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Health Care Reform Would Leave Millions Uninsured

AP | TOM MURPHY | Posted 08.19.2012 | Business

One of the biggest misconceptions about President Obama's health care overhaul isn't who the law will cover, but rather who it won't. I...

Uninsured Face Uncertain Future If Court Strikes Down Health Care Law

The New Republic | Alec MacGillis | Posted 06.19.2012 | Politics

SEWANEE, Tenn. - As Robin Layman, a mother of two who has major health troubles but no insurance, arrived at a free clinic here, she had a big persona...

Hickenlooper To Sign Hospital Information Bill

Posted 05.07.2012 | Denver

On Monday, Gov. John Hickenlooper signed a bill into law that changes how uninsured patients are billed after receiving hospital treatment. Senate...

The Elusive Pot of Gold

Risë K. Phillips | Posted 06.05.2012 | Politics
Risë K. Phillips

As CEO of a busy and highly effective federally qualified heath center in South Los Angeles, I see the changes taking place -- changes that impact everyone, but are hardest on those who never reached the pinnacle of that economic slope.

When The Poor Have Health Care Coverage, The Cost Goes Down For All

Emily Cohn | Posted 02.10.2012 | Business

The concept of support for universal health care is taboo among Republicans who scrutinize the Affordable Care Act -- dubbing it the "Job-Killing Heal...

Uninsured Americans Turning To Daily Deals Sites For Healthcare

AP | JOSEPH PISANI | Posted 02.29.2012 | Business

NEW YORK — The last time Mark Stella went to the dentist he didn't need an insurance card. Instead, he pulled out a Groupon. Stella, a small bu...

Myths and Misperceptions About Primary Care

John Geyman | Posted 10.22.2011 | Books
John Geyman

We are indebted to the late Dr. Barbara Starfield of the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health for this basic definition of the four pillars of primary care.

Obama Administration Appeals Ruling Against Healthcare Law

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

March 9, 2011 12:14:26 AM WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration Tuesday appealed a U.S. judge's ruling in Florida that struck down it...

Grayson, Bachmann Debate Health Care Reform On 'Larry King Live' (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Civility reigned Wednesday during a health care debate between Reps. Alan Grayson (D-Fla.) and Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) on "Larry King Live." Bo...

Alan Grayson Cries On The House Floor Over Victims Of Health Care System (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On Wednesday afternoon, Rep. Alan Grayson (D-Fla.) shed tears on the House floor during a speech on the need for health insurance reform. Reading lett...

Health Care Study: Lack Of Insurance Has Led To 17,000 Child Deaths

AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Lack of adequate health care may have contributed to the deaths of some 17,000 US children over the past two decades, according to a study released by...