By Washington Examiner | 07/13/14 03:54 PM
According to a county-by-county analysis published last month by the Manhattan Institute, individual market insurance premiums have increased by 49 percent on average in 2014 after the most recent round of Obamacare regulations went into effect.
07/12/14 03:15 PM
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — University of Louisville President James Ramsey acknowledges that the school's 16-month-old alliance with the financially struggling hospital giant KentuckyOne Health "has had its challenges," but said he still expects the partnership to fulfill expectations. "We knew...
By Blake Seitz | 07/11/14 04:30 PM
Kentucky senatorial candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes reached deep into the Democratic Party's bag of tricks for her latest line of attack against incumbent Sen. Mitch McConnell: Mediscare.
07/11/14 02:30 PM
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — UnitedHealth Group has sued California's insurance commissioner to block a $173.6 million fine the insurer incurred for violations during a botched acquisition. The lawsuit was filed Thursday in Orange County Superior Court, the Los Angeles Times reported...
07/11/14 11:00 AM
LONDON (AP) — The most advanced vaccine for dengue only offers modest protection but could still help millions of people avoid the devastating effects of the disease known as "breakbone fever," according to a large trial. There is no treatment for dengue, which causes symptoms including fever,...
By Susan Ferrechio | 07/11/14 07:56 AM
The Republican resistance to the 2010 health care law will take another twist this month when the House debates an unprecedented lawsuit against President Obama.
By Mark Flatten | 07/09/14 09:18 AM
Cleaning up the scandal-ridden Department of Veterans Affairs will be the mission of Robert McDonald, an outsider and former Army Ranger with decades of high-level management experience in the private sector.
By Mark Flatten | 07/10/14 02:29 PM
He's jumped out of planes as an Army Ranger, climbed Mount Fuji -- just once, wisely -- and risen through the management ranks of a Fortune 500 company. Can Robert McDonald reform the VA?
07/10/14 09:00 PM
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The state of Alaska has requested mediation over what it considers a failure by the vendor Xerox Corp. to address problems with Alaska's new Medicaid payment system. Gov. Sean Parnell, in a statement Thursday, said that if mediation doesn't work, "the state is prepared to...
By Susan Ferrechio | 07/10/14 06:49 PM
House Republicans will use President Obama's "unilateral actions" on the health care law as the central focus of their lawsuit against him, the GOP leadership announced Thursday.
By Philip Klein | 07/10/14 06:35 PM
As insurance companies begin to propose premiums for 2015, it's time for Americans to brace themselves for the next round of rate shock in the wake of President Obama's health care law.
By Yevgeniy Feyman | 07/10/14 06:09 PM
With medical costs an ever-growing concern (few companies expect medical inflation to remain low), along with cost pressures from Obamacare, some companies are sending patients abroad.
07/10/14 04:00 PM
BOSTON (AP) — Two years after a deadly nationwide meningitis outbreak linked to a compounding pharmacy in Massachusetts, Gov. Deval Patrick on Thursday signed a law he said would address a "gray area" between state and federal oversight of the pharmacies. The measure includes new licensing and...
07/10/14 02:55 PM
Schneiderman NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced a settlement on Wednesday with a New York City-based health insurer to resolve allegations it violated mental health parity laws. EmblemHealth Inc. allegedly issued 64 percent more denials of...
07/10/14 02:45 PM
BOSTON (AP) — Software ordered by Massachusetts to fix its hobbled health care exchange passed initial tests, renewing hopes that the state could finally have a fully operational website by year's end, officials said Thursday. The breakdown dramatically slowed the state's transition to the...
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