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  • Deadline to clear up health law eligibility near

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of people who signed up under the new health care law risk losing their taxpayer-subsidized insurance unless they act quickly to resolve questions about their citizenship or immigration status. The government warned on Tuesday that they have just over...

  • More than 192,000 in Arkansas signed up for Medicaid

    The Arkansas Department of Human Services says nearly 8,000 more Arkansans were approved for coverage under the state's expanded Medicaid program last month.

  • Oracle sues Oregon over health insurance exchange

    SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oracle Corp. has sued the state of Oregon in a fight over the state's health insurance exchange, saying government officials are using the technology company's software despite $23 million in disputed bills. Oracle's breach-of-contract lawsuit against Cover Oregon was filed...

  • Editorial cartoon: Sticker shock

    Cartoon by Gary Varvel/Creators Syndicate.

  • Economic downturn explains most of health spending slowdown, study says

    A new study has found that most of the slowdown in health spending is attributable to the nation's broader economic downturn.

  • Two red states had the sharpest drops in uninsured rate

    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.

  • One of Obama's big ideas for reforming health care failed a test in California

    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.

  • Poll: Obama health law is a tale of 2 Americas

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's health care law has become a tale of two Americas. States that fully embraced the law's coverage expansion are experiencing a significant drop in the number of uninsured residents, according to a major new survey released Tuesday. States whose leaders...

  • Newsflash! Medicare is still going bankrupt, and taking Uncle Sam with it

    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.

  • Health insurers raise 2015 Fla. exchange rates

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Eight insurance companies are raising the price of health plans and three are lowering them in Florida through the Affordable Care Act exchange, state insurance officials said Monday. But whether you'll pay more or less depends on a complex formula including where...

  • Vermont changes vendor for troubled health website

    MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The state is reducing ties to the contractor that helped design its website that was supposed to be a marketplace where people could compare and buy insurance plans through President Barack Obama's landmark health care law but remains flawed and short of being fully...

  • Obamacare and the public: The more they know, the less they like

    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.

  • Are government patient satisfaction surveys undermining the Hippocratic Oath?

    "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.

  • Pseudo nerds aren't the problem, nanny nerds are

    Though the U.S. Constitution was written by a group of elitists, the authors set up a federal government of limited powers and delegated the rest to the states and to the people â€" an effort to guard against bureaucratic meddling and nanny nerdism.

  • Where is the GOP's better deal?

    Instead of putting forth a clear growth message -- like a new Contract with America -- congressional Republicans this week voted for a lawsuit challenging President Barack Obama's abuse of executive power.



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    On Tuesday, August 19, an American citizen, James Foley, was savagely killed. The group of jihadists known as ISIL had previously killed and brutalized tens of thousands of non-Americans. But they...

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  • Bartleby, the President

    President Obama insists Republican opposition to his policies has forced him to boycott Congress and resort to governing by executive order. This is only partially true. Yes, Republicans strongly...

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