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Among the many life-changing freedoms Americans gained under Obamacare was the option to leave jobs at big employers - the only ones offering workers comprehensive, affordable health benefits ...
by Ethan Rome
Comment Count 4 comments on Mon Jul 15, 2013 at 12:37 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
The Huffington Post reports that the Center for American Progress ("a pillar of the Democratic establishment in Washington") is walking away from negotiations aimed at reaching a grand bargain in ...
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Jun 06, 2013 at 04:21 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
I like this: http://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/style/native-american-veterans-memorial-gets-legislative-push/2013/05/23/b8c545ee-c3e6-11e2-8c3b-0b5e9247e8ca_story....
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 4 comments on Fri May 24, 2013 at 10:00 AM PDT with 16 Recommends
is the way prescriptions are handled. No, I am not talking about Medicare Part D and the donut hole, or the ban against negotiation of prices or of reimportation, all of which are important issues.
by teacherken
Comment Count 18 comments on Sat May 18, 2013 at 03:52 PM PDT with 27 Recommends
So all hell has broken loose, huh? This is the Obama administration that we've been warned about for years. The deep rooted, treacherous executive branch headed by the socialist lying Negro has ...
by Elon James White
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue May 14, 2013 at 03:42 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
For people who were blown away to learn recently that the 11 largest global pharmaceutical companies made an astonishing $711 billion in profits over the last decade, here's another measure of the ...
by Ethan Rome
Comment Count 9 comments on Wed May 08, 2013 at 12:27 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
Last month, at an emotional in hearing in Sacramento  and in ...
by Consumer Watchdog
Comment Count 3 comments on Fri Apr 12, 2013 at 11:32 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
Medicare, Part D, prescription drug plans are frequently not available for low-income Americans who do not qualify for Medicaid. (The asset tests to qualify for help leave out many who still must ...
by akmk
Comment Count 26 comments on Mon Apr 08, 2013 at 06:04 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
Why are some states standing in the way of cheaper versions of biologic drugs that the FDA deems safe? An editorial appeared in the Los Angeles Times on Sunday which discusses how biosimilars can ...
by PharmacyAccess
Comment Count 11 comments on Thu Mar 21, 2013 at 12:47 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
The DEA is kind of like having a kid who's in an arcade playing whack-a-mole. And the kid isn't winning but he keeps asking us for more money so he can try again. In the 90s the crackdown was on ...
by Sagan
Comment Count 12 comments on Mon Feb 25, 2013 at 10:54 PM PST with 7 Recommends
Dear fellow Kossacks, Short diary. Wondering if someone can help me with the following: Anyone familiar with California insurance law? My mother was recently switched to a plan called Medicare 65+
by gladkov
Comment Count 9 comments on Thu Feb 14, 2013 at 05:40 PM PST with 11 Recommends
This video featuring pharmacist Todd Pendergraft of Broken Arrow Family Drugs gives us an up close and personal look at the incredible about of waste (in both dollars and prescription drugs) that is ...
by PharmacyAccess
Comment Count 10 comments on Thu Dec 06, 2012 at 12:20 PM PST with 11 Recommends
During the 2010 campaign, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell falsely charged that with the Affordable Care Act President Obama was " sticking it to seniors ." McConnell's GOP was rewarded for ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 2 comments on Tue Oct 16, 2012 at 11:54 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
Suddenly Homeless Charley Needs Our Help Again Fellow Kossack Charley James needs our help again. If we don't pitch in one more time, then the man who is giving us the moving and eye-opening ...
by ShoshannaD
Comment Count 101 comments on Sat Sep 08, 2012 at 08:03 AM PDT with 114 Recommends
That cynical ploy of the Romney/Ryan plan to gut Medicare, but to keep the senior vote by putting those cuts off on the next batch of retirees, is looking increasingly empty. That's because their ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 82 comments on Tue Aug 21, 2012 at 08:29 AM PDT with 266 Recommends
In the week since Mitt Romney named Paul Ryan as his running mate, both Democrats and Republicans have claimed theirs is the party which will save and protect Medicare, the federal health ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 91 comments on Sun Aug 19, 2012 at 08:00 AM PDT with 87 Recommends
Federal Medicaid regulations don’t require states to cover prescription drugs, yet most states do have drug coverage under their state Medicaid programs. But that fact is rapidly changing. With ...
by PharmacyAccess
Comment Count 4 comments on Fri Aug 03, 2012 at 06:37 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
I was checking out the Five on Fixed News, to see what the enemy was thinking about Sunnunu's "learn to be an American" line. And I found myself watching the generally pointless 4th block of the ...
by nklein
Comment Count 10 comments on Tue Jul 17, 2012 at 03:08 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
At the end of last week, a major news story remained largely uncovered and unaddressed in the media. The massive British pharmaceutical company, GlaxoSmithKlein, was force to pay $3 billion dollars ...
by cabaretic
Comment Count 33 comments on Mon Jul 09, 2012 at 07:15 AM PDT with 45 Recommends
The Illinois Cares Rx Program comes to an end tomorrow, and will leave some 165,000 seniors without the financial assistance they need to pay for medications or Medicare Part D premiums. The cuts ...
by PharmacyAccess
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri Jun 29, 2012 at 06:56 AM PDT with 4 Recommends