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Markets reacting to health care hearings

Mar 26, 2012
Twenty-six states are challenging the law, parts of which are already in place. Could the arguments for either side be affecting investors today?
Posted In: Ben Bernanke, health care reform law, Supreme Court
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Health insurance industry keeping close eye on proceedings

Mar 26, 2012
The health insurance industry had supported the health care reform bill, but if the Supreme Court decides to get rid of the individual mandate, that could cause a lot of trouble for the industry.
Posted In: health insurance, health care reform law
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Everyone's lining up for the Supreme Court health care hearing

Mar 23, 2012
The court's grounds will be clogged with a colorful mix of characters: activists, lawyers, journalists and oh, tourists.
Posted In: health care, Supreme Court, Washington D.C., tourism
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The Obama interview: Health care law 'the right thing to do'

Mar 22, 2012
In an exclusive interview with Marketplace, President Obama said he would have loved more cooperation from Congress on the health care law, and had started out with a plan Republicans at one time supported. "Over time," he said, "people will say this was the right thing to do."
Posted In: Barack Obama, health care
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Health care goes before the court

Mar 22, 2012
Starting Monday, the Supreme Court will hear arguments on the constitutionality of the health care law, including a mandate that all Americans carry health insurance.
Posted In: Health
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The effort to keep the small town doctor around

Mar 16, 2012
As more and more people move to urban areas, how do you keep doctors down on the farm?
Posted In: doctor, medicine, rural America
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The growth of the genetic testing industry

Mar 12, 2012
A new study that predicts that Americans could be spending $25 billion a year by the end of this decade on genetics testing. It's believed that the prospect of being able to sequence whole genomes at an affordable cost now is really a gamechanger.
Posted In: Health, genetics, disease
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Genetic testing gaining popularity, dropping in price

Mar 12, 2012
A study by the UnitedHealth Group released this morning says we spent about $5 billion on genetic tests in 2010 and could spend $25 billion by the end of the decade.
Posted In: health care, genetics, babies
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Washington state will limit Medicaid payments

Mar 7, 2012
As states and the federal government look for ways to trim budgets, Medicaid appears on the chopping block. And Washington state is scheduled to cut payments for some emergency room visits.
Posted In: medicaid, emergency
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Medicare payments for doctors kept intact

Feb 20, 2012
Congress’ Medicare deal slashes funds for public health programs rather than planned cuts in reimbursements to doctors.
Posted In: preventive health, Medicare

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