By Associated Press | 08/07/14 11:28 AM
Veterans may soon have easier access to government-paid health care under a bill President Obama signed into law Thursday, the government's most sweeping response to date to a public uproar over systemwide problems that have rocked the Veterans Affairs Department.
08/07/14 11:00 AM
Cartoon by Gary Varvel/Creators Syndicate.
By Philip Klein | 08/06/14 05:21 PM
A new study has found that most of the slowdown in health spending is attributable to the nation's broader economic downturn.
By Ed Sykes | 08/06/14 05:13 PM
President Obama will sign a bipartisan bill Thursday to overhaul the embattled Department of Veterans Affairs.
By Sean Lengell | 08/06/14 03:08 PM
The D.C. Elections Board voted unanimously Wednesday to add an initiative on the Nov. 4 ballot that would allow people 21 and older to possess and use of up to two ounces of cannabis and to grow up to six marijuana plants at home.
By Sean Lengell | 08/05/14 05:45 PM
Arkansas and Kentucky have had the biggest reductions of uninsured adults since the Affordable Care Act's requirement that Americans have health insurance took effect in January, a new poll shows.
By Philip Klein | 08/05/14 02:57 PM
In President Obama's June 2009 speech to the American Medical Association (now infamous for containing the most emphatic articulation of his promise that people who liked their health care plan could keep it), he described how his legislation would reform the way medical providers are paid.
By Associated Press | 08/05/14 08:35 AM
The federal government has granted a three-year renewal of Florida's Medicaid managed care program.
By Associated Press | 08/05/14 08:31 AM
Federal authorities say New York City has agreed to pay $1.05 million to settle allegations that the city's Human Resources Administration failed to stop Medicaid payments for health care coverage for beneficiaries who became ineligible.
By Mark Tapscott | 08/05/14 08:44 AM
It's becoming a ritual. Medicare trustees release an annual report projecting bankruptcy at some point in the not-so-distant future. And America yawns.
By Byron York | 08/04/14 07:13 PM
According to new polling by the Kaiser Family Foundation, which has closely tracked Obamacare for years, 37 percent of those surveyed have a favorable view of the Affordable Care Act, while 53 percent have an unfavorable view.
By Randy Hultgren | 08/04/14 04:29 PM
"Just give me antibiotics; that's what worked last year." So demanded a character of Dr. Mark Greene on the long-running show "ER" while suffering from the seasonal flu.
By Susan Crabtree | 08/04/14 07:25 AM
President Obama will host nearly 50 leaders of African nations in Washington early this week during the largest U.S.-African summit ever convened.
By Michael Barone | 08/03/14 11:28 AM
Bureaucracies did a good job of delivering passports and maintaining files in the industrial age. But they can't keep up in the information age.
By Brian Hughes | 08/03/14 09:47 AM
"I don't think it's in the cards that we would have widespread Ebola in this country," Thomas Frieden said on CBS' "Face the Nation."
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