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Kathleen Sebelius

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  • Common sense on Plan B

    Common sense on Plan B
    Last week, a federal district judge in New York ruled that girls younger than 17 should be allowed to purchase the Plan B contraceptive pill over the counter. Unlike the Obama administration, Judge Edward Korman got this one right. The 2011 decision by...
  • Obama's budget eyes health costs, cigarette tax

    Obama's budget eyes health costs, cigarette tax
    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's new budget offers Medicare cuts to entice Republicans into tax negotiations, while plowing ahead to cover the uninsured next year under the health care law the GOP has bitterly fought to repeal.     But the...
  • Plan B One-Step debate continues

    Plan B One-Step debate continues
    Confused by the wrangling in federal court over the Plan B One-Step emergency contraceptive? You're not the only one. As U.S. attorneys work hastily to halt a federal judge's order regarding the sale of the so-called morning-after pill, medical and...
  • Obama 'very comfortable' with age restriction on 'morning after' pill

    MEXICO CITY -- President Obama says he’s “very comfortable” with a Food and Drug Administration ruling that maintains age restrictions on females who can buy the so-called morning after pill without a prescription. The rule announced...
  • A bad case of Obamascare

     A bad case of Obamascare
    The latest crack in Obamacare opened last week when Politico reported that leaders in Congress were negotiating how to exempt themselves and thousands of their staffers from a major provision of the new law. Politico said leaders held "high-level,...
  • Hospital rates vary significantly, Medicare data show

    Hospital rates vary significantly, Medicare data show
    Johns Hopkins Hospital charged $13,667 on average to treat one admission of a Medicare patient with diabetes in 2011, while a couple of miles away Mercy Medical Center billed an average of $8,425. The University of Maryland Medical Center charged $9,045...
  • Florida prepares for massive insurance signup

    WASHINGTON – Facing the next big health-care challenge in Florida, Uncle Sam plans to enlist hundreds of consumer "navigators" over the next several months to help enroll up to 3.5 million uninsured state residents by January, when everyone is...
  • Judge blasts government's Plan B contraceptive filing

    In yet another scathing critique of government health officials, a federal judge refused Friday to stay his order making Plan B emergency contraceptives available to all consumers without a prescription. Ruling that government efforts to restrict the...
  • Obama Debases Trust In Government

    Last week was amusing. There was the spectacle of advocates of an ever-larger regulatory government expressing shock about such government's large capacity for misbehavior. And, entertainingly, the answer to the question "Will Barack Obama's scandals...
  • Kathleen Sebelius defends Obamacare on 'Daily Show with Jon Stewart'

    When the first thing Jon Stewart brought up was the technical problems that have bedeviled the rollout of Obamacare, Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius should have known the interview wasn't going to be a walk in the park. Sebelius...
  • Obama on healthcare sign-up glitches: 'It's going to get fixed'

    Obama on healthcare sign-up glitches: 'It's going to get fixed'
    President Obama on Monday pitched his healthcare overhaul as a good “product” that is simply having problems at the check-out line. He urged Americans to call an 800 number or shop in person while his team works out kinks in the federal...