Recent Event Highlights: Weekly Address: The Republican Corporate Power Grab, Lawmaker Launches Bid to Repeal Health Care Overhaul, Inside the Health Care Court Battle: Nevada, Health-care bill likely to increase Medicaid outsourcing; some doubt treatment ... - Washington Post, Missouri Lt. Gov. Kinder files challenge against health-care overhaul - Bizjournals.com, Don Berwick Appointed to Drive Health-Care Changes, Sidestepping Congress - Newsweek (blog), and 517 more...
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Last updated: 01/19/11 at 12:05 PM
The President explains how the most dire warnings about the Citizens United case have been proven valid.
Health-care bill likely to increase Medicaid outsourcing; some doubt treatment ...Washington PostMILWAUKEE -- The day after the House passed the landmark health-care bill in March, St. Louis-based insurer Centene saw its stock jump 11 ...Surveying the Battlefield: College Health Insurance and Health Care ReformNew America Foundation (blog)all 3 news articles »
KMOX.comMissouri Lt. Gov. Kinder files challenge against health-care overhaulBizjournals.comPeter Kinder has filed a legal challenge against the recently enacted federal health care overhaul. Kinder v. Geithner was filed Wednesday in federal court ...Mo. lt. gov. sues to block federal health care lawBusinessWeekLt. Gov. Peter Kinder files lawsuit against federal health care lawSt. Louis Post-DispatchLt. Gov. Kinder files lawsuit against health care law, promises to disclose donorsSoutheast MissourianKSPR -KOAM-TV -OzarksFirst.com (blog)all 35 news articles »
CBS NewsDon Berwick Appointed to Drive Health-Care Changes, Sidestepping CongressNewsweek (blog)Republicans were likely to delay his confirmation so they could probe his views on health-care rationing. In a key step toward the implementation of his ...Obama to make recess appointment of disputed health care nomineeUSA TodayBerwick and the NHSWashington Post (blog)Donald Berwick's Recess Appointment Draws Ire from Republicans, Support from ...CBS NewsNew York Times -NPR (blog) -Los Angeles Timesall 599 news articles »
Humana honored for military health careBizjournals.comHumana Military Healthcare Services has won the 2010 Outstanding Military Vendor Program of the Year Award from the Institute for Defense and Government ...Humana Military Healthcare Services Wins "2010 Outstanding Military Vendor ...MarketWatch (press release)all 28 news articles »
California Watch (blog)Skilled Healthcare Falls After $671 Million VerdictBusinessWeekJuly 7 (Bloomberg) -- Skilled Healthcare Group Inc. plunged the most since its initial public offering in New York trading after a ...Skilled Healthcare plummets on verdictMarketWatchSkilled Healthcare Faces Over $671 Million in DamagesWall Street JournalSkilled Healthcare told to pay $671 mln in damagesReutersMens Spot -Morningstar.com -StreetInsider.com (subscription)all 63 news articles »
PR Web (press release)Health-care law may pose challenges for IRS, taxpayersWashington PostThe new federal health-care law may pose compliance challenges for taxpayers and the Internal Revenue Service, an IRS ombudsman ...Taxpayer Advocate Warns on New IRS DutiesWall Street Journal (blog)US Business Faces Burden From New IRS Reporting Rule--ReportNASDAQNational Taxpayer Advocate Submits Mid-Year Report to Congress; Identifies ...PR Web (press release)all 9 news articles »
India Consumer Goods, Health-Care Funds Shine AgainWall Street JournalMUMBAI—Indian stock funds focusing on consumer goods and health care were top performers for a second-straight month in June, ...and more »
News Around The World Today (blog)Viewpoint: Many Texas families begin to see benefits of healthcare reformSan Antonio ExpressAs the mother of six children, two of whom are still in college, the assurance that children will still have access to quality healthcare even while they ...The Massachusetts Health-Care 'Train Wreck'Wall Street JournalNeed Health Insurance? Visit HeathCare.govFalls Church News PressNew Data From Mass. Revive Old ConcernsCalifornia HealthlineThe News Journal -Heritage.org (blog) -National Review Onlineall 252 news articles »
Brower Piven Announces Investigation Of The Acquisition of Odyssey Healthcare ...MarketWatch (press release)Under the terms of the agreement, Odyssey Healthcare shareholders will receive $27 in cash for each share they own, placing the total value of the ...Gentiva's Odyssey purchase clears waiting periodBusinessWeekHart-Scott-Rodino Act Waiting Period Expires for Gentiva Health Services ...PR Newswire (press release)Gentiva Health Services Says Waiting Period Under HSR Act For Odyssey ...Stock Markets Reviewall 32 news articles »
WSJMBackers have hope on health care opt-outDetroit Free PressBackers of a petition drive aimed at thwarting new federal health care legislation said Tuesday that they won't give up, despite having ...Group falls short of ballot with health-care measureLivingston DailyHealth care, gambling proposals don't make ballotThe Associated PressState reps announce opt-out bill for federal health careThe Detroit NewsMichigan Capitol Confidential -The Hill (blog) -WILX-TVall 100 news articles »
Healthcare CIOs Worried About Achieving Meaningful UseInformationWeekReporting requirements and uncertainty around the meaningful use criteria raise concerns with 80% of healthcare CIOs according to survey findings. ...Healthcare, EHR 'Meaningful Use' Means Opportunity for VARsChannel InsiderHospital CIOs confused over e-health records rollout standardsComputerworldSurvey: CIOs Uncertain About Meeting 'Meaningful Use' RulesiHealthBeatiHealthBeatall 22 news articles »
News Around The World Today (blog)Maine Businesses Get Health Care AidWBZAUGUSTA, Maine (AP) ― Maine businesses are getting some help as the transition to the federal health care overhaul gets under way. ...Health care reform for early retirees kicking inArizona Daily Star (blog)Companies That Offer Health Coverage for Early Retirees Get Help from the FedNews Around The World Today (blog)Federal program to aid with retiree health costsVentura County StarNational Underwriter Life and Health Insurance News -Linex Legal (registration) -Wisbusiness.comall 26 news articles »
FinalCall.com NewsMY TURN | Health Coverage for All Isn't Socialist, It's ChristianKitsap SunThere was another specious argument against the recent Health Care Reform act by opinion columnist, Pam Dzama last week. Her sister's physician refuses to ...Preparing More Care of ElderlyNew York TimesShort-term insurance buyers drive up cost in Mass.Boston GlobeDonald Berwick, a nominee well-suited to trim the fat on health careWashington PostAbout.com: Health -Capital Times -USA Todayall 90 news articles »
DEALTALK-Risks abound for M&A in Australian healthcare firmsReutersMELBOURNE/SYDNEY, June 29 (Reuters) - Healthcare is hot in Australian takeoversas beaten-down shares of hospitals, ...and more »
TopNews United Kingdom (blog)Single Payer, Universal Health Care Bill Passes Key Assembly CommitteeCalifornia ChronicleSACRAMENTO – The Assembly Health Committee today approved the California Universal Health Care Act, authored by Senator Mark Leno (D-San Francisco). ...Health Care ReformsMyMotherLode.comInsurance stopgap promises health care for uninsuredFlorida TodaySingle Payer Keeps Moving ForwardKXJZ NewsVentura County Star -American Chronicleall 254 news articles »
Palin: Health care overhaul to hurt special needsThe Associated PressSupporters of the health care overhaul say it will ultimately lower costs while expanding coverage to millions of uninsured Americans. ...Palin warns health overhaul hurts special needsThe Associated PressPalin says health law harms special needsOnline AthensPalin Warns Health Overhaul Harms Special NeedsWXIA-TVThe State Column (blog) -Atlanta Journal Constitution -Gwinnettdailypost.comall 465 news articles »
CBC.caHealth care budget met with skepticismCTV.caAlberta Health Services says it will open 3000 of continuing-care beds in the next three years. The budget for Alberta Health Services (AHS) was met with ...Health budget gets shot in armEdmonton JournalSeniors care, ER waits top health budgetCBC.caAlberta Health Services $11B budget includes more money for ERs, seniorsWinnipeg Free Press660 News -Calgary Herald -Calgary Sunall 78 news articles »
FOXBusinessHealth-Care Reform: Separating Rhetoric From RealityFOXBusinessSo, with the first provisions of the massive health-care reform bill scheduled to take effect July 1, FOX Business breaks down some key claims made about ...Murphy: Health-care reform will hit elderlySavannah Morning NewsPatient access to care suffers as Congress drags feet on Medicare fixModernMedicineCMS Issues Proposed Rule to Implement New Medicare Services Added by Health ReformSeniorJournal.comMedPage Today -Lexology (registration) -Firedoglake (blog)all 38 news articles »
Omega Healthcare closes $270M facilities purchaseBusinessWeekReal estate investment trust Omega Healthcare Investors Inc. on Tuesday said it closed its $270 million purchase of 40 long-term care facilities from ...Omega Healthcare Closes on Purchase of 40 Long-Term Care Facilities from ...MarketWatch (press release)CapitalSource Closes Final Sale of Long-Term Care Facilities to Omega ...PR Newswire (press release)Some Properties in Omega's $860M Acquisition of 143 Properties IdentifiedCitybizlist (press release)all 36 news articles »
SodaHead NewsA new idea for hospice in long-term careMcKnight's Long Term Care NewsAt the same time, a body of evidence by Susan Miller and colleagues at the Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research at Brown University 4 shows that ...On being treated to death - Part IITrue/SlantAmericans Overtreated to DeathLos Angeles Timesall 245 news articles »
Speaking from Grand Isle, Louisiana, the President discusses the hardships local residents and small business owners are facing as a result of the BP oil spill. He pledges to make sure those responsible do not shortchange them.
A new Ministry of Defence commissioned report has found that alcoholism is on the rise among troops returning from Afghanistan and Iraq. . Follow us on twitter at twitter.com .
Sen. Hatch blasts Obama administration as CBO predicts health care will cost $115B more
FBNs Gerri Willis on how the health-care reform law makes health-care coverage too expensive for some people.
April 2010. Texas lawmakers are already blaming federal health care reform for the state's staggering budget shortfall, even though the shortfall existed long before HCR became a reality.
ReutersObama to Launch Public Campaign for Wall Street CrackdownFOXNewsJust like with health care reform, Republicans are ripping the package and telling Democrats to start over. And just like with health care reform, ...Back finance reformToledo Bladeall 2,563 news articles »
Health care overcharges are unjust burden for USPSFederal TimesEach year, before the Postal Service even opens its doors for business, it is saddled with paying a $7 billion-a-year overcharge for retiree health care ...Saving the Postal ServiceFederal Timesall 4 news articles »
Study Shows Many Americans Lack Confidence in Health Care SystemVoice of AmericaThe health care debate in the United States is far from over despite the passage of health care legislation. Studies show about half of Americans lack ...Public doubts More Americans wary about health care lawWatertownDailyTimes.comObama's approval rating sinks after health care overhaul passesDallas Morning NewsHealth care bill gives us nothing for somethingThe Decatur Daily (subscription)The Virginian-Pilot -Huffington Post (blog) -BlueRidgeNow.comall 13 news articles »
New York Daily NewsClinton vs. Clinton on Health CareABC News (blog)You would think if you asked Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and former President Bill Clinton the same question about health care, you would probably ...Limbaugh: Volcanic ash cloud is God's punishment for health careRaw Storyall 200 news articles »
Pelosi, Boxer celebrate health care's passage at party conventionMiamiHerald.comBarbara Boxer took health care victory laps at the state Democratic Party convention Saturday, betting that the recently passed legislation will help ...Pelosi Transcript: What She Said to the FaithfulNBC Bay AreaBarbara Boxer bashes Bush, touts health care, seems nervous about Tea PartyOCRegister (blog)Health Reform Rhetoric Heating Up Congressional, State CampaignsKaiser Health NewsSan Francisco Chronicleall 529 news articles »
The Sunday Word: Nuclear WarningsNew York Times (blog)Dead Weight Health Care: Some Democrats, even those in historically blue districts, are having trouble campaigning on the health care bill. ...and more »
Nursing homes received millions from California taxpayers while...San Jose Mercury NewsToby Douglas, chief deputy director for health care programs at the Department of Health Care Services, conceded that some homes may have cut staff. ...and more »
CBS NewsHealth-reform effects to trickle down?Washington Daily NewsHe said it's estimated that 30 million Americans are without health insurance. (Some estimates are even higher. The National Coalition on Health Care has ...When do the health care reform bill changes kick in?Examiner.comFryar: Stand against health reform billAbilene Reporter-NewsTHE INFLUENCE GAME: Health care fight still ragesThe Associated PressNew America Media -newjerseynewsroom.com -The State Journal-Registerall 936 news articles »
Washington PostAfter Health Care Passage, Obama Pushes to Get It RollingNew York TimesWASHINGTON — Mindful that the new health care law's ability to slow rising medical costs will depend to a great extent on how it is put in ...Obama's Deliberate Gay StrategyDaily Beast (blog)President Obama extends health care rights to gay couplesFOXNews (blog)Gay Visitation Order Shows How Obama Brings Change With Small ActionsHuffington Post (blog)The Desert Sun -Windy City Times -Examiner.comall 1,225 news articles »
WBZ News Radio 1030Pataki launching anti-health care petition driveBoston GlobeBOSTON—A group proposing to repeal the Obama administration's health care overhaul is kicking off a petition drive in Massachusetts. ...The Wonk Room Pataki Proposes Replacing Health Law With Ideas Already In The BillThink ProgressPataki backs off Romney slamBoston HeraldPataki to speak at Lincoln rallyOmaha World-Heraldall 18 news articles »
Brit Hume analyzes what the political climate is concerning the new reform law
President Obama goes one-on-one with Harry Smith at the White House basketball court to discuss his take on Iran's nuclear ambitions, and US approval ratings on reformed health care.
Globe and MailCompanies Take Health-Care ChargesWall Street JournalIn the wake of Washington's health-care overhaul, some companies are taking big one-time charges for ...Companies say health care costs hard to swallowThe Associated PressSummary Box: Health Overhaul Costly for CompaniesNew York TimesDeere Expects $150 Million Hit From Health-Care ReformFOXBusinessBusinessWeek -American Spectator -TheStreet.comall 602 news articles »
HispanicBusiness.com (press release)Despite Federal Mandates, Obama Says Health Care Law Helps Small BusinessesCNSNews.com(CNSNews.com) – In his first speech on the road since signing the new health care legislation into law, President Barack Obama ...The good and bad in health care reform for small businessesUSA TodaySmall businesses split over health reform's impactLouisville Business FirstMd. Small Businesses Skeptical About Health Care ReformsSouthern Maryland OnlineWall Street Journal -Techdirt (blog)all 109 news articles »
The AtlanticWire (blog)LETTER: Opponents of health care not hypocritesWausau Daily HeraldEDITOR: This letter is in response to Donna Schrameyer's letter of March 22 in which she states that health care opponents are "hypocrites. ...Health care hoaxThe Massachusetts Daily CollegianSome questions about health care reformDelmarva NowBetter to spend on health carePress & Sun-BulletinNewsWithViews.com -Wall Street Journal -MyFox Illinois (blog)all 222 news articles »
Washington PostAbout 100 gather peacefully to express views on health careDesMoinesRegister.comAbout 60 people — most of whom oppose the new health care legislation — stood outside near the Field House chanting and shouting during Obama's speech ...Obama's Remarks in Iowa City on Health CareNew York TimesObama dares Republicans to run on repeal of landmark healthcare reform: 'Go ...Los Angeles Times (blog)Protesters for and against health care reform fill area around Field HouseWQADABC News (blog) -KCRGall 262 news articles »
PennLive.comA look at details of the health care overhaul lawThe Associated PressSome features of the health care overhaul bill President Barack Obama has signed, as modified by a package of changes passed Thursday by the House and ...A Look at Details of the Health Care Overhaul LawABC Newsall 582 news articles »
ReutersCongress passes amended health-care lawSeattle TimesCongress agreed Thursday to amend the nation's new health-care law, concluding a long, contentious quest to pass major changes, and lawmakers prepared to ...Roll Call: House vote on second health care billWashington PostObama returns to Iowa to sell merits of health care lawUSA TodayHouse Approves Final Health Care MeasureFOXNews (blog)New York Times -New York Daily News -Kansas City Starall 18,669 news articles »
WIVBLetters: On fighting health reformHouston ChronicleIn regard to “Texas vows fight over health care” (Page A1, Tuesday), while Texas stands to benefit more than most from the health care reform package, ...Is to/is not argument on constitutionality of health care law, courtesy Texas ...Dallas Morning News (blog)Lawsuits Allege Health Reform UnconstitutionalCapitol News Connectionall 205 news articles »
CBS NewsWith Insurance Comes a New Need: More Primary-Care DoctorsNew York TimesHours before President Obama signed the health care bill Tuesday, George Butler, a retired steelworker, was the first patient to enter ...Primary Care Doctors Ask: Is it Worth It?CBS NewsHouse approves health care legislationUSA TodayHealth care bill signed into lawGraphicThe Dispatch -Anderson Independent Mail -Online Journalall 1,510 news articles »
Christian Science MonitorHealth care reform forces you to buy health insurance. That's fair. Here's why.Christian Science MonitorCritics say health insurance shouldn't be mandatory because health care is not a right. But it is a right in emergency rooms. ...Health care and the New NullifiersWashington PostPERSPECTIVE: Cuccinelli now has a legitimate argumentCulpeper Star ExponentJudge who presided over Vick dog fighting trial assigned Cuccinelli health ...Roanoke TimesWashington Examinerall 221 news articles »
USA TodayCongressional Staffers Complain About Double Standard in Health Care LawFOXNews"If this health care bill is so great, then why are Obama's staff exempt?" a GOP aide scoffed. "If we have to give up our health care, then so should every ...Grassley hits back on charges he flip flopped on health careIowa IndependentHealth care bill should apply to everyone (Rep. Michele Bachmann)The Hill (blog)Grassley: Obama, others exempt from health billOmaha World-HeraldBefore It's Newsall 132 news articles »
As the FBI investigates republican death threats to democrats who voted yes to health care reform, Nancy Cordes reports on the outcome of senate debate over the reconciliation bill.
Jonathan Allen, Congressional Reporter for POLITICO, talks about the continuing health care debate. Several Democratic Congress members have reported security threats over intense opposition to the health care law. While in the Senate, Republicans try to stall the reconciliation bill.