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Entries for May, 2012

Obama’s health care aid to small firms disappoints

News from BusinessWeek: By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR order a reprint digg this save to del.icio.us continues on BusinessWeek. Continue Reading … Related News: The New Health Care System: Everything You Need to Know (Thomas Dunne Books)Now that the health care reform bill has become the law of the land, millions of Americans will need help figuring [...]

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Obama’s health care aid to small firms disappoints

News from BusinessWeek: By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR order a reprint digg this save to del.icio.us continues on BusinessWeek. Continue Reading … Related News:

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SPIN METER: Political ads stir health care horror

News from The Seattle Times: WASHINGTON — They’re throwing granny off a cliff! That’s the not-so-subtle message Republicans and Democrats seem to be converging on for political ads on health care this year, featuring heavy doses of what each side alleges the other will do to wreck Medicare. From President Barack Obama’s overhaul law to [...]

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SPIN METER: Political ads stir health care horror

News from The Associated Press: SPIN METER: Political ads stir health care horror By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press – 45 minutes ago  WASHINGTON (AP) — They’re throwing granny off a cliff! That’s the not-so-subtle message Republicans and Democrats appear to be converging on for political ads on health care this year, featuring heavy doses of [...]

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Health insurance refunds on the way for Arizonans

News from Today’s News-Herald: By The Associated PressToday’s News-HeraldPublished Monday, May 28, 2012 2:00 AM MST PHOENIX — Arizona consumers and businesses reportedly can expect to collect more than $ 36 million in refunds this summer from health-insurance companies under new provisions of the nation’s health-care law. A report from the Washington, D.C.-based Consumers Union [...]

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OPINION: Health care act final ruling will require support for employers

News from Business Insurance: How the Supreme Court will rule on the challenge to the health care reform law remains an unanswered question. The only safe conclusion that can be made at this point is that the high court will hand down its decision by the end of June. It also probably is safe to [...]

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Health care slashed

News from Beloit Daily News:  SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of people would see their health care cut back or even eliminated under legislation approved Thursday by Illinois lawmakers in a desperate attempt to shore up the state’s crumbling budget. The Medicaid cuts include ending a prescription drug program for senior citizens, halting [...]

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Obama, Romney On Health Care: So Close, Yet So Far

News from NPR: Enlarge Win McNamee/Boston Globe via Getty Images President Obama is applauded after signing the health care overhaul during a ceremony in the White House on March 23, 2010. Then-Gov. Mitt Romney signs a Massachusetts health care overhaul at Faneuil Hall in Boston on April 12, 2006. Win McNamee/Boston Globe via Getty Images [...]

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Health care move panned

News from Daily Mail – Charleston: Change leaves care of disabled patients on Medicaid to trio of managed care companies For the second time in two years, the state Department of Health and Human Resources is under fire for plans to change how it handles the care of tens of thousands of vulnerable West Virginians. [...]

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Health care mandate shouldn’t just concern Catholics

News from Baltimore Sun: The Sun believes Baltimore’s new archbishop, William E. Lori, will be challenged by “far more pressing” social concerns than those posed by Barack Obama’s health care mandate (“A new archbishop,” May 20). I think not. Under the new law, health insurance plans covering employees of Catholic institutions must include provisions not [...]

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