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Opaque System Obscures Support for Health Care Ad - New York Times

New York Times

Opaque System Obscures Support for Health Care Ad
New York Times
But the largest chunk of the money donated to the nonprofit group's advocacy effort came not from small-business owners, but rather from health insurance companies trying to repeal a health care tax, the most recently available federal tax records show.


Why nurses are the new auto workers - The Economist (blog)

The Economist (blog)

Why nurses are the new auto workers
The Economist (blog)
CAR manufacturing was the defining industry of the 20th century. In the 21st it is health care. Health spending comprised 17% of America's GDP in 2012. About one in ten workers are employed in the health sector. These workers have the crucial job of ...


Health insurance - The Economist

Wall Street Journal

Health insurance
The Economist
Obamacare requires all Americans to have health insurance or pay a fine, and obliges insurers to charge the sick and the healthy the same premium. It urges states to create exchanges where individuals can shop for insurance. To make that insurance ...
A 2014 Health-Care Strategy: FreedomWall Street Journal
An Ominous Health Care RulingNew York Times
Health care group says rulings may not affect insurance in Tenn.WBIR-TV

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Health care law debate heats up - Boston Globe

Boston Globe

Health care law debate heats up
Boston Globe
Jonathan Gruber, a major architect of the Affordable Care Act, twice made comments in 2012 that seem to support legal arguments advanced by opponents who are challenging the federal health insurance law in court. The remarks were captured in two ...
Ex-Obama Aide's Statements in 2012 Clash With Health Act StanceNew York Times
Health Law Architect's Taped Remarks Fuel Subsidy DebateWall Street Journal (blog)
Obamacare Suffers Another Major Defeat After Losing This Bet To State ...Western Journalism

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Health-Law Patients Boost Hospital Profits - Wall Street Journal

Health-Law Patients Boost Hospital Profits
Wall Street Journal
The hospitals' performances show the impact of an improving economy, along with a late rush of health-law enrollees in March and April who have now begun seeking care. About half of the eight million people who obtained coverage in health-law ...

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The drug that's forcing America's most important – and uncomfortable – health ... - Washington Post (blog)

The drug that's forcing America's most important – and uncomfortable – health ...
Washington Post (blog)
Expensive specialty drugs aren't new to health care. But Sovaldi stands out because it is aimed at helping millions of Americans who carry hepatitis C, and a large share of those infected are low-income and qualify for government coverage. Its arrival ...

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Ruling on Health Care Subsidies Puts Coverage at Risk - New York Times

New York Times

Ruling on Health Care Subsidies Puts Coverage at Risk
New York Times
Even with a federal subsidy to help cover the cost, Gloria Spottswood has had to squeeze her household budget to afford the health insurance she bought this year through the Affordable Care Act. Ms. Spottswood, who is 56 and works in food service ...

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Health care jobs lift less-educated workers - USA TODAY

USA TODAY

Health care jobs lift less-educated workers
USA TODAY
Health care workers with less than a four-year degree make up 61% of the industry's 12.1 million employees. Their growth can partly be traced to the need to more quickly turn out health workers to serve an aging population, says Brookings fellow and ...
Growing Health Care System Relies on Workers without Bachelor's DegreesBrookings Institution (blog)
Low-wage health care jobs grow but without mobilityThe Tennessean
Nearly half of Kansas City area health care workers lack bachelor's degreesKansas City Star
The Plain Dealer -The Detroit News
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State cannot accept more low-income enrollees for health care program now - Journal and Courier

Indiana Public Media

State cannot accept more low-income enrollees for health care program now
Journal and Courier
Indiana has received permission from the federal government to stop new enrollment for now in the current Healthy Indiana Plan that provides health care coverage for low-income Hoosiers. The reason is that Indiana's cigarette tax, which supports costs ...
Pence: No need for state health exchange, despite court rulingnwitimes.com
Guest column: Getting the most health care to the most peopleThe Herald-Times (subscription)

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'Health happens aquí' - The Salinas Californian

The Salinas Californian

'Health happens aquí'
The Salinas Californian
East Salinas is one of 14 communities statewide identified by The California Endowment for its Building Healthy Communities initiative. The Endowment is the largest health foundation in the state. In all, the BHC initiative is a $1 billion social ...