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WATCH: Fake Dentists Perform Root Canals On Poor Patients

AP | Posted 12.19.2012 | Small Business

BRYN MAWR, Pa. -- Authorities say a pair of crooked Pennsylvania dental office employees ran an after-hours, word-of-mouth operation where they perfor...

Why Raising the Medicare Eligibility Age Makes No Sense

Wendell Potter | Posted 02.16.2013 | Politics
Wendell Potter

President Obama said last year he would consider raising the eligibility age as part of a deal to cut federal spending. He's been silent on the issue so far this year, maybe because he's given it more thought.

Jeffrey Young

State Obamacare Decisions Show Health Reform Partisanship Continues

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 12.17.2012 | Business

Half of U.S. states have rejected a central component of President Barack Obama's health care reform law, leaving the federal government with less tha...

Jeffrey Young

No Sunshine For Obamacare In Florida

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 12.14.2012 | Business

Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R), one of the most vocal critics of President Barack Obama's health care reform law, won't carry out a central component of ...

Alice Hines

Not Poor Enough For Medicaid: Walmart Workers

HuffingtonPost.com | Alice Hines | Posted 12.13.2012 | Business

If state governors follow through on plans to oppose the expansion of Medicaid under Obamacare, one substantial group of low-wage workers appears vuln...

Jeffrey Young

Pennsylvania's Republican Governor Issues Key Obamacare Pronouncement

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 12.12.2012 | Business

Pennsylvania will allow the federal government to implement a major part of President Barack Obama's health care reform law without state input, Gov. ...

Betting On Obamacare: GOP Governor Makes Medicaid Expansion For Poor Nevadans

The Huffington Post | Jeffrey Young | Posted 12.13.2012 | Business

Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval is the first Republican state leader to embrace a Medicaid expansion under President Barack Obama's health care reform law....

Jeffrey Young

Idaho's GOP Governor Makes Key Obamacare Move

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 12.11.2012 | Business

Idaho will be the fifth Republican-led state to participate in a key element of President Barack Obama's health care reform law, Gov. C.L. "Butch" Ott...

Over To You, Obama: Utah's GOP Governor Awaits Big Health Care Reform Decision

The Huffington Post | Jeffrey Young | Posted 12.11.2012 | Business

Utah Gov. Gary Herbert (R) reached out directly to President Barack Obama Tuesday, seeking help getting the state's small-business health insurance ma...

Jeffrey Young

Sorry, Grandma: Fiscal Cliff Plan To Raise Medicare Age Could Deny Health Insurance To 435,000

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 12.11.2012 | Business

Raising the Medicare eligibility age from 65 to 67 could leave as many as 435,000 older Americans without health insurance, according to a report publ...

Jeffrey Young

Feds Say States Must Expand Medicaid All The Way To Get Full Obamcare Funding

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 12.11.2012 | Business

States must expand Medicaid all the way if they want to receive full Obamacare funding, federal officials said Monday. The health care reform law e...

Jeffrey Young

Tennessee's GOP Governor Is Latest To Reject Obamacare Health Insurance Exchange

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 12.10.2012 | Business

Tennessee won't help the federal government establish a vital component of President Barack Obama's health care reform law, Gov. Bill Haslam (R) said ...

Jeffrey Young

Chris Christie Rejects Key Obamacare Reform For Uninsured New Jerseyans

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 12.07.2012 | Business

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) became the latest state chief executive to rebuff President Barack Obama's health care reform law Thursday by vetoi...

'Able-Bodied' Poor Residents Won't Get Health Care, GOP Governor Announces

The Huffington Post | Jeffrey Young | Posted 12.05.2012 | Business

South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard (R) opposes providing health benefits to more than 40,000 "able-bodied" poor people by expanding the state's Medicai...

Jeffrey Young

Health Care Reform At A Price: How Better Benefits Could Cost Young People More

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 12.04.2012 | Business

President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act may not live up to its name for some who will see higher health insurance prices than available in today'...

Clinic by the Bay Is Powered by Pro Bono

Aaron Hurst | Posted 12.03.2012 | Impact
Aaron Hurst

Eliza Gibson is the executive director of Clinic by the Bay, a two-year-old volunteer-powered free health clinic in San Francisco for working uninsure...

Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon Pushes For Expansion Of Medicaid to 300,000 Missourians

The Huffington Post | Jeffrey Young | Posted 11.30.2012 | Business

Jay Nixon, Missouri's Democratic governor, will press the Republican-controlled state legislature to adopt an expansion of Medicaid that would provide...

Jeffrey Young

Republican Arizona Governor Rejects Obamacare Health Insurance Exchange

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 11.30.2012 | Business

Arizona won't help implement a key component of President Barack Obama's health care reform law, Republican Gov. Jan Brewer said in a letter to a fede...

Jeffrey Young

Obamacare Medicaid Expansion Would Cover Millions At 'Modest' Cost To States

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 11.26.2012 | Business

Expanding Medicaid health benefits to everyone eligible under President Barack Obama's health care reform law would increase state spending on the pro...

Health Care Reform: What's Next?

Emily Spitzer | Posted 01.16.2013 | Politics
Emily Spitzer

The Obama administration has turned from celebrating its victory to moving forward with the rollout of the ACA. The administration and the states have to make decisions on a number of outstanding issues in order for the ACA to be implemented on schedule.

Jeffrey Young

Another Republican-Led State Rebuffs Obamacare

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 11.13.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON -- Ohio won't go along with a key component of President Barack Obama's health care reform law and plans to let federal authorities run the...

Jeffrey Young

Poor, Uninsured And Staying That Way: Why GOP Governors Won't Expand Medicaid

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 11.10.2012 | Business

If you're poor and you live in the South, there's a good chance health care reform won't reach you. Intransigent Republican governors from Florida to ...

Jeffrey Young

Health Care Reform Divides Voters In Swing-State Suburb

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 11.07.2012 | Business

VIENNA, Va. -- President Barack Obama has portrayed the health care reform that bears his name as a means of extending something vital, health insuran...

Arthur Delaney

Obamacare Beneficiaries Nervously Await Election Results

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

Mary Duffy has been volunteering for President Barack Obama's reelection campaign in California's San Mateo County, talking to voters at fairs and sup...

Uninsured Student Advised To ‘Beg’ For Cancer Treatment (WATCH)

HuffPost Live | Posted 10.26.2012 | Health and Fitness

During his third year of law school, Freddie Effinger was diagnosed with late stage Hodgkin's lymphoma. While trying to cope with this news, Effinger...