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Obama on health care law: 'This thing is working' - USA TODAY

USA TODAY

Obama on health care law: 'This thing is working'
USA TODAY
WASHINGTON — President Obama said Thursday that a total of 8 million people signed up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act during the initial enrollment period that ended March 31. "The Affordable Care Act is now covering more people at ...
Obama Says Young Adults Push Health Care Enrollment Above TargetsNew York Times
Obama Says Health-Insurance Enrollees Reach 8 MillionWall Street Journal
Obama: 8 million have signed up for health careWashington Post (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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Colorado health exchange proposes insurer fee to raise $13 million - The Denver Post

Colorado health exchange proposes insurer fee to raise $13 million
The Denver Post
A sign placed out on the 16th Street Mall, beckons people to sign up for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act ahead of the March 31 deadline for signing up for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act. (Kathryn Scott Osler, The ...
Fee to fund exchange would hit all Coloradans with health insuranceDenver Business Journal

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Securing better health care for Latinos, immigrants - Sacramento Bee

Securing better health care for Latinos, immigrants
Sacramento Bee
Building on a service that has just celebrated its fourth anniversary, community leaders are fortifying their commitment to secure better access to health care for Latinos in the greater Sacramento region. Surrounded by historic photographs chronicling ...

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Mental health care in the US needs a check-up - Washington Post

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Mental health care in the US needs a check-up
Washington Post
THE COUNTRY'S inadequate mental health system gets the most attention after instances of mass violence of the sort that the nation has seen repeatedly over the past few months. Not all who commit these sorts of atrocities are mentally ill, but many ...
The True Price of Mental Health and the Low Cost SolutionHuffington Post

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

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
CBO Projects Lower Premiums in Health-Insurance ExchangesWall Street Journal
Watch Live: Obama Speaks on Health CareNBCNews.com

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Nyack Hospital will open its Behavioral Health Center to offer both mental ... - The Journal News | LoHud.com

Nyack Hospital will open its Behavioral Health Center to offer both mental ...
The Journal News | LoHud.com
Rockland's in-patient unit doesn't offer medical care, requiring ambulance trips to local hospitals for medical clearance before another trip back to the unit for mental health care. The new behavioral health center offers full care at one location ...
Behavioral Health Center at Nyack Hospital to open next Tuesday in Rockland ...News 12 Westchester

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Polio Hits Equatorial Guinea, Threatens Central Africa - NPR (blog)

NPR (blog)

Polio Hits Equatorial Guinea, Threatens Central Africa
NPR (blog)
Health officials are worried. After being free of polio for nearly 15 years, Equatorial Guinea has reported two cases of the disease. The children paralyzed are in two distant parts of the country. So the virus may have spread widely across the small ...

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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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Obama: Health Care Sign-Ups Hit 8 Million - NBCNews.com

Obama: Health Care Sign-Ups Hit 8 Million
NBCNews.com
President Barack Obama announced Thursday that eight million people have selected a private health insurance plan through the Affordable Care Act. "This thing is working," he said of the law during an announcement during a statement in the White House ...