How can otherwise uninsurable voters proudly support candidates opposing universal healthcare? Are such voters simply unintelligent? Even more puzzling, how can voters receiving food stamps or other governmental assistance proudly claim to be "anti-government"?
While it's reassuring to know that I'm in good health, the exam wasn't the most important part of the visit. The talking was.
Spurious George, who has no problem paying for his own healthcare and, at age 73, can always depend on Medicare, doesn't have much sympathy for ordinary people who couldn't afford decent healthcare before Obamacare became law.
Just last week, Republicans got caught in a lie about Obamacare very publicly -- at their own hearing on Obamacare. As failed GOP presidential wannabe Rick Perry would say, "Oops."
Until November 4, three issues will dominate U.S. political discourse: health care, the economy, and global warming. Democrats must seize the initiative in each area.
U.S. nuns have stood firm stating that their intentions have been misunderstood by the Vatican and remain steadfast in their efforts to work for social justice.
It has become more and more clear that today's Republican party is truly opposed to, well, everything that President Obama and the Democratic party have proposed.
As the health policy world moves beyond just enrollment, community health workers -- and sustainable and integrated funding sources for them -- should be part of the conversation at the federal, state and local levels.
Whatever one's views of individual mandates, keeping your own doctor or contraceptive coverage, the underpinnings of Obamacare offer the promise of stopping the skyrocketing costs that are threatening the quality and availability of coverage to the 55 percent of Americans who receive health insurance through their jobs.
In the ad world, we reflect daily on how emotion drives behavior. Health care is an emotional issue.
Obama has gained back all the ground he had lost and then some (well, "and then a little bit more" would be more accurate...). He still hasn't quite made it back to where his poll numbers were before the Obamacare website rollout, but if the trendlines continue in May, he is at least within reach of this goal for the first time since October.
Although the children's groups are pretty much unanimous in support of the continuation of CHIP, there are surprisingly some in Washington, D.C. who are considering other options.
After writing a couple weeks back that we need to keep an eye on profit-hungry health insurers to make sure they are not refusing to pay for medically necessary care, I got a flood of emails and tweets from people with stories to share.
Republicans aren't for things. Instead they run from one hysterical anti-something scream to the next. They have shifted from the "noun-verb-911" of t...
If I were a Democrat running for Congress in 2014 who supported the Affordable Care Act, known as "Obamacare," I would be running a campaign explaining why I am proud of my vote. And I would challenge my GOP opponent to answer five questions.
Originally, the ACA was projected to result in up to 30 million people gaining health insurance in 2014 alone. However, anyone who hasn't been living...