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  • In rare deal, Boehner, Pelosi tout wins for seniors, doctors

    An extraordinary bipartisan accord between House Speaker John Boehner and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is letting both parties exhale as they move toward permanently ending the nagging annual threat of Medicare cuts to physicians. Yet each side is...
  • What's old is new again: Abortion fights stymie two bills in Congress

    What's old is new again: Abortion fights stymie two bills in Congress
    Like bickering siblings who keep quibbling over childhood slights, Republicans and Democrats keep finding new ways to fight over abortion. The latest episodes involve Republicans' attempt to apply the long-standing limitation on federal funding for...
  • Highlights of bipartisan House plan on Medicare doctor fees

    Highlights of the compromise released Tuesday by House Republican and Democratic leaders to permanently avoid yearly cuts in reimbursements for physicians treating Medicare patients. Cost figures were not released but are based on interviews with...
  • Prevén aprobación de proyecto sobre seguro de salud

    Prevén aprobación de proyecto sobre seguro de salud
     Los dirigentes de los bloques de la cámara baja pronosticaron el martes la aprobación de un acuerdo bipartidista para impedir el recorte de los honorarios de médicos del seguro de salud para ancianos y extender los fondos para niños y personas de menores...
  • EEUU: Aprueban propuesta bipartidista de seguros de salud

    Un acuerdo bipartidista extraordinario entre el presidente de la cámara baja John Boehner y la lídeía demócrata Nancy Pelosi le da un respiro a ambos partidos, que se encaminan a poner fin a la molesta amenaza anual a los recortes del Medicare a los...
  • GOP budgets don't agree on how to boost military, cut Medicare

    GOP budgets don't agree on how to boost military, cut Medicare
    Now that Republicans control Congress, they have largely agreed that they want to boost military spending at the expense of other domestic social programs. But they're at odds over how to do it. Senate Republicans made clear Wednesday, in releasing...
  • It's past time for Congress to pass Medicare reform

    It's past time for Congress to pass Medicare reform
    House Republicans have no qualms about leaving millions of low-income Americans without health coverage, as evidenced by their repeated votes to repeal Obamacare. But they're so skittish about reducing access to Medicare, the federal insurance program for...
  • On 5th anniversary of health care law, no end to debate

    When President Barack Obama signed the Affordable Care Act five years ago, he visualized a time when the political hyperbole would be silenced and ordinary people would see that the health care law improved their lives. The White House ceremony on...
  • On Obamacare's 5th anniversary, Americans are starting to feel appreciation

    On Obamacare's 5th anniversary, Americans are starting to feel appreciation
    Coverage of the Affordable Care Act's fifth anniversary Monday -- it was signed into law March 23, 2010--will undoubtedly focus on the gains in coverage and reductions in healthcare costs that have followed its rollout. To get the raw figures out of the...
  • House Democrats unveil budget matching Obama's tax increases

    House Democrats Monday unveiled a $3.7 trillion budget plan for next year that mirrors President Barack Obama's call for $1.8 trillion in tax increases on wealthier people and corporations over the coming decade. But it would add almost $6 trillion to the...
  • Funding crunch puts doctor pipeline in jeopardy

    Funding crunch puts doctor pipeline in jeopardy
    Weary mothers with toddlers, weathered laborers and elderly folks hunched over walkers all jostled for position, filling almost every available seat in the nondescript waiting room at the Erie Family Health Center in West Town. It was a routine Monday...