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    Democrats Cast Supreme Court’s Subsidies Ruling as Final Obamacare Showdown

    Posted on August 6, 2015 by in Breaking News

    Source: Washington Times President Obama and his top aides are increasingly portraying this month’s Supreme Court ruling on Obamacare subsidies as the final showdown for the health care law, saying that if the justices rule in their favor it should be the signal for Republicans to give up their attacks and move on to other […]

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  • Why People Don’t Buy Long-Term-Care Insurance

    Posted on August 4, 2015 by in Breaking News

    Source: Wall Street Journal When it comes to long-term care, two facts stand out. First, an estimated 70% of people will need such care, which will be costly. And second, most of them refuse to buy insurance to cover it. The question is, why? Part of the explanation, no doubt, is that long-term-care insurance is […]

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    California Leads U.S. in Total Number of Medicaid Beneficiaries

    Posted on July 31, 2015 by in Breaking News

    Source: California Healthline Medi-Cal enrollment has increased by 34% since the Affordable Care Act went into effect, leading all other Medicaid programs in the country in terms of total beneficiaries, according to data from the Kaiser Family Foundation, HealthyCal reports. Medi-Cal is California’s Medicaid program. Details of Increase in Enrollment California — one of 29 […]

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    Most Americans Say Drug Costs Are ‘Unreasonable,’ Although They Can Still Afford To Buy Them

    Posted on July 30, 2015 by in Breaking News

    Source: Kaiser Health News Nearly three in four Americans say the costs of prescription drugs are “unreasonable” — and most blame drugmakers for those prices, according to a poll released Tuesday. The survey by the Kaiser Family Foundation found 74 percent of those taking prescription drugs find the costs unreasonable, as do 72 percent of […]

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    GOP Offering Fixes if ACA Subsidies Are Struck Down

    Posted on July 29, 2015 by in Breaking News

    Source: CFO Republican lawmakers have floated a number of contingency plans in case the Supreme Court strikes down the Affordable Care Act’s financial subsidies for qualified individuals buying health insurance through the federal exchanges operating in 34 states. The high court is expected to rule later this month in the case of King v. Burwell. […]

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    CVS to Buy 1,600 Drugstores From Target for $1.9 Billion

    Posted on July 28, 2015 by in Breaking News

    Source: New York Times The voracious CVS Health is already a dominant player in nearly every corner of the health care world — it is the nation’s largest dispenser of prescription drugs, the biggest operator of health care clinics and the second-largest pharmacy-benefits manager. And with the news Monday that it had agreed to buy […]

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  • Governor Calls for Special Legislative Session To Address Health Spending

    Posted on July 27, 2015 by in Breaking News

    Source: California Healthline Gov. Jerry Brown (D) last week issued a proclamation to convene a special legislative session on health care spending on the same day he agreed to a state budget that had many of its health-related provisions negotiated away. Financing the Medi-Cal program may not be sustainable, Brown said, given its expansion over […]

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    Stakeholders Say ACO Final Rule Fails To Address Some Concerns

    Posted on July 24, 2015 by in Breaking News

    Source: California Healthline Some health care organizations might opt to leave the accountable care organization program because CMS did not address some of their concerns in its latest rules update, Modern Healthcare reports (Dickson, Modern Healthcare, 6/5). New Final Rule Details CMS on Thursday issued a final rule for the Medicare Shared Savings Program that […]

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    Blue Shield’s Proposed Acquisition of Care1st Faces Tough Scrutiny

    Posted on July 23, 2015 by in Breaking News

    Source: Los Angeles Times A top California regulator vowed a “deep dive” into a $1.2-billion acquisition proposed by Blue Shield of California amid criticism that the nonprofit insurer is shortchanging the public. Shelley Rouillard, director of the state Department of Managed Health Care, signaled tough scrutiny ahead for Blue Shield’s proposed purchase of Medicaid insurer […]

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  • Covered California Website Fail Its Disabled Residents

    Posted on July 22, 2015 by in Breaking News

    Source: U-T San Diego California businesses have for years complained about lawsuits related to the Americans with Disabilities Act, where plaintiffs visit their stores or restaurants and then demand financial damages after finding oftentimes technical violations of the accessibility rules. At one point last year, 20-some businesses in thedowntown area of one northern California city […]

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