Topic: Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
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
Why cutting funding to community health centers is a devastating mistake
10/09/2011 05:00 pm
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
It seems inevitable that the US Supreme Court will agree to hear the legal challenge to President Obama’s health care reform law, the Affordable Care Act. As the court opens Monday, gun laws, immigration, racial preferences, and separation of church and state loom as major issues as well.
10/02/2011 12:23 pm
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
In a swipe at Rick Perry, Michele Bachmann took flak for suggesting that the HPV vaccine might cause “mental retardation.” But she's not backing down, and "Perrycare" is now her prime target.
09/17/2011 06:05 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
In Pictures Who's who on the US deficit super committee
Many things were said at the Sept. 7 GOP presidential debate at the Reagan Library in Simi Valley, Calif. Can you remember who said what?
09/08/2011 11:47 am