US Senator Tim Kaine claims that the lawsuit being heard by the US Supreme Court challenging the legality of a federal subsidy for health care is cruel and does not make sense.
ThinkProgress reports that the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops is demanding, in the name of religious freedom, the right to keep underage migrants who have been raped from accessing medical care to prevent them from becoming pregnant. Show More Summary
As attorney general of California, I have vigorously defended the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act. This landmark law has brought much-needed reform and accountability to our health care system. And despite what you may have...Show More Summary
Everyday the media lies to America about what conservatives and the Republican Party want to do with their policy ideas and CNN just uncorked a doosie of a lie about Obamacare. Above is a screen shot of what appeared on CNN on March 5, 2015. Show More Summary
Conservatives love to complain that uncertainty in government policy hurts business. Usually, they’re talking about the deficit, or health care regulations, or the Federal Reserve. But of course, American business at large has thrived...Show More Summary
This is the sort of semantic games and lies that left-wing, Democrat Party adjunct media outlets like CNN use to lie about what the GOP is doing or wants to
One of the big stories about health care nationally is the way increases in costs have moderated in recent years. Some people say that is because people defer treatments during recessions. Others say... To view the full story, click the title link.
A new economic analysis found exposure to endocrine-disrupting chemicals likely costs the European Union EUR157 billion ($209 billion) a year in actual health care expenses and lost earning potential, according to a new series of studies published in the Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism.
Don't lose the money in your FSA! The initial cut-off was December 31, 2014, but if your employer grants the optional rollover to the next year, your new deadline to use it or lose it is March 15, 2015. (One exception is if your plan's extension includes the $500 carry-over option — you can...
More and more hospitals are realizing that the 30 to 50 percent of waste occurring within their organizations is not only real, but a tremendous opportunity. This is good news for both our patients and our health care system. The bad news is that many hospital executives believe that this waste is largely limited to […]
I found lots to admire in writer-director Neill Blomkamp's "District 9" and, despite its heavy-handed universal health care polemics, the Matt Damon space station allegory "Elysium." But his latest science fiction outing, co-written (like "Elysium") with his wife, Terri Tatchell, is a...
The Boston Globe reports that Blue Cross of Blue Shield of Massachusetts is expanding its capitated, or "global payment," form of medical reimbursement.The Massachusetts health care industry’s traditional system of paying doctors for...Show More Summary
You may have read that the Supreme Court heard arguments Wednesday in yet another case challenging the Affordable Care Act. What you probably have not heard is that regardless of how the Court eventually rules in King v. Burwell, your...Show More Summary
To nobody’s surprise, Supreme Court seems split on health care law WASHINGTON — A clearly divided Supreme Court on Wednesday put Obamacare under the microscope once again, with the tentative prognosis looking rather positive for the president’s signature health care law. During an unusually long oral argument, several members of the court, including potential swing [...]Show More Summary
The list of policy changes that would be untouched by any legal ruling from the Supreme Court would be very long.
Continuing the standard set by NBC’s Today, the major broadcast networks played up the fears that “health care coverage for millions” might be lost and “could doom ObamaCare” if the case before the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled against the federal government and its federal subsidies. Show More Summary
Maggie Mahar has been featured at Angry Bear Blog and has written for Angry Bear Blog from time to time. This article has been taken from her blog, Health Beat. Obamacare’s critics continue to argue that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) will self-destruct. Now, some claim the mandate that uninsured Americans must purchase coverage– or […]
Something rather amazing happened during Wednesday’s Supreme Court oral arguments over King v. Burwell. The basics of the case are pretty straightforward. The challengers maintain that the law limits federal subsidies to health careShow More Summary