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U.S. looking past Ebola to prepare for next outbreak

By Associated Press  |  November 23, 2014

The next Ebola or the next SARS. Maybe even the next HIV. Even before the Ebola epidemic in West Africa is brought under control, public health officials are girding for the next health disaster.

AHA's Umbdenstock set to retire in 2015

AHA's Umbdenstock set to retire in 2015

By Bob Herman  |  November 22, 2014

Richard Umbdenstock, president and CEO of the American Hospital Association, the nation's dominant and most powerful hospital lobbying group, will retire from his roles at the end of 2015, the AHA confirmed last Friday.

Thanksgiving offers chance to share family health issues

By Bob Herman  |  November 22, 2014

As families gather around their tables to partake in turkey, stuffing and yams, the federal government is encouraging Americans to map out how health issues have defined their ancestry.

Republicans file their suit against the Affordable Care Act

By Lisa Schencker  |  November 21, 2014

The lawsuit, filed against the secretaries of HHS and the U.S. Treasury, contests President Barack Obama's decision to waive the healthcare law's employer mandate and the penalties for failing to comply with it without first receiving congressional approval for the change.

Immigrants remain uninsured under ACA coverage expansions

Immigrants remain uninsured under ACA coverage expansions

By Rachel Landen  |  November 19, 2014

The estimated 11 million immigrants described by the Obama administration as “unauthorized” won't see much benefit from the Affordable Care Act—unless the president extends coverage to them when he issues an expected executive order to reform immigration policy.

Obama urged to include healthcare in immigration end-run

Obama urged to include healthcare in immigration end-run

By Paul Demko  |  November 18, 2014

President Barack Obama is expected to issue an executive order as soon as this week that would freeze deportations for up to 5 million immigrants living in the country illegally, but they're likely to remain ineligible for Medicaid coverage and exchange subsidies.

Obamacare exchanges get advice from ad, PR pros

Obamacare exchanges get advice from ad, PR pros

By Howard Wolinsky  |  November 15, 2014

The advertising and marketing campaigns to persuade Americans to sign up for Obamacare coverage during the first open enrollment a year ago came under heavy criticism from marketing professionals, many of whom have ideas about how it could have been done better.

Ebola, immigration will dominate lame-duck session of Congress

Ebola, immigration will dominate lame-duck session of Congress

By Paul Demko  |  November 15, 2014

Healthcare lobbyists are hoping that Capitol Hill and the White House will find time to settle some long-standing problems like permanently fixing the physician pay schedule during Congress' four-week lame-duck session.

Lawmakers must provide sustained funding to fight Ebola, AAMC contends

By Steven Ross Johnson  |  November 10, 2014

Lawmakers need to provide sustained resources that would allow academic health centers to effectively respond to Ebola, said leaders from the academic medical community Monday. They also advocated preparedness for future infectious-disease threats.

Higher bar for health law in second sign-up season

By Associated Press  |  November 09, 2014

With a bright look to its rebuilt website, version 2.0 of President Barack Obama's health insurance overhaul represents another chance to win over a skeptical public. But more than possible computer woes lurk as HealthCare.gov's second open enrollment season begins Nov. 15.

More pressure to control costs

More pressure to control costs

By Merrill Goozner  |  November 08, 2014

After an election where opposing the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act once again served as a path to political power, it's important to remind politicians about how the law's two distinct sections interact.

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