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Health Care Inflation Modest, But Spending Jumps On More Insured

ANN ARBOR — More insurance coverage equals more health care spending and more health care hiring, according to the monthly Health Sector Economic Indicators released Thursday by the Ann Arbor-based Altarum Institute. 494 more words

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The Obamacare Death Spiral Is Still Coming

Gee, rates are going up. Is anyone actually surprised by this? From The Federalist….

It appears that after a full year of costly medical claims and now knowing that most of their losses on the exchanges won’t be covered, some insurers have little choice but to raise rates precipitously.

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Population Health

Why Obamacare Should Be Fixed and not Repealed

The Supreme Court will soon render an opinion in King v. Burwell challenging the implementation of the Affordable Care Act.  If the Court agrees with the plaintiffs, then anyone receiving health insurance through one of the federal exchanges operating in 33 states is not eligible to receive a subsidy.  314 more words

Jack Heidel

An Off-Ramp from Obama Care

The Supreme Court will soon render an opinion in King v. Burwell, challenging the implementation of the Affordable Care Act which stipulates that subsidies can only be paid “through an Exchange established by the State.”  If the plaintiffs are upheld, it will mean that anyone receiving health insurance through one of the federal exchanges operating in 33 states is not eligible to receive a subsidy.  265 more words

Jack Heidel

HBCU Money™ Dozen 6/1 – 6/5

Did you miss HBCU Money™ Dozen via Twitter? No worry. We are now putting them on the site for you to visit at your leisure. We have made some changes here at HBCU Money™ Dozen. 274 more words

The Dozen

Senate Democrats Sue Florida House Over Abrupt Session End

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (CBSMiami/AP) — Democrat’s in the Florida Senate filed a lawsuit against the Florida House over its abrupt end to the 2015 legislative session… 172 more words

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Medical Minute: Diabetes Around the World

I came across this article in one of my daily email blasts, either from The New England Journal of medicine daily mailer.

The article is titled “Lessons in Diabetes Care from Around the World”, and I thought it was very valuable and interesting on how it examined challenge in diabetes care, not just in the US but around the world- this article is pertaining specifically to Type 2 Diabetes.  936 more words

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