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
How Proposed Medicare Part D Changes Are Playing On Capitol Hill - Senior Journal ... is currently embroiled in a big battle on Capitol Hill over the Affordable Care Act and its ... rule would actually save money over ten years. 03/8/2014 - 8:16 am | View Link
President Barack Obama to Address Latinos on the Affordable Care Act ... - Sacramento Bee President Barack Obama to Address Latinos on the Affordable Care Act ... - Michigan Live 03/5/2014 - 2:18 pm | View Link
Jail population benefit from Affordable Care Act: risk of recidivism ... - Medical News Today Health Reform May Help Those Who Spent Time in Jail - Medbroadcast 03/5/2014 - 5:44 am | View Link
Affordable Care Act brings crucial health coverage to jail ... - EurekAlert! DATE: 3-Mar-2014 WASHINGTON, DC (March 3, 2014)—Under the Affordable Care Act, an estimated ... And this report says another one out of ten ... 03/3/2014 - 4:43 am | View Link
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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
Only one in ten uninsured enrolled in Obamacare: Survey Once the uninsured realize that the IRS will come after them unless they buy insurance, they will no doubt find a way to pay for it - or accept enrollment in Medicaid for those eligible. The question is, what will they give up in order to get ... 03/7/2014 - 3:31 am | View Link
Dear Bill Keller, Please Start Taking Drug Addiction Treatment Seriously It is also embarrassingly, verifiably, wrong. I am sure Mr. Keller and all the other journalistic critics of Obama’s drug treatment record have heard of The Affordable Care Act. Why don’t they know that it expands access to care for over 60 million ... 03/7/2014 - 12:06 am | View Link
Ten changes to Obamacare you may have missed The Obama administration has faced criticism from the right for a steady stream of delays and changes to rules created under the Affordable Care Act since it was signed into law in 2010. A handful of deadline extensions have captured headlines ... 03/6/2014 - 7:27 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
Ten fake Obamacare websites shuttered in California On November 14, the California Attorney General shut down 10 fake Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) websites. The sites mimicked the official “Covered California” affordable health insurance website; following a month-long investigation, California ... 11/14/2013 - 12:21 pm | View Link
HealthCare.gov Learn how the health care law affects you at Healthcare.gov. The official site of the Health Insurance Marketplace. See your health insurance choices. 03/8/2014 - 9:45 am | View Website
Affordable Care Act (ACA) Tax Provisions Affordable Care Act Topics. Individuals and Families; Employers; Other Organizations; List of Tax Provisions; Legal Guidance and Other Resources; Questions and Answers 03/8/2014 - 4:30 am | View Website
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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 ... 03/7/2014 - 11:43 pm | View Website
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While the California Democratic Party's most fervent members opened the party's annual convention Friday with an "evening of Cumbia and cocktails" and a "funkfest" billed as "the convention's hottest hospitality dance party," the disillusioned assembled over coffee and desserts at a cafe on Flower Street.
Tom Hayden, the former California lawmaker and legendary activist, speaks at an event in Los Angeles on March 7, 2014.
For people who like Fox News but don't want to do all that math.
Oh dear. This won't go well.
A Bloomberg Businessweek profile published Thursday revealed Newsmax.com founder and CEO Christopher Ruddy's plans to expand beyond his highly-trafficked website and influential magazine into television with a 24-hour cable news channel called NewsmaxTV -- described as a "kinder, gentler Fox" -- launching as early as June.
“Our goal is to be a little more boomer-oriented, more information-based rather than being vituperative and polarizing,” Ruddy told the magazine.
Yes, that's exactly what the world needs right now.
As a reader of politically minded sites, you might be more familiar with Newsmax as a driving force behind a great deal of questionable advertising.