Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Judge grants company injunction against health-care law contraception efforts

Judge grants company injunction against health-care law contraception efforts
Washington Post
A federal judge on Friday temporarily prevented the Obama administration from forcing a Christian publishing company to provide its employees with certain contraceptives under the new health-care law. . . .

Health Care REITs Should Provide Durable Income in 2013
The four healthcare REITs all offer unique operating platforms and the common thread is that they all should capitalize on the attractive tailwinds of low interest rates and the new certainty of the Affordable Care Act. Source: SNL Financial · Brad ...


Health care and the fiscal cliff
Philadelphia Inquirer (blog)
Wharton Health Care Management Professor Jonathan Kolstad said that while there are health-care issues in resolving the immediate problem of the fiscal cliff, the long-term problem of deciding how the nation pays for health care extends beyond the Nov. 6 election and the Jan. 2 deadline. . . . .

Health care -- another victim of Sandy for Staten Islanders
doctors19.jpg Dr. M. Fawzy Saleem in his office at 1975 Hylan Blvd. with patient records that were ruined by the flood waters from Hurricane Sandy. Staten Island Advance/Irving Silverstein. STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. - The focus in Hurricane Sandy's deadly ...

Remaking Health Care: Change the Way Providers Are Paid
Wall Street Journal
And if we just get 20% of it, which is a 6% change in health-care costs, we pay for the Affordable Care Act. Enlarge Image. image. Close. image. What happens in our system is if you get paid by a unit of service, you do more units of service. Our ...

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Health care law brings double dose of trouble for CCAC part-time profs
Pittsburgh Post Gazette
To Community College of Allegheny County's president, Alex Johnson, cutting hours for some 400 temporary part-time workers to avoid providing health insurance coverage for them under the impending Affordable Health Care Act is purely a cost-saving ...

What States Should Build Instead of Obamacare's Health Insurance Exchanges
In the aftermath of President Obama's re-election, in which the implementation of the Affordable Care Act plays a large role, many states are facing an important decision. Should these states act as agents of the ... Exchanges were conceived by ...

Missouri's Voters: Working for the Health Insurance Companies
By J. Bradford DeLong
Missouri State of Mind: Missouri voters have apparently approved a ballot measure prohibiting the governor from using an executive order to authorize the creation of a Missouri health insurance exchange under the Affordable Care Act.
Brad DeLong

Cochrane on Health Care | EconTalk | Library of Economics and ...
"Economic Research on Direct-Purchase Health Insurance: New Models for Real Health Care Reform", by Linda Gorman. Library of Economics ... What we might do with health care if we eliminated not just the Affordable Care Act (ACA), known as Obamacare, but many of the restrictions that the government places on the health care market. The paper is so good I ... We assume that the only way these days you can get health care is if you have health insurance. People say: We need ...

No help anytime soon for poor without health insurance | Online ...
By Lee Shearer
Deal announced Friday that the state won't create a health insurance exchange, another part of thehealth care reform act. Instead, Georgians will have to participate in a planned national health exchange. The health exchanges are supposed ...
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