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Monthly Archives: September 2012

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September 28, 2012 | The Week in Review

Michael September 28, 2012

Headlines Polls reveal Americans’ opinions on ACA, Medicare reform CBO: 11 Million Uninsured Americans Will Be Subject to Obamacare’s Individual Mandate ‘Penalty Tax’ World working together to end polio U.N. General Assembly focuses on women, children Hospitals plead merger cases despite FTC blockade Behind The Numbers, A Diminishing Sense Of Urgency Two categories of multiple… Continue Reading »

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The Affordable Care Act: Millions Allocated for Mental Health

Michael September 27, 2012

On Tuesday a new program—part of The Affordable Care Act– was announced by Health and Human Service Secretary Kathleen Sebelius. Close to $10 million has now been allocated for mental health and human services—especially in rural areas. The Mental and Behavioral Health Education and Training grant program will fund $9.8 million in grants to eligible… Continue Reading »

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Romney: The Affordable Care Act, “A Costly Disaster”

Michael September 26, 2012

Romney publicly criticized the Obama Administration’s Affordable Care Act in an interview on Sunday with Scott Pelley of CBS. Romney stated, “we do provide care for people who don’t have insurance,” referring to emergency room care.  “If someone has a heart attack,” he elaborated, “they don’t sit in their apartment and die. We pick them… Continue Reading »

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Affordable Care Act: Major Reform in Children’s Healthcare

Michael September 25, 2012

The Affordable Care Act attempts to reform children’s healthcare in several major ways. Most parents’ biggest concern is the health and well-being of their children. Proponents and even those oppose the ACA, would likely agree that all children should have access to quality healthcare. But when we look at how and where we find the… Continue Reading »

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6 Million Will Pay Healthcare Tax Penalties? The Debate Heats Up!

Michael September 24, 2012

The Affordable Care Act is making headlines again. The Congressional Budget Office issued its latest report on Wednesday which forecasts that 50% more Americans than originally projected (in 2010) or close to 6 million will pay the tax penalties imposed by President Obama’s health care reform bill rather than choose from one of the mandated… Continue Reading »

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September 21, 2012 | The Week in Review

Michael September 21, 2012

Headlines Challenges To Health Law Just Keep Coming MD Anderson to spend $3 billion in all-out “moonshot” push to tackle 8 cancers Higher BPA Levels Are Linked to Obesity In Kids And Teens Hospitals Fight To Stop Superbugs’ Spread Medical group says teens should use IUDs, implants as first contraceptive method Study points to health… Continue Reading »

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