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Covered California premiums will rise 12.5%, and Anthem Blue Cross cuts coverage - LA Times

Monthly premiums for California health insurance plans sold under the Affordable Care Act will rise by an average of 12.5% next year, and Anthem Blue Cross plans to end coverage in most of the state.

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19 seconds of drama: McCain's vote

After debating into early hours of the morning, Senator McCain shocked his colleagues by voting "no" on the "skinny repeal" of Obamacare. CNN's Brooke Baldwin points out the various reactions across the room.

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Senate Blocks GOP Health Bill, Scuttling Bid to Repeal Obamacare

Republican Senator John McCain joined with two of his GOP colleagues to block a stripped-down Obamacare repeal bill early Friday, scuttling the party’s months-long effort to pass health legislation.

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McCain returning to Senate in time for health vote | TheHill

“Senator McCain looks forward to returning to the United States Senate tomorrow to continue working on important legislation, including health care reform, the National Defense Authorization Act, and new sanctions on Russia, Iran and North Korea,"

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GOP reeling after healthcare collapse  | TheHill

Republicans offered competing ideas for what to do next on healthcare Monday night, now that the current ObamaCare replacement effort has fallen apart

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A new kind of doctor's office charges a monthly fee and doesn't take insurance — and it could be the future of medicine

Direct primary care is a new movement of doctors and healthcare providers who don't accept insurance — instead relying on a monthly membership fee.

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Left Succeeds In Forcing Miss USA To Recant Her 'Controversial' Comments On Health Care

As predicted by anyone paying attention to what happens when a high-profile figure — particularly someone who embodies "diversity" —  fails to properly promote the orthodox&nbs

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Betsy McCaughey: The Democrats' Pre-Existing Condition Scam

The House vote on the GOP's ObamaCare repeal bill vote is down to the wire, with dozens of Republicans waffling as "undecideds." What's the hold-up? Ninety-six percent of people who have to buy their own insurance stand to benefit from this bill

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House Republicans release long-awaited plan to repeal and replace Obamacare - The Washington Post

With income-based tax credits, the GOP is considering an approach to health care it has long been against.

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Trump to nominate Georgia Rep. Tom Price as health secretary

WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump has selected Georgia Rep. Tom Price, a leading critic of President Barack Obama's sweeping health care law, to head the Department of Health and Human Services, according to a person familiar with the

Health & Fitness | Health News

Nurses Are Again in Demand

After years of relative equilibrium, the job market for nurses is heating up in many markets, driving up wages and sign-on bonuses for the nation’s fifth-largest occupation.

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Here's What the Average American Will Pay for Obamacare, by Age, in 2017 -- The Motley Fool

If you're not among the 85% of Americans currently receiving a premium subsidy, then these figures could scare you.

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Rising Obamacare premiums anger those paying full price

As premiums climb, nearly 10 million Americans who buy individual insurance coverage either on or off the Obamacare exchanges and do not receive federal subsidies, are paying a lot more for health insurance.

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How a bite from a stray dog shows the sick state of U.S. healthcare

Jan Kern was bitten by a stray dog while traveling abroad and ended up with a jaw-dropping illustration of why the U.S. healthcare industry is completely sick.

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9 Questions Your Doctor Wishes You’d Ask

"Asking questions is one of the best ways to ensure you and your doctor are on the same page."

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One of the biggest problems with Obamacare is only getting worse

It's going to be a lot easier for people to pick an Obamacare plan in 2017, if only because there...

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Brace Yourself: How You Will Pay To Rescue ObamaCare - Forbes

Either through higher premiums or through a taxpayer funded bailout, Americans will pay for the disaster that the ACA is fast becoming.

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Pulled muscle cost him $6,000. What would it cost you?

While the federal Affordable Care Act means more people have insurance, one health care administrator explained, “What is missing in the process is that you have coverage that only kicks in at a certain level.”

Politics | Obamacare Fallout

NPR and Harvard Say: Obamacare Is a Complete Failure | Power Line

National Public Radio collaborated with Harvard's T.H. Chan School of Public Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to survey Americans' recent experience with health care. As to the Affordable Care Act, the survey's findings are damning. They sugg

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NPR and Harvard Say: Obamacare Is a Complete Failure

National Public Radio collaborated with Harvard’s T.H. Chan School of Public Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to survey Americans’ recent experience with health care. As to…

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How Much More Do Obamacare Enrollees Cost Insurers? This Much. -- The Motley Fool

When compared to members of employer-based plans, this new study shows just how expensive Obamacare enrollees can be.

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Clinton sees ObamaCare’s ‘crushing’ burden — but has no way to fix it | New York Post

The Clinton campaign is finally owning up to what most Americans learned the hard way: The Affordable Care Act is anything but affordable. In fact, its costs are “crushing” people who have to buy health insurance. Hillary Clinton vows to fix the probl

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CBO Misses Its Obamacare Projection by 24 Million People

Three years ago, on the eve of Obamacare’s implementation, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) projected that President Obama's centerpiece legislation would result in an average of 201 million people having private health insurance in any given month of 2016. Now that 2016 is here, the CBO says that just 177 million people, on average, will have private health insurance in any given month of this year—a shortfall of 24 million people.

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Baby Boomers, by Healthcare Today: updated automatically with a curated selection of articles, blog posts, videos and photos.

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How to Cut Your Health-Care Bill: Pay Cash - WSJ

Hospitals and other providers increasingly are offering prices far below what they charge though insurance.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Meet The Top Israeli Startups Revolutionizing Everyday Healthcare

Israeli startups are changing healthcare as we know it, with a host of innovative solutions.

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How Government Killed the Medical Profession

I am a general surgeon with more than three decades in private clinical practice. And I am fed up.

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The quiet unraveling of ObamaCare

Official site of The Week Magazine, offering commentary and analysis of the day's breaking news and current events as well as arts, entertainment, people and gossip, and political cartoons.

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Obamacare Enrollees Are Reeling from High Deductibles - Yahoo Finance

From Yahoo Finance: First, the administration revealed that enrollments for Obamacare next year will barely hit 10 million, far below previous projections. Then last week, the consulting firm of McKinsey & Company estimated that premiums for policies

Health & Fitness | Health News

Millions facing a hefty increase in Medicare premiums in 2016

From Yahoo Finance: Nearly a third of the roughly 50 million elderly Americans who depend on Medicare for their physician care and other health services could see their premiums jump by 52 percent or more next year. While Congress is largely focused on ad

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Small Businesses Threatened With $36,500 IRS Fines For Helping Employees With Health Costs

Small businesses that reimburse employees for the cost of premiums for individual health insurance policies or pay their health costs directly will be fined up to $36,500 a year per employee under a new Internal Revenue Service regulation that takes effec

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The newest Obamacare fail: penalties of $36,500 per worker

The Internal Revenue Service swoops in with a money grab, writes Diana Furchtgott-Roth.

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Anthem to buy Cigna to create biggest U.S. health insurer - Yahoo Finance

From Yahoo Finance: The deal — the biggest ever in the health insurance industry — comes three weeks after Aetna Inc (AET.N) agreed to buy Humana Inc (HUM.N) for $37 billion and is part of an industry-wide consolidation following the roll-out of Presi

Politics | Obamacare Fallout

You're about to pay A LOT more for health insurance

Health insurers are seeking steep rate increases, saying their new customers under the Affordable Care Act turned out to be sicker than expected.

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Obamacare fails to bend the cost curve

The ACA is forcing health insurers to raise rates and consolidate. Will anyone learn their lesson from this?

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‘Does the @WhiteHouse even know how Obamacare works?’ All signs point to NOPE | Twitchy

With all due respect, White House, shut up. This afternoon, the House passed a bill banning abortion — with notable exceptions — after 20 weeks of pregnancy. And that was enough to prompt the White House to weigh in like so:

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An Uber for Doctor Housecalls - NYTimes.com

A number of new apps offer medical consults with doctors via a smart phone, and some of them even make house calls.

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No association found between MMR vaccine and autism, even among children at higher risk

In a study that included approximately 95,000 children with older siblings, receipt of the measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine was not associated with an increased risk of autism spectrum disorders (ASD), regardless of whether older siblings had ASD, find

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Moptwo - Portner Medical Corporation

Internal Medicine, Allergy & Immunology integrating prescription medicines, herbals, homeopathics, and other appropriate alternate modalities.

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Kaiser ordered to pay woman more than $28 million

A Los Angeles jury awarded more than $28 million to a woman who said Kaiser Permanente doctors wrongly delayed an MRI that could have detected an aggressive cancerous tumor that caused her to lose her right leg.

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Busted: Obamacare Co-Ops Are Underwater And Sinking Fast

When Democrats were ramming Obamacare down Americans’ throats, many of them wanted a “public option” that was supposed to demonstrate just how efficient and affordable government-run health insurance could be. What they settled for was something called “co-ops”—which stands for Consumer Oriented and Operated Plans.

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Disneyland measles outbreak spreads

An outbreak of measles that began at Disneyland before Christmas is now disrupting lives in six states. Contributing: Associated

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Whooping Cough Back With a Vengeance in California - ABC News

What California's worst whooping cough outbreak in 70 years means for the U.S.

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Doctor behind vaccine-autism link loses license | TIME.com

It took nearly six months but the General Medical Council (GMC) in the U.K. has pulled Dr. Andrew Wakefield’s license to practice medicine in the United Kingdom. Wakefield is the researcher who nearly single-handedly fueled parental concerns about the l

Politics | Obamacare

Healthcare for Illegals Pushes CA Budget Billions Over Inflation

California Gov. Jerry Brown’s supposed “balanced budget” has no provision for another million illegal aliens.

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Harvard Ideas on Health Care Hit Home, Hard - NYTimes.com

While Harvard professors oppose changes that will raise their health care costs, the university says the increases are in part a result of the Affordable Care Act, which many Harvard experts championed.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Pediatrician: Vaccinate Your Kids—Or Get Out of My Office

If you won’t trust your doctors on vaccinating your kids, will you ever really trust them at all?

Politics | The American Experiment

The GOP Doesn't Have To 'Replace' Obamacare

You don’t have to replace Obamacare's bad ideas, you just have to get rid of them.

Politics | Obamacare Fallout

Rising Health Insurance Costs Thanks To Obamacare Hit Liberal Harvard Faculty, And They Are LIVID

Faculty at Harvard University are complaining that they will have to pay more for their health insurance under Obamacare, even though overall costs to faculty remain modest and employees of the Ivy Le

Politics | Obamacare Fallout

Why You Can't Keep Your Plan Under Obamacare, in 3 Minutes

In a video Robert Graboyes of George Mason University's Mercatus Center explains in simple language why insurers cancel plans under the Affordable Care Act.

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Supremes to White House: What about ‘death panel?’

The Supreme Court is telling the Obama administration to present its case for Obamacare’s Independent Payment Advisory Board – the provision that critics have described as a “death panel” – even if it doesn’t want to

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As Medicaid Rolls Swell, Cuts in Payments to Doctors Threaten Access to Care - NYTimes.com

Just as millions of people are gaining insurance through Medicaid, the program is poised to make deep cuts in payments to many doctors, prompting some physicians and consumer advocates to warn that the reductions could make it more difficult for Medicaid patients to obtain care.

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Iowa insurance co-op falters, is taken over by state

CoOportunity Health, a fledgling Iowa health-insurance company set up under the Affordable Care Act, is being taken over by the state health-insurance division because of a financial crunch. CoOportunity

Politics | The American Experiment

Paving the Way to Full Repeal - THE 2017 PROJECT

Under a winning alternative, costs would drop, liberty would be secured, and any American who wants to buy health insurance would be able to do so.

Politics | Obamacare Fallout

Congresswoman Lummis’ Heartbreaking Speech At Gruber Hearing [VIDEO]

WASHINGTON - Republican Wyoming Rep. Cynthia Lummis made a powerful personal speech in Tuesday's House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing that featured testimony from disgraced Obamacar

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

After Thousands Of Years Of Stitching, Israelis Invent New Wound-Closure Method

TopClosure works by stretching out the skin around the wound, and second by ensuring that the wound scars in an aesthetic and healthy fashion.

Politics | Obamacare Fallout

Jonathan Gruber quotes contradict Obama promise - CNN.com

Who is the MIT economist at the center of a new Obamacare scandal and why should you be paying attention?

Health & Fitness | Health Articles

Many Docs Mistaken About Allergies: Study

Survey results show lots of primary care physicians lack knowledge of causes, treatments

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Jonathan Gruber Remains MIA as Obamacare Returns to Supreme Court

Ever since it was announced yesterday that the Supreme Court will once again take up Obamacare in the case of King vs Burwell, one figure has remained noticeably absent: Jonathan "Speak-O" Gruber. Since the case revolves around whether Congress

Politics | Obamacare Fallout

Barney, Frank: Admits Key Obamacare Clause Before Supreme Court Was 'Mistake'

Barney Frank lived up to his last name, and might live to regret it in Dem circles. Appearing on this morning's Up with Steve Kornacki, Frank admitted that the key Obamacare clause that the Supreme Court just agreed to consider was a "mistake."

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Obamacare sends health premiums skyrocketing by as much as 78 percent

The Affordable Care Act was supposed to make health care more affordable, but a newly released study of insurance policies before and after Obamacare shows that average premiums have skyrocketed, for some groups by as much as 78 percent.

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King v. Burwell: The new Supreme Court case that could gut Obamacare, explained - Vox

The Supreme Court is going to take up Obamacare again. And it could prove disastrous for the administration — and for millions of individuals and families who have found affordable coverage under the law.

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Andrew Klavan: Obamacare - Lies or Crap?

In the series premiere of The Revolting Truth with Andrew Klavan, our cheerful host asks the really important questions about Obamacare - like is it based on lies or fantasy, and is the President's signature legislation actually the harbinger of Armag

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CDC Unveils New Ebola Gear Guidelines | NBC Chicago

Health officials have released long-awaited new guidelines for how health workers should gear up to treat Ebola patients, calling for protective garb that covers their bodies entirely and for trained monitors to...

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I'm a Hazmat-Trained Hospital Worker: Here's What No One Is Telling You About Ebola

You can't just expect any nurse or any doctor or any health care worker or layperson to understand the deconning procedures by way of some kind of pamphlet or 10-minute training video. Not only is it mentally rigorous, but it's physically exhausting....

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Health care cartels limit Americans' options

Certificate-of-need laws keep innovative treatment from patients willing to buy and try it.

Politics | Obamacare Fallout

Majority Say They No Longer Trust, Believe in Obama After Obamacare Fiasco | Mediaite

The White House could not be happy with the results of the latest CNN/ORC survey. The poll shows that, as a result of the problematic implementation of the Affordable Care Act, majorities no longer believe in President Barack Obama’s competency or trust

Health & Fitness | Health & Fitness Info

Brain Scans Show Fibromyalgia Patients Process Pain Differently

Activity in certain regions suggests why they're less able to prepare for pain or respond to pain relief

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Researchers Shed Light on Asthma's Mysteries - WSJ

As many as half of asthma sufferers have a form of the lung disease known as nonallergic asthma, a particularly confusing type of the lung disease.

Politics | Obamacare

The Obamacare marketplace one year later: How you’re faring - Yahoo Finance

From Yahoo Finance: With the one-year anniversary of Obamacare's Healthcare.gov nearing, Americans tell us how they've been faring.

News | In the News

The Myth of ObamaCare's Affordability - WSJ

In The Wall Street Journal, Casey B. Mulligan writes that the law's perverse incentives will have the nation working fewer hours, and working those hours less productively.

Politics | Obamacare Fallout

Foreigners hacked Obamacare website on July 8 but HHS only discovered it 10 days ago | Mail Online

HHS says Healthcare.gov 'was not specifically targeted' and it's beefing up security, but the embarrassing episode shows critics had well-reasoned fears before the site's disastrous launch.

Politics | Politics

LA Restaurants Enact 3% Surcharge For Healthcare Costs | Truth Revolt

On Tuesday, LA Weekly reported that several upscale restaurants in the City of Angels will be adding a 3 percent surcharge to cover their employees' healthcare costs, a trend that has been gaining steam since the Affordable Care Act launched nearly one ye

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Coverage for End-of-Life Talks Gaining Ground

Medicare may cover advance care planning that was once decried as “death panels,” and some private insurers are not waiting for the political process.

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Obamacare Chief Ordered Official To Delete HealthCare.gov Emails - Yahoo News

From Yahoo News: Obamacare head Marilyn Tavenner told a top press official to delete an e-mail related to HealthCare.gov during the botched launch, according to documents released Friday. House Republicans are seeking emails from Centers for Medicare and

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Obama signs veterans' health care overhaul - Yahoo News

From Yahoo News: FORT BELVOIR, Va. (AP) — Veterans may soon have easier access to government-paid health care under a bill President Barack Obama signed into law Thursday, the government's most sweeping response to date to a public uproar over systemwid

Politics | Obamacare Fallout

If You Like Your Obamacare Plan, It'll Cost You

Consumers could be hit with major price increases, without even knowing it, if they don't switch their health care plans.

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Doctors Begin To Refuse Obamacare Patients

Obamacare plans have shrunk payments to physicians so much that some doctors say they won't be able to afford to accept Obamacare coverage, NPR reports. Many of the eight million sign-ups in Obama

Politics | Obamacare Fallout

Women-Owned Businesses Hit Hard By ObamaCare Tax

What’s the harm in hitting businesses with another tax and regulation? Conservative economists lecture about costs rippling through, hitting consumers and employees as well as business’s bottom-lines. But their estimates are just numbers on a

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Appeals courts differ on Obamacare; Supreme Court case likely

The battle over Obamacare took a dramatic turn, with two federal appeals courts handing down opposite rulings.

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1.3 million Obamacare 'enrollees' may not even be American citizens, admits HHS report

1.3 million Obamacare 'enrollees' may not even be American citizens, admits HHS report

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Boehner Lawsuit Against Obama to Focus on Obamacare - NBC News

House Speaker John Boehner announced Thursday the Republican-led lawsuit against President Barack Obama will focus on the implementation of the Affordable Ca...

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Video: Long wait times in ERs due to ObamaCare - Hot Air

Wait times for seeing doctors have become an issue even outside the VA, which was a totally predictable outcome of ObamaCare. What wasn’t predicted was that the impact on wait times would be seen in emergency rooms, since one of the arguments for ObamaCare was to shift patients out of ERs and into clinics with an expansion of coverage.

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Supreme Court Exempts Religious Companies From Obamacare Contraceptive Mandate

By a 5-4 vote in the case of Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby Stores, the Supreme Court ruled this morning that the federal government cannot require

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Supreme Court backs Hobby Lobby in contraceptive mandate challenge

The decision was one of two final rulings to come down on Monday, as the justices wrapped up their work for the session.

Politics | Obamacare Fallout

Obamacare Employees Behind Failed Oregon Exchange Now Getting Cushy Bonuses

Now that Oregon's Obamacare exchange has entirely given up on fixing or running its own Obamacare website, the state exchange is handing out hundreds of thousands of dollars in taxpayer funding as bon

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Why Doctors Need a Minimum Wage

Doctors are endlessly accused of being overpaid, but when you break down the math, primary care physicians get the crap end of the stick. Is it time to give them a minimum wage?

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Scientists grow new muscle in men's injured legs

Scientists implanted thin sheets of scaffolding-like material from pigs into a few young men with disabling leg injuries -- and say the experimental treatment coaxed the men's own stem cells to regrow new muscle.

Politics | Obamacare

Washington Approves Premium-Hiking Regulations Despite Insurer, Hospital Protests

Washington state's insurance commissioner has officially issued controversial regulations for insurers, dictating not only what services must be covered but how close providers must be, down to the mi

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Obamacare architect: Law will cause ‘the end of employer-sponsored insurance’

Obamacare architect Zeke Emanuel claims in his new book that the health care reform law will result in

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How Much Does Obamacare Rip Off Young Adults? We Ran The Numbers. Here Are The Results.

Obamacare is still struggling to sign up young people. In order to offset the high cost of the older, and probably less healthy people who are joining Obamacare plans, the White House must coerce a sufficient number of thirty-somethings to also join. Prob

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Report: Obamacare’s regulatory costs more than double benefits

The annual costs of Obamacare regulations come in at $6.8 billion a year so far -- around 2.5 times the total benefits of its heavy-handed regulations, according to study released Monday. The feder

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Home screening test detects 79% of colorectal cancers

An inexpensive, home-based test could be a good way to get more Americans screened for colorectal cancer, the country's second-leading cause of cancer death.

Politics | Healthcare

Doctor Wait Times Rise As Obamacare Rolls Out

Patients are waiting an average of 18 days to schedule an appointment for a doctor, according to a study of appointments for commonly used specialty physicians in 15 major U.S. cities. see photosDwight Nadig/Getty ImagesClick for full photo gallery: Citie

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The Hidden Impact of Obamacare and the Economy

Obamacare has delivered another sucker punch to the middle class. Now that a few people can get past the tech problems of HealthCare.gov and actually see the real cost of insurance plans available, they are finding that Affordable Care is big hit to the f

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The Republican Answer to Obamacare

It’s been a rough two months for the White House since HealthCare.gov went live on Oct 1. In the weeks that followed, it soon became clear that the problem was not just one of technical incompetence leading to a shoddy website, but of bad policy. Mi

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Individual Coverage - Cedars-Sinai

If you purchase a private commercial policy for your health care you can purchase a plan that includes Cedars-Sinai as one of its options. Includes list of plans where Cedars-Sinai is part of the network.

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ObamaCare's Plans Are Worse

The Wall Street Journal explains how the Affordable Care Act raises prices and limits medical choices.

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Will this court case shatter Obamacare?

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New health plans sold through exchanges not accepted at some prestigious NYC hospitals

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Obamacare: So, what could go wrong next? - David Nather

Busted website, canceled policies, lousy early enrollment numbers. And that could be just the warmup. Because the lesson of the last six weeks is that when it comes to the Obamacare rollout, if it can go wrong, it probably will. The stumble-filled debut o

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Sundby: I had great cancer doctors and health insurance. My plan was cancelled. Now I worry how long I'll live.

In The Wall Street Journal, Edie Littlefield Sundby writes that she had great cancer doctors and health insurance before her plan was cancelled.

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Obamacare Faces A 'Death Spiral' -- But It Turns On The Declining Participation Of Health Plans, Not Just Rising Premiums

Given the failed launch of Obamacare, there’s a real chance that the entire scheme falls into an “insurance death spiral” -- but not as visibly (or rapidly) as the way these sorts of unsuccessful insurance pools usually unravel. A death

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Warren Buffett: Scrap Obamacare and Start Over

Read conservative news, blogs and opinion about Barack Obama, Health Care, Obamacare, Repeal, Replace, Scrap and Warren Buffett from The Weekly Standard, the must read magazine available in online edition.

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Affordable Care Act's challenge: getting young adults enrolled

Arsine Sargsyan is 23 years old, healthy and uninsured. She chooses to forgo coverage for one simple reason:

Politics | Healthcare

Insurers limit doctors, hospitals in state-run exchange plans

California's health insurance rates for a new state-run marketplace came in lower than expected this week, but one downside for many consumers will be far fewer doctors and hospitals to choose from....

Health & Fitness | Health News

Obamacare's 3rd anniversary: By the numbers

A look at key figures that shed light on the status of Obamacare and its impact on the nation, three years after it was enacted

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High-Risk Pools and Reinsurance: Potential Shock Waves to Insurers - Forbes

Due to poorer health, higher cost services and pent up demand for health care, there are numerous concerns about high-risk and expensive individuals. These are people who were previously uninsured or enrolled in high-risk plans that will soon be covered b

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The state of health care, health insurance, new medical research, disease prevention, and drug treatments. Interviews, news, and commentary from NPR's correspondents. Subscribe to podcasts.