Topic: Health Care Policy
In Pictures Who's who on the US deficit super committee
The focus of Tuesday's Republican presidential debate was supposed to be Herman Cain, but Rick Perry and Mitt Romney went at each other like heavyweights, suggesting that each thinks the other is his main competition.
10/19/2011 12:36 am
The CLASS act, a provision in the heath-care reform law designed to help the disabled and elderly cash to receive care at home, could not be both voluntary and budget-neutral, say health officials.
10/14/2011 08:45 pm
At Tuesday's GOP presidential debate, Mitt Romney fielded questions deftly, attacked when given an opening, and stayed out of jab-fests. Contenders so far haven't knocked him off stride.
10/12/2011 10:06 am
The success of the new health care law depends on enrolling 30 million people in insurance plans. If officials don't clarify and simplify that enrollment process, the law will amount to a significant waste of time and taxpayer dollars.
10/03/2011 11:53 am
The Obama administration says it did not consider politics when it asked for a ruling from the US Supreme Court on its health-care law. To be sure, both parties will hope to spin a positive story from the result.
09/29/2011 04:00 pm
Family health insurance premiums jumped nine percent in 2011. That's the fastest health insurance inflation since 2005.
09/28/2011 03:00 pm
Why a federally regulated approach to health care has proven more cost-effective than initiatives aimed at generating private competition
09/26/2011 07:00 pm
Medicare and Medicaid could save the money through coordinating care, a study says. Some 9 million elderly are eligible for both Medicare and Medicaid.
09/22/2011 10:59 am
Readers write in to defend Head Start as a good use of federal funds and to praise the 'People Making a Difference' profile of a public servant.
09/20/2011 02:58 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