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  • Health Industry Seeing Best Obamacare Quarter Yet

    Forbes.com - 19 Apr 2015 14:18:02 UT

    With the second year of subsidized private insurance and expanding state Medicaid coverage adding millions more insured Americans under the Affordable Care Act, health care insurers and medical care...

  • Pain-Free Blood Tests? Sign Me Up!

    Motley Fool - 19 Apr 2015 13:24:15 UT

    One of the primary tenets of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, known affably as Obamacare, is to lower the uninsured rate and open avenues for consumers to get proper preventative care....

  • Litigation isn’t leadership

    Miami Herald - 19 Apr 2015 12:23:17 UT

    Don’t be fooled by Gov. Rick Scott’s phony lawsuit against the federal government over Medicaid expansion. It’s a politically inspired grandstand play that utterly fails to protect the interests of...

  • 2016 election pits desire for change against a demographic shift

    Los Angeles Times - 19 Apr 2015 11:39:27 UT

    The presidential campaign got fully underway this last week with a flurry of announcements, road trips and rallies that will roll across the country with increasing intensity for the next year and a...

  • 3 Megatrends in Healthcare

    Motley Fool - 19 Apr 2015 11:18:54 UT

    For investors, the healthcare sector is where dreams can be made many times over -- or potentially lost in a flash. Although all sectors look to the horizon and think about "what might be," no...

  • State fights rage over ObamaCare’s Medicaid expansion

    The Hill - 18 Apr 2015 23:59:45 UT

    The fight over ObamaCare’s Medicaid expansion is heating up, with one state mounting a fresh legal challenge against the administration and others embroiled in debates over how to handle the thorny...

  • 3 Worrisome Obamacare Trends That Could Put Its Long-Term Success in Jeopardy

    Motley Fool - 18 Apr 2015 18:26:11 UT

    The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, known better in its slang form as Obamacare, has had a topsy-turvy introduction over the past year and a half. When Obamacare's marketplace exchanges...

  • Are Republicans Finally Giving Up on Killing Obamacare?

    Mother Jones - 18 Apr 2015 16:29:01 UT

    Let me say right up front that I'm skeptical of the following report. But then, maybe I'm blinded by partisanship. Who knows? In any case, After five years and more than 50 votes in Congress, the...

  • Obamacare repeal falls off Republicans' to-do list as law takes hold

    Los Angeles Times - 18 Apr 2015 10:05:25 UT

    After five years and more than 50 votes in Congress, the Republican campaign to repeal the Affordable Care Act is essentially over. GOP congressional leaders, unable to roll back the law while...

  • Florida plans to sue CMS alleging coercion on Medicaid

    Modern Physician - 18 Apr 2015 04:57:11 UT

    Florida Gov. Rick Scottplans to sue the CMS, accusing the agency of unconstitutionally trying to force the state to expand Medicaid by ending funding that now helps Florida hospitals pay for...

  • 850,0000 Floridians stuck in healthcare limbo, no solution in sight

    Miami Herald - 17 Apr 2015 21:39:55 UT

    On the days when she feels good, when her elbows and knees aren’t stiff for hours and the bones in her feet don’t radiate near-crippling pain, Isabel Betancourt may skip the regimen of injections and...

  • HUFFPOST HILL - Jeb Bush Kisses Baby, Signs Autograph, Pulls Plug On Your Grandmother

    Huffington Post - 17 Apr 2015 20:39:48 UT

    HuffPost Hill turns five this weekend, meaning Boehner might finally put us on appropriations. Marco Rubio’s healthcare program only covers 80 people, but to be fair, that doesn’t include all the patients in gay conversion therapy. And James Carville...

  • How America Reduced Its Healthcare Spending by $2 Trillion

    Yahoo! Finance - 17 Apr 2015 18:52:44 UT

    The early days of the Obama administration were a chaos of uncertainty, between the historic housing bust, historic market crash, and historic armada of stimulus. But one thing was clear about the...

  • Warning: Affordable Care Act Penalties Start This Year

    Yahoo! Finance - 17 Apr 2015 18:43:02 UT

    The Affordable Care Act (ACA) remains a lightning rod for political and legal challenges. This year will be no exception, as new requirements are coming on line.  Related:  Entrepreneurs at ZocDoc...

  • Florida's Rick Scott files bizarre new...

    MSNBC - 17 Apr 2015 17:07:22 UT

    It was just last week when Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) completed a rarely seen flip-flop-flip , denouncing Medicaid expansion, then embracing it, and then condemning it. The consequences matter:...

  • Gov. Rick Scott: Obama Using 'Soprano' Tactics to Punish Florida

    NewsMax.com - 17 Apr 2015 15:36:47 UT

    Florida Gov. Rick Scott tells Newsmax TV that the tactics used by the Obama administration to punish Florida for not expanding Medicaid are similar to what one would see on "The Sopranos," and are...

  • More investigations into ObamaCare state exchanges are needed

    The Hill - 17 Apr 2015 15:22:04 UT

    It has been five years since the Affordable Care Act, better known as ObamaCare, was signed into law. The disastrous rollout of the federal marketplace website, Healthcare.gov, is well-known....

  • Florida Gov. Rick Scott to sue Obama administration over healthcare funding

    UPI - 17 Apr 2015 15:12:42 UT

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla., April 17 (UPI) -- Florida Gov. Rick Scott announced plans to sue the Obama administration for trying to bully the state into expanding the Medicaid program. Scott, a Republican,...

  • Arizona GOP gets creative in blocking healthcare

    MSNBC - 17 Apr 2015 14:32:10 UT

    A couple of weeks ago, state lawmakers in Arizona moved closer to blocking funding for implementing the Affordable Care Act. The whole idea seemed too bizarre to be taken seriously, and the effort...

  • Medical ID Theft Is Rampant: Are You at Risk?

    NewsMax.com - 17 Apr 2015 13:51:25 UT

    Nearly everyone knows the dangers of identity theft, where someone steals your credit cards, bank information, or Social Security number to rip you off. But a new kind of crime is rising that could...

  • Under Obamacare, Competition Is Costly for Consumers

    Forbes.com - 17 Apr 2015 13:29:29 UT

    Normally, market competition is good for consumers. More competition generally means competitors are battling each other to lower their prices and/or raise the quality of their goods. But when it...

  • OVERNIGHT HEALTHCARE: Obama signs Medicare 'doc fix' bill

    The Hill - 16 Apr 2015 23:50:49 UT

    President Obama on Thursday signed a $200 billion Medicare reform package, hailing it as a "significant bipartisan achievement." The so-called "doc fix" measure is one of the biggest achievements...

  • Obama immigration orders face major test in federal court

    The Hill - 16 Apr 2015 22:37:23 UT

    President Obama’s executive actions on immigration will be tested on Friday when a federal appeals court considers whether to lift an order blocking the actions to allow millions of immigrants...

  • UPDATE 1-Florida governor fights Obama administration over healthcare funding

    Reuters - 16 Apr 2015 20:45:08 UT

    (Adds reaction from Florida, CMS spokesman, national background) By Bill Cotterell and Letitia Stein (Reuters) - Florida Governor Rick Scott said on Thursday he would sue to stop U.S. health...

  • Top court rejects Obamacare 'death panel' challenge

    Reuters - 16 Apr 2015 20:08:27 UT

    U.S. President Barack Obama delivers remarks on the fifth anniversary of the Affordable Care Act, commonly known as Obamacare, in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House campus in...

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