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Is Health Care Reform Creating More Part-Time Work?

Republican critics of the Affordable Care Act often argue that the reform law has caused a big uptick in the number of part-time workers. The A.C.A. 634 more words


Alternative Health Networking

When I decided to take back my health, I had to find alternatives to what was being offered to me at the doctor’s office.   An M.D., or allopathic doctor, really mainly offers  pills or surgery to help with diseases and ailments.  534 more words

Too Late, Too Little: Too Much, Too Soon

We Need an Improved Medicare

We should all be looking at ways we can increase the quality of our medical care and decrease the costs at least to equal the accomplishments of the rest of the industrialized world. 1,809 more words


Self-Insuring Health Benefits: ACA Changes the Equation

Large employers have self-insured their health benefits for decades.  In fact, 93 percent of employers with at least 5,000 employees were self-insured in 2012, according to a Kaiser Foundation survey.  857 more words



California Governor Jerry Brown has signed into law legislation to align the state’s health coverage waiting period requirements with federal law.  Earlier legislation, effective January 1, 2014, limited waiting periods to 60 days. 74 more words

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Successful Blogger Shares Strategies For Building Readership

Maggie Mahar, author of the Health Beat  blog, has two pieces of advice for new and prospective bloggers – always respond to reader comments and attend conferences where you can network with people in your field. 457 more words