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Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)

Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)
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  • Surrounding hospitals wonder whether patients will return to King

    Surrounding hospitals wonder whether patients will return to King
    When the old King/Drew medical center was forced to close in 2007 after a series of treatment lapses, tens of thousands of South Los Angeles patients scrambled to find somewhere else to go. Many officials predicted that surrounding hospitals, some...
  • Rising access to substance abuse treatment faces shortage of counselors

    WASHINGTON Changes to health care law in the past year gave millions of Americans access to mental health and substance abuse treatment, but did nothing to address a shortage of professionals who can provide that care. Experts say the shortage of...
  • How the Florida Legislature crashed and burned

    How the Florida Legislature crashed and burned
    TALLAHASSEE — It wasn't supposed to end like this. With the House and Senate led by Republicans — both of whom hail from Central Florida — a budding partnership was expected to bring tax cuts, increased spending on education and...
  • Patients to have say in suit disputing Arizona Medicaid plan

    Patients who have received insurance coverage through Arizona's Medicaid expansion will have a say in a lawsuit challenging the legality of the plan, an advocacy group said Saturday. The Arizona Center for Law in the Public Interest, which represents...
  • Obama administration raises Medicaid expansion concerns

    The Obama administration has concerns about provisions in Montana's new law to expand Medicaid, but it is willing to work with the state to overcome them, a spokesman for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services said on Friday. Agency spokesman...
  • Police praise, Medicaid and climate change: Letters

    Police praise, Medicaid and climate change: Letters
    Praise for police As I watched the sensationalized TV coverage of the hooliganism in Baltimore, I was struck by the courageous actions of the police. As they were bombarded by all manner of dangerous objects and confronted by a crowd obviously bent on...
  • Rural hospitals struggle to stay open, adapt to changes

    After 45 years of providing health care in rural Missouri, Sac-Osage Hospital is being sold piece by piece. Ceiling tiles are going for 25 cents, the room doors for an average of less than $4 each, the patient beds for $250 apiece. Soon, the remnants...
  • Wolf opens door to running insurance marketplace

    Gov. Tom Wolf's administration advanced plans Friday to maintain federal health insurance subsidies for nearly 400,000 Pennsylvanians ahead of a U.S. Supreme Court decision that could wipe out the aid to insurance buyers in some states. The Democrat...
  • Gov. Wolf opens door to running insurance marketplace

    Gov. Wolf opens door to running insurance marketplace
    HARRISBURG — Gov. Tom Wolf's administration advanced plans Friday to maintain federal health insurance subsidies for nearly 400,000 Pennsylvanians ahead of a U.S. Supreme Court decision that could wipe out the aid to insurance buyers in some states....
  • House adopts compromise GOP budget targeting 'Obamacare'

    The House Thursday adopted a compromise GOP budget that promises to speed repeal of the President Barack Obama's health care law while giving the Pentagon an additional $38 billion next year. The 226-197 vote sends the non-binding budget plan to the...
  • How Medicaid battle derailed Florida's legislative session

    How Medicaid battle derailed Florida's legislative session
    The Florida Legislature has left Tallahassee because, despite a Republican governor and overwhelming Republican majorities in both houses, they can't seem to agree on a budget. The legislature actually only has one job as far as the state constitution...