12/03/13 10:45 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health regulators are warning the public that certain cardiac defibrillators recalled by Philips Healthcare may fail to deliver a needed shock in an emergency. Defibrillators are used by emergency responders and others to restore normal heart function in people...
By Sean Higgins | 12/03/13 06:15 PM
Nonprofit watchdog group Judicial Watch has filed a lawsuit against the Department of Health and Human Services to obtain the precise enrollment numbers for the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare. Judicial Watch is demanding that HHS execute a Freedom of Information Act request it filed in...
By Meghashyam Mali | 12/03/13 05:12 PM
President Obama will discuss the “twin challenges of growing income inequality and shrinking economic mobility” in an address on Wednesday that will highlight his second-term economic priorities, according to the White House. “The speech will provide a window into where the president...
By Timothy P. Carney | 12/03/13 05:06 PM
It may seem like he’s swinging back and forth — pro-business, then anti-business — but President Obama marching in a straight line: more state control of industry. It's the ratchet of state corporatism, and Obama is pretty handy with it.
By Susan Crabtree | 12/03/13 04:20 PM
President Obama, in his latest attempt to retool his messaging on Obamacare, vowed to spend the rest of his time in office standing by the new health care law, fixing problems that arise and fighting efforts to repeal it. “Look, I've always said I will work with anybody to improve this law...
By Meghashyam Mali | 12/03/13 03:50 PM
Former President Bill Clinton defended his call for President Obama to do more to prevent millions of Americans from losing their current insurance plans under Obamacare, saying that he was only trying to be “supportive” and had gone "out of his way" to explain the law to the public. “I...
By Meghashyam Mali | 12/03/13 03:26 PM
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services on Tuesday said that a special team was in place to fix healthcare.gov’s back-end issues on sharing enrollee data through “834 Forms” with insurance providers.
By Susan Crabtree | 12/03/13 03:19 PM
The White House tried to reassure those who have already signed up for Obamacare that website bugs will not prevent them from being covered come January.
By Paul Bedard | 12/03/13 02:16 PM
President Obama's chief of staff Tuesday declared that Obamacare's website is “getting back on track,” and excused the difficulty reforming health care by declaring it harder to accomplish than peace in the Middle East. “Reforming our healthcare system is not an easy task,” said Denis...
By Mark Flatten | 12/03/13 01:31 PM
Doctors at the Department of Veterans Affairs hospital in San Francisco routinely renewed prescriptions for narcotic painkillers for patients they had never seen, according to a report from the agency's inspector general. The IG also found sloppy record-keeping and failure to follow protocols...
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