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  • Lame duck legislators ought not act on complex health policy issues

    A lame-duck Congress typically is driven by a desire to "get things done." But lawmakers should resist ramming last-minute deals on Medicare physician payments and the Children's Health Insurance Program through this Congress. These are complex and highly...
  • LifeBridge Health exploring partnership with Carroll Hospital Center

    LifeBridge Health exploring partnership with Carroll Hospital Center
    The LifeBridge Health system plans to absorb Carroll Hospital Center, either through an acquisition or some looser form of partnership, as both organizations look to serve more patients in more health care settings. Leaders of both entities signed a...
  • On California initiatives, money talked, the public interest walked

    On California initiatives, money talked, the public interest walked
    It was obvious from the start that the cascade of corporate cash into ballot initiative campaigns in California this year would be overwhelming. The reality did not disappoint. That reality had to please the biggest spenders, notably the insurance...
  • Prop. 45's resounding defeat is a boon for health insurers

    Prop. 45's resounding defeat is a boon for health insurers
    Already a financial bonanza for health insurers, Obamacare paid off for the industry again at the ballot box as Californians soundly rejected a bid to rein in health insurance rates. Even so, the companies still face heat over their ever-increasing...
  • Proposition 45 falters; would have regulated health insurance rates

    Proposition 45 falters; would have regulated health insurance rates
    Proposition 45, a ballot measure that would have allowed regulation of some health insurance premiums, has failed, AP reports. The measure was targeted by a $57-million opposition campaign. The initiative would have given California's elected...
  • Few hiccups, lots of face time as Maryland health care enrollment begins

    Few hiccups, lots of face time as Maryland health care enrollment begins
    Esmeralda Banda had marked Saturday on her calendar and arranged to have a co-worker cover her shift at Chik-Fil-A. At 41, she figured it was time to get health care. "I'm getting older, I'm getting sick more, and I don't want to be paying as much out...
  • Obamacare enrollment resumes amid controversy

    Obamacare enrollment resumes amid controversy
    Florida consumers plunged into a second open enrollment period for health insurance under Obamacare on Saturday, with more plans to choose from and 150 "navigators" standing by to guide them through the process. Average rates for "silver plans," the...
  • California's Obamacare enrollment window to reopen with new challenges

    California's Obamacare enrollment window to reopen with new challenges
    California's embrace of Obamacare coverage poses huge new challenges starting Saturday as sign-ups resume for year two of the federal health overhaul. The state needs to help 1.2 million existing policyholders renew their coverage within the next...
  • Obamacare shopping starts Saturday

    Obamacare shopping starts Saturday
    The Affordable Care Act's second open enrollment — three months of potentially immense personal and political consequence — starts Saturday. For millions of Americans, Nov. 15 is the time to go online to switch insurance plans or sign up for...
  • Health shouldn't be based on where you live

    Health shouldn't be based on where you live
    Strand by strand, my younger sister has been pulling the threads of her life back together after a couple of lost decades. A year ago at age 52, and with the financial support of our extended family, she found housing in Virginia, where we were both...
  • Hopkins excluded from some plans on Md. health exchange

    Hopkins excluded from some plans on Md. health exchange
    Consumers who buy certain policies from UnitedHealthcare through the Maryland health exchange will not be able to use Johns Hopkins physicians or hospitals, the health system and insurer said Thursday. Hopkins, one of the biggest systems in the state,...