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Battle of the Health Data Ecosystems
Health Economist, Advisor, Trend Weaver
When it comes to personal health, for people, it's not about the data itself or the doctor or a shiny-new-health-tech-thing
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Bad Obamacare News Is Real. That Doesn't Mean Obamacare Is Dying.
UnitedHealth Group's negative outlook on the health law isn't a good sign, but there's more to the story.
Michigan Abortion Law: Rick Snyder Signs Bill Limiting Clinics, Vetoes Blue Cross Changes
Gov. Rick Snyder has signed a bill requiring that abortion clinics be licensed but will veto another that would have required
President Obama Pledges 110,000 Summer Jobs In New Program
By Reuters, Reuters
By Lily Kuo "There's no replacement for the dignity that comes with earning your first paycheck," said Secretary of Labor
What You May Not Know About Health Insurance and the Affordable Care Act: Now and Later
Creator and Editor, 'Desire: Women Write About Wanting'
When I began applying for new coverage I was inundated with sales reps and emails touting their "affordable" coverage. Blue
The Opening Round in the Battle to Implement Health Care Reform
Best selling lottery and structured settlement expert
A recent battle in my home state of Kentucky gives a good preview of how the national battle to implement health care reform is going to go -- kicking and screaming.
Child-Only Health Insurance Policies Dropped By Big Insurers
Major health insurance companies in California and other states have decided to stop selling policies for children rather
Anthem Blue Cross Rate Hikes Move Forward, May Increase 20%
California insurance regulators cleared the way Wednesday for Anthem Blue Cross to implement scaled-back rate hikes... Read
Leslie Margolin, Former Blue Cross President, Speaks Out Against Insurance Giant's Plan To Spike Rates
California Assemblyman Dave Jones, the Democratic chair of the Assembly Health Committee, made it clear he wasn't content
Judge Denies Denies Health Insurers' Injunction: Massachusetts' Block On Rate Hikes Stands
Suffolk Superior Court Judge Stephen E. Neel today denied a request by six health insurers to allow them to implement double
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Shareholders Move to Curb Extravagant Pay for WellPoint CEO
Campaign Strategist; Co-Executive Director, Health Care for Am...
Even by the standards of people who believe that it's okay to do just about anything to make money, WellPoint consistently goes too far. Their turbo-charged greed is out of control, and their lack of any moral compass is shocking.
Napalm, Big Health Insurance, and Divestment
Rob Stone M.D.
Director, Hoosiers for a Commonsense Health Plan
We need to move beyond shareholder resolutions and begin building a divestment campaign against health insurers like the one aimed at American corporations doing business with South Africa's apartheid government.
Ephram Nehme Sues Anthem Blue Cross For Automatically Denying 'Medically Necessary Liver Transplant'
Anthem quickly decided to push back the rate hike from March 1 to May 1. The company was back in the headlines just days
What Do You Mean My Doctor Is Dead?
Professional photographer; Small business owner
Despite its faults, the federal government at least knows when you're dead. That's more than can be said for Blue Cross in Los Angeles, who assigns deceased doctors to customers as 'in network practitioners.'
Greed Gone Wild: Our Health Insurance Industry Is Sick and Wrong
Many from Colorado would rather pay into a system that is non-profit and run by the government than give these greedy executives one more dime.
Health Care Protesters Arrested in Downtown L.A.
Executive Producer, 2x Emmy finalist @takebackthemic; Co-found...
Thanks to Lyn Goldfarb and Carol Newton of CD33 North for Change for this information. October 15, twelve people were arrested
The "Insurance Companies Support Health Care Reform" Gambit
On Assignment For HuffPost
Private industry has begged off completely from limiting health care costs through any means other than denying coverage to their customers and rationing.
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Swine Flu and Britain's "Socialized" Approach
President and CEO
Wanna have a good cry? Take a look at Britain's National Health Service website.
Dear President Obama: A Modest Medicare Proposal
Bestselling author and host of a nationally syndicated, progre...
Most of us will do damn near anything to get out from under the thumbs of the multi-millionaire CEOs who are running our current insurance programs. Sign me up!
Will Harry Reid Lose His Senate Seat To Take the Hit on Health Care?
The Majority Leader keeps his job by making his fellow Democratic Senators happy, and keeping them from being put in an awkward position is job one.
Dealbreaker: Five Reasons Co-Ops Will Fail
Richard (RJ) Eskow
Host of 'The Zero Hour'; Writer; Senior Advisor, Social Securi...
Co-ops are not a bad idea -- if they are offered
a public option. As a replacement for them, however, they're a dealbreaker.
We Regulate Money, Drugs, Commerce, but not Health. Why?
Managing Editor, TheJazzChef.com, and pioneering ezine editor ...
Why can't we use the power of the government to really regulate the insurance companies?
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