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Medicaid Expansion May Lower Death Rates, Study Says - New York Times

Medicaid Expansion May Lower Death Rates, Study Says - New York Times | health policy | Scoop.it
New York TimesMedicaid Expansion May Lower Death Rates, Study SaysNew York TimesInto the maelstrom of debate over whether Medicaid should cover more people comes a new study by Harvard researchers who found that when states expanded their Medicaid...
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Working poor stand at center of Medicaid debate - Boston.com

Working poor stand at center of Medicaid debate - Boston.com | health policy | Scoop.it
Working poor stand at center of Medicaid debateBoston.comFor the first 10 years under the new law, the federal government would pitch in about $7 for every $1 the state spends, according to estimates from the Texas Health and Human Services...
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Health-care reform: How has the individual mandate worked in Massachusetts? - Christian Science Monitor

Health-care reform: How has the individual mandate worked in Massachusetts? - Christian Science Monitor | health policy | Scoop.it
Health-care reform: How has the individual mandate worked in Massachusetts?
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Our Health Policy Matters: Saving the Medicaid Expansion

Our Health Policy Matters: Saving the Medicaid Expansion | health policy | Scoop.it
The second is safety net providers - nursing homes, hospitals, community health centers, mental health facilities, and others - who need Medicaid dollars to offset the costs of caring for people who have no insurance.
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States and Medicaid: Health Policy Jenga - Brookings Institution

States and Medicaid: Health Policy Jenga - Brookings Institution | health policy | Scoop.it
Government TechnologyStates and Medicaid: Health Policy JengaBrookings InstitutionSince the Supreme Court's Affordable Care Act (ACA) ruling, a new pastime is sweeping the nation in which health policy wonks try to guess which states will be in and...
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House Votes, Again, to Repeal Obama Health Care Law

House Votes, Again, to Repeal Obama Health Care Law | health policy | Scoop.it
Debate in the House suggested the fight over how to remake the health care system would continue next year regardless of who wins the elections for Congress and president.
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Republican congressman says GOP has no plan to replace Obama health care policy

Republican congressman says GOP has no plan to replace Obama health care policy | health policy | Scoop.it
Republican congressman Lee Terry of Nebraska said that his party has no plan to replace Obamacare if the party manages to repeal it.
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Justices Uphold Individual Mandate, Set Limits ... - Kaiser Health News

It economically makes no sense," said John Holahan, director of the Urban Institute's Health Policy Center. Holahan noted that several states waited until the 1970s to start Medicaid after Congress authorized the program in ...
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Obama, Democrats Recasting Health Care to Blunt Attacks - Bloomberg

Obama, Democrats Recasting Health Care to Blunt Attacks - Bloomberg | health policy | Scoop.it
Obama, Democrats Recasting Health Care to Blunt AttacksBloombergThe law requires most individuals to obtain health insurance, forces insurers to cover people with pre-existing conditions, and allows parents to cover their children until age 26.
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Repealing the Affordable Care Act is a Terrible Idea - U.S. News & World Report

Repealing the Affordable Care Act is a Terrible Idea - U.S. News & World Report | health policy | Scoop.it
Business InsiderRepealing the Affordable Care Act is a Terrible IdeaU.S. News & World ReportMaura Calsyn is the associate director of health policy at the Center for American Progress.
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On The Hunt For Health Insurance: Finding Your Policy

Many health policies will offer wellness benefits that could be valuable to you. Insurance companies typically offer preventative medical coverage that offer discounts for gym memberships, weight loss programs, and healthy cooking classes.
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Health Care Law Offers Wider Benefits for Treating Mental Illness

Health Care Law Offers Wider Benefits for Treating Mental Illness | health policy | Scoop.it
The law promises to give Americans with mental illness something they have never had before: near-universal health insurance, not just for their medical problems but for psychiatric disorders as well.
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Firefighters win health care benefits - NEWS.GNOM.ES (press release)

Wall Street Journal (blog)Firefighters win health care benefitsNEWS.GNOM.ES (press release)President Obama this week directed agencies to extend health care benefits to part-time federal firefighters.
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After health ruling, will US be ready for the law? - Reuters

After health ruling, will US be ready for the law? - Reuters | health policy | Scoop.it
After health ruling, will US be ready for the law?ReutersWASHINGTON (Reuters) - Now that the Supreme Court has removed the main legal challenge to President Barack Obama's healthcare overhaul, policy experts question whether enough U.S.
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The Leaflet - What Does The Supreme Court Ruling Mean for States? | Heartland Institute

RT @NateBell4AR: Every #arleg member & candidate needs to understand what's at stake with #Obamatax health insurance exchanges.
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White House: Health care decision will be about policy - Washington Post

White House: Health care decision will be about policy - Washington Post | health policy | Scoop.it
White House: Health care decision will be about policyWashington PostWhite House press secretary Jay Carney says the Obama administration's health care law, which is being reviewed by the U.S.
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