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Latinos more in favor of health care reform: Poll

Jun 14, 2013
Nationwide, skepticism over the Affordable Care Act is persistent. But according to a poll conducted by the Spanish language broadcaster Univision, Latinos in California have a much more positive take new health care law.
Posted In: health care, Latino voters, Affordable Care Act

Doctors seek MBA's to grapple with health care reform

Jun 3, 2013
As health care reform starts upending the economics of medicine, the Kelley School -- a top-20 MBA program, based in Indiana -- is looking to cash in by launching an online MBA for just doctors.
Posted In: doctor, health care, Affordable Care Act

California's crystal ball for health insurance exchanges

May 23, 2013
California is the biggest state to unveil details of health-insurance plans to be sold on a state-run exchange. The policies provide a first look at the affordability -- and future -- of the Affordable Care Act.
Posted In: Affordable Care Act, Obama-care, health care, insurance exchanges

The Obamacare charm offensive begins

May 10, 2013
The Affordable Care Act's PR push is gearing up for prime time.
Posted In: Affordable Care Act, health care, health care reform

Let's going shopping for surgery: New government data shines light on health care cost variations

May 8, 2013
You wouldn't dream of buying a new laptop without comparing prices -- why should health care be any different? The government is releasing new data about what hospitals charge in various places for medical procedures, and the prices vary widely.
Posted In: health care, health insurance, Affordable Care Act

New forms hope to make it easier to sign up for health insurance

Apr 30, 2013
Federal health agency releases shorter, less confusing applications for health care reform programs.
Posted In: Affordable Care Act, health care, health exchange

When can you join a health insurance exchange? Few know.

Apr 4, 2013
A new study says only a fraction of people know they can sign up in October for the insurance exchanges that are key to President Obama's health care overhaul.
Posted In: Affordable Care Act, health exchange, health insurance

A tax on medical devices that almost nobody likes

Mar 22, 2013
You don't often hear about a 79-to-20 vote in the U.S. Senate, but that's exactly what happened last night. The chamber voted overwhelmingly to repeal a tax on medical devices.
Posted In: Affordable Care Act, health care, health care reform law

Florida Medicaid switcheroo: Rick Scott backs down

Feb 21, 2013
One of the Affordable Care Act's fiercest critics, Florida's Republican Governor Rick Scott has reversed courses and is dropping his opposition to expanding Medicaid.
Posted In: health care, Affordable Care Act, medicaid

Are insurers hiking rates despite health care reform

Jan 9, 2013
California's insurance commissioner has called out Anthem Blue Cross of California for an 'excessive' 11 percent premium increase for some customers.
Posted In: health care, health insurance, Affordable Care Act

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