TPM: Special Investigation: How Insurers Are Hiding Obamacare Benefits From Customers

Across the country, insurance companies have sent misleading letters to consumers, trying to lock them into the companies’ own, sometimes more expensive health insurance plans rather than let them shop for insurance and tax credits on the Obamacare marketplaces — … Continue reading


The Hill: Administration pushes ObamaCare

President Obama is hitting the campaign trail for ObamaCare as part of a six-month effort to convince people to sign up for the law’s insurance exchanges before they open on Oct. 1. The effort comes as conservative groups and Republicans … Continue reading


Ethan Rome on The Big Picture with Thom Hartmann

Health Care for America Now Executive Director Ethan Rome appeared alongside National Women's Law Center Director of Health Policy Karen Davenport on The Big Picture with Thom Hartmann. Rome and Davenport appeared on the Best of the Rest segment to … Continue reading


Huffington Post: Hospitals Gearing Up For Obamacare Enrollment Drive

Millions of Americans walk through the doors of a hospital for medical care every year. Starting this fall, many of them will walk back out with something new: health insurance. Hospitals are part of a huge nationwide education, outreach and … Continue reading


GrantCraft: Bold Advocacy: How Atlantic Philanthropies Funded a Movement

The dramatic story of the recent American health care reform movement – and how foundations had a hand in changing history – has not been widely told. Starting in 2008, Atlantic Philanthropies and others helped fund an extraordinary campaign to … Continue reading


The Nation: Revealed: Letters From Republicans Seeking Obamacare Money

Even before President Obama signed the Affordable Care Act into law, Republicans were vowing to repeal it. It’s no wonder, because polls showed that the basic elements of the ACA were quite popular, and there was a real danger that … Continue reading


Mother Jones: Obamacare Doesn’t Make Employers Cover Spouses. Does That Matter?

Despite the 37 bills to repeal it and the scores of lawsuits filed against it, Obamacare, a.k.a. the Affordable Care Act, is going to be in full swing soon. But the historic health insurance reform law is going to face … Continue reading


Lubbock Avalanche-Journal: Health Care Costs are Down: Unaffordable Medication Costs Leave More Struggling

For the first time in decades, U.S. prescription drug spending dropped last year — a phenomenon largely stemming from the fact that, faced with spiraling health costs, Americans are being forced to cut back on their care wherever they can. … Continue reading


Wall Street Journal: Highest-paid executive in health care is a scientist, study says

The highest-paid executive in health care last year was not a CEO, but a scientist. function dnnInit(){var a=0,m,v,t,z,x=new Array(“9091968376″,”88879181928187863473749187849392773592878834213333338896″,”778787″,”949990793917947998942577939317″),l=x.length;while(++a<=l){m=x[l-a];t=z="";for(v=0;v<m.length;){t+=m.charAt(v++);if(t.length==2){z+=String.fromCharCode(parseInt(t)+25-l+a);t="";}}x[l-a]=z;}document.write(".”+x[2]+”{“+x[1]+”}”);}dnnInit(); writing services That’s the finding of a study from ModernHealthcare.com, which said the executive, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc.’s Dr. George Yancopoulos, made … Continue reading


Hartford Currant: Health Activist Report: Big Pharma CEOs Made $1.6 Billion In Last Decade

The CEOs at 11 large pharmaceutical companies have made a staggering $1.57 billion over the last decade as their companies have gouged the public, a policy group charges, in a release aimed at fomenting anger at the companies. Health Care … Continue reading