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Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)

Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)
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  • Health law brings growth in food stamps in some states

    President Barack Obama's health care law has had a surprising side effect: In some states, it appears to be enticing more Americans to apply for food stamps, even as the economy improves. New, streamlined application systems built for the health care...
  • Health center services in demand at new site in Evanston

    Health center services in demand at new site in Evanston
    Lisa Robinson, the operations director at the Erie Evanston/Skokie Health Center, was leading some visitors around the center earlier this year when she stopped in front of a station where a health worker in medical gown and surgical mask was leaning over...
  • Senate, House wage open war over health-care impasse

    Senate, House wage open war over health-care impasse
    TALLAHASSEE — House Republicans huddled in secret Tuesday seeking to close ranks behind opposition to Medicaid expansion, while senators held a public workshop looking at the human and economic costs of an impending loss of $2.2 billion in...
  • Pit bulls, car chases and Bob Dylan: Letters

    Pit bulls, car chases and Bob Dylan: Letters
    2nd chance for pit bulls Go to any of our county animal shelters to adopt, and many of the dogs waiting for a second chance are pit bulls. It's so sad because most are doomed to death as their reputations precede them. Michael Vick was the poster...
  • APNewsBreak: NY blueprint lists steps to end AIDS scourge

    Experts and advocates in New York, a state hit hard in the AIDS epidemic, have drafted a blueprint for reducing new HIV infections and related deaths to the point of nearly ending them. The plan, requested last year by Gov. Andrew Cuomo and developed...
  • Talks begin on Capitol Hill budget measure

    Lawmakers quarreled Monday over Medicare, taxes and almost $40 billion in unrequested money for overseas war-fighting as House and Senate negotiators kicked off work on a Republican budget blueprint for next year and beyond. "A budget is more than just a...
  • Some states pay doctors more to treat Medicaid patients

    WASHINGTON Fifteen states are betting they can convince more doctors to accept the growing number of patients covered by Medicaid with a simple incentive: more money. The Affordable Care Act gave states federal dollars to raise Medicaid reimbursement...
  • Waivers may give next president way out of health care feuds

    Republican or Democrat, the next president will have the chance to remake the nation's health care overhaul without fighting Congress. The law signed by President Barack Obama includes a waiver that, starting in 2017, would let states take federal...
  • After King v. Burwell, Republicans' goal should be federalism on steroids

    There are three simple numbers Republicans in Congress need to keep their eyes on in the aftermath of the Supreme Court's forthcoming decision in King v. Burwell, no matter what the outcome: 28, 60 and 67. 28: The number of GOP governors in states with a...
  • Mental Health Is Main Cause Of Hospitalizations In State

    Mental Health Is Main Cause Of Hospitalizations In State
    Mental disorders surpassed respiratory problems and all other ailments as the leading cause of hospitalization in Connecticut in 2012 for children ages 5 to 14, teenagers and younger adults, according to a state health department report. The report...
  • Stark choices ahead if no one caves

    Stark choices ahead if no one caves
    The partisan gridlock in Washington has nothing on the partisan gridlock in Tallahassee, except for one key difference: The Republican Party of Florida controls everything in the state capital and this year, its leaders are waging the ugliest intramural...