Topic: Drew Altman
The president's State of the Union claim that Obamacare has slowed the rise of health costs misses the fact that key provisions don't kick in until 2014 and that slower spending is related to a weak economy.
Health-care premiums have doubled since 2002, a new study finds, while average wages to pay those premiums has risen only by a third. But the rise in health-care premiums is starting to slow.
The Republican leadership is planning only one day of debate on health care reform repeal, but some House GOP lawmakers insist that the vote is not just a symbol.
01/18/2011 01:16 pm
The presence of television cameras at the televised bipartisan healthcare summit Thursday makes it inevitable that Democrats and Republicans will try to address the nation at large. Here’s what the US public thinks about the issues.
02/24/2010 04:52 pm
Its reform is integral to reviving the economy, he signals, with his pick of Daschle as point man.
12/11/2008 12:00 am