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Change Your Income, Change Your Health Insurance Plan - NPR (blog)

NPR (blog)

Change Your Income, Change Your Health Insurance Plan
NPR (blog)
Here's our response to the latest reader questions on coverage through the health exchanges. Do you have any idea how the exchanges will administer changes throughout the year? Our current income is about $38,000 per year, which qualifies us for an ...
Looking at Costs and Risks, Many Skip Health InsuranceNew York Times
You Can Keep Your Doctor – And Your Health PlanU.S. News & World Report (blog)
Cause for ConcernThe New Republic
Boston Globe -TheBlaze.com (blog)
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Acceleration Is Forecast for Spending on Health - New York Times

Acceleration Is Forecast for Spending on Health
New York Times
WASHINGTON — Standing before a roomful of economists, policy makers and health care experts earlier this month, Amitabh Chandra, director of Health Policy Research at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government, closed a presentation about the ...

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Novartis to Buy Glaxo Cancer Drugs, Sell Animal Health - Bloomberg

Bloomberg

Novartis to Buy Glaxo Cancer Drugs, Sell Animal Health
Bloomberg
... total of as much as $28.5 billion today. The transactions, as well as a plan to form a consumer-health joint venture with Glaxo, are part of an overhaul of the pharmaceutical industry spurred by the loss of sales as best-selling medicines lose ...
Lilly eyes emerging markets in Novartis animal-health dealReuters
Lilly to Pay $5.4 Billion for Novartis Animal-Health UnitWall Street Journal
Novartis Animal Health, headquartered in Greensboro, sold to Eli LillyTriad Business Journal (blog)
MarketWatch -Zacks.com
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Michigan community mental health centers turning away patients, blame 'flaw ... - MLive.com

Michigan community mental health centers turning away patients, blame 'flaw ...
MLive.com
LANSING — Community Mental Health programs throughout Michigan say they're in the process of turning away thousands of patients due to a gap in funding they say was caused by a flaw in Michigan's expanded Medicaid program. The state launched its ...


Health Law Fund-Raising Is Detailed - New York Times

Health Law Fund-Raising Is Detailed
New York Times
WASHINGTON — The Government Accountability Office provided new details on Sunday of how the Obama administration raised money from outside organizations to promote enrollment in health insurance under the health care law. Republicans said such ...

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Mumps outbreak 2014 puts Illinois health officials on alert - ABC7Chicago.com

Mumps outbreak 2014 puts Illinois health officials on alert
ABC7Chicago.com
April 22, 2014 (CHICAGO) (WLS) -- A mumps outbreak in parts of Illinois has health officials on alert. Most of the mumps cases are in downstate communities, but we have learned about cases popping up in the Chicago area and surrounding states.


Health Digest: 'One Health,' OB-GYN comments, labs study 'green'-ness - UW Today

Health Digest: 'One Health,' OB-GYN comments, labs study 'green'-ness
UW Today
The UW School of Public Health's Peter Rabinowitz directs the Human-Animal Medicine Project. In a Q&A, he talks about “One Health” – the idea that since human, animal and environmental health are interrelated, public health experts need to break down ...


Health Care Spending's Recent Surge Stirs Unease - New York Times

USA TODAY

Health Care Spending's Recent Surge Stirs Unease
New York Times
For years, because of structural changes in the health care delivery system and the deep economic downturn, the health care “cost curve” — as economists and policy makers call it — had bent. Health spending was growing no faster than spending on ...
Obama on health care law: 'This thing is working'USA TODAY
Missed the Obamacare deadline? Short-term plans are better than nothingSan Jose Mercury News
Obama: 8 million have signed up for health careWashington Post (blog)
The Times-Picayune -Yahoo News -Huffington Post
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White House thanks Seattle CEO for health-care outreach - The Seattle Times (blog)

White House thanks Seattle CEO for health-care outreach
The Seattle Times (blog)
Teresita Batayola is chief executive officer of International Community Health Services (ICHS), which has medical and dental clinics in neighborhoods including Seattle's Chinatown International District and at two schools. During the recent Affordable ...
She's a champion: White House to honor Seattle health care CEOPuget Sound Business Journal (Seattle) (blog)

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Number of Vermonters without health care unclear - BurlingtonFreePress.com

Number of Vermonters without health care unclear
BurlingtonFreePress.com
MONTPELIER It won't be known for several months how many people who looked at buying health insurance through Vermont Health Connect determined it was too expensive and decided to go without, Vermont officials said Monday. Vermont Health ...

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