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Disheartening response to adultBasic fiasco

February 28, 2011 (1 Comment)

A DelCo Daily Times editorial – Today is D Day for close to 42,000 working Pennsylvanians in terms of their health insurance. Today adultBasic, a state program designed to provide health insurance... 

New York Medicaid Panel Backs Cuts

February 25, 2011 (2 Comments)

By Thomas Kaplan for the New York Times – ALBANY — In an unexpected vote, a committee appointed by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo to cut billions in health care spending approved on Thursday an annual spending... 

Wisconsin Union Battle Masks Medicaid Tensions

February 25, 2011 (1 Comment)

By Christopher Weaver for Kaiser Health News – Hiding out at a secret location in Illinois, Wisconsin state Sen. Kathleen Vinehout ends every media interview with the same warning: Republican Gov.... 

Health care plan explained

February 24, 2011 (2 Comments)

Universal care, guaranteed coverage touted in proposal By Charles McMahon for SeaCoastOnline.com – PORTSMOUTH — A national push to create a single-payer health care system that would allow all... 

In Pa., Low-Income Adults Soon May Be Uninsured

February 23, 2011 (Comments Off on In Pa., Low-Income Adults Soon May Be Uninsured)

By Jenny Gold for NPR – When Paula Michele Boyle first received the letter earlier this month explaining that her health insurance coverage was being terminated, she took it personally, thinking... 

Government more efficient?

February 23, 2011 (Comments Off on Government more efficient?)

A Milford Daily News Editorial – A [Massachusetts] official may have gone off-script last week, but what he had to say is an important contribution to the state’s ongoing debate over reining... 

Obama administration unlikely to block Arizona plan to cut 250,000 from Medicaid rolls

February 17, 2011 (5 Comments)

By N.C. Aizenman for the Washington Post – The Obama administration would permit a controversial plan by Arizona’s governor to cut an estimated 250,000 impoverished adults from Medicaid, despite... 

Ariz. may require hospitals to check citizenship

February 15, 2011 (Comments Off on Ariz. may require hospitals to check citizenship)

By Michelle Price for the Washington Post – Arz. State Senate President Russell PearcePHOENIX — Republican lawmakers want to widen Arizona’s illegal immigration crackdown with a proposal... 

The Insurers’ Real Agenda for Change

February 15, 2011 (Comments Off on The Insurers’ Real Agenda for Change)

By Wendell Potter for the Huffington Post – The media had lots of health care news to obsess about last week. A federal judge ruled the health care reform law unconstitutional, and Senate Republicans... 

David Bos – In Memoriam

February 14, 2011 (2 Comments)

By Lisa Larges – David Bos, a Presbyterian Minister, friend and ally who died this past week was a man with the soul of a poet and the heart of a prophet. The two flowed together in a kind of serene... 

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