Month: September 2011

Biden’s claim that the GOP will ‘eliminate’ Medicare

By Glenn Kessler, The Washington Post

Vice President Biden’s remarks to campaign donors in Tulsa resurfaces an issue that lay dormant during the long summer debate over raising the debt ceiling — the House Republican plan for Medicare. We have repeatedly chastised both Democrats and Republicans for making misleading statements on this issue.

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Clinic Rejects Immigrants After Impasse With Hospital

By Kevin Sack, The New York Times

ATLANTA — After the collapse of negotiations between Atlanta’s public hospital and the world’s largest dialysis provider, a dozen immigrants suffering from renal failure were refused treatment at an Atlanta clinic on Thursday and advised to wait until their conditions deteriorated enough to justify life-saving care in an emergency room.

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Pre-existing Conditions Exclusions

When HealthCare Reform goes into full effect starting January 1, 2014 no healthplan, either sold privately or through the …

Health Insurance Exchange Markets: What You Need To Know

By Susan E. Matthews, Everyday Health Staff Writer MONDAY, September 30, 2013 — Congress may still be debating particulars …

Important healthcare benefit information for federal employees

  Federal Employee Health Benefits and Healthcare Reform As it stands today only those federal employees who are members …