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As Congress Brawls, Investors Realize Reform’s Promise

January 13, 2011

Molina Healthcare is traded on the New York Stock Exchange. | AP Photo By SARAH KLIFF | 1/13/11 12:18 AM EST Updated: 1/13/11 6:55 AM EST SAN FRANCISCO – As Republicans push forward on repealing health reform, planning the law’s demise, a different conversation is happening among thousands of health care investors gathered in San…

10 Ways Healthcare Repeal Would Harm Children

January 13, 2011

From Huffington Post: By Bruce Lesley and Lisa Shapiro Posted: January 8, 2011 10:50 AM As is the ritual in Washington every two years, this week Congress began a new legislative session with Republican John Boehner (R-OH) holding the Speaker’s gavel. In remarks opening the 112th Session, Speaker Boehner recognized the enormous challenges of our…

CBO: Repeal Health Reform, Add $230 Billion To Deficit

January 6, 2011

Based on previous analysis, repealing would increase the deficit, CBO director Doug Elmendorf writes. | AP Photo By SARAH KLIFF Republicans kicked off the first day of congressional proceedings to overturn health reform with unwelcome news: a Congressional Budget Office estimate that repeal would increase the deficit by $230 billion by 2021. The nonpartisan CBO’s…

Guess Who Loves The Individual Mandate, Big Profits?

November 19, 2010

It’s a political pickle, all right. The same health insurance goliaths that secretly bankrolled  anti-Obama campaigns in the midterm elections, while publicly proclaiming cooperation with the White House, now have to persuade their politicians to lay off the individual mandate, no matter what their Tea Party supporters say. From Bloomberg Businessweek: By Drew Armstrong When…

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