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Probably known more for its presence in the lobby of the Econolodge or Holiday Inn than exhaustive, in-depth reporting, USA Today has hit it out of the park with its recent article on the crushing ...
by james321
Comment Count 269 comments on Fri Jan 02, 2015 at 11:07 AM PST with 231 Recommends
It's a wild and crazy American way to inspire ' hipsters ' of all ages to get out, register, and vote. One of best things about this Rock The Vote PSA is the importance it places on the upcoming ...
by Leslie Salzillo
Comment Count 25 comments on Tue Oct 07, 2014 at 01:38 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
Since Brian Beutler thinks the public option might make a comeback , I decided to post about something that's irked me for while... Most of the time, when people think of "the public option," they ...
by YeaYouRite
Comment Count 175 comments on Mon Aug 11, 2014 at 06:33 AM PDT with 80 Recommends
Back in the day, Congressional Democrats were saying that Health Insurance Reform was on the verge of passing, while Republicans were saying in effect, over our dead bodies. But there was no need to ...
by jmcmeans
Comment Count 10 comments on Sat Jun 14, 2014 at 12:32 PM PDT with 26 Recommends
New Jersey's uninsured rate has fallen more than one-third since before the federal deadline to sign up on HealthCare.gov, The Bergen Record reported last night. The number of people without health ...
by EPNJ
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri May 23, 2014 at 07:30 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
This week, Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew warned congressional leaders that the federal government will hit its debt ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 56 comments on Sun Jan 26, 2014 at 02:45 PM PST with 32 Recommends
The first numbers on ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Jan 15, 2014 at 01:31 PM PST with 15 Recommends
It's no secret that the subsidies for low-income individuals purchasing Affordable Care Act (ACA) coverage in the marketplaces are too low. Well, charities -- and hospitals (fearing cuts in ...
by james321
Comment Count 17 comments on Tue Dec 17, 2013 at 07:27 AM PST with 26 Recommends
This is a compilation of Kossacks' experiences with the Obamacare exchanges, positive and negative, extracted with links from comments and diaries. I scanned recent diaries and comments, hoping to ...
by Cardinal Fang
Comment Count 54 comments on Mon Nov 18, 2013 at 02:55 PM PST with 12 Recommends
I served on the Citizens and Legislators Working Group on Medicaid Eligibility and Reform, which was appointed by the Missouri House of Representatives to gather information on the state’s ...
by Hold the Vision
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Nov 14, 2013 at 05:43 AM PST with 3 Recommends
(Cross-posted at The Makeshift Academic ) Richard Mayhew over at Balloon Juice just pointed out a very important (but little known) part of health reform: subsidies for low-income people to ...
by Fake Irishman
Comment Count 3 comments on Fri Nov 08, 2013 at 01:36 PM PST with 14 Recommends
This is a reflection on 7 important drugs and medications that are currently running low in US hospitals according to a story published in today's issue of EmaxHealth by Tracy Woolrich. Is it ...
by Nc Familyman
Comment Count 5 comments on Sat Nov 02, 2013 at 10:50 AM PDT with 29 Recommends
Media Spin I have no insight into the details of the problems that have been widely misreported in the mainstream press. However, as a programmer I know the problem is not with government.
by USSpinWatcher
Comment Count 8 comments on Fri Oct 25, 2013 at 03:33 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
The Congressional Budget Office review of the federal budget impact of ACA looking out 10 years, is missing over a billion dollars in cost savings and revenue increases from the system change ...
by dcdeland
Comment Count 9 comments on Thu Oct 24, 2013 at 03:57 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
Cross-posted at The Makeshift Academic I’ve been blogging a lot recently about the various ins and outs of the Affordable Care Act and it is implementation. (See here , here , ...
by Fake Irishman
Comment Count 32 comments on Wed Oct 09, 2013 at 09:02 AM PDT with 36 Recommends
House Speaker John Boehner set out to preside over a do-nothing Congress, and he has succeeded. As this week’s scheduled repeal vote of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) shows, Boehner is an over-...
by Ethan Rome
Comment Count 6 comments on Tue May 14, 2013 at 07:51 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
Earmuffs please: fuck you, South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard. Here's why I feel this way : Daugaard objected to adding healthy, poor adults to Medicaid in an address to the state legislature ...
by james321
Comment Count 20 comments on Wed Dec 05, 2012 at 06:33 PM PST with 21 Recommends
David Fitzsimmons va politicalcartoons.com "I'm a Very Serious Person™, and I want to ameliorate the crushing debt ...
by Greg Dworkin
Comment Count 80 comments on Sun Dec 02, 2012 at 07:45 AM PST with 69 Recommends
It's no secret that Americans really fucking hate health insurers. I mean their entire existence is predicated on taking your money and then doing everything possible not to give it back so that it ...
by james321
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Nov 29, 2012 at 11:11 AM PST with 5 Recommends
A host of journalists this morning discuss here , here , and here -- to list a few -- the challenges of implementing the Affordable Care Act ...
by james321
Comment Count 1 comments on Wed Nov 07, 2012 at 06:46 AM PST with 0 Recommends