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Health Care Debate Puts Medicare On The Line

AP | RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR | Posted 07.03.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Medicare's payment system, the unseen but vital network that handles 100 million monthly claims, could freeze up if President Barac...

The Supreme Court On Trial

The New Republic | Posted 03.30.2012 | Politics

Before this week, the well-being of tens of millions of Americans was at stake in the lawsuits challenging the Affordable Care Act....

Obama May Not Be In Office To See Health Care Plan Completed

AP | RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR | Posted 05.11.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — It took only a year to set up Medicare. But if President Barack Obama's health care law survives Supreme Court scrutiny, it will be...

Thanks, Obamacare! Yeah, We're Going There

Jen Caltrider | Posted 12.26.2011 | Denver
Jen Caltrider

Why all the push to thank Obamacare? Well, because the poor word has such a bad rap... one it really doesn't deserve.

Justice Department Joins Call For Prompt Review Of Obamacare

AP | MARK SHERMAN | Posted 11.28.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Raising prospects for a major election-year ruling, the Obama administration launched its Supreme Court defense of its landmark hea...

The Decline Of Primary Care: The Silent Crisis Undermining U.S. Health Care

John Geyman | Posted 10.11.2011 | Politics
John Geyman

Amidst all the crises confronting our country today there is another major crisis: the continued deterioration of primary care that threatens to break up the very foundation of U.S. health care.

Gratitude...Not Grief

Patrick Takahashi | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Patrick Takahashi

The highest tribute to the dead is not grief but gratitude.

The Obama Health Reforms Begin

Jim Jaffe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Jaffe

Creation of an evaluation system based on information technology is a major victory, but it doesn't mean that the war has been won

Insatiable Health Care Appetite Trumps Cost Cap Efforts

Jim Jaffe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jim Jaffe

Health spending gobbles up a growing percentage of our GDP (16.2% in 2007) because total spending on care rose by 6.1% as increases in volume far outpaced price hikes.

Did Obama Announce Key Health Plan Change On Live TV?

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Obama floats a new detail -- at least one I hadn't heard -- of how he might deal with the "free rider" problem on his healthcare plan -- healthy young...