Month: August 2012

Answering readers’ questions about Medicare

By Glenn Kessler, Washington Post

We returned from vacation to find lots of questions from readers about Medicare. The two campaigns have been engaged in a tit-for-tat war of words that, according to the latest Washington Post-ABC News poll, appears to have resulted in a draw so far. For the moment, we will not delve into the details of those ads except to note with amusement this new Romney ad that accurately quotes Obama from four years ago.

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Medicare Rises as Prime Election Issue

By Adam Nagourney, New York Times

TAMPA, Fla. — With Mitt Romney’s selection of Representative Paul D. Ryan as his running mate, Florida quickly emerged on Monday as a critical test of the nationwide Republican gamble that concerns over the mounting federal debt can blunt potent Democratic attacks on conservative proposals to revamp Medicare.

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Romney Aide Touts Health Care Overhaul

By Trip Gabriel, New York Times

A principal message-maker of the Romney campaign drew criticism from conservative circles on Wednesday by suggesting that if a laid-off steel worker in an anti-Romney ad had lived in Massachusetts, he would have had health insurance and his wife might still be alive.

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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 …