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House Backs Bill to Delay Health Care Penalty
The House on Wednesday backed a one-year delay in the penalty that individuals would have to pay for failing to sign up for health insurance, the 50th time Republicans have forced a vote to repeal, gut or change the law championed by President Barack …
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One state's health care revolution
Consensus is rare in health care politics, but virtually no one believes that America's fee-for-service payment system is sustainable. It rewards providers for administering more treatment, not for keeping people healthy enough to avoid it. So costs …
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Longtime Waldo County healthcare CEO to also serve as interim Pen Bay leader
ROCKPORT, Maine — The long-time executive director of Waldo County's health care facilities will add the job of interim chief executive officer for Pen Bay Healthcare. The announcement was made Friday afternoon in a news release issued by Pen Bay.
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The House voted Wednesday to repeal the 2010 health care overhaul that the United States Supreme Court upheld in a ruling two weeks ago. The vote was 244 to 185, with five Democrats voting for repeal and no Republican voting against.
House Republicans Argue for Delay in Health Law Penalties
WASHINGTON — House Republicans said Wednesday that chaos in the first nine days of open enrollment under President Obama's health care law would justify a delay in major provisions of the law, including tax penalties for people who go without …
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Obama: I'm Willing to Negotiate Health Care Law — but Not Until Shutdown Ends …
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says he's willing to negotiate changes to his signature health care law and to find ways to reduce spending, but stresses he will not bargain until after Congress reopens the government and passes a new debt …
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Republican leaders considering Plan B to stop healthcare law
Wednesday is the first of several procedural votes, a process that could stretch through the weekend as Cruz tries to block Senate Democrats, who have the majority, from stripping the provisions defunding the healthcare law. Boehner would have just …
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Obama defends healthcare law, urges House to OK immigration bill
WASHINGTON — President Obama offered a vigorous, lengthy defense of his healthcare law Friday, dismissing Republican attempts to block it as an “ideological fixation.” In a preview of the message Democrats will carry into the 2014 midterm elections …
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Obama slams GOP over 'holy grail' of blocking healthcare law
Obama said blocking the Affordable Healthcare Act has become Republicans' "holy grail" and an "ideological fixation." He also criticized the push among conservatives to shut down the federal government unless Obama agrees to defund the healthcare law.
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Obama touts healthcare bill, says it helped American into remission, compares …
While the American people may not be too keen on President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law, the Affordable Care Act, Obama himself cannot speak highly enough of the bill. At his first full press conference in months, Obama discussed his …
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U.S. Rep. Luis Gutiérrez (D, IL-4) said one of the most challenging aspects of comprehensive immigration reform is providing health care to America’s estimat…
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Question by Ann: Does Obama’s healthcare bill say that a house seller must pay sales tax, not the buyer?
A friend of mine, who can’t stand Obama, sent an e-mail, saying that, if the healthcare bill passes, the seller of a house, not the buyer, must pay sales tax. Is this true?
Answer by Hannah
Of course not. Health Care has nothing to do with real estate.
And there is no sales tax on a house.
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Republican lawmakers Ron Young, Andy Thompson, Matt Huffman and others offer comments on HB 91, the “Health Care Freedom Act,” which would block insurance companies from operating in the state if they accept federal affordable care act-related tax credits and subsidies, which could result in penalties against employers.
House passes bill to create license standards for health care exchange
The Georgia House passed a bill Wednesday that would require health insurance navigators to be licensed in order to help uninsured Georgians and businesses use a federally backed online health insurance exchange. House Bill 198, introduced by Rep.
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Gov. Walker to make health care announcement
Madison — With Gov. Scott Walker poised to turn down a full expansion of BadgerCare coverage under the federal health-care law, Democrats and advocates urged him Wednesday to reconsider. Walker will announce his decision on the state's Medicaid …
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Study: Tobacco control lowers Calif. health costs
The study by University of California, San Francisco researchers found that for every dollar spent on the state's anti-smoking program, health care costs dropped by about $ 56. Researchers attribute those savings to lower spending on health care due to …
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CNBC’s Kayla Tausche reports the House passed a bill to create permanent residence visas for foreign graduates of U.S. universities who have earned advanced degrees in science, technology, engineering and medicine.
Part 6 US HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES CANDIDATES Florida District 03 Debate 10/25/2012 The North Central Florida Tea Party hosted a debate at 7:00 pm on Thursday, October 25th in Lake City Florida. The debate featured Phil Dodds, JR Gaillot, and Ted Yoho, the three candidates for the newly formed US House of Representatives seat in District 3. Bill Madden from WJTK, 96.5 Radio moderated this debate. This is a great opportunity to learn more about these candidates. Prior to the debate, a local doctor spoke for a few minutes about the Affordable Health Care Act.
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