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

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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 ...
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
The Affordable Care Act Gets Us a Step Closer to Equitable Health CareHuffington Post
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How to Run on Health Reform - New York Times

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, ...

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Obamacare Triggers Jump in U.S. Consumers' Health-Care Spending - Bloomberg

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Obamacare Triggers Jump in U.S. Consumers' Health-Care Spending
Bloomberg
“There will be a one-time bump in health spending,” said Larry Levitt, a senior vice president at the Kaiser Family Foundation in Menlo Park, California, a nonprofit group focused on health care. “There's some new money coming into the system from the ...
Progress, Challenges As Medicaid Rolls Swell in Wash.Kaiser Health News
Consumer spending on health care jumps as Affordable Care Act takes holdBluefield Daily Telegraph

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'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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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 ...


Health Care Site Flagged in Heartbleed Review - ABC News

Health Care Site Flagged in Heartbleed Review
ABC News
People who have accounts on the enrollment website for President Barack Obama's signature health care law are being told to change their passwords following an administration-wide review of the government's vulnerability to the confounding Heartbleed ...

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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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New data signal smaller jump in health care costs - USA TODAY

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New data signal smaller jump in health care costs
USA TODAY
Axene says that as insurers dig through the new health exchange enrollees to figure out their ages and health conditions to determine next year's premiums, he expects an overall increase of 6% to 8.5%. He bases that on work he and others within the ...
Report Projects Health Care Costs to Dip SlightlyABC News
Budget Office Lowers Estimate for the Cost of Expanding Health CoverageNew York Times
Obamacare: Tuesday midnight deadline looms for last-minute health care ...San Jose Mercury News
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Late Sign-Ups Improve Outlook for Obama Health Law - ABC News

Late Sign-Ups Improve Outlook for Obama Health Law
ABC News
A surge of eleventh-hour enrollments has improved the outlook for President Barack Obama's health care law, with more people signing up overall and a much-needed spark of interest among young adults. Nonetheless, Obama's announcement Thursday ...


Health Care Quality, and Cost - New York Times

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Health Care Quality, and Cost
New York Times
Your broad reporting on the release of Medicare doctor pay information (“Sliver of Medicare Doctors Get Big Share of Payouts,” front page, April 9) neatly captures a coming era of cost control and transparency enveloping the health care industry. With ...
Doctors Begin to Notice That Health Care Is Really ExpensiveMother Jones

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