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GOP Senate Finance: At Least $5.7 BILLION Wasted on ObamaCare so Far

‘That is $5.7 billion down the drain’

Republicans on the Senate Finance Committee say they have found at least $5.7 billion in wasted ObamaCare spending from the last five years. 323 more words

Politics

Medicare at 50—Origins and Evolution

Medicare at 50—Origins and Evolution
Source: Commonwealth Fund

Since 1965, Medicare has provided millions of older and disabled Americans with guaranteed access to affordable health care.

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Medicare And Medicaid

The Seniors Report

The Canadian Institute of Health Information, a federal agency that focuses on health statistics just released a survey on healthcare in older Canadians. The report was in conjunction with the Commonwealth Fund, a not for profit think tank based in the USA. 277 more words

Change is hard

Remember the song, “We’re # 37“? It came out in 2009, the beginning of the debate about the ineffectiveness of the American healthcare system and the need for change. 542 more words

Health Care Policy

The Rise in Health Care Coverage and Affordability Since Health Reform Took Effect

The Rise in Health Care Coverage and Affordability Since Health Reform Took Effect
Source: Commonwealth Fund

New results from the Commonwealth Fund Biennial Health Insurance Survey, 2014, indicate that the Affordable Care Act’s subsidized insurance options and consumer protections reduced the number of uninsured working-age adults from an estimated 37 million people, or 20 percent of the population, in 2010 to 29 million, or 16 percent, by the second half of 2014.

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Health And Health Care

The Rise in Health Care Coverage and Affordability Since Health Reform Took Effect

The Rise in Health Care Coverage and Affordability Since Health Reform Took Effect
Source: Commonwealth Fund

New results from the Commonwealth Fund Biennial Health Insurance Survey, 2014, indicate that the Affordable Care Act’s subsidized insurance options and consumer protections reduced the number of uninsured working-age adults from an estimated 37 million people, or 20 percent of the population, in 2010 to 29 million, or 16 percent, by the second half of 2014.

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Business And Economics

The Share of People with High Medical Costs Increased Prior to Implementation of the Affordable Care Act

The Share of People with High Medical Costs Increased Prior to Implementation of the Affordable Care Act
Source: Commonwealth Fund

The percentage of Americans who spend more than 10 percent of their family income on out-of-pocket health care expenses increased to 19.2 percent in 2011, from 18.2 percent during 2007–09.

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Business And Economics