Every business that is involved in health and health care must now do its part. Time is of the essence; tobacco is an epidemic that must be stopped.
I believe in the ACA because it is a good piece of legislation -- one we worked very hard to pass, and one which has now been upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court. The main reason I will continue to work to make this law successful is because I am the mother of a child with a pre-existing condition.
While I don't think anyone with a chronic illness would chose it, many of us have found it has added something to our lives we're not sure we want to give up. And in many ways, it has made us the best of ourselves.
Many physicians are making the mistake of measuring operational and administrative goals such as waiting room times and the length of an ER stay. These metrics do not provide any insight into how well a patient was treated.
You are to be forgiven if you cannot think of anything that could be called a women's health "legislative achievement" coming out of Texas recently.
Critics don't want to admit that they've run out of criticisms of Obamacare. The website is working, enrollments are surging, and millions of Americans are getting affordable, high-quality health insurance.
Local communities -- not Washington, not our state capitals -- are where the impact of the big decisions about health care will be most keenly felt.
Last year 6,276 people were found to be homeless in Chicago, a number that is tallied by way of a one-night count.
As we enter the final few weeks of the first open enrollment period under the Affordable Care Act, Enroll America offices across the country are ...
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I have a responsibility to myself and to my family to strive for living. And I believed that my insurance company had a responsibility to honor the comprehensive plan my self-employed wife and I have been earnestly shelling out hundreds of dollars for on a monthly basis.
You can't live an unhealthy life in other areas and expect one thing to solve all of your problems, but you can slowly add a piece here or there, continue to self-experiment, and gradually develop a health strategy that works for you, your goals, and your lifestyle.
When opponents of the ACA consistently framed the law as somehow outside the ideological boundaries of what is traditionally considered "American" public policy, those in the public with existing nativist attitudes would become more likely to oppose the ACA.
1. Shut up and get a good lawyer, fast. You can complain about the fraud internally, but we all know how that usually ends. Once you identify a fra...
Thursday I'm pulling my suit jacked out of the closet, shining my shoes and heading down to DC. I'll be joining a small band of health leaders attending Secretary Sebelius' annual LGBT listening session.
To discourage folks from signing up for coverage on the Obamacare exchanges, Republican lawmakers in several states have pushed through bills making it difficult for people to get free help from specially trained "navigators" authorized by the ACA.