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Anthem to Acquire HealthSun
BusinessWire
Republicans are lost in the wilderness on health-care policy
The Week • Scott Galupo
Opinion: The Fatal Flaw for Republicans in Graham-Cassidy
Roll Call • Walter Shapiro
Solving the opioid crisis must start in the doctor's office
Fox News • Roger Marshall
Uninsured rate falls to record low of 8.8%
Salon • Kaiser Health News, Phil Galewitz
Another Chance on Health Care
National Review • The Editors
Jimmy Kimmel's Powerful Indictment of Bill Cassidy and the Latest Republican Effort at an Obamacare Repeal
Newsweek • Alexander Nazaryan
Study: Small-biz health plans drop
Philadelphia Inquirer • Tom Murphy
The real work on health care bill is underway
CNN • Lauren Fox
The Awful Future that Looms for a Majority of Today’s Americans
American Thinker Blog • Steve Mccann
 
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Finance, Financial Regulatory Bodies
Anthem to Acquire HealthSun
BusinessWire
INDIANAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Anthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM) today announced that the company has entered into an agreement to acquire HealthSun, one of the fastest-growing integrated Medicare Advantage health plans and healthcare delivery networks in Florida. “HealthSun has been recognized for providing superior care coordination and...
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Barack Obama, Health Care Costs
Republicans are lost in the wilderness on health-care policy
The WeekScott Galupo
The cynical explanation for Sen. Lindsey Graham's warning last weekend that failure to repeal the Affordable Care Act would mean the eventual enactment of "BernieCare" and "single-payer socialism" is that he was trying to whip up the rubes. Graham was speaking on...
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Barack Obama, Elections & Polls
Opinion: The Fatal Flaw for Republicans in Graham-Cassidy
Roll CallWalter Shapiro
The Republicans’ latest drive to repeal Obamacare is reminiscent of a poetry fragment from Tennyson’s “The Charge of the Light Brigade”: “Theirs not to make reply, theirs not to reason why.” Whatever happens with the bill likely slated to reach the Senate...
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Cancer, Health Care Provision
Solving the opioid crisis must start in the doctor's office
Fox NewsRoger Marshall
Every day, 91 Americans die from the growing epidemic of opioid addiction. As a practicing physician for nearly three decades, and now a freshman Congressman, I have had a unique perspective from which to witness the complex history of today’s crisis unfold....
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Barack Obama, Health Care Industry
Uninsured rate falls to record low of 8.8%
SalonKaiser Health News, Phil Galewitz
Three years after the Affordable Care Act’s coverage expansion took effect, the number of Americans without health insurance fell to 28.1 million in 2016, down from 29 million in 2015, according to a federal report released Tuesday. The latest numbers from the...
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Affordable Care Act, Barack Obama
Another Chance on Health Care
National ReviewThe Editors
Senator Rand Paul, the Kentucky Republican, has one thing right: The latest Republican bill on health care is not a repeal and replacement of Obamacare. Under it, the Affordable Care Act’s taxes, spending, and regulation would mostly remain in place. Of course,...
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Affordable Care Act, Barack Obama
Jimmy Kimmel's Powerful Indictment of Bill Cassidy and the Latest Republican Effort at an Obamacare Repeal
NewsweekAlexander Nazaryan
In a remarkable Tuesday night monologue, Jimmy Kimmel delivered a powerful indictment of the latest Republican effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act, legislation known as Graham-Cassidy for its two main sponsors, Lindsey Graham of South Carolina and Bill Cassidy of Louisiana....
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Affordable Care Act, Economic Policy
Study: Small-biz health plans drop
Philadelphia InquirerTom Murphy
Only half of America's smallest businesses now offer health coverage to their workers because many say steady cost hikes have made it too expensive to afford a benefit that nearly all large employers still provide. The Kaiser Family Foundation said Tuesday that...
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Affordable Care Act, Barack Obama
The real work on health care bill is underway
CNNLauren Fox
()Republican senators departed Washington Tuesday with the fate of their last-ditch proposal to overhaul the Affordable Care Act still hanging in the balance. The next few days will be critical for Graham-Cassidy, the latest GOP proposal to repeal and replace Obamacare. Even...
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Economic Policy, Federal Budget
The Awful Future that Looms for a Majority of Today’s Americans
American Thinker BlogSteve Mccann
When it comes to the future, an overwhelming majority of Americans have adopted a mindset that is a variation of Isiah 22:12: “Let us eat, drink and be merry for tomorrow does not matter.” Recently, federal debt surpassed the $20 Trillion mark...
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