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Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)

Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)
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  • Yes on 45 campaign hypes millions spent by opponents

    Yes on 45 campaign hypes millions spent by opponents
    Do voters really care who's paying for the campaign ads that are filling their mailboxes and the airwaves? Plenty of big donors certainly think so. Otherwise, why would they be pouring so much money into "social welfare" nonprofits that can run ads...
  • Small business health exchange launches in Illinois

     Small business health exchange launches in Illinois
    The Affordable Care Act's online health insurance marketplaces for small businesses launched Monday in Illinois and four other states, according to the Department of Health and Human Services. Small businesses in Illinois — as well as Delaware,...
  • Poll: Nearly 4 in 10 say California Obamacare exchange not working well

    Poll: Nearly 4 in 10 say California Obamacare exchange not working well
    Nearly four in 10 Californians say the state's health exchange isn't working well as the second open enrollment gets underway, a new survey shows. The results from the Public Policy Institute of California survey may reflect persistent service...
  • Medical errors in U.S. hospitals fall

    Medical errors in U.S. hospitals fall
    Hospitals nationwide are making fewer mistakes in treating patients, sparing 50,000 lives and saving $12 billion in health spending over the past three years, according to a new analysis of billing data by federal health officials. The report from the...
  • Obama administration announces major decline in medical errors

    Obama administration announces major decline in medical errors
    Infections and other medical errors that harm patients in hospitals have declined significantly, the Obama administration said Tuesday, hailing the progress as a sign that new efforts to improve patients' safety are bearing fruit. From 2010 to 2013, so-...
  • Give yourself the gift of quality health care

    Give yourself the gift of quality health care
    It's December and quickly creeping toward the next holiday season. We have had Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, Cyber Monday and Giving Tuesday. How about taking a step back and giving a gift to yourself? What about the gift of peace of mind by...
  • Did Obamacare destroy the Democratic Party? Another look

    Was heathcare reform a fatal political blunder by the Democratic Party? That thesis of Sen. Charles Schumer of New York, the third-ranking Democrat in the Senate, received a respectful airing this week from the veteran political journalist and New York...
  • Officials: Don't wait till Feb. 15 for marketplace sign-up

    Officials: Don't wait till Feb. 15 for marketplace sign-up
    In the second round of open enrollment for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, consumers are becoming more sophisticated and asking questions beyond just the cost of premiums, a sign that insurance literacy levels have increased among...
  • New radio campaign launches for health exchange

    Health care advocates, health officials and the Frederick Keys, an Orioles minor league team, plan to unveil an advertising campaign Thursday to encourage people to sign up for health coverage through the Maryland health exchange. It is open enrollment...
  • State-based health exchange bill fizzles at last hour

    State-based health exchange bill fizzles at last hour
    An estimated $270 million in federal funding was left on the table when Illinois lawmakers didn't vote Wednesday on a measure to create a state-run health insurance exchange. A bill sponsored by Rep. Robyn Gabel, D-Evanston, that would guarantee...
  • LVHN launching integrated electronic medical record-keeping

    LVHN launching integrated electronic medical record-keeping
    The 136 physician practices affiliated with Lehigh Valley Health Network are adopting a standard naming protocol: Lehigh Valley Physician Group, or LVPG, plus the specialty, followed by location. So, for example, Village Lane Primary Care is becoming...