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Marco Rubio’s Alternative To Obamacare Signs Up 42 People

Anomaly at FreakOutNation details the effort to undermine what is already working. Marco Rubio set up Florida Health Choices, which is totally putting President Obama to shame. Taxpayers had to initially fork over $900,000, and Rubio’s brainiac health care alternative garnered an entire 30 sign ups. That’s in contrast to the 1.6 million sign ups […]

Walker wants to eliminate the IRIS program, which gives the elderly more control over their medical care. Beth Swedeen is the Executive Director of the Wisconsin Board for People with Developmental Disabilities. She says one of the biggest concerns they are hearing about is the possible elimination of the Include, Respect, I Self Direct, or […]

To the frustration of many, particularly on the Left, Obamacare did not include a single payer option. In order to get past GOP obstruction, that had to be removed from the final bill. Since healthcare reform has been implemented, polls over the years have shown significant dissatisfaction with the ACA. While most pundits attribute that […]

Sam Warde has the story. Thursday’s announcement includes: Calling on Congress, as well as States and cities, to pass legislation that would allow millions of working Americans to earn up to seven days of paid sick time per year; Proposing more than $2 billion in new funds to encourage states to develop paid family and […]

Governor Peter Shumlin says now is not the time for Vermont to pursue a hoped-for single payer healthcare system. Shumlin faced deep skepticism that lawmakers could agree on a way to pay for his ambitious goal and that the feds would agree to everything he needed to create the first state-based single-payer system in 2017. […]

It’s called medical tourism. Some Americans leave their home states for health services in other parts of the United States. Others travel abroad for better care, costing the U.S. billions in lost revenue. Sick of losing patients to international competitors, US states are spending millions of dollars, passing legislation and even revamping cities to make […]

While the mainstream media has largely stopped flat-out lying about Obamacare, they sure aren’t about to report the good news in a new report by the Department of Health and Human Services. Even as the Supreme Court prepares to take up yet another challenge to the Affordable Care Act, the President’s signature achievement continues to […]

MIT”s Jonathan Gruber, the “architect” of Obamacare, says Republicans are trying to confuse people on Oamacare. Gruber doubted that the new Republican wave in Congress would be able to gut it that much, and said that the Republican strategy on the Affordable Care Act has been to “confuse people” about what’s in it “so that […]

When a Brooklyn woman with a heart condition was on vacation in the Poconos over the summer, she had an episode and had to be taken to the hospital. It was her heart doctor who asked for her to be transported to his hospital while she was sedated. That’s when a medical helicopter came to […]

Dr. Robert Petzel, undersecretary for health in the Department of Veterans Affairs, has resigned a day after appearing at a Senate hearing to discuss long wait-times and secret waiting list. In a short statement, Shinseki announced that he accepted Petzel’s resignation Friday. “As we know from the veteran community, most veterans are satisfied with the quality […]

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