Topic: Families USA
A 17-page Republican memo offers guidance on how to skewer Obamacare and keep Congress focused on its flaws, but safeguards built into the law mean a 'death spiral' is unlikely.
The administration itself has abandoned a long-term health-care provision for seniors, and the Supreme Court will decide soon whether to take up the law. Critics see beginning of the end for Obama's health-care reforms.
11/01/2011 02:01 pm
Medicare and other public health-care become safety net for more Americans as private employer health dwindles. Medicare is primary beneficiary.
09/13/2011 11:19 pm
More people turned to Medicare and Medicaid last year and fewer relied on employers for health insurance coverage, the Census Bureau reported Tuesday. What does this portend for Obama's health-care reform law?
09/13/2011 10:01 pm
The GOP plan drawn up by Rep. Paul Ryan would in essence turn Medicare into a voucher program. On Wednesday, Obama outlined his vision, which takes part of the health-care reform law a step further.
04/14/2011 12:56 pm
Medicare would be transformed under Rep. Paul Ryan's 2012 budget released Tuesday. Future Medicare recipients would get fixed payments to purchase private insurance.
04/05/2011 03:05 pm
The Justice Department says it will appeal US District Judge Roger Vinson’s decision, which declared the health-care reform law unconstitutional and void in its entirety.
01/31/2011 08:25 pm
When speaking to a liberal health-care advocacy group, President Obama highlighted areas where he agrees with Republicans – and poked fun at opponents who call the law 'granny-threatening.'
01/28/2011 05:46 pm
Both Republicans and some judges say the health-care reform individual mandate – that all Americans must buy health insurance – is unconstitutional. If they are right, is President Obama's signature achievement doomed?
01/06/2011 08:28 am
Congress excluded a subsidy for 'COBRA' from the unemployment-benefits extension. As of June 1, thousands of unemployed face higher insurance costs.
07/29/2010 08:32 pm