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The Importance of Investing in Good Health Before the Doctor Visits Even Start
Monday, September 27, 2010 - 08:25
While health reform is focused on improving access to -- and the delivery of -- health care, the real opportunity to improve health and achieve savings starts long before the visit to the doctor's office.
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Insurance Protection for Sick Children Hits More Roadblocks; Insurers Take Hit in MLR Draft Rules
Friday, September 24, 2010 - 15:53
Insurers' decisions to pull out of individual markets for children detract from popular coverage milestone for children with pre-existing conditions.
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A Huge Day for Health Reform
Thursday, September 23, 2010 - 09:32
The health reform law hits the six-month mark today, as key consumer benefits take effect. Will it also be a turning point for public knowledge and perception?
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Starving a Cold, Feeding a Fever?
Wednesday, September 22, 2010 - 09:07
The GOP effort to de-fund health care reform would be counterproductive if the goal is to control costs.
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Univ. of Maryland to Host Event Celebrating Health Reform Provision Benefiting Young Adults
Tuesday, September 21, 2010 - 13:24
The University of Maryland at College Park will host an event on Thursday, Sept. 23, to celebrate and raise awareness of a health reform provision benefiting young adults.
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States Have Opportunity to Save Billions in Concert with Health Reform
Monday, September 20, 2010 - 09:14
A policy memo from the Center for American Progress argues that states have many opportunities under health reform to achieve cost savings.
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Number Of Uninsured Hits All Time High
Friday, September 17, 2010 - 08:24
Figures released by the Census Bureau show the number of uninsured has hit an all-time high, as the effects of the recession become clear.
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Second Front Opens Against Individual Mandate; Health Reform Supporters Prepare Information Campaign
Wednesday, September 15, 2010 - 15:28
Judge signals lawsuit against health reform will go forward in second front in states' effort to combat the new law.
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Another Round in the Legal Battle Over Individual Mandate Begins; Congress Tackles Health Reform Tax Provision
Tuesday, September 14, 2010 - 09:56
Another legal battle over health reform's individual mandate begins in Florida today. Meanwhile, a Republican senator is taking aim at the mandate as part of an effort to repeal a tax reporting provision in health reform.
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Cutting Through the Spin Swirling Around the Health Care Spending Report
Monday, September 13, 2010 - 18:30
A new report from CMS confirms that health reform will cover 30 million additional people for a modest uptick in overall health spending. The rhetoric surrounding the report is much more expansive.
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