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3 hrs ago | The Washington Monthly
If you're not a deep and regular reader of health policy wonkery, I very strongly recommend an Ezra Klein post today that succinctly spells out the extent to which opportunistic Republican attacks on Obamacare are undermining key tenets of conservative health care policy.
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7 hrs ago | The Atlantic
At the moment, the political parties seem to disagree on almost everything healthcare-related.
8 hrs ago | Daily Times
KARACHI: Secretary Health Sindh Iqbal Hussain Durrani on Thursday said that health department under public-private partnership would introduce a new policy to improve performance of government hospitals.
12 hrs ago | The Montgomery Advertiser
The number of Alabamians applying for health insurance through healthcare.gov increased 39 percent from October to November, while the number of those who successfully enrolled in an insurance plan jumped significantly.
16 hrs ago | The Washington Post
Now that HealthCare.Gov is on a clear path to functionality, Republicans are having to come to terms with the fact that Obamacare will not conveniently collapse before anyone can purchase insurance.
The slow rollout of a new federal health insurance marketplace may be deepening differences in health coverage among Americans, with residents in some states gaining insurance at a far greater rate than others.
One Utah advocacy group is saying not having health insurance is riskier than venturing all of the above.
Peggy A. Honore, DHA, the AmeriHealth Mercy - General Russel Honore Endowed Professor at the LSUHSC School of Public Health's Health Policy & System Management Program, has been awarded the 2013 Excellence in Health Administration Award by the Health Administration Section of the American Public Health Association.
Abt Associates has named Christopher Spera vice president of the company's U.S. health division, where he will oversee the company's behavioral health, health policy and public health and epidemiology practices.
The federal health-care law is becoming a heavier political burden for President Barack Obama and his party, despite increased confidence in the economy and the public's own generally upbeat sense of well-being, a new Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll suggests.
Americans may be well aware of both the Affordable Care Act's increased coverage for preventive services -- as well as the rocky debut of its website.
The ACS supports Congress's efforts to fix the flawed Medicare physician payment system by repealing the Sustainable Growth Rate formula.
Four years after Obamacare passed the House of Representatives, House Republicans are once again casting about for a "positive alternative" to a law so vile that the majority leader called it an " atrocity ."
Jeffrey D Sachs is Professor of Sustainable Development, Professor of Health Policy and Management, and Director of the Earth Institute at Columbia University.
Darling will retire at the end of April 2014 after 12 years as president and CEO of the Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit employer coalition.
The Nashville Health Care Council has revealed the names of the group's new health care Fellows for 2014.