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  • Are Biosimilars the Next Big Thing in Biotech?

    Motley Fool - 25 Apr 2015 11:07:59 UT

    Biologics, or drugs developed from biological sources, have taken the pharma world by storm over the past decade or so. Five of the top 10 best-selling drugs in 2014, for example, were biologics...

  • Administration bears down on states to expand Medicaid

    Modern Physician - 25 Apr 2015 05:34:16 UT

    HHS Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell says continuing uncompensated-care funding for states that decline Medicaid expansion is akin to "paying two times for the same thing." Related content Jim...

  • Healthcare logjam breaks in Congress

    Modern Physician - 25 Apr 2015 04:57:14 UT

    WASHINGTON—There are signs of a partisan thaw in Congress that is allowing movement on healthcare legislation in the wake of the recent Medicare physician-payment overhaul. And a sharp uptick in...

  • Health plan adds option of payment in cash at local stores

    Los Angeles Times - 25 Apr 2015 02:53:55 UT

    With Obamacare in its second year, health officials are still working out the kinks in expanding health coverage to millions of Californians. In the latest fix, members of a health plan for...

  • New polls shows Obamacare is gaining popularity

    UnitedHealthcare - 25 Apr 2015 02:18:32 UT

    iStock A new poll indicates that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is gaining popularity, but Americans still remain deeply divided on the 5-year-old healthcare reform law. According to the latest...

  • How Medical Expenses Could Derail Your Retirement

    Yahoo! Finance - 24 Apr 2015 21:53:38 UT

    If you think you’re spending a lot on health care now, just wait until you retire. While many expenses tend to decline in retirement, the money spent on healthcare isn’t one of them. Even retirees...

  • What Business Owners Need to Know About the PPACA

    Huffington Post - 24 Apr 2015 21:04:08 UT

    It's been five years since the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA, also called Obamacare) was signed into law. Implementation has occurred in stages over the last few years, but many business owners still have questions about how the law...

  • Republicans seen scrapping Ryan Medicare plan in U.S. budget push

    CNBC - 24 Apr 2015 18:48:27 UT

    WASHINGTON, April 24 (Reuters) - Aiming to acquire more budget powers and take a swipe at Obamacare, Republicans will likely scrap a proposal that stirred controversy and helped launch Wisconsin...

  • GOP leaders scramble on healthcare, fearful o

    MSNBC - 24 Apr 2015 17:06:41 UT

    Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) is one of the more vulnerable Republican incumbents in the Senate next year, and some recent polling shows him trailing former Sen. Russ Feingold (D-Wis.), whom he beat in...

  • Pressure grows on Hillary from left and right - 24 Apr 2015 16:29:17 UT

    • Big stakes for Rubio, Walker in Iowa • Kasich sets collision course with Jeb • Sometimes, you just have to ride it out PRESSURE GROWS ON HILLARY FROM LEFT AND RIGHT The stakes are getting...

  • Report: Americans Evenly Divided on View of Obamacare - 24 Apr 2015 15:16:32 UT

    Americans' opinions on Obamacare are almost evenly divided, and won't likely change that much even if the Supreme Court outlaws subsidies in its landmark ruling set for June, says columnist Charlie...

  • John Kasich's Mysterious Plan to Repeal Obamacare but Save the Medicaid Expansion

    Bloomberg - 24 Apr 2015 14:44:35 UT

    The presidential flirtations of Ohio Governor John Kasich provide yet more proof that Jeb Bush cannot clear the Republican primary field. It's one thing to say a candidate like Kasich starts in...

  • Morning Plum: Republicans want to offer an Obamcare ‘fix.’ But conservatives may not let them.

    Washington Post - 24 Apr 2015 13:59:37 UT

    Don’t look now, but Republicans appear to be edging closer to supporting some kind of contingency fix that would prevent millions of people from losing health coverage if the Supreme Court guts...

  • Congressional GOP Mulls Backing Obamacare Subsidies - 24 Apr 2015 13:41:42 UT

    Congressional Republicans are considering plans that could allow Americans to temporarily keep their Obamacare policies and subsidies, even if the Supreme Court strikes down those subsidies in June....

  • Medicaid gap: Choosing between dinner and a medical test

    Miami Herald - 24 Apr 2015 12:14:25 UT

    MIAMI _Cynthia Louis sees the bus bench advertising "Obamacare" near her Miami home as a reminder of a broken promise: that the Affordable Care Act would help her get the medical care she needs to...

  • Republicans debate keeping ObamaCare subsidies until 2017

    The Hill - 24 Apr 2015 10:49:21 UT

    Congressional Republicans are locked in a debate about whether to temporarily keep in place the ObamaCare subsidies that are at risk of being struck down at the Supreme Court. More than a...

  • Personalizing News, Bringing Readers into the Story

    American Journalism Review - 24 Apr 2015 07:53:58 UT

    With more news outlets experimenting with new methods to personalize news, three recent approaches show significant advancements. The Wall Street Journal, Washington Post and USA Today have...

  • Candidate Hillary Opens Fire Against GOP - 24 Apr 2015 01:56:39 UT

    Hillary Clinton has taken direct aim at Republican policies for the first time since announcing her presidential bid, criticizing the GOP on immigration, healthcare and the delayed nomination of...

  • OVERNIGHT HEALTHCARE: Republicans buck GOP chairman on ObamaCare probe

    The Hill - 23 Apr 2015 23:25:42 UT

    Sen. David Vitter (R-La.) is lashing out at five Senate Republicans who voted to block his years-long investigation into ObamaCare exchanges on Thursday. "I do know on the Republican side, we had...

  • Obamacare, Obama will be popular in 2020

    Miami Herald - 23 Apr 2015 18:19:43 UT

    Good news for Obamacare supporters: It’s quite a bit less unpopular than it was a few months ago. The uptick leads to the question: Will the Affordable Care Act ever actually be popular? Looking at...

  • Study: Satisfaction with ObamaCare tops traditional plans

    The Hill - 23 Apr 2015 17:44:22 UT

    People who bought coverage through ObamaCare are generally more satisfied than those with other types of insurance, according to a new national survey. ObamaCare customers rated their satisfaction...

  • Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: GOP Says IRS Has Itself to Blame for Tough Tax Season

    AccountingWEB - 23 Apr 2015 16:28:28 UT

    Oil price rout has CEOs courting accountants not wildcatters As the energy industry grapples with the worst price slump in a generation, oil executives are touting their accounting savvy over...

  • Where King ruling goes, so goes ACA grace period — In continuing Florida dispute, Scott takes aim at hospitals — Vitter primed for ACA-related subpoena vote

    Politico - 23 Apr 2015 14:47:16 UT

    With help from Rachana Pradhan, Marc Caputo and Natalie Villacorta IF ACA’S SUBSIDIES GO, SO DOES 90-DAY GRACE PERIOD — The Supreme Court could upend the health care system this spring if it...

  • 2 states' surprise Obamacare success

    CNBC - 23 Apr 2015 14:20:12 UT

    Now that's a West Coast offense! Two states that run their own Obamacare markets—California and Washington—are blowing away the much-larger, federally run when it comes to...

  • The Promise Of America: Opportunity, Not Equality - 23 Apr 2015 13:43:19 UT

    The topic de jure for the chattering class these days is inequality. In fact, it’s hard to pick up a copy of The New York Times or the Washington Post these days without encountering at least one...

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