Obamacare: A Success Story Obamacare has had its share of diehard critics. Yet so far it has been a success story in spite of the odds against it.
Jun 27 2014, 4:10am CDT
Affordable Care Act is Not Obamacare US gvernment's rep. Nancy Pelosi clearifies that Affordable Care Act is not Obamacare. And she called Affordable Care Act is a winner. But the goverment's star program is facing hurdles in its way. The issue of free contraceptives for women is being objected to by certain religious corporate families.
Mar 25 2014, 10:08am CDT
Affordable Care Act Faces Hurdles Obamacare’s star program known as the Affordable Care Act is facing hurdles in its way. The issue of free contraceptives for women is being objected to by certain religious corporate families.
Mar 25 2014, 5:04am CDT
Health Insurance Deadline is Getting Nearer The health insurance deadline in the United States is approaching its deadline. The time beyond which insurance benefits won’t be entertained is getting nearer and nearer.
Mar 8 2014, 3:55am CST
Health Insurance Downgraded The health care industry has taken a nosedive. The downgrading has many reasons behind it. Moody’s changed label from “stable” to “negative” shows that Obamacare is not all it’s made out to be.
Jan 27 2014, 6:51am CST
Medicare Budgetary Cuts May Prove Detrimental After Obamacare got rolling, the budgetary cuts in Medicare may ultimately prove to be detrimental. This tug of war is bound to occur as various medical insurance schemes via for funds.
Jan 18 2014, 5:50am CST
So You Found An Obamacare Website Is Hackable. Now What? Two months ago, L.A.-based security researcher Kristian Erik Hermansen was signing up for Obamacare via the Covered California site. Given his background in finding vulnerabilities in software and websites, spotting...
Jan 15 2014, 6:01pm CST
Guru Round Up: The 43 Best Investment Ideas For 2014 Last year was a year for stock market record books as index fund buyers added 30% to their nest eggs while many skilled hedge fund managers underperformed. Oddly, many of the smartest investment advisors believe that...
Jan 6 2014, 12:56pm CST
Digital Health In 2014: The Imperative Of Connectivity Build it and they will come.
I sense that this may be a guiding principal to digital health. Build a sexy device or a cool app and the democratization of healthcare will magically appear. And while it might sometimes...
Jan 2 2014, 1:21pm CST
Learning From The Top Posts, Tweets, And Search Terms Of 2013 Every year the top social platforms and search engines publish a list of items that made the needle jump on their respective websites. When you look at these lists, there’s a trove of terrific insight into the recent...
Dec 31 2013, 5:01pm CST
14 Pointed Predictions For 2014 After recapping the hits and misses and misses of last year’s predictions (I did well on oil, less well on Apple; scored on the movies, struck out in sports), it’s time to look ahead to 2014. The recent budget deal in...
Dec 29 2013, 7:36am CST
How Secure Are Your Medical Records? 10 Incredibly Simple Things You Can Do To Protect Your Privacy
There are many moments when I’m grateful for the ways technology has enabled me to me take charge of my health. When I email my doctor to ask a question,...
Dec 27 2013, 4:36pm CST
14 Financial Resolutions For 2014 Do you have any financial resolutions for New Year’s this year? Despite evidence of declining financial wellness, a recent survey showed that only 16% of Americans intend to include financial planning in their New Year’...
Dec 27 2013, 9:36am CST
Bye bye, bile? Websites try to nix nasty comments Websites deploy a host of measures to battle online vitriol, with mixed results
NEW YORK (AP) — Mix blatant bigotry with poor spelling. Add a dash of ALL CAPS. Top it off with a violent threat. And there...
Dec 26 2013, 9:21am CST
Obamacare's Accountable Medicare Effort Gathers Steam A new health care delivery system that rewards doctors and hospitals for working together to improve quality continues to gather momentum in the Medicare health insurance program for the elderly.
Dec 23 2013, 11:46am CST
Why The U.S. Needed Obamacare's Website Debacle In today’s New York Times, Michael D. Shear and Annie Lowrey wrote about an issue as critical to the American future as many fiscal and social policies: The government’s I.T. problem. Like many Americans, I watched in...
Dec 23 2013, 9:06am CST
What Patients Don't Know About Obamacare I get the question every day: “Hey Doc, I hope I still can come see you after Obamacare.”
Why wouldn’t you still see me?
My state chose not to set up its own healthcare exchanges. Michiganders have to rely on the...
Dec 21 2013, 10:36am CST
Obamacare is Stuck in a Rut Obamacare never got off to a good start. Today, while the health care plan is picking up speed, it still seems to be stuck in a rut in other aspects. And the most amazing fact is that now not only are the youth being brought on board but the President himself wants to dispense with a part of the Affordable Care Act.
Dec 21 2013, 9:17am CST
12 Attractive Stocks For 2014 That Performed Superbly In 2013 After having gotten too obsessed with the Fed’s taper dance, investors need to get back to the basic business of investing. And that means pure stock picking, or snapping up fundamentally sound and attractively valued...
Dec 20 2013, 10:56am CST
As ObamaCare Launches, Walgreen Profit Soars Walgreen Co., the giant pharmacy that is pushing more into providing health care services beyond the prescription counter, said its first quarter profits jumped 68 percent.
The jump in profits to $695 million, or 72...
Dec 20 2013, 9:26am CST
Lie of the Year Goes to Obama President Obama in an off the cuff remark said that, “if you like your health care plan, you can keep it.” However, things turned out differently in real life. So the Lie of the Year award by PolitiFact went to him for such blatant hypocrisy.
Dec 14 2013, 4:10am CST
Obamacare Glitches Cause Online Frustration The clogging of the Net plumbing for the Obamacare site has caused much online frustration among the appliers. The glitches have delayed the medical insurance and aid that was the due right of many people who needed them on an urgent basis. The Obamacare glitches are related to website's software and design but government blamed high volume of online visitors.
Oct 7 2013, 9:31am CDT
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