From Politico: Seniors listen to a round table discussion on the benefits of the Affordable Care Act. By BRETT NORMAN | 7/28/11 8:36 AM EDT The Affordable Care Act will drive health care spending up slightly, to nearly a fifth of the country’s gross domestic product by 2020, while extending insurance coverage to 30 million…Read More
From The Hill: By Sam Baker – 07/25/11 01:00 PM ET House Republicans leapt on a new report Monday that suggests small businesses might scale back their healthcare benefits in the wake of the reform law. The survey, released by the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB), found that small businesses don’t have much faith…Read More
From Forbes: By DAVID A. LIEB –07.25.11, 10:21 AM EDT JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — One of the first prongs of President Barack Obama’s health care law has been in effect now for a year, and the result in Missouri is that about 500 additional people with chronic health problems now have insurance. It is, by…Read More
From The New York Times: Editorial Board–July 20, 2011 In an encouraging development for women’s health, an advisory panel of leading experts has recommended that all insurers be required to offer contraceptives as well as other preventive services free of charge under the new health care law. The Obama administration seems inclined to follow the…Read More
From The New England Journal of Medicine: Anya Rader Wallack, Ph.D. | July 20, 2011 Governor Peter Shumlin of Vermont recently signed into law ambitious health care reform legislation that puts Vermont on course to implement a single-payer health care system. The law creates a Health Benefit Exchange, consistent with the federal Affordable Care Act,…Read More
From The Huffington Post: Wendell Potter–7/14/11 12:29 PM ET The insurance industry made it abundantly clear this week that it is in the driver’s seat–in both Washington and state capitals — of one of the most important vehicles created by Congress to reform the U.S. health care system. The Affordable Care Act requires the states…Read More
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