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How to Run on Health Reform - New York Times

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How to Run on Health Reform
New York Times
The Republican attack machine, fueled by millions of dollars from the Koch brothers, has Democrats so rattled about the health reform law that many don't want to talk about it. They're happy to run on equal pay for women, or a higher minimum wage, ...
Missed the Obamacare deadline? Short-term health plan may be better than ...San Jose Mercury News
Obama on health care law: 'This thing is working'USA TODAY
Obama Says Health-Insurance Enrollees Reach 8 MillionWall Street Journal
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Enrollments Exceed Obama's Target for Health Care Act - New York Times

Enrollments Exceed Obama's Target for Health Care Act
New York Times
WASHINGTON — President Obama announced Thursday that eight million people have signed up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, including what the White House said were a sufficient number of young, healthy adults, a critical milestone ...


'This thing is working'? Widows of Alabama county workers dropped from health ... - Fox News

'This thing is working'? Widows of Alabama county workers dropped from health ...
Fox News
As President Obama touts rising enrollment in ObamaCare and declares "this thing is working," one Alabama county has reported another negative side effect from the law -- widows of county workers getting dropped from their insurance. A report by ...
Dozens of Widows Dropped from Health Care Due to Obamacare in AlabamaThe Weekly Standard (blog)

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Price transparency stinks in health care. Here's how the industry wants to ... - Washington Post (blog)

Price transparency stinks in health care. Here's how the industry wants to ...
Washington Post (blog)
There's been much written in the past year about just how hard it is to get a simple price for a basic health-care procedure. The industry has heard the rumblings, and now it's responding. About two dozen industry stakeholders, including main lobbying ...

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Mental health law spurs worries; changes worked in Dane County - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Mental health law spurs worries; changes worked in Dane County
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Mental health reform legislation would permit a new state board to privatize any or all of the work now done by more than 600 county mental health staffers, the author of the legislation says. A new Milwaukee County Mental Health Board to be named by Gov.


More Proof That American Health Care Prices Are Sky-High - Huffington Post

More Proof That American Health Care Prices Are Sky-High
Huffington Post
The latest data from the International Federation of Health Plans, an industry group representing health insurers from 28 countries including the United States, once again illustrates that American patients pay the highest prices in the world for a ...

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The Real Health Care Subsidy Problem - Forbes

The Real Health Care Subsidy Problem
Forbes
People have criticized The Affordable Care Act for amounting to a large transfer of wealth, from wealthy Americans to those not as well off. But the real transfer of wealth has been from United States to other developed nations, whose healthcare costs ...

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Delegates immersed in health care policy - The Tennessean

Delegates immersed in health care policy
The Tennessean
Leadership Health Care (LHC), an initiative of the Nashville Health Care Council to foster the next generation of health care leaders, recently completed its 12th delegation to Washington, D.C., an annual event that gives Nashville's emerging health ...


Clinton Docs Offer Glimpse Into Failed Health Care Fight - NBCNews.com

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Clinton Docs Offer Glimpse Into Failed Health Care Fight
NBCNews.com
Newly released documents from the Clinton White House reveal a candid assessment of the looming fight over the administration's doomed health care plan, as advisers tried unsuccessfully to steer the sprawling legislation through Congress. A series of ...
Different president, same problems: Vladimir Putin, health care reformCBS News
Clinton sought GOP support for health careYahoo News
The health-care debate hasn't changed in 20 years, new Clinton documents showWashington Post (blog)
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Obama hails 8 million enrollees for insurance under federal health-care law - Washington Post

Obama hails 8 million enrollees for insurance under federal health-care law
Washington Post
President Obama announced Thursday that 8 million people have signed up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, calling the feat a success story that Democrats should “forcefully defend and be proud of” in the face of Republican election ...