Health Care Law News and Stories
Implementing health reform
PoliticoFebruary 1, 2012
Consumers dread choosing health insurance, as various surveys show, largely because they don't understand it. But the new health care law now calls for uniform health insurance summaries, available to all consumers starting in 2012.more »
Medicare program's enrollment up, premiums down
USA TODAYFebruary 1, 2012
That continues a trend for the Medicare Advantage program that counters the negative predictions of opponents of the 2010 health care law, who said enrollment would drop and premiums would rise. "Premiums are down on average, enrollment is up, ...more »
BREAKING NEWS: McCoy balks at deal, withdraws no contest plea
Kern Valley SunFebruary 2, 2012
Appearing today in Superior Court for sentencing, Joseph McCoy, shocked the entire courtroom with a bolt out of the blue by informing Judge Micheal Lewis he was withdrawing his plea of no contest to one count of elder abuse and his admission of causing ...more »
Indiana Gov. Daniels to sign 'right to work' today; protest heads into Super ...
Indianapolis StarFebruary 1, 2012
Mitch Daniels, who has said he will sign it, possibly later today. His signature will make Indiana the 23rd state in the nation with the law, and the first in the so-called “rust belt” states of the industrial Midwest and Northeast.more »
Why repeal key health care component?
PoliticoFebruary 2, 2012
A partisan House voted on Tuesday to repeal one of the most important components of our effort to provide long-term health care to the nation's senior population and people with disabilities. The vote to abolish the CLASS Act flies in the face of what ...more »