The only way that my positive cancer experience has been possible is thanks to two things: health insurance and advances in breast cancer research. I have a health insurance plan through my husband's job that offers comprehensive cover for cancer treatment.
With a huge uninsured population, and a legislature that refuses to carry out the Affordable Care Act (ACA), Florida has been a focus of national efforts to promote enrollment in the ACA's federal health insurance exchange.
More than the fate of health reform (and whether millions of uninsured Americans get health coverage) is at stake in the battle over the government shutdown. How well -- or poorly -- our democracy functions is increasingly on the line.
Today is an exciting day for millions of uninsured young, healthy people who work hard at a job they love every single day. But for the one in six uninsured young adults that suffer from a pre-existing condition, today is the beginning of a new era.
Earth to Republican Obstructionists: IT passed. IT was funded. IT was upheld by your United States Supreme Court. News flash: IT's a done deal. Not...
We've observed misinformation and fear mongering against the president's Affordable Care Act, also referred to as 'Obamacare'. But guess what, it's going into effect tomorrow.
We cannot achieve anything when two parties speak only to themselves. The president must lead the negotiations that are currently at a deadlock.
By making their demand, the House Republicans have fallen into the president's political trap. They will be creating a global crisis that only Mr. Obama can prevent, which leads us to the second step in his strategy.
Citizen need is being given a fighting chance against the constant money grab of health care and pharmaceutical corporations. While well short of universal health care, this is clearly as step in the right direction.
For a long while, much of America has been debating "How does the Affordable Care Act really affect me? It's been such an amorphous question that it's allowed uncertainty to fester. Well... the thing is, now you can find out. And it's not good for the GOP.
On right-wing media outlets, ads should appear driving users to a new website, HEALTHPARTEA.ORG, (rumored to be financed by the Koch Brothers.) It sh...
Areal escape from the box labeled poverty requires several fundamentals and they all involve entrepreneurial thinking.
An enemy intent on ruining the U.S. economy and sabotaging our public health could do no better than burden us with our current system of health care.
With most major provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act set to go into effect in January 2014, union members across the country have been wondering how it will affect the health care benefits already laid out in their union contracts.
I'm a conservative and would have voted against Obamacare if I were a member of Congress. I think that many of its provisions are silly and have criticized some of them rather loudly. That said, I'm likely to count myself among the winners as the revised health care system rolls out.
As a physician trying to treat sick health care, I follow this critically ill patient closely. What do I see? I see the "treating doctors" arguing a...