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Begich's health insurance idea gets look from federal government

...and all of the figures still have to add up in the end," Felling said. "As we've seen nationwide, the health care reform law has raised costs across the board, and Alaskans are seeing their premiums spike to make the equation work...
Parnell: Alaska won't take federal health reform dollars

...federal judge's ruling in Florida that called the health care reform law unconstitutional. "Three of them who are lawyers...ahead and accepting the exchange money. Under the health care reform law, if Alaska doesn't create its own exchange...
Requiring health insurance supports the private market

The individual mandate provision of the 2010 health-care reform law is winding its way through the courts, and will probably be decided by the Supreme Court. It's the place of judges to decide...
Outside editorial: Reforming health care reform

...Times: President Barack Obama has thrown his support behind a bill to let states opt out of key features of the health care reform law before they take effect, including the controversial requirement that virtually all adult Americans buy insurance...
Working on the exchange gang

Another layer of the 2010 federal health care reform law was peeled back recently when the Department of Health and Human Services issued rules for the "American Health Benefit Exchanges...
Outside Editorial: Politics and the court

...three days in March for arguments on the federal health care reform law. The challenge to Arizona's immigration law...possibility that all existing challenges to the health care reform law are invalid. The provision prohibits lawsuits...
Outside editorial: RX for disclosure

...Patients may get some insight into such questions thanks to a lesser-known but important provision of the 2010 health care reform law that requires the makers of drugs and medical devices to disclose most payments and gifts to physicians.The proposed...
Outside editorial: Medicaid: Who pays, and how?

The following editorial appeared in the Los Angeles Times:The vast expansion of Medicaid in the 2010 health-care reform law put Washington on a collision course with cash-strapped state governments, which have been scrambling to reduce...
Obama's Health care reform has severe repercussions

...argument that a mandate is defensible.I continue to believe, as I have for two years, that we must repeal the health care reform law, including the tax hikes on small businesses, students and American families, onerous new IRS requirements and...
Health care reform provides a little extra for Juneau, SEARHC

...demonstration project intended to fill in a gap in the nation's health care system. Now, as part of the new federal health care reform law, that program has been both extended for an additional five years and expanded to include additional hospitals...


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