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U.S. chief tech officer Todd Park headed back to California, White House confirms
By Darius Tahir | August 28, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
In September, according to a White House blog post, Park will be moving to California, where he will recruit tech talent to the federal government as well as “identifying innovative ways to improve the quality of government digital services.”
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Obama to announce mental-health initiatives for vets
By Associated Press | August 26, 2014
Three months after a veterans' health care scandal rocked his administration, President Barack Obama is taking executive action to improve the mental well-being of veterans.
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Most Influential leaders have blazed bold reform paths
By Andis Robeznieks | August 23, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
The man who may have to keep his veto pen handy to block congressional Republican efforts to repeal or roll back the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act took the top spot in Modern Healthcare's 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare.
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GOP plots Obamacare agenda if they take Senate
By Paul Demko | August 23, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
If Republicans win control of the Senate in November, they almost certainly will vote to repeal Obamacare, joining House Republicans in that effort. But there's zero chance that President Barack Obama will sign a repeal bill.
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Reform Update: GOP likely to focus on repealing medical device tax, employer mandate
By Paul Demko | August 22, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
If Republicans win control of the Senate in November, which most political forecasters rate as a better-than-even proposition, they almost certainly will vote to repeal Obamacare. In doing so, they will join House Republicans, who have voted many times to wipe out the law. That's what Republican...
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Audit: Obamacare medical-device tax not meeting revenue target
By Associated Press | August 19, 2014
An Obamacare tax on medical devices is falling short of its revenue target because thousands of companies aren't paying it, according to a government audit released Tuesday.
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U.S. won't reveal records on HealthCare.gov security
By Associated Press | August 19, 2014
After promising not to withhold government information over "speculative or abstract fears," the Obama administration has concluded it will not publicly disclose federal records that could shed light on the security of the government's healthcare website because doing so could "potentially" allow...
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Medicaid expansion would have saved Wis. $206 million: study
By Associated Press | August 17, 2014
Wisconsin Democrats are keeping the pressure on Republican Gov. Scott Walker to expand Medicaid eligibility with a new report that shows the move would save the state hundreds of millions of dollars over the next three years.
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Have insurers found new ways to avoid the sick?
By Associated Press | August 17, 2014
Ending insurance discrimination against the sick was a central goal of the nation's healthcare overhaul, but leading patient groups say that promise is being undermined by new barriers from insurers.
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Vital Signs
Columnist attempts to sell conservatives on his healthcare reform plan
By Bob Herman | August 15, 2014
House Republicans repeatedly have voted to delay, defund and repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. But as some conservatives have pointed out, it's unrealistic to think President Barack Obama would sign any legislation to repeal or roll back the legislation that defines his tenure...
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