02/19/14 09:30 PM
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — More than 800,000 Californians have signed up for insurance through mid-February on the state's health care exchange. Covered California, as the exchange is known, released updated enrollment figures Wednesday showing that nearly 829,000 people had signed up for...
02/19/14 06:31 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Show more patience in the delivery room: That's the prescription being given to the nation's obstetricians. New guidelines say doctors should give otherwise healthy women more time to deliver their babies vaginally before assuming that labor has stalled. The recommendations...
02/19/14 03:30 PM
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A Denver-based company will be paid up to $2 million more to help address one of the problems resulting from computer glitches with the state's health care exchange. The Maryland Board of Public Works on Wednesday approved the modification to the contract with Policy...
By Andrew DeMillo | 02/19/14 08:39 AM
The Arkansas House failed Tuesday to renew the state's compromise Medicaid expansion plan, leaving in limbo the future of a program heralded as a model for Republican-leaning states to implement the federal health overhaul.
By Associated Press | 02/19/14 08:37 AM
COLUMBIA, S.C. — A bill banning abortion in South Carolina beyond the 19th week of pregnancy is heading to the full House Judiciary Committee. A legislative panel voted 2-1 Tuesday to advance the proposal, which provides an exception only when the mother's life is in danger. Doctors who...
By Associated Press | 02/19/14 08:35 AM
Corbett's administration could be ready to submit its proposal to the federal government to draw down billions of Medicaid expansion dollars to help uninsured working adults buy health insurance.
02/18/14 06:15 PM
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals said Tuesday that its experimental, genetically engineered treatment for the most common type of bleeding disorder hemophilia met its main goal of reducing treatment frequency in a late-stage patient study. The medicine, called BAY...
By Michelle Malkin | 02/18/14 04:58 PM
If Obamacare officials cannot prevent accused embezzlers from infiltrating their offices, how can they protect enrollees from grifters, con artists and thieves in the federal health insurance exchange system?
By Thomas Sowell | 02/18/14 01:02 PM
Cruz has not yet reached the point where he can make policy, rather than just make political trouble. But there are already disquieting signs that he is looking out for himself — even if that sets back the causes he claims to be serving.
By Philip Klein | 02/18/14 12:47 PM
It's become a bit of a game in Washington to poke fun at what the Netflix hit television show “House of Cards” gets wrong about politics, journalism, and geography in the nation's capital. In the first episode of the second season, the show also got health insurance wrong. In one of the...
By Associated Press | 02/18/14 09:11 AM
The West Virginia Senate is scheduled to vote on a bill to make drugs used in the production of methamphetamine available only by prescription.
By Associated Press | 02/18/14 09:09 AM
New Hampshire opted not to set up its own insurance marketplace under President Obama's health care overhaul law, but that would change under a bill before a Senate committee.
By Associated Press | 02/18/14 09:06 AM
Measures to impose additional requirements on people who aid consumers with purchasing health insurance are making their way through the Missouri Legislature, representing the state's latest attempt to fight the federal health care law.
By John Hanna | 02/18/14 08:51 AM
Advocates for expanding Medicaid in Kansas staged a small Statehouse rally Monday, but the Republican-dominated Legislature still didn't seem much interested in taking up a proposal tied to the federal health care overhaul.
By Jonathan J. Cooper | 02/18/14 08:48 AM
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