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  • Arizona governor signs bill blocking abortion coverage through Obamacare

    Reuters - 31 Mar 2015 02:00:45 UT

    Arizona Republican gubernatorial primary candidate Doug Ducey smiles after voting in the Paradise Valley section of Phoenix, Arizona August 26, 2014. Reuters/Samantha Sais (Reuters) - Arizona...

  • ACA at 5 Years: 25 Numbers to Know

    American Journal of Public Health - 30 Mar 2015 20:57:12 UT

    When President Barack Obama signed the Affordable Care Act (ACA) on March 23, 2010, he said the landmark measure would enshrine "the core principle that everybody should have some basic security when...

  • Ted Cruz Has Share of Ups, Downs at Start of Campaign Trail - 30 Mar 2015 17:57:22 UT

    In the week that has passed since Ted Cruz announced his intention to run for the Republican presidential nomination, the reaction to the Texas senator's candidacy reflects some of the challenges and...

  • Supreme court turns down Obamacare 'death panel' challenge

    Austin American Statesman - 30 Mar 2015 15:42:04 UT

    Lawsuit took issue with 2010 Affordable Care Act's Independent Payment...

  • House Tea Party leader signs up for ObamaCare

    The Hill - 30 Mar 2015 14:01:07 UT

    One of ObamaCare’s staunchest foes in Congress acknowledged for the first time that he has signed up for “For the record, I am on ObamaCare. Yee-hah!” Rep. Tim Huelskamp (R-Kan.)...

  • UPDATE 1-U.S. Supreme Court rejects Obamacare 'death panel' challenge

    CNBC - 30 Mar 2015 13:52:43 UT

    (Adds details on case, paragraphs 3-11) WASHINGTON, March 30 (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear a new challenge to President Barack Obama's healthcare law that...

  • Obamacare At Year Five: What We Needed Was The McCain Plan - 30 Mar 2015 13:46:26 UT

    Imagine what might have been. After Barack Obama’s presidential victory in 2008, Zeke Emanuel and others on the White House staff urged him to adopt John McCain’s approach to health reform. Such an...

  • Shire: An Undervalued Investment Opportunity

    Seeking Alpha - 30 Mar 2015 12:58:29 UT

    Mar. 30, 2015 8:54 AM ET | About: Shire PLC (SHPG) by: Summary Impressive net margin of 56% and TTM EPS of $6.57. Vyvanse and Adderall demand remain strong in the US and should increase in...

  • What You’ll Pay for the Medicare ‘Doc Fix’

    Yahoo! Finance - 30 Mar 2015 11:38:55 UT

    After decades of last-minute deals to patch the Medicare payments system, the House of Representatives passed a bill Thursday that would insure that Medicare doctors continue to be paid at current...

  • Meet Alabama Rep. Gary Palmer, Conservative Outsider Now on the Inside - 30 Mar 2015 10:46:23 UT

    Since January, when he took office as the new U.S. representative from Alabama’s Sixth District (Birmingham), Republican Gary Palmer has demonstrated why — even in Congress — he remains the...

  • Imagine Ted Cruz's America: it's ridiculous and horrible - 30 Mar 2015 07:14:57 UT

    Last Monday, Senator Ted Cruz kicked off the 2016 presidential election season by announcing his candidacy for president. Throughout his speech, titled "The Promise of America," Cruz invited his...

  • Scandals Nothing New for the Clintons - 29 Mar 2015 12:46:21 UT

    An abscess of anger seems to gnaw at Hillary Clinton, but the reasons for her resentments remain unclear. The world's oldest party, which governed the nation during two world wars and is the primary...

  • Schnurman: Tenet bulks up, branches out for brave new world of health care

    Dallas Morning News - 28 Mar 2015 23:40:59 UT

    The Supreme Court upheld the Affordable Care Act almost three years ago, and health care companies began racing to get bigger, broader and better. Any chance patients will benefit, too? Last week,...

  • South L.A.'s MLK hospital will reopen with a new healthcare outlook

    Los Angeles Times - 28 Mar 2015 21:04:58 UT

    The new Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital doesn't open until June, but that's hard to tell with all the people darting in and out of buildings at the South Los Angeles medical facility. On...

  • 3 Top Stocks for Obamacare Lovers

    Austin American Statesman - 28 Mar 2015 19:19:59 UT

    Obamacare is unquestionably a lightning rod for controversy. Millions of...

  • Michigan Medicaid enrollment soars; waiver hurdle remains

    Modern Physician - 28 Mar 2015 16:34:27 UT

    Mary Amick went 15 years without health insurance while working a minimum-wage job at a small country store outside Coldwater. She sometimes visited a free clinic but mostly put off addressing her...

  • Schumer grabs new power

    The Hill - 28 Mar 2015 15:22:17 UT

    Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) is all but certain to become the next leader of Senate Democrats after the 2016 election, completing a rise to power that began more than a decade ago. Schumer...

  • Ted Cruz's ride on the Obamacare train wreck

    Los Angeles Times - 28 Mar 2015 12:04:52 UT

    When Sen. Ted Cruz, the conservative firebrand from Texas, launched his presidential campaign last week at the Rev. Jerry Falwell's Liberty University, he earned grudgingly glowing reviews from...

  • Why Millions of Obamacare Enrollees Are Cutting the IRS a Check This Year

    Motley Fool - 28 Mar 2015 11:17:11 UT

    The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, which you probably know better as Obamacare, is unquestionably a controversial health reform law, dividing the nation on whether or not it's the right...

  • 9 basic concepts Americans fail to grasp

    Salon - 28 Mar 2015 11:04:23 UT

    This article originally appeared on AlterNet . To hear the far-right ideologues of Fox News and AM talk radio tell it, life in Europe is hell on Earth. Taxes are high, sexual promiscuity...

  • Insurers don't want to share savings from reduced utilization

    Modern Physician - 28 Mar 2015 04:48:56 UT

    Since 2002, Dan Wolterman has served as president and CEO of Houston-based Memorial Hermann Healthcare System, Texas' largest not-for-profit health system, which provides care in southeast Texas...

  • The GOP's budget gimmickry won't fix the deficit

    Los Angeles Times - 28 Mar 2015 03:58:56 UT

    With Congress on spring break, many House and Senate Republicans will probably spend the next two weeks back home touting the resolutions they passed to "balance the budget" within 10 years. But the...

  • Paul Ryan: GOP Will Have Plan Ready for High Court ACA Ruling - 28 Mar 2015 01:36:22 UT

    House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Paul Ryan says GOP lawmakers will have an immediate "backup plan" ready should a Supreme Court ruling in the King v. Burwell case erase subsidies for Obamacare...

  • Blue Shield of California is under new pressure to lower rates

    Los Angeles Times - 28 Mar 2015 00:03:30 UT

    With billions of dollars in reserve, nonprofit insurer Blue Shield of California is facing new pressure to offer better prices for its policies. Despite its nonprofit status, the health insurance...

  • Ryan: GOP will have 'immediate response' for ObamaCare court ruling

    The Hill - 27 Mar 2015 22:07:40 UT

    When the Supreme Court drops its big ObamaCare ruling this summer, Republican leaders say they will be fully ready to step in — even if it won’t be the party’s official replacement plan. “We have...

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