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Seniors Save Big Thanks To ObamaCare

December 27, 2011

From USA Today: By Kelly Kennedy 12/6/2011 WASHINGTON – More than 2.65 million Medicare recipients have saved more than $1.5 billion on their prescriptions this year, a $569-per-person average, while premiums have remained stable, the government plans to announce today. That’s because of the provision of the health care law that put a 50% discount…

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SCOTUS Sets Date For Obamacare Showdown

December 20, 2011

From Politico: The Supreme Court will hear three days of oral arguments. | NIKO DUFFY/POLITICO By JENNIFER HABERKORN The health care showdown of 2012 has been scheduled. The Supreme Court announced Monday that it will hear three days of oral arguments on various pieces of the health reform law on March 26, 27 and 28…

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Meet The New 1%: Healthcare CEOs Beat Out Bankers

December 15, 2011

From The Guardian: Joel Gemunder, CEO Omnicare, had a total pay package in 2010 worth $98m. No bankers in top 10 of America’s best-paid executives, but those in charge of healthcare and drugs firms are in the money. By Dominic Rushe Wednesday 14 December 2011 Pity Wall Street’s bankers. Once the highest-paid bosses in the…

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2.5M Young Adults Gain Health Insurance Via Obamacare – Huzzah!

December 14, 2011

 From The Associated Press: President Obama talks about the Affordable Care Act in Virginia earlier this week. He highlighted provisions, including requirements to let young adults stay on their parents’ insurance plans. (By Dennis Brack, Getty Images) By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR December 14, 2011 Washington – The number of young adults lacking medical coverage has shrunk…

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And Here We Thought Gov. Haley Was Acting In Good Faith

December 14, 2011

From The Post & Courier: Haley dictated panel finding Outcome ordered before health committee met By Renee “Little Girl” Dudley [email protected] Wednesday, December 14, 2011 Gov. Nikki Haley dictated the conclusions of a committee charged with deciding how the state should implement federal health care reform before the group ever held its first meeting, public…

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The Individual Mandate’s Shameless Flip-Floppers

December 8, 2011

From The Hill: GOPers Who Were For It Before They Were Against It By Juan Williams 12/05/11 05:15 AM ET What do Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romney, the leading contenders for the Republican presidential nomination, have in common? Long before President Obama, both supported an idea they now pretend to spurn — the idea of…

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