US moves to ease employers’ Obama health-law burden

By Kim Dixon WASHINGTON | Thu Sep 5, 2013 6:46pm EDT WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday issued proposed rules aimed at easing the requirements for companies and insurers when they report employees’ health coverage information to comply with President Barack Obama’s signature healthcare law. The proposed regulations are a key element […]

Billions wasted on fruitless bid to create paperless vet health records

Julie Fletcher / AP President Barack Obama addresses injured veterans and guests at the Disabled American Veterans National Convention in Orlando, Fla., Aug.10. The Department of Veterans Affairs and the Department of Defense spent at least $1.3 billion during the last four years trying unsuccessfully to develop a single electronic health-records system between the two […]

Chuck Hagel’s Situation Room fashion is amazing

Q: President Obama has called you to the Situation Room on a Saturday to discuss whether to bomb Syria. What do you wear? A: If you’re Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, something awesome: President Barack Obama meets in the Situation Room with his national security advisors to discuss strategy in Syria, Saturday, August 31, 2013. (White House Flickr […]

First Thoughts: Health-care battle continues

Health care battle continues… OFA releases new TV ad trying to boost the health law’s popularity, while GOP politicians try to chart a course on how to roll back the law… Gingrich: GOP can’t just be against Obamacare… Violence in Egypt represents foreign-policy disaster for U.S… The sequester’s impact on science funding… And the latest […]

Shopping for word underneath Obamacare expected to be paltry during first

WASHINGTON — You competence have listened that selling for health word underneath President Barack Obama’s health caring renovate will be like regulating Travelocity or Amazon. But many people will finish adult with something some-more paltry than online shopping, like a call to a assistance desk. Struggling with a deadline crunch, some states are loitering online […]

Tragedy & gift a formidable relationship

Tragedies move out a best – and a set-back – in tellurian behavior. Every healthy or synthetic disaster inspires a inundate of hospitality from well-meaning, sensitive people dynamic to assistance victims of misfortune. Unfortunately, calamity-driven charities also attract a majority of rapacious fraud artists who contention artificial claims or differently try to fraudulently daub into […]

Health care exchanges threatened by delay

Some health care exchanges won’t be ready for business by the official Oct. 1 target date, experts warn.(Photo: David Sutherland, Getty Images) SHARECONNECT 37 TWEETCOMMENTEMAILMORE Less than 90 days before government-run health exchanges are due to open up shop under President Obama’s new health care law, Web insurers are still being locked out of helping […]

Coming Soon To America: A Two-Tiered, Canadian-Style Health Care System

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Haley Leaves Health Law to US as Residents Remain Uninsured

Brandi Griffith, a South Carolina small-business owner who considers herself a conservative, shares a dislike of President Barack Obama’s $1.3 trillion Affordable Care Act with Nikki Haley, her Tea Party-backed Republican governor. Even so, Griffith, a 35-year-old single mother, can’t afford $700-a-month premiums and wants to buy subsidized insurance in the marketplace the measure creates. […]

Ohio Medicaid Move Hits Drug, Mental Health Help

Rejecting the expansion of health care coverage for more low-income Ohioans will mean the loss of $700 million over the next two years for medical care and treatment programs for people with mental illness or substance abuse problems, the governor’s administration says.    Advocates of Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s proposal to expand Medicaid under President Barack […]