| Dec 10, 2013
| 1:27 PM
A little-known anti-tobacco group that gets money from a federally funded parent organization flew members to Chicago to present an award Tuesday to Mayor Rahm Emanuel for his efforts to pass tougher regulations of menthol cigarettes.
| Nov 20, 2013
| 9:29 PM
Two big issues dogging the rollout of Obamacare have come into focus this week as the Connecticut insurance commissioner met with President Obama on the sticky question of insurers dropping health plans, and the state's exchange gave a breakdown that...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Gov. Tom Corbett’s administration met Monday with federal authorities to discuss his proposal to overhaul the state’s 48-year-old Medicaid program in exchange for expanding the government-funded health care system to more poor people....
| Sep 17, 2013
| 5:42 PM
Roughly half of uninsured Floridians should be able to buy health insurance coverage for about $100 a month when they start signing up for Obamacare next month, a new federal report says.
There are an estimated 3.5 million uninsured Floridians, and most...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 4:57 AM
If you came to cable news Tuesday looking for hard information and analysis that would help you sort through the virulent spin from both sides on what's known as either Obamacare or the Affordable Care Act, depending on your politics, here is a snapshot...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 4:16 PM
Quick, what's an insurance exchange? If you're like most Americans, you have no idea.
But it's about to alter the way millions buy health insurance when it opens in 10 short days.
For Americans still waiting to decipher how the insurance exchange...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 9:08 AM
One of the biggest changes in the way Americans can purchase health insurance is a week and a half away. Yet the very people the new insurance exchange was meant to help are often oblivious to it.
Slightly fewer than half of those surveyed this month...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 2:00 AM
Lawmakers on Capitol Hill are closing in on a deal to grant the Food and Drug Administration more authority over the type of drugs that caused a deadly outbreak of meningitis last year, advocates close to the issue said Tuesday.
Though details of the...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 4:41 PM
The Wall Street Journal's Holman Jenkins, in the course of a fairly conventional conservative's screed against the Affordable Care Act published on Wednesday, made one eye-opening assertion I've never seen anywhere else.
He claimed that I'm "rooting for...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 5:12 PM
President Barack Obama used a visit to Maryland on Thursday to push back against congressional Republicans who are working to delay provisions of his health care law set to take effect next week.
The president vowed that his signature domestic...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
When my mother turned 65, all she wanted was a shiny, new long-term care insurance policy. As an obliging daughter, I found the perfect fit!
Mom was on to something. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, about 70 percent of...