Health Care Reform

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Obamacare Key Dates In 2014

Implementation of the health reform law continues through 2014 with these key dates.

11/25/2013

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Franken: Fed Health Care Site Getting Better

Sen. Al Franken says it’s too early to extend the signup period for insurance under the federal health overhaul.

10/24/2013

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Where Are The Uninsured In America?

Massachusetts has lowest percentage of uninsured residents with only 4.5 percent; Texas has the highest with 28.8 percent. Generally the highest uninsured rates can be found in the South and West.

09/04/2013

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Who Are The Uninsured In America?

Young adults 19-34 years of age represent the group most likely to be uninsured. More than three-quarters of uninsured Americans come from working families.

09/04/2013

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Esme’s Blog: The Surprisingly Formidable Al Franken

If anyone was supposed to be an easy target for defeat in 2014 it was going to be Sen. Al Franken. He won the disputed 2008 race by 312 votes out of 2.9 million cast. Today Franken is on none of the national lists of vulnerable incumbents.

08/03/2013

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Tips For Choosing Health Insurance

Below are some practical tips for selecting a health insurance policy that include advice from experts and suggested research. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) and its implementation over the coming years will likely have some […]

07/02/2013

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Influx Of Addiction Patients Could Stress Minn.

Minnesota’s network of substance abuse treatment centers could be severely tested by the national health care overhaul.

04/16/2013

Small Business

‘Caught In The Middle’: Small Biz On Health Care Reform

Strip away the heated words outside Washington’s beltway and a far different picture of the Supreme Court decision on health care reform emerges.

06/28/2012

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Minn. Officials React To Health Care Ruling

Minnesota political leaders on both sides of the federal health care debate reacted quickly and sharply to the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act, which opponents dub “Obamacare.”

06/28/2012

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Should Insurance Plans Cover FREE BIRTH CONTROL?

A new report believes the U.S. will save billions of dollars….but is it morraly right?

07/20/2011

Good Question: Can Health Insurance Be Required?

The U.S. Senate blocked an effort by Republicans to repeal President Obama’s health care bill Wednesday, but the future of the law is still in jeopardy. A federal judge on Monday ruled it unconstitutional, because of the mandate that individuals buy health insurance.

02/02/2011

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