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  • With court defeat, GOP health law effort now aimed at '16

    The Supreme Court's resounding rejection of a conservative attempt to gut President Barack Obama's health care overhaul won't stop Republicans from attacking the law they detest. But now, their efforts will be chiefly about teeing up the issue for the...
  • Supreme Court, with decisions this week, skips over the political process

    Congratulations to the gay-rights community for its victory in Obergefell v. Hodges. Anyone familiar with liberty's history in our country knew that the American people, sooner or later, would reach this point. But with unprecedented speed (President...
  • Baltimore officials back off plan to charge smokers more for health insurance

    Baltimore officials back off plan to charge smokers more for health insurance
    Baltimore officials say they are backing off a plan to charge city employees who smoke more for their health insurance after union officials objected. Howard Libit, a spokesman for Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, said the administration agrees with the...
  • Reports: Humana Considering Sale, Cigna Interested

    Reports: Humana Considering Sale, Cigna Interested
    Only weeks after Cigna Corp. was mentioned as a possible target for acquisition by fellow Hartford-area insurer Aetna Inc., a news service reported Friday that Cigna itself had approached a third insurer, Humana Inc., about a possible deal. Analysts have...
  • Senate passes health plan as issue comes to a head

    Senate passes health plan as issue comes to a head
    TALLAHASSEE – Senators issued a series of dire warnings in fervent speeches Wednesday before amending and passing a bill offering health insurance to up to 800,000 Floridians, all with the aim of getting House support. But so far, House leaders...
  • Some steep increases in health premiums expected in Illinois in 2016

    Some steep increases in health premiums expected in Illinois in 2016
    Health insurance premiums could rise more than 30 percent next year for some people in Illinois who have bought individual plans, a hefty increase that insurers say is driven by the costs of members' medical bills. The largest average rate increases...
  • Familiarize yourself with Medicare well before you enroll

    Medicare is an important entitlement. It's also very complicated. If you wait until 65 to learn about its features, you'll have a pretty stressful birthday. There are four components of Medicare: Parts A, B, C and D. The core elements are Part A, which...
  • Florida lawmakers may not cut taxes as much

    Florida lawmakers may not cut taxes as much
    TALLAHASSEE — Even as Republican members of the House and Senate bashed each other Tuesday over health care, leaders in both chambers began trimming their wish lists in an effort to come to a budget compromise and avert a government shutdown....
  • Scott continues without health care plan

    Scott continues without health care plan
    As Florida's self-inflicted health care budget crisis goes on and on, Gov. Rick Scott continues to be less and less helpful because he makes less and less sense. Two years ago, Scott supported Medicaid expansion, to give between 800,000 and 1 million...
  • Many health insurers go big with initial 2016 rate requests

    Many health insurers go big with initial 2016 rate requests
    Dozens of health insurers say higher-than-expected care costs and other expenses blindsided them this year, and they're going to have to hike premiums for individual policies well-beyond 10 percent for 2016. The proposed double-digit hikes would apply...
  • Florida needs expanded health-care: My Word

    Florida needs expanded health-care: My Word
    As our state's gridlocked Legislature reconvened Monday for a special session to hammer out a budget and possibly expand Medicaid for low-income residents, keep in mind that in Central Florida nearly 50 percent of our neighbors with jobs are struggling to...