Month: February 2015
Obamacare’s Medicaid Expansion Could Cause 2.6 Million Able-Bodied Adults To Drop Out Of Labor Force
One of the biggest myths pushed in statehouses across the country is that Obamacare's Medicaid expansion will be an engine of economic growth. The Obama administration promises that more than 350,000 jobs would be created nationwide in 2015 if all states opted into Obamacare expansion.
The Supreme Court has developed elaborate tests to determine if plaintiffs have standing to sue. But their essence, Justice Antonin Scalia once observed, is a four-word question: "What's it to you?"
America's uninsured rate plummeted last year, with the improvement driven by states that have fully implemented the Affordable Care Act, a new nationwide Gallup survey indicates.
Adults hoping to purchase dental insurance through Covered California will have to wait until at least next year because of problems with the health exchange's computer system.
Over 10 million people enrolled in Medicaid and the children's health insurance program since ObamaCare's launch a year and a half ago, the administration announced Monday.
The national medical bill may be back to growing faster than gross domestic product. After five years of historically slow growth, new data show U.S. health-care spending accelerated significantly in 2014.
The rollout of Medi-Cal's new case management computer system is at risk of facing significant delays, according to an audit presented to lawmakers Tuesday by State Auditor Elaine Howle, the Sacramento Bee's "The State Worker" reports.
Prime Healthcare Has No Wiggle Room with Attorney General Mandate in Hospital Deal
Take it or leave it. That's the message to a Southern California for-profit company from Attorney General Kamala Harris who late last week laid out a dozen requirements for Prime Healthcare Services' $843 million deal to buy six cash-crunched nonprofit hospitals.
California lawmakers are considering a bill (AB 339) that aims to keep prescription drug costs down by limiting which medications insurers can include in the highest-cost drug tier, Capital Public Radio's "KXJZ News" reports.
The White House is preparing new rules designed to strengthen restrictions on financial advisors providing guidance to clients regarding retirement savings.