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Health Issues

How Will HealthCare.gov Fare This Fall?

It's no secret that the Obamacare enrollment website HealthCare.gov had its share of problems during last year's open enrollment period. While the site is reportedly stronger this year, there are a number of areas that might pose trouble for the Department of Health and Human Services…...

Medicare Paying for Drugs for the Dead

The Inspector General within the Department of Health and Human Services has released a new report revealing a bizarre rule within the Medicare program: it covers payment for prescription drugs filled up to a month after a patient has died...

Is Obamacare Really Causing a Health Spending Slowdown?

Last week, President Obama bragged that health care inflation has fallen each year since the passage of the Affordable Care Act...

What Obamacare Bills Might the President Be Willing to Sign?

With the GOP in control of the Senate, there will most likely be a vote to repeal Obamacare -- a vote that the president will most certainly veto...

Curing Medicare in Congress

The new Congress can take steps to reform the Medicare program and make it more financially sustainable...

Insurance Premiums Up 78 Percent for Some

Under Obamacare, young men's premiums have risen by an average of 78.2 percent...

New FDA Nutrition Label Rules: All Cost, No Benefit?

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is planning to require updates to nutritional labels, a move that many critics say is all cost and no benefit...

Exchange Plans a Bad Deal for Doctors

A number of doctors are choosing not to participate in Obamacare exchange health plans in the upcoming year...

California Ballot Proposition Would Increase Health Costs by $9.9 Billion

Next week, California voters will have to make up their minds on Proposition 46, a ballot measure that could increase medical care costs...

Medicare Drug Plans Need the Tools to Fight Fraud

There is little that Part D drug plans can do to combat prescription drug abuse...


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