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Language Access Key to Keeping Health Care Doors Open to All

LeeAnn Hall | Posted 11.13.2014 | Politics
LeeAnn Hall

For many, though, even that wasn't enough, and the federal exchange sent out notices requiring more documentation. However, the full notices were sent only in English and Spanish, without warnings in other languages indicating that recipients' health insurance was at stake.

Online Portal Documents Vietnam's Human Rights Abuses

Andrew Lam | Posted 07.05.2014 | Media
Andrew Lam

Vietnam Right Now Editor Hao-Nhien Vu is a former editor with the Los Angeles-based Nguoi-Viet newspaper. He spoke with me about the publication and the day-to-day human rights abuses in Vietnam that it plans to cover.

Will Health Coverage Translate Into Getting Health Care?

LeeAnn Hall | Posted 06.17.2014 | Politics
LeeAnn Hall

It's time to rally support for this critical expansion of health care access, and let members of Congress know they need to find a way to get it done... or they'll have a lot of explaining to do.

Not So Fast: A Tweak to 'Keeping Current Policies' That Should Minimize the Damage

Paul Abrams | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Paul Abrams

The Republican attack machine is so potent, and the Democrats so impotent, that Democratic lawmakers have no 'political space' in which to operate.

Fire in Your House?

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 06.17.2013 | HuffPost Home
Sidonie Sawyer

If you live in Florida, like me, the following bit of info might be of help when choosing a home insurance for your new digs. A flagrant scandal has ...

Companies Dodge Obamacare By Doing This

The Huffington Post | Catherine New | Posted 04.09.2013 | Small Business

Since the Affordable Care Act passed into law, companies have been vocal about the drastic measures they'll take to avoid paying for basic health care...

Jason Gilbert

The Awful Catch In Your Cell Phone Contract You Should Know About

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Gilbert | Posted 08.22.2012 | Technology

The primary function of mobile carriers, and the reason we pay them oodles of money each month, is to provide wireless coverage for our cell phones. Y...

Guy Adams on Being Suspended From Twitter and #NBCFail (VIDEO)

Shira Lazar | Posted 10.02.2012 | Media
Shira Lazar

Journalists will continue to speculate upon the back room dealings that went down between Twitter and NBC, but Adams doesn't regret his original action.

The ABCs of Getting Health Reform Right

Judith S. Palfrey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Judith S. Palfrey

Some naysayers in Congress are attacking the Prevention Fund proposed in Obama's Affordable Care Act, labeling it a 'slush fund.' They are completely missing the point.

Cheap Frames

Robert Koehler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Robert Koehler

The worst of American journalism feeds its target audience what it expects to hear, hardening the divisions among people and perpetuating the idea that there's always an enemy.

Forgetting Kosovo

Jessicah Curtis | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jessicah Curtis

Both Serbs and Albanians in Mitrovica, particularly those under 30, seemed tired of maintaining the levels of inter-ethnic hatred seen during the war.

McCain's Health Care Plan Would Limit State Regulatory Authority, Leaving People Vulnerable

John Schwarz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
John Schwarz

McCain's proposals would allow health insurers to offer the same health plans throughout the nation without any or little state oversight.

The Limits of the Culture War

Danny Rose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Danny Rose

One thing is clear: The Wall Street crisis rips a huge hole in McCain's campaign strategy.