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Work to Bolster Health Website Is Raising Cost, Officials Say - New York Times

Work to Bolster Health Website Is Raising Cost, Officials Say
New York Times
WASHINGTON — Obama administration officials said Thursday that the cost of the federal health insurance exchange was growing because they were assigning new work to contractors in an effort to prevent a repetition of the problems that crippled ...


Health-Law Opponents Seek Supreme Court Review - Wall Street Journal

Health-Law Opponents Seek Supreme Court Review
Wall Street Journal
A federal appeals court in Washington ruled against the government, siding with a different group of challengers who argued language in the 2010 health-care law prohibited subsidies for those who buy insurance on a federal exchange, instead of one run ...
Health care subsidies issue rushed to CourtSCOTUSblog (blog)
Lawyers challenging health subsidies seek quick rulingDubuque Telegraph Herald

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Health Officials: No Ebola Outbreak in US, but We're Prepping Anyway - U.S. News & World Report

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Health Officials: No Ebola Outbreak in US, but We're Prepping Anyway
U.S. News & World Report
The risk of an Ebola outbreak in the U.S. is unlikely, but health officials say they are responding anyway, sending advisories to hospitals, preparing to quarantine those who may have been infected, discouraging travel to certain countries and pouring ...
Emergency Efforts in Africa to Contain Ebola as Toll RisesNew York Times
Ebola advisory issued by NJ health officialsAsbury Park Press
An Ebola patient is leaving Africa for treatment at an Atlanta hospitalWashington Post
Palladium-Item -Voice of America -UN News Centre
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House Approves VA Health Care Overhaul - ABC News

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House Approves VA Health Care Overhaul
ABC News
The House vote came as former Procter & Gamble CEO Robert McDonald was sworn in Wednesday to lead the sprawling agency, which provides health care to nearly 9 million enrolled veterans and disability compensation to nearly 4 million veterans.
House approves $16.3 billion measure to overhaul VA health care systemU.S. News & World Report
Senators reach bipartisan deal to reform VA health care systemMSNBC

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Ebola patient coming to US as aid workers' health worsens - Reuters

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Ebola patient coming to US as aid workers' health worsens
Reuters
News of the transfer follows reports of the declining health of two infected U.S. aid workers, Dr. Kent Brantly and missionary Nancy Writebol, who contracted Ebola while working in Liberia on behalf of North Carolina-based Christian relief groups ...

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California Sees Health-Law Premiums Rising 4.2% in 2015 - Wall Street Journal

Wall Street Journal

California Sees Health-Law Premiums Rising 4.2% in 2015
Wall Street Journal
Applicants check in at a health-insurance enrollment event in Oakland, Calif., in March. Premiums for Affordable Care Act plans in California are set to rise only 4.2% on average next year. Covered California, the state's exchange, said it negotiated ...
health rates to rise 4%OCRegister
Californians To See Increase In Health Plan CostsCBS Local
Health premiums soared, Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones saysLos Angeles Times
Kaiser Health News -Sacramento Bee
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Probe exposes flaws behind Obama health-care program - azcentral.com

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Probe exposes flaws behind Obama health-care program
azcentral.com
WASHINGTON — A nonpartisan congressional investigation has concluded that management failures by the Obama administration set the stage for the crippling computer woes that paralyzed the rollout of President Barack Obama's health-care program last ...
Probe Exposes Flaws Behind Health Care Site LaunchRealClearPolitics
First Edition: August 1, 2014Kaiser Health News
Congressional Probe Concludes Obama Administration Management Failures ...TheBlaze.com

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Senate passes veterans' health bill - USA TODAY

USA TODAY

Senate passes veterans' health bill
USA TODAY
WASHINGTON — The Senate passed a compromise bill allowing veterans to seek private care and adding $17 billion to the Department of Veterans Affairs to hire doctors to address long wait lists. The final vote in favor was 91-3. The bill, which was ...
Senate Approves Veteran and Highway BillsNew York Times
New VA health care bill has limitsPensacola News Journal
House Approves Sweeping Overhaul Of Vets' Health Care SystemKaiser Health News
Daily Journal Online -al.com -The Ledger
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Solving Optimal Health For Google[x] In North Carolina - TechCrunch

TechCrunch

Solving Optimal Health For Google[x] In North Carolina
TechCrunch
Baseline, the new clinical research study out of Google[x], intends to take a look at 175 healthy people's molecular structure to determine just what it means to be in a state of perfect health. These volunteers will give up blood, urine and other ...

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U.S. West Coast Port Pay Talks Hinge on Health-Care Costs - Bloomberg

U.S. West Coast Port Pay Talks Hinge on Health-Care Costs
Bloomberg
The Obama administration's $150 million tax on health insurance for 20,000 dockworkers at West Coast ports is complicating contract negotiations whose failure could shut down 29 ports at a cost of $2 billion a day. The International Longshore and ...

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