GOP boycotts health care advisory board House and Senate Republican leaders told President Barack Obama Thursday that they will refuse to nominate candidates to serve on an advisory board that is to play a role in holding down Medicare costs under the new health care act. More
US medicine spending shows rare dip Total U.S. spending on prescription medicines declined last year, a first in more than half a century. The dip was 1 percent, to $325.8 billion — a 3.5 percent drop after accounting for population growth and economic expansion, according to the IMS Institute for Healthcare Informatics. More
Governments may push workers to health exchange In a move that would capitalize on provisions under President Barack Obama's health care law but could cost the federal government millions of dollars, Washington state lawmakers have found a creative way to pass a large chunk of their health care expenses along to Washington, D.C. More
Amazon Fire TV Review: A Fast Ride That’ll Cost You - Gawker Amazon Fire TV teardown reveals an easily accessible media hub - Engadget 04/4/2014 - 12:57 pm | View Link
Obamacare will cost major employers nearly $5,000 per employee - Examiner.com 900 more per employee for their health insurance due to the Affordable Care Act , according to ... large U.S. employers over the next ten years is 04/4/2014 - 6:28 am | View Link
10 Ways to Still Beat the Obamacare Insurance Deadline - CPA Technology Advisor ... on new developments relating to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (aka ... HHS guidelines provide for these ten exemptions ... 04/4/2014 - 6:20 am | View Link
Fact Checker: Enrollment numbers for the Affordable Care Act - Bayou Buzz 10 million Americans have health insurance today who would not have had it without the Affordable Care Act. Ten million." Actually, the best... 04/4/2014 - 5:34 am | View Link
New Found Life of Delray Beach Sheds Light on the Affordable Care... - PRWeb Affordable Care Act (ACA) and its policies regarding substance abuse treatment. The ACA includes substance abuse disorders as one of the ten... 03/31/2014 - 3:46 pm | View Link
Coverage You Can Count On COLUMBIA - Mid-Missourians who don't have a health care provider yet will have to chance to learn more about their health insurance options this weekend. 03/7/2014 - 11:11 am | View Link
Texans should look to compact to correct ACA This commentary originally appeared in the Austin American-Statesman on March 2, 2014. 03/6/2014 - 8:30 pm | View Link
President Barack Obama Calls on Latinos to Enroll at Affordable Care Act Town Hall Hosted by Spanish-language Media ... WASHINGTON, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an unprecedented event, media giants Univision, Telemundo, and impreMedia joined together to host a town hall with President Barack Obama. This media event "Tu Salud y La Nueva Ley: Conversación con el Presidente ("Your Health and the New Law: A Conversation with the President") addressed issues and concerns that have served as barriers to ... 03/6/2014 - 3:41 pm | View Link
Health reform gives people with history of jail time access to continuous health care Under the Affordable Care Act, an estimated 4 million people who have spent time in jail will have better access to health coverage for conditions that might-if left untreated-result in higher health care costs and an increased risk of recidivism. 03/4/2014 - 7:18 am | View Link
Affordable Care Act Brings Crucial Health Coverage to Jail Population Under the Affordable Care Act, an estimated 4 million people who have spent time in jail will have better access to health coverage for conditions that might--if left untreated--result in higher health care costs and an increased risk of recidivism. That's the conclusion of an analysis by researchers at the George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services (SPHHS). 03/3/2014 - 4:40 pm | View Link
Top Ten With the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) expected to create a wide range of new jobs, Health care is one of the key industries for both the economy and employment sector There are very few other professions as demanding and respected as ... 04/16/2014 - 2:39 pm | View Link
Obamacare Haters Aren’t Mysterious The Affordable Care Act is one of the great comeback stories of public policy: after a terrible start, it has dramatically exceeded expectations. But hardly anyone seems to know that…. Over the weekend I had dinner in NYC with some very smart ... 04/15/2014 - 1:49 pm | View Link
Congressional Budget Office Updated Estimates of the Affordable Care Act Find Additional Cost Savings of $104 Billion over Ten Years April 14, 2014 - CBO and the staff of the Joint Committee on Taxation (JCT) have updated their estimates of the budgetary effects of the provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) that relate to health insurance coverage. The new estimates, which are ... 04/14/2014 - 8:33 am | View Link
Ten ways to make the Affordable Care Act better The Affordable Care Act's first enrollment period has just ended, and despite a slow start, the first enrollment period was a significant success. More than 7 million people gained private health coverage through the new marketplaces. Additional millions ... 04/8/2014 - 11:00 am | View Link
Lincoln Named A Top Ten City For Affordable Health Care Navigating the health-care landscape can be a challenge for everyone. Across the country, health care expenses can put big dents in family budgets. With this in mind, Livability.com has named Lincoln a Top 10 City for Affordable Health Care, 2014. 02/17/2014 - 11:09 pm | View Link
Kaiser Permanente Kaiser Permanente offers comprehensive, affordable health coverage plans for individual & family, medicare, employers, and large group. Join us and thrive! 04/21/2014 - 7:08 am | View Website
Affordable Care Act (ObamaCare) News, Photos and Videos ... Browse Affordable Care Act (ObamaCare) latest news and updates, watch videos and view all photos and more. Join the discussion and find more about Affordable Care Act ... 04/20/2014 - 12:38 pm | View Website
Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), commonly called the Affordable Care Act (ACA) or "Obamacare", is a United States federal statute signed into ... 04/20/2014 - 9:54 am | View Website
Read the Law | HHS.gov/healthcare Read the Law The Affordable Care Act was passed by Congress and then signed into law by the President on March 23, 2010. On June 28, 2012 the Supreme Court rendered a ... 04/20/2014 - 4:24 am | View Website
Regulatory Guidance Under the Affordable Care Act | Aon Regulatory Guidance Under the Affordable Care Act. 2014-02-03. The enactment of comprehensive health care reform has resulted in many questions for employers. 04/19/2014 - 9:12 am | View Website
The FDA will soon begin regulating e-cigarettes, the agency has announced. A proposed rule, which the FDA will post online at 9 a.m. Thursday, will seek to place e-cigarettes–along with cigars, pipe tobacco, hookah tobacco, dissolvable tobacco products and nicotine gels–under the FDA’s authority to
The first images of the newly discovered wreckage of a steamship that sank in San Francisco Bay in 1888, killing 16 people, were released Wednesday by federal ocean scientists.
A sail boat makes its way under the Golden Gate Bridge on Wednesday, April 23, 2014, in San Francisco. A National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration team has found the shipwreck of the City of Chester vessel in the area.
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TOKYO — President Barack Obama started his week-long tour of Asia by conducting serious policy discussions with Japan's prime minister as well as delivering ceremonial greetings to the Japanese royal family, emphasizing the significance of the ties between the two nations.
Speaking at a bilateral meeting in the Akasaka Palace, an elegant edifice built in a European style, the president describe the U.
Taking their cue from tweets bashing the New York Police Department, Twitter critics of Los Angeles police have been posting photos of people roughed up or injured in scuffles with officers in the nation's second-biggest city.
The Justice Department set new clemency rules Wednesday that could free thousands of nonviolent cons — mostly low-level federal drug offenders. To be eligible, an inmate must have been imprisoned for at least 10 years with good behavior, and not have a long criminal history.