12/18/13 10:06 AM
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Federal officials have begun sending Medicaid applications to states so they can enroll people, beginning with a handful of places where technical problems that have marred the new insurance marketplace are expected to be less of an issue. Until now, the applications were...
12/18/13 10:02 AM
(www.foxbusiness.com) Health-care costs must be an integral part of a retirement financial plan because if they aren’t part of the equation, they can easily drain your nest egg. But here’s the problem: They are impossible to predict accurately.
By Associated Press | 12/18/13 09:35 AM
More than 50 jobs will be eliminated at state hospitals in Topeka and Larned in an effort to save up to $3 million, Kansas officials said Tuesday. The Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services said it would eliminate 35 jobs at the Kansas Neurological Institute in Topeka and about...
By Associated Press | 12/18/13 09:24 AM
An Ohio House bill would require hospitals to report the number of babies born addicted to drugs. The Columbus Dispatch reports its part of the Legislature's continuing efforts to get a handle on the state's prescription drug and heroin crisis.
By Susan Crabtree | 12/17/13 01:48 PM
President Obama has tapped a former Microsoft executive to replace Jeffrey Zients as the manager of the health law's insurance exchange enrollment as Zients moves over to the White House to prepare to become chief economic adviser. Kurt DelBene, the former president of the division of...
By Meghashyam Mali | 12/17/13 12:11 PM
Zients was slated to take over as director of the National Economic Council in January, replacing Gene Sperling. But Sperling will stay on in his post for another month, according to a White House official.
12/17/13 09:45 AM
TRENTON, N.J. — New doctors in New Jersey could have their medical school loans forgiven if they practice in low-income communities for a decade. The state Assembly's higher education committee unanimously advanced the measure on Monday.
By Mark Tapscott | 12/17/13 08:47 AM
Want a preview of what Obamacare has in store for Americans? Check out the latest news on Britain's National Health Service. In the words of the Daily Mail newspaper, the NHS is a "shambles." "One investigation revealed that a quarter of new mothers were abandoned by their midwives during...
By Byron York | 12/16/13 05:38 PM
2014 will be the year Republicans are forced to deal with the Obamacare Trap, helpfully set for them by the Democratic authors of the Affordable Care Act. In 2009 and 2010, President Obama and his party took a health care system in which 85 percent had insurance coverage, and blew it up. Now,...
By Meghashyam Mali | 12/16/13 05:19 PM
President Obama will meet with technology-industry leaders on Tuesday to discuss the healthcare.gov website and National Security Agency surveillance programs, the White House announced. Among the 15 Silicon Valley executives meeting with the president are Apple CEO Tim Cook, Twitter CEO Dick...
By Paul Bedard | 12/17/13
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