The Center for Health Reform Initiatives, a project of the Maine Heritage Policy Center, has released a new study on Maine’s health care reform law (PL90), Crisis to Cure: Maine’s Health Care Reform Law is Helping Business. In the study, health care policy expert and small business owner Joel Allumbaugh looks ...
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“Real” immigration reform Bloomberg’s recent “immigration reform” editorial would have us believe there’s only one kind of “reform”: big business and big labor agreeing to amnesty for illegal immigrants and their employers and more foreign workers. But there’s another kind of “reform.” And it didn’t come from the Tea Party. ...
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Are American consumers ready to take control of their health care decisions? Health care reform virtually demands they do, but evidence is mounting that consumers are unprepared for the changes scheduled to hit the marketplace next year. Aflac , the Columbus, Ga.-based insurance mainstay, has taken the pulse of the health care market and how and if...
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KINGSTON — Health care reform will boost funding for innovative state programs, Democratic legislators said Thursday.
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Monterey County's public health system will still be responsible for providing care for the largest ratio of uninsured residents in the state — most of them in the country illegally — even after implementation of national health care reform begins next year.
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PIERRE — State legislators want to hear from South Dakotans on the need for health care reform.
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The goals of the reform are to provide improved care for Medicaid patients while lowering costs. Though Gov. Robert Bentley just signed the reform bill into law June 6 and full implementation of it is several years off, area health care providers are already making plans and discussing their level of involvement.
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By Sharon Bernstein LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - California unveiled prices on Thursday that consumers will pay for a selection of health plans offered through the state under the Affordable Care Act, providing a glimpse into how health care reform may look as it is rolled out across the nation. Under the federal health care reform law, Californians who do not get or cannot...
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In 2010 President Obama told the American public that if they liked their health care coverage, they would be able to keep it. And, despite his signature health reform law, the Affordable Care Act (ACA), intending to expand the country’s employer-based health insurance system, many now estimate that the law will, in fact, do just the opposite. It is projected that a...
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The Iowa state Board of Regents meeting kicked off in Ames today with grim news on the health care front.
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