe chief of staff pitched Puckett on big state job for daughter

    Post: McAuliffe chief of staff pitched Puckett on big state job for daughter
    Gov. Terry McAuliffe's chief of staff, Paul Reagan, told state Sen. Phil Puckett that his daughter could "potentially" get a job with a big state agency if he stayed in the Senate and helped the governor push Medicaid expansion, The Washington Post...
  • Health insurance exchange opens for 2015 enrollment

    Health insurance exchange opens for 2015 enrollment
    It's Round 2 for the state health insurance exchanges established by the Affordable Care Act. After a shaky start, plagued by problems with the government's website, almost 200,000 Virginians enrolled through the state's federally facilitated exchange...
  • Obamacare at one year: a birthday assessment

    Obamacare at one year: a birthday assessment
    The Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, was signed into law on March 23, 2010. Some provisions went into effect by the end of that year and some over the following three years. But by popular perception, the act kicked in last Oct. 1, when enrollment for...
  • Governor Terry McAuliffe's aide suggested job for lawmaker's daughter

    Governor Terry McAuliffe's aide suggested job for lawmaker's daughter
    RICHMOND, Va. — Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe's chief of staff left a voice-mail message for a Democrat who was on the verge of quitting the General Assembly in June, saying that the state senator's daughter might get a top state job if he stayed to...
  • 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...
  • At W&M, Deeds talks mental health policy, and Medicaid

    Medicaid expansion isn't likely in Virginia anytime soon -- and for Virginians who may be struggling with mental illness, that's a big loss, says state Sen. Creigh Deeds, D-Warm Springs. He dropped by the Peninsula the other day to participate in the...
  • Obamacare is no failure [Letter]

    Obamacare is no failure [Letter]
    Every time I read another column by Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. claiming that "Obamacare" is a failure I nearly split my sides laughing ("Affordable Care Act lies," Sept. 21). Tell that story to America's hospitals, which are saving $5.7 billion this year...
  • Rauner, Quinn clash on Obamacare expansion ahead of president's Chicago visit

    Rauner, Quinn clash on Obamacare expansion ahead of president's Chicago visit
    Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner acknowledged Wednesday he would have vetoed legislation expanding government-subsidized Medicaid to low-income people under President Barack Obama’s signature health care law, but does not support a...