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Ending Price-Gouging: Brill's Time Article and the Next Chapter in Health Reform

Diane Archer | Posted 05.04.2013 | Politics
Diane Archer

In his extraordinarily well-documented expose on the medical-industrial complex, Steven Brill explains thoroughly and repeatedly what serious pundits, policy experts and policymakers have failed to see or have feared to say: there is no free market in health care.

Republicans Creating National Health Insurance Exchange?

Chris Weigant | Posted 03.09.2013 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (otherwise known as "Obamacare") put Republican governors between an ideological rock and a very hard place for conservatives.

How Wage Workers Will Survive the Side Effects of ObamaCare

Te-Erika Patterson | Posted 01.27.2013 | Impact
Te-Erika Patterson

Workers who have previously been unable to afford healthcare are applauding this effort while on the opposite end of the spectrum, businesses and corporations are seeking creative ways to offset the costs of this new initiative.

LISTEN: Rush Limbaugh Rages Against Supreme Court Health Care Ruling

Posted 06.28.2012 | Media

Rush Limbaugh railed against the Supreme Court on Thursday after it upheld the individual mandate clause within the Affordable Care Act. Limbaugh, ...

Robin Wilkey

Local Lawmakers React To Supreme Court's Decision | Robin Wilkey | Posted 06.29.2012 | San Francisco

The Internet exploded with tweets, posts and comments on Thursday morning when the United States Supreme Court upheld the constitutionality of the Aff...

The Supreme Court and the Health Law Cases: 'It Ain't Over 'Til It's Over'

Miles J. Zaremski | Posted 09.21.2012 | Politics
Miles J. Zaremski

The implications of these Supreme Court health law cases are so momentous for the times that one should not write the obituary for the mandate just yet.

Survival of the Insurable: Universal Access to Health Care & Natural Selection

Dinkar Jain | Posted 06.02.2012 | Politics
Dinkar Jain

If we overturn universal access to health care, the costs to America and humanity would be immense.

Will We Be a Cohesive Country of Laws or a Divided States?

Rev. Al Sharpton | Posted 03.09.2012 | Politics
Rev. Al Sharpton

Two cases set to be heard in the U.S. Supreme Court in the early part of this year will determine whether we are a cohesive country of laws or whether we are a divided states that would like to make up our own rules as we go along.

Repeal Obamacare Overnight? Not Quite.

AP | CALVIN WOODWARD and RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR | Posted 01.03.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — To hear some Republican presidential candidates tell it, the president's pen is a magic wand that can make "Obamacare" vanish in on...

Health Care Law Case Could Soon Be On Supreme Court Docket

AP | Posted 12.26.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court could decide as early as Nov. 10 whether to hear a challenge to President Barack Obama's health care overhaul this ter...

Why Today's Health Care Lawsuit Could Matter Most

Time | Kate Pickert | Posted 08.08.2011 | Politics

The Affordable Care Act is back in court on Wednesday, with the government and a coalition of 26 states presenting arguments in an Atlanta courtroom f...

Kids' Health Coverage Opportunity Ends March 1

Dave Jones | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Dave Jones

We all need to do our part to spread the word about this critical -- but limited -- opportunity for California's uninsured children, who are now eligible for health coverage regardless of preexisting conditions.