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  • Feds: California health exchange lags on verifying

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's marketplace for buying individual health insurance often failed to verify important personal information and resolve discrepancies in applications, a critical process in determining if people are eligible for taxpayer subsidies, a federal watchdog said...

  • The Left tramples religious beliefs on contraception

    If the views on display outside the Supreme Court and on the Internet this week are widely held on the Left, we're in for a long, ugly culture war.

  • Report: Health law sign-ups dogged by data flaws

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Many of the 8 million Americans signed up under the new health care law now have to clear up questions about their personal information that could affect their coverage. A government watchdog said Tuesday the Obama administration faces a huge task resolving these...

  • Dems hope decision will energize female supporters

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Their Senate majority in peril, anxious Democrats have seized the Supreme Court decision that some companies need not provide birth control to women as fresh evidence of the GOP's "war on women" — an argument they hope will energize female voters who could decide the...

  • NIH creates network to tackle mysterious diseases

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The government is expanding its "mystery disease" program, funding a network at six universities to help diagnose patients' super-rare diseases. The National Institutes of Health has evaluated hundreds of these cold-case patients in its campus research hospital as part of a...

  • Medtronic agrees to $2.8M False Claims Act settlement

    Kane HARRISBURG, Pa. (Legal Newsline) – Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane announced on Monday that her office joined a $2.8 million multi-state and federal settlement with a medical device manufacturer that allegedly improperly solicited Medicaid recipients. The...

  • HHS inspector general reports millions of data inconsistencies in Obamacare applications

    Applications for insurance coverage through President Obama's health care law submitted in the final three months of 2013 contained millions of inconsistencies in which information such as income and immigration status could not be independently verified by the federal government, according to a...

  • Hobby Lobby case misreported by national media from the start

    The major media's account of the Supreme Court's decision in the Hobby Lobby case was typical of the way the case has been misreported from the start.

  • Justices act in other health law mandate cases

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Tuesday confirmed that its decision a day earlier extending religious rights to closely held corporations applies broadly to the contraceptive coverage requirement in the new health care law, not just the handful of methods the justices considered in...

  • Obama lauds former CEO as right choice to fix VA

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama sought to turn the page Monday on a humiliating chapter in the history of the Veterans Affairs Department, tapping former Procter & Gamble CEO Robert McDonald to take over the sprawling agency. A former Army captain, McDonald would bring a blend of...

  • Lawmakers pass compounding pharmacy oversight bill

    BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts lawmakers gave final approval Monday to a bill overhauling the oversight of compounding pharmacies. The bill stemmed from a nationwide meningitis outbreak that authorities blamed on a tainted steroid produced by the now-closed New England Compounding Center in...

  • Obama thinks a former soap executive can clean house at Veterans Affairs --- why it won't be so easy

    President Obama's reason for tapping a former soap and diaper salesman to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs is rather simple. "Bob [McDonald] is an expert at making organizations better,” Obama said Monday, when announcing his unorthodox selection to take over the embattled agency....

  • Michigan contracts with builder of healthcare.gov

    LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Rick Snyder's administration is being criticized for awarding computer contracts worth about $90 million to a Canadian company that was the lead contractor on the federal government's troubled healthcare.gov website. The Detroit Free Press...

  • Illinois pushes ahead with Medicaid managed care

    CHICAGO (AP) — Facing a Jan. 1 deadline, the state's top Medicaid official announced a timetable Monday for moving hundreds of thousands of low-income patients into managed care health plans. Department of Healthcare and Family Services Director Julie Hamos said 1.7 million people will get...

  • Veterans Affairs problems don't disappear for vets in private hospitals, GAO says

    Allowing veterans to seek health care at private hospitals does not mean the long wait lists they face at Department of Veterans Affairs facilities will disappear.



From the Weekly Standard

  • David Perdue Wins GOP Senate Nom in Georgia

    Businessman and first-time candidate David Perdue pulled off what the Atlanta Journal-Constitution  calls a "political shocker" by winning the Republican primary runoff for the U.S. Senate in...

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  • Kingdom Come

    There are no copyrights on book titles. F. H. Buckley nevertheless shows remarkable audacity in borrowing The Once and Future King from T. H. White’s children’s classic, published in...

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  • A Glimpse of Our Health Care Future

    To what will Obamacare lead? If the administration’s health policies continue on their present trajectory, Obamacare will lead to some form of European-style single-payer national health system.

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