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In Partisan Washington, Health Law Faces Grave Legal Technicalities - New York Times

New York Times

In Partisan Washington, Health Law Faces Grave Legal Technicalities
New York Times
Burwell, the case that the court recently accepted, rests on a part of the law creating taxpayer subsidies for the purchase of health insurance through marketplaces “established by the state.” That phrase, the plaintiffs argue, prohibits subsidies for ...


Health|Debate Persists Over Diagnosing Mental Health Disorders, Long After ... - New York Times

New York Times

Health|Debate Persists Over Diagnosing Mental Health Disorders, Long After ...
New York Times
In the 1970s, the TV movie “Sybil” introduced much of the nation to multiple personality disorder and led to a controversy that continues to shape mental health issues. Video by RetroReport on Publish Date November 23, 2014. Photo by David Eichman.


How to Arrive at the Best Health Policies - New York Times

New York Times

How to Arrive at the Best Health Policies
New York Times
His experience confirms common assumptions about how health care works. If we can just invest in preventive care, we can reduce the use of the emergency room and lower health care costs, the thinking goes. But it turns out that his experience wasn't ...
Free clinics put bandage on health care gapsLancaster Eagle Gazette
Advocates Help With Health CareValley News
Health care cost hikes were inevitableMinneapolis Star Tribune
Aiken Standard
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An African Village Inspires A Health Care Experiment In New York - NPR (blog)

NPR (blog)

An African Village Inspires A Health Care Experiment In New York
NPR (blog)
There's a project in the neighborhood of Harlem in New York that has a through-the-looking glass quality. An organization called City Health Works is trying to bring an African model of health care delivery to the United States. Usually it works the ...

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8 percent of Brown County adults lack health coverage - Green Bay Press Gazette

Green Bay Press Gazette

8 percent of Brown County adults lack health coverage
Green Bay Press Gazette
The same percentage also reported being uninsured, even after federal health care reforms required everyone to be covered, according to the 2014 Brown County Behavior Risk Factor Surveillance Survey. The survey has a 5 percent margin of error.


Oregon Health Study: The Surprises in a Randomized Trial - New York Times

Oregon Health Study: The Surprises in a Randomized Trial
New York Times
The Oregon Health Study upended a lot of conventional thinking about health insurance. The study made use of a 2008 state lottery that randomly assigned some low-income Oregon residents to get insurance from Medicaid and others to remain uninsured.


Central Cities Health Institute introduces high school student to health careers - Wisconsin Rapids Tribune

Wisconsin Rapids Tribune

Central Cities Health Institute introduces high school student to health careers
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune
The program, and elective, is geared to introduce students to the health field and help them determine if the career is a good fit. Some find out it's not for them — the current class started with 24 students and is down to 19. Students in an earlier ...


Obamacare's Three-Legged Stool of Deception Regarding Employer Health Plans - Forbes

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Obamacare's Three-Legged Stool of Deception Regarding Employer Health Plans
Forbes
The second leg is that the Cadillac tax is aimed at “lavish” high cost plans, when in reality it is designed to eventually hit virtually every employer health plan (even those with lower-than-average costs). The third leg is that the Cadillac tax is ...
Free assistance with health insurance enrollmentFremont News Messenger
Happy customers of health care lawAlbany Times Union (blog)
Health Insurance Marketplace enrollment openCape Gazette
NewsOK.com
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The Piecemeal Assault on Health Care - New York Times

The Piecemeal Assault on Health Care
New York Times
The Affordable Care Act imposes a 2.3 percent excise tax on medical devices, like artificial joints and pacemakers, which will raise $29 billion over the next decade to help pay for health care reform. Last year, the Senate voted 79 to 20 to repeal the ...

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A Sign of Health for Stocks: Cautious 2015 Forecasts - Wall Street Journal (blog)

Wall Street Journal (blog)

A Sign of Health for Stocks: Cautious 2015 Forecasts
Wall Street Journal (blog)
The fact people are still thinking this way is a sign of health. Wall Street caution “is one of the main reasons we are bullish” on stocks, said Savita Subramanian, head U.S. stock strategist at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Ms. Subramanian tracks ...

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