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  • How severe is the shortage of substance abuse specialists?

    The number of people with insurance coverage for alcohol and drug abuse disorders is about to explode at a time there's already a severe shortage of trained behavioral health professionals in many states. Until now, there's been no data on just how...
  • GOP budget proposals include deep cuts for federal employees

    GOP budget proposals include deep cuts for federal employees
    Federal employees are once again bracing for cuts as the Republican-controlled Congress moves slowly toward an agreement on a federal budget, setting up a confrontation that is likely to continue for much of the year. While details of the House and...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Changes could curb health costs

    The pattern of our health care system keeps changing. Unfortunately, these changes are not reducing the overall cost appreciably. Our health care system is built on several principles. First, providers of health care are for the most part not government...
  • Business lobby answers with own Medicaid expansion ad backing Gardiner

    Business lobby answers with own Medicaid expansion ad backing Gardiner
    TALLAHASSEE – A day after free-market group Americans for Prosperity launched an ad campaign targetting Florida Senators in favor of a Medicaid expansion plan, a coalition of businesses and hospitals released their own ad backing the plan. The...
  • Health care exchange program would help Florida economy

    Health care exchange program would help Florida economy
      As the president and CEO of the Florida State Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, I speak to business owners and leaders every day, and I’ve heard their concerns over health care coverage in our state. Business owners are suffering from rising...
  • New online tool helps budget for a financial emergency

    New online tool helps budget for a financial emergency
    Financial planners often counsel clients to keep up to a year's worth of living expenses in a fairly liquid savings account for emergencies. Long-term joblessness, a major illness or the death of a partner could certainly chew up that hefty sum, but...
  • Health insurance exchanges need an upgrade

    Health insurance exchanges need an upgrade
    Established by the Affordable Care Act, the Healthcare.gov exchange and its 14 state-run counterparts have enrolled more than 11 million people — 800,000 of whom were sent incorrect tax information, the Obama administration admitted last month....
  • Koch brothers group attacks Gardiner, Senate over Medicaid expansion

    Koch brothers group attacks Gardiner, Senate over Medicaid expansion
    TALLAHASSEE – Americans for Prosperity, the free-market advocacy group financed by the billionaire industrialists Charles and David Koch, is going on the attack. The group sent mail ads Monday to the districts of Senate President Andy Gardiner, R-...