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
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UnitedHealth, Humana, Aetna pledge to keep parts of Obama's health care law, regardless of Supreme Court (CBS/AP) Some of the nation's biggest health insurers will keep some popular parts of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul even if the law fails to survive Supreme Court scrutiny later this month. UnitedHealth Group, Humana and Aetna all said ... 06/12/2012 - 4:25 am | View Link
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UnitedHealth plans to keep elements of Obama’s health care reform Insurer UnitedHealth Group Inc. sees some parts of the health care overhaul as sound medicine and plans to ... insurer said its pledge focuses on elements of the law already in place. Key provisions like an expansion of the state-federal Medicaid program ... 06/11/2012 - 8:07 am | View Link
UnitedHealth Plans to Keep Some Obamacare Elements Insurer UnitedHealth Groupsees some parts of the health-care overhaul as sound medicine and plans to keep them, regardless of whether the law survives an upcoming Supreme Court ruling. UnitedHealth Group , the nation's largest health insurer, said Monday ... 06/11/2012 - 6:25 am | View Link
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The Ebola crisis in America continues to spiral out of control as each day passes and the number of infected persons remains unchanged at two. Americans are freaked out: they’re pulling their kids out of school, imposing quarantines on people who’ve been anywhere in Africa recently, and buying up all the safety equipment they can to make their own makeshift hazmat suits.
For Andrew Cuomo, New York's brash and ambitious Democratic governor, his new memoir All Things Possible: Setbacks and Success in Politics and Life was supposed to be his introduction to a larger, national audience. But the book sold a grand total of only 945 copies its first week. The New York Times' Amy Chozick reported the news on Twitter after checking Nielsen's BookScan figures:[embedtweet id=524931829468770304]By comparison, Hillary Rodham Clinton's Hard Choices sold 85,000 copies in its first week this summer.
A state Democratic Party mailing includes images from protests prompted by Brown's shooting, including a photo of two young black children holding up signs saying "Don't Shoot."
 Republicans have also launched a statewide minority outreach effort led by Leo Smith, Georgia GOP's director of minority engagement who's been traveling the state to meet with community groups and touting the party's commitment to creating jobs and criminal justice reform.
Smith notes the political power structure in Ferguson is largely Democratic, although some of the frustrations during the protests were over a lack of black police officers and elected officials in the town.