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
UnitedHealth to keep parts of health reform Insurer UnitedHealth Group Inc. sees some parts of the health care overhaul as sound medicine and plans to keep them even if the law fails to survive an upcoming Supreme Court ruling. The nation's largest health insurer said Monday it will still cover ... 06/11/2012 - 4:37 pm | View Link
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UnitedHealth plans to keep overhaul elements even if health care law is overturned Insurer UnitedHealth Group Inc. sees some parts of the health care overhaul as sound medicine and plans to keep them even if the law fails to survive an upcoming Supreme Court ruling. The nation’s largest health insurer said Monday that it will still ... 06/11/2012 - 3:58 pm | View Link
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After enabling secure HTTPS browsing by default for all users in August last year, Facebook has taken another step to allow for secure browsing, and has made their social network available via the Tor network for users who want to maintain their anonymity when logging on to the Web. The Facebook onion address (accessible only in Tor-enabled browsers) connects users to Facebook’s Core WWW Infrastructure, so as to provide end-to-end communication, directly from the browser into a Facebook datacentre, allowing for private and secure browsing sessions.
Abu Dhabi (AFP) - In-form Younis Khan continued his imperious form with a double hundred to pulverise Australia on the second day of the second Test in Abu Dhabi on Friday. At the break, Younis was not out on 205 for his fifth double ton and with him Asad Shafiq not out on one as Pakistan reached 517-4 at tea on a flat Sheikh Zayed Stadium pitch.
Personal spending fell by 0.2% in September, and personal income climbed by 0.2% in September, according to the latest personal income and outlays report from the BEA. Expectations were for personal income to rise by 0.3%, and for personal spending to rise by 0.1%. PCE Core rose by 0.1% month-over-month and 1.5% year-over-year, which were in in line with expectations.
The employment cost index increased by 0.7% in Q3, which was higher than the 0.5% expected by economists. The ECI is an important indicator of wages. A high number is a big deal, because it's both a sign of inflation and labor-market tightness, two forces that put pressure on the Federal Reserve to tighten monetary policy sooner than later.