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Scott reverses course, opposes expanding Medicaid
www.gainesville.com

TALLAHASSEE — Complicating an already difficult legislative session in which lawmakers differ over $4 billion in health care funding, Gov. Rick Scott abruptly entered the fray on Monday, all but declaring he would oppose any expansion of Medicaid this …

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Slavery, 9/11, And VA Scandal: Ben Carson's Obamacare Comparisons
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Conservative favorite and neurosurgeon Ben Carson jumped into the 2016 presidential race on Monday and, like any self-respecting GOPer, he has a healthy dislike for Obamacare. But Carson has made Obamacare comparisons that his 2016 competitors …

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Obamacare's Best Defense? "It Could Have Been Worse"
www.forbes.com

Healthcare costs have risen over 12 percent since the passage of Obamacare in 2010. So the White House is trotting out a new defense of the law — “it could have been worse.” That's essentially what top White House economist Jason Furman said during a …

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Doctors: Affordable Health Care Act has not led to fewer ER visits
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WASHINGTON — More Americans than ever have health coverage, either through private insurance or government programs like Medicaid. But cutting the ranks of the uninsured — a chief goal of health care reform — has apparently not led to the expected …

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Geisinger hosting summer speed and agility academy for student athletes
www.dailyitem.com

BLOOMSBURG – The sports medicine division of the Geisinger Orthopaedic Institute will host a speed and agility academy for student athletes on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays from June 15 through July 23. The academy is open for students in grades …

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Republicans Still Working on Reconciling Obamacare Fixes With Reconciliation
www.nationaljournal.com

But, prior to the post-King proposals, many Republicans called for it to be used for a full Obamacare repeal, and the Republican budget agreement uses language ambiguous enough to leave reconciliation's specific use up in the air. "I think we all know …

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Obamacare, State Sovereignty, and the Heckler's Veto at the Supreme Court
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Burwell on March 4, Justice Anthony Kennedy and Chief Justice John Roberts suggested ways they might vote to uphold an Internal Revenue Service rule granting taxpayer subsidies to Obamacare exchange policies in states that refused to join that part of …

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Contrary to goals, ER visits rise under Obamacare
www.usatoday.com

Three-quarters of emergency physicians say they've seen ER patient visits surge since Obamacare took effect — just the opposite of what many Americans expected would happen. A poll released today by the American College of Emergency Physicians …

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Chuck Todd Lets John Boehner Tell Blatant Obamacare Lies On Meet The Press
www.politicususa.com

Boehner replied, “Obamacare made it harder for employers to hire people. The economy expands and as a result you're going to have more employees because businesses have to. But you can ask any employer in America and ask them if Obamacare has …

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