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Do we have to work for nuns to dodge Obamacare's mandates?
Obamacare’s opponents are cheering the Little Sisters of the Poor’s apparent victory over Obamacare’s mandate to cover artificial contraception, about which I
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Pittsburgh insurer Highmark swings for the fences on Obamacare bailout. My Forbes column:
Health insurers have not had much to cheer about lately, when it comes to Obamacare. They have been losing money on exchanges, and there is little hope that will change. So, a large health plan in Pittsburgh has decided to ask judges to give it Obamacare money the Administration promised, but Congress declined to appropriate.
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PPI - Pharma price hikes continue to stand out:
The Producer Price Index (PPI) for final demand goods grew 0.2 percent last month, or 0.3 percent less food and energy. Prices for pharmaceutical preparations
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Taxpayers increasingly victimized in Obamacare exchanges. My op-ed in The Hill:
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Is consumer-driven health care going the wrong way?
Gary Claxton and colleagues, of the Kaiser Family Foundation, have written a concise analysis of the evolution in health payments from 2004 through 2015: From
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Health construction boomlet continues:
The boomlet in health construction, first noted in last month’s Census Bureau release, continued in March. Health facilities construction starts grew 1.6
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Workers increasingly prefer pay to "benefits":
The Employee Benefits Research Institute (EBRI), a research organization with a mission “to contribute to, to encourage, and to enhance the development of sound
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Consumer Price Index - medical inflation finally under control:
The Consumer Price Index (CPI) for April confirmed medical inflation is matching the broad measure of price changes. For the second month, price changes for
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Federal health bureaucracy growing? Don't blame (just) Obamacare:
Libertarians and conservatives and others have spent five years complaining about the increased bureaucratic burden of Obamacare. New research by Sam Batkins of
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Another hit on price transparency:
JAMA, the Journal of the American Medical Association, has published a research article challenging the doctrine that price transparency leads to lower health
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Health jobs grew more than three times faster than other jobs:
Health services jobs grew over three times faster than non-health, nonfarm civilian jobs in April. Health services jobs comprised 44,200 (28 percent) of 160,000
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Insurers Shift More Costs To Taxpayers In Obamacare Exchanges
Despite losing lots of money in Obamacare's exchanges, insurers which are sticking with them are learning quickly how to shift more costs onto taxpayers.
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