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  • Scott should heed own words on health care: Editorial

    Scott should heed own words on health care: Editorial
    This week Gov. Rick Scott all but crushed the hopes of 800,000 Floridians to get private health insurance by apparently ruling out his support for a bipartisan Senate plan to expand coverage using federal tax dollars. Scott hasn't been moved to back the...
  • House panel finds money for education, state employee pay raise

    House panel finds money for education, state employee pay raise
    House lawmakers crafted a plan Friday to reverse many of Gov. Larry Hogan's budget cuts and restore spending in areas they thought he shortchanged — education, Medicaid and a pay raise for state employees. The $40.7 billion budget approved...
  • U of I to establish new medical school downstate

    URBANA — University of Illinois trustees on Thursday signed off on a plan to create a new engineering-based medical school at the Urbana-Champaign campus that will rely on a mix of private and public funds. Administrators hope the school will...
  • How did hospital bills get so complicated?

    How did hospital bills get so complicated?
    As recently as 1969, delivering a baby in Morristown, N.J., could cost parents as little as $235.65 — a flat, all-inclusive rate for a three-day hospital stay and doctors' fees. I know this because that was the price on the receipt from my birth...
  • Equal coverage for mental and medical health remains an issue, studies show

    Equal coverage for mental and medical health remains an issue, studies show
    After overdosing 19 times, William Head Williams was finally ready to enter a detoxification program for his heroin addiction. But he was turned away from a New York hospital after his insurer deemed his admission not medically necessary, said his...
  • Megan McArdle: Obamacare enrollment awaits a verdict

    Is Obamacare enrollment stalling? That's the suggestion of a recent New York Times article that basically looks at the enrollment differences between the Affordable Care Act's state and federal exchanges. Many states that had good enrollment for the 2014...
  • Legislators Ask Insurance Chief Nominee About Cigna Ties

    Legislators Ask Insurance Chief Nominee About Cigna Ties
    HARTFORD — Legislators on Thursday asked the governor's choice for insurance commissioner, Katharine L. Wade, about her connections to Cigna Corp., where she once worked and where her husband now works. The questions came up during her hearing...
  • Carl Leubsdorf: Rhetoric unchanged on Obamacare

    Five years after enactment of the Affordable Care Act, the political debate between its supporters and its opponents continues to rage with remarkably little change. But the success of the law in extending insurance coverage to millions of Americans...
  • Military coalition divides over compensation reforms

    The Military Coalition can make Congress tremble from time to time by presenting a united front of millions of members from more than 30 military associations and veterans' service organizations in support of, or opposition to, legislation impacting...
  • Georgia House, Senate rapidly pass state budget agreement

    Georgia lawmakers approved a $40 billion state spending plan for the next year Tuesday night, giving raises to the state's top judges and pushing $103 million in costs for some part-time school employees' health insurance to local districts. A six-member...
  • Icahn: Union costs, work rules helped kill 4 AC casinos

    Billionaire investor Carl Icahn says union benefit costs and work rules were a big reason four of Atlantic City's 12 casinos closed last year. Icahn said on Tuesday that Local 54 of the Unite-HERE union "is one of the main contributors to the problems in...