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Trump Administration May Use Executive Authority To Tweak Obamacare's Rules

The Huffington Post | Jonathan Cohn | Posted 02.06.2017 | Politics

With the congressional debate over repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act likely to drag out for some time, the Trump administration is consi...

Internal Aetna Email Suggest Its Obamacare Withdrawals Weren't Business As Usual

The Huffington Post | Jonathan Cohn | Posted 01.24.2017 | Politics

Insurance giant Aetna’s decision last summer to shut down its Affordable Care Act plans in 11 states created a ton of bad publicity for the law. Ove...

Moments In Mindfulness: Mindful Breathing

The Huffington Post | Susannah Gruder | Posted 10.24.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

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Moments In Mindfulness: Walking

The Huffington Post | Susannah Gruder | Posted 10.19.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

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Moments In Mindfulness: Tea Ritual

The Huffington Post | Susannah Gruder | Posted 10.17.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

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Moments In Mindfulness: Mindful Showers

The Huffington Post | Susannah Gruder | Posted 10.11.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

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Moments In Mindfulness: Inversions

The Huffington Post | Susannah Gruder | Posted 10.10.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

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Moments In Mindfulness: Muscle Relaxation Meditation

The Huffington Post | Nick Palladino | Posted 10.04.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

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Moments In Mindfulness: Body Scanning

The Huffington Post | Nick Palladino | Posted 10.03.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

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The Prospect Of Big Health Insurance Company Mergers Should Scare You

Wendell Potter | Posted 09.29.2016 | Politics
Wendell Potter

You probably haven't heard -- at least not lately -- that some of the biggest health insurers are moving full steam ahead to merge with each other, which means that tens of millions of us -- yes, millions -- will be affected next year. And not in a good way.

Want To Practice Mindfulness? Start At Work

HuffPost Partner Studio | Posted 10.14.2016 | Healthy Living

On any given workday, most people appreciate a little break time. But not everyone knows how valuable truly taking a moment can be ― because how you...

Moments In Mindfulness: Stretching

The Huffington Post | Anne Thomas | Posted 09.27.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

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Moments In Mindfulness: Journaling

The Huffington Post | Anne Thomas | Posted 09.19.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

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Sanders, Warren Lead Senate Inquiry Into Aetna's Obamacare Exit

The Huffington Post | Jeffrey Young | Posted 09.08.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Five progressive senators are pressing Aetna to account for its decision to scale back its participation in Obamacare and questioning t...

What Obamacare's Successes Should Tell Us About Its Failures

The Huffington Post | Jonathan Cohn | Posted 09.07.2016 | Politics

It’s come to be known as Obamacare. Sometimes it seems more like O-drama-care. Nearly a decade has passed since Democrats first began promoting the...

Aetna CEO Threatened Obamacare Pullout If Feds Opposed Humana Merger

The Huffington Post | Jonathan Cohn | Posted 08.18.2016 | Politics

The big health care news this week came from Aetna, which announced on Monday it was dramatically scaling back participation in the Affordable Care Ac...

Major Health Insurer Drops Obamacare In Most Markets

Reuters | Andrew Hart | Posted 08.16.2016 | Politics

NEW YORK, Aug 15 (Reuters) - Aetna Inc, the No. 3 U.S. health insurer, on Monday said that due to persistent financial losses on Obamacare plans, it w...

It's Way Past Time We Stopped Deluding Ourselves About Private Health Insurers

Wendell Potter | Posted 08.03.2016 | Politics
Wendell Potter

Folks, we are guilty of magical thinking. We've fallen for insurers' deception and misdirection, hook, line and sinker. And many of us can't be persuaded that we are being duped. Meanwhile, the shareholders of the big for-profits are laughing all the way to the bank. Every single day.

Will States Kill The Big Insurance Mergers?

Alex Tolbert | Posted 07.12.2016 | Business
Alex Tolbert

Federal regulators are being watched closely as they decide how to respond to two big health insurance deals currently on the table in the United States.

Building a Culturally Conscious Future for the Arts

Robert L. Lynch | Posted 05.31.2016 | Arts
Robert L. Lynch

It was my honor last week to attend the Turnaround Arts White House Talent Show which showcased the singing, dancing, playing of music, and performing...

"Too Big to Fail" Also Applies to Health Care

Orson Aguilar | Posted 05.23.2016 | Healthy Living
Orson Aguilar

We hear a lot about "too-big-to-fail" banks, and rightly so. It's time to bring that same discussion to health insurance. Most Americans first learne...

4 Ways Mindfulness Improves Your Productivity

Matt Tenney | Posted 04.21.2016 | Business
Matt Tenney

When you hear the word "mindfulness," the word "productivity" isn't likely the first association that comes up for you is it?

Why This Company Is Paying Its Employees To Sleep More

The Huffington Post | Sarah Digiulio | Posted 04.14.2016 | Business

Would you go to bed earlier if your employer told you to? What about if you were paid to? Employees at health insurance giant Aetna can bring home up ...

Aetna's CEO Proves You Can Prioritize People And Still Earn A Huge Profit

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 04.13.2016 | Business

Aetna's Mark Bertolini isn't the kind of chief executive you typically find in the elite group of Fortune 50 companies. He talks openly about his pers...

The 2 Near-Death Experiences That Changed Mark Bertolini Forever

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 04.01.2016 | Business

Before Mark Bertolini became the chief executive of the country's biggest health insurer, before he was celebrated by business publications for being ...