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Obama Health Care Reform

Arthur Delaney

PCIP: The GOP's Favorite Part Of Obamacare | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Congressional Republicans say they plan to dismantle health care reform by denying funds for its various programs. But there's one program created b...

FACT CHECK: Obama's Tone Shifts On Health Care

AP | ERICA WERNER and CALVIN WOODWARD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama told voters repeatedly during the health care debate that the overhaul legislation would bring down fast-ris...

Waiting For the Reforms--U.S. Health Care Gets Failing Grades

Saul Friedman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Saul Friedman

While we await the hoped for improvements in the health care reforms, the latest news about the irrational, fragmented and profit driven American health care system is not good.

How To Cope Without Health Coverage

AP | BY JOEL SCHECTMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

NEW YORK — The health care overhaul passed earlier this year will help many uninsured get coverage starting in 2014. But until then, Americans w...

First Stages Of New Health Care Law Will Provide Coverage To 1 Million Uninsured Americans

AP | RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The first stage of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul is expected to provide coverage to about 1 million uninsured Ameri... Gives Consumers Control of Health Care

Stephanie Cutter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stephanie Cutter puts power back in consumers' hands by combining -- for the first time ever -- all of the public and private health care coverage options into one place.

Poll: Key States Greatly Prefer Public Option Over Senate Health Care Plan

Plum Line | Greg Sargent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Okay, this should really give a boost to those arguing that Dems should pass the public option via reconciliation -- for the specific reason that it w...

Health Care Reform is 90 Days Old -- Now What?

Janet Murguía | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Janet Murguía

We must work together to ensure that Hispanics -- the most uninsured demographic in the nation -- can overcome obstacles to health insurance.

Obama To Announce Regulatory Framework For New 'Patient's Bill Of Rights'

AP | RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON (Associated Press) — President Barack Obama on Tuesday will announce new health insurance benefits for consumers, marking the first 9...

Strategy Corner: Time for a New Kind of Bold from President Obama

Mark Penn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Penn

The administration's calculus that unpopular legislative success can translate into big November wins simply doesn't add up. Unless the administration finds a new strategy, they're facing electoral retribution on a scale unseen since 1994.

UnitedHealth CEO Cashes In Big With $100 million Profit On Options | David S. Hilzenrath | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The chief executive of UnitedHealth Group, one of the nation's largest health insurers, reaped almost $100 million from exercising stock options last ...

No More Profiles in Caution

Tony Blankley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tony Blankley

The president's nominee for the Supreme Court should be defeated by filibuster exclusively because he (or she) will inevitably vote to uphold as constitutional the unconstitutional health care insurance purchase mandate.

Obama Weekly Address: President Hits Republicans Over Health Care (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

CHARLES BABINGTON, Associated Press WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama called on Republican lawmakers Saturday to approve billions of dollars in new...

Health care drama at America's crossroads

Dr. Quentin Young | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dr. Quentin Young

The movement for single-payer health reform - an improved Medicare for All - is hopping in Indianapolis, "the Crossroads of America." I can personall...

Mayo Clinic AZ CEO Talks About the Impact of New Law

Francine Hardaway | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Francine Hardaway

Medicare goes to everybody whether they need it or not, and that may have to change. No one wants to acknowledge that people with more money might have to pay something for Medicare in the future.

The Silver Lining of the Greek Debt Crisis

Steven Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steven Hill

What the experts have failed to notice is that the Greek crisis may turn out to be one of the best things to have happened to the European Union.

The Health Care Debate Isn't Over... By a Long Shot

Marty Robins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Marty Robins

There is no way that providing a medical service previously unavailable to millions of people will reduce overall costs. We need to start from the right premises in order to make real progress.

One Hand Clapping

Amitai Etzioni | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Amitai Etzioni

Obama is in trouble, among other reasons, because there are thousands of voices out there dumping on the health bill, and we hear by and large only one voice defending it.

Sam Stein

Obama Gets Post Health Care Bump, Primarily From Democrats | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Only days after health care reform was passed into law, President Obama is already starting to reap the benefits in the form of public approval. A C...

Obama Administration's Legislative Victories May Not Help Them In Midterm Elections

AP | TOM RAUM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Anxious and angry, Americans are not in a congratulatory mood. That's bad news for President Barack Obama and his Democratic allies...

Jimmy Fallon Counts The Pros & Cons Of Health Care Reform (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Health Care reform was passed this week, but the public is still divided over whether or not it will be good for our nation. Thankfully, Jimmy Fallon ...

Since When is Fixing a Problem a Liberal Cause?

Andrew Rubin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andrew Rubin

Our health care system is broken. There is no perfect legislation that could ever solve all the problems we have today and make everyone happy at the same time.

Health Care Reform: The Impact On Real People

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

About 32 million Americans who don't have health insurance will get access to coverage when the $940 billion health care plan takes effect. What doe...

An Obama Organizer Looks Back

David Litt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Litt

As I watched President Obama at the signing ceremony today, I thought about Wendy again. She will finally be able to get the healthcare she needs.

Obama Plays the Mindful Long Game

Susan Kaiser Greenland | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Susan Kaiser Greenland

The President's speech on Sunday night was nothing short of a victory lap, and not just a victory lap to celebrate the passing of an historic health insurance reform bill. He took a victory lap for the return of the long-view.