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While most of us face uncertainty with the rollout of healthcare reform, some insurance companies in California have been feeling their oats lately. Here's how they're responding to Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones' warnings that their latest rate...
NEW YORK (AP) — Dr. C. Everett Koop has long been regarded as the nation's doctor— even though it has been nearly a quarter-century since he was surgeon general. Koop, who died Monday at his home in Hanover, N.H., at age 96, was by far the...
ReutersWASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration on Friday finalized new consumer safeguards for health insurance that impose tighter restrictions on what insurers can charge older customers, despite industry warnings that the young may be forced to pay...
Tags: Consumers, Education, Justice System, Geography, Washington, DC
ORLANDO, Fla. — Gov. Rick Scott, R-Fla., was one of those tea party stars whom voters believed had the courage of his convictions when he promised, as recently as last summer, to block the Affordable Care Act in his state. But last week, writes...
C. Everett Koop, who raised the profile of the surgeon general by riveting America's attention on the then-emerging disease known as AIDS and by railing against smoking, has died in New Hampshire at age 96. An assistant at Koop's Dartmouth institute,...
Tags: Consumers, University of Pennsylvania, Heroin, AIDS, Bob Dole
I was troubled by misinformation in Art Callaham’s column (Feb. 17) promoting the blogs of Rabbi Pruzansky. It is simply untrue to state that President Obama didn’t defend his first-term record or put forward a second-term agenda. He...
Tags: Small Businesses, Finance, Elections, Business, Republican Party
If aliens came to earth from outer space in search of intelligent life, Congress is the last place they would look for it. The Republican-led 112th Congress -- in a good week, in session no more than two and a half days -- let the Standard & Poor's credit...
L.A. NOWL.A. County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky, who is preparing to return to private life after nearly four decades in public office, offered some thoughts on the direction of the county and the city of Los Angeles at a lunch forum....
The Washington Post's "Wonkblog" page is up Wednesday morning with a flow chart showing how to determine eligibility for government help to buy health insurance under the Affordable Care Act. The Post describes the chart, which was prepared by the...
Staff WriterAmid the backdrop of national health care reform, more than 52,000 Imperial County residents are set to undergo unrelated changes in how their Medi-Cal benefits are managed. The county Board of Supervisors decided to transition into Medi-Cal managed care...
Give some credit to the Republican National Committee for at least recognizing that the Grand Old Party has a bit too much "old" and not enough "grand." Its recently released 100-page, post-election analysis, put together by veteran party advisers, points...
Quick! Somebody tell President Obama. Alert the members of Congress. Shout it out to the media: I have balanced the budget! That's right. Me. Bill Press, talk show host. I did it. I can't balance my own checkbook, but I balanced the federal budget. In...
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