Health Lobby Takes Fight to the States
But what unites the proposal ... legislation is likely to supersede state constitutional amendments. But backers of the state measures say they want to send a message to Congress and also lay groundwork for fights about elements of the health care ...
What is Congress doing this week about Obamacare?
Here's a quick review of what Congress has on tap regarding the health-care law this week ... slated to lose their current health plans because they don't meet new standards established by the new health-care law. The proposal would permit plans currently ...
Oklahoma's senators split on veterans health care reform bill
Jim Inhofe hailed legislation overhauling veterans health ... time frame so that you have more likelihood that they build something rather than rent something because that’s much cheaper for the federal government.” Coburn said he didn’t care whether ...
Medicaid and the States: Health-Care Reform's Next Hurdle
(See the top 10 health-care-reform players.) The proposal could hardly come at a worse time for governors. The recession has drained state coffers of tax receipts ... has testified that the legislation thus far has too little cost containment.
The Health Care Proposal that Spawned the “Death Panels” Lie Is Back
The legislation is intended ... that developed during the health care reform debate of 2009, and which spawned the death panels lie, has cooled enough that he can push end-of-life Medicare funding through the current Congress. “People shouldn’t be ...