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Health Care Law Projected to Cut the Labor Force

Health Care Law Projected to Cut the Labor Force | Health Care News | Scoop.it
With the expansion of insurance coverage, more workers will choose not to work and others will choose to work fewer hours than they might have otherwise, according to the Congressional Budget Office.
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Health Care Policy and Marketplace Review: The Republican Alternative to Obamacare––Their Aversion to Fixing It May Prove to Be a Political Mistake

Health Care Policy and Marketplace Review: The Republican Alternative to Obamacare––Their Aversion to Fixing It May Prove to Be a Political Mistake | Health Care News | Scoop.it
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How Vaccine Fears Fueled The Resurgence Of Preventable Diseases

How Vaccine Fears Fueled The Resurgence Of Preventable Diseases | Health Care News | Scoop.it
An interactive map shows how measles and whooping cough have made a comeback in the U.S. and Europe.
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Preventive Medical Care Can Come With Unexpected Costs

Preventive Medical Care Can Come With Unexpected Costs | Health Care News | Scoop.it
That colonoscopy may be covered, but you may end up with a big bill for the anesthesia.
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FDA Asks Doctors To Stop Prescribing High-Dose Acetaminophen

FDA Asks Doctors To Stop Prescribing High-Dose Acetaminophen | Health Care News | Scoop.it
Acetaminophen, the active ingredient in Tylenol, is also inside many prescription pain pills.
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FDA Asks Doctors To Stop Prescribing High-Dose Acetaminophen

FDA Asks Doctors To Stop Prescribing High-Dose Acetaminophen | Health Care News | Scoop.it
Acetaminophen, the active ingredient in Tylenol, is also inside many prescription pain pills.
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Federal Judge Upholds Health Law's Subsidies - Kaiser Health News

Critics of the overhaul argued that, as passed by Congress, the statutory language limited the use of subsidies to purchase health insurance to consumers in states that are running their own online marketplaces -- not to those who are shopping for...
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Column: What is the difference between Medicare and Medicaid? - Marshfield News-Herald

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Column: What is the difference between Medicare and Medicaid?
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Medicare and Medicaid programs can be confused with one another very easily.
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What's the Difference Between All These Health Insurance Plans? - Lifehacker

What's the Difference Between All These Health Insurance Plans? - Lifehacker | Health Care News | Scoop.it
What's the Difference Between All These Health Insurance Plans?
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After you meet your deductible, your insurance company will help you pay your health costs.
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Rubio's claim that Medicaid expansion funds will 'go away' - Washington Post (blog)

Rubio's claim that Medicaid expansion funds will 'go away' - Washington Post (blog) | Health Care News | Scoop.it
Washington Post (blog) Rubio's claim that Medicaid expansion funds will 'go away' Washington Post (blog) “Under Obamacare, when you turn Medicaid over to the states what you're saying to them is the money will be available up front for the...
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Amid confusion, some California health insurance deadlines are pushed back - Sacramento Bee

Amid confusion, some California health insurance deadlines are pushed back - Sacramento Bee | Health Care News | Scoop.it
89.3 KPCC Amid confusion, some California health insurance deadlines are pushed back Sacramento Bee Beset by processing delays and customer confusion, two providers operating in the state's new health insurance exchange have pushed back their due...
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Obama, Romney Ignored Key Health Care Issue - ABC News

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Latinos PostObama, Romney Ignored Key Health Care IssueABC NewsI wasn't really surprised when Jim Lehrer did not use my suggested question on healthcare in last week's first presidential debate.
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Medicare and Seniors: Answering the $6400 Question - Heritage.org (blog)

Medicare and Seniors: Answering the $6400 Question - Heritage.org (blog) | Health Care News | Scoop.it
Medicare and Seniors: Answering the $6400 QuestionHeritage.org (blog)Opponents to Medicare reform have been making plenty of erroneous claims about Medicare premium support lately, one of the worst being that Representative Paul Ryan's (R–WI)...
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Hospitals adopt strategies from airports and malls to keep patients from getting lost.

Hospitals adopt strategies from airports and malls to keep patients from getting lost. | Health Care News | Scoop.it
It's a problem when patients and visitors continually struggle to navigate the maze of the modern medical complex. Hospitals are trying to solve it by borrowing strategies from airports and shopping malls.
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Ky. clinic offers glimpse into realities of health-care law

Ky. clinic offers glimpse into realities of health-care law | Health Care News | Scoop.it
The Affordable Care Act took effect Jan.1. Soon after, the newly insured in Kentucky’s rural Breathitt County started trickling in.
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Fewer Americans lack health insurance, poll finds - NBC News.com

Fewer Americans lack health insurance, poll finds - NBC News.com | Health Care News | Scoop.it
The nation's uninsured rate dropped modestly this month as the major coverage expansion under President Barack Obama's health care law...
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Congress Is Poised To Change Medicare Payment Policy. What Does That Mean For Patients And Doctors? - Kaiser Health News

Congress Is Poised To Change Medicare Payment Policy. What Does That Mean For Patients And Doctors? - Kaiser Health News | Health Care News | Scoop.it
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Magic Johnson, Alonzo Mourning To 'Jump Start' Efforts To Urge Young People To Sign Up For Insurance Coverage - Kaiser Health News

This and other related marketing attempts are meant to spark young people's interest in obtaining health coverage before enrollment ends March 31.
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A Call To Arms: Support For Emergency Care Isn’t Making The Grade

A Call To Arms: Support For Emergency Care Isn’t Making The Grade | Health Care News | Scoop.it
Health Affairs is the leading peer-reviewed journal at the intersection of health, health care, and policy.
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Six Big Changes Shaking Up Healthcare… and Four Constants to Weather the Storm

Six Big Changes Shaking Up Healthcare… and Four Constants to Weather the Storm | Health Care News | Scoop.it
While the times may be changing, the values of healthcare professionals will be the industry’s saving grace.
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Health coverage extended for patients in high-risk pools - NBCNews.com

Health coverage extended for patients in high-risk pools - NBCNews.com | Health Care News | Scoop.it
The Hill Health coverage extended for patients in high-risk pools NBCNews.com About 85,000 people with a history of serious illnesses who are enrolled in high-risk insurance pools created under the health care law will have an additional two months...
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Why HealthCare.gov Was Desperate to Switch Hosting Providers - Forbes

Why HealthCare.gov Was Desperate to Switch Hosting Providers - Forbes | Health Care News | Scoop.it
Why HealthCare.gov Was Desperate to Switch Hosting Providers Forbes The last three months of 2013 were a roller coaster for Healthcare.gov, as the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) struggled with network outages on Terremark, a...
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More older Americans sign up for health care - Boston Globe

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More older Americans sign up for health care
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WASHINGTON — It's an older, costlier crowd that's signing up so far for health insurance under President Obama's law, according to government figures released Monday.
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Under Health Care Reform, Employers May Slash Workers' Hours To Avoid ... - Huffington Post

Under Health Care Reform, Employers May Slash Workers' Hours To Avoid ... - Huffington Post | Health Care News | Scoop.it
Live Insurance NewsUnder Health Care Reform, Employers May Slash Workers' Hours To Avoid ...Huffington PostAlthough she's covered under his work's health insurance, Kearney said the plan comes with a maximum allowable benefit of $3,000 -- an amount...
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Romney Praises National Health Care Mandate As A 'Bipartisan Proposal' - ThinkProgress

Romney Praises National Health Care Mandate As A 'Bipartisan Proposal' - ThinkProgress | Health Care News | Scoop.it
ThinkProgressRomney Praises National Health Care Mandate As A 'Bipartisan Proposal'ThinkProgressMitt Romney seemed to embrace a proposal that includes a national mandate to purchase health care insurance, during an interview with the editorial board...
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