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April 14, 2014 – 4:36 am |

By Jordan Rau
Medicare’s release Wednesday of millions of records of payments made to the nation’s doctors comes as the government is looking to find more cost-efficient …

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Doctors Take Home Huge Payments From Medicare

April 14, 2014 – 4:36 am |
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By Jordan Rau
Medicare’s release Wednesday of millions of records of payments made to the nation’s doctors comes as the government is looking to find more cost-efficient …

Obamacare ‘Here To Stay’ As Enrollment Exceeds 7 Million

April 2, 2014 – 3:12 pm |
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By Mary Agnes Carey
The Obama administration took a victory lap Tuesday as enrollment through the health law’s exchanges topped 7 million, a goal previously thought untouchable …

TIME Tells Story of Disastrous Launch of Healthcare.gov and its Saviors

February 27, 2014 – 3:29 pm |
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By Alan Lyndon
To say the launch of Healthcare.gov last October was a disaster is being overly generous.  It was worse than that.  It was so …

Rand Paul Wants To Block Nation’s Top Doctor Over Gun Views

February 27, 2014 – 5:28 am |
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By Brad Broker
Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) on Thursday made it clear that he does not like President Obama’s choice for Surgeon General and plans to roadblock …

Health Plans Must Cover Suicide Related Costs, But Many Refuse

February 20, 2014 – 3:05 pm |
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By Michelle Andrews
Kaiser Health News
Dealing with the aftermath of a suicide or attempted suicide is stressful enough. But some health plans make a harrowing experience worse by refusing …

Family Physicians Group Endorses Congress’ Plan to Overhaul Doc Pay

February 17, 2014 – 10:20 pm |
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By Brad Broker
Another major endorsement for the plan introduced by Congress to repeal and replace the SGR.  The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), which …