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Obamacare continues to be an ‘Obamination’ and will never be ‘fixed’

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Obamacare Lie No. 3,272: Now physician payment data that was supposed to be released Sept. 30 will be ‘delayed’ indefinitely Systems recording payment information is getting the data wrong If doctors don’t get paid from the nation’s largest health care consumer – Uncle Sam – they won’t be in business for long When you hear the phrase, “broken promise,” it ...

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No, small businesses not off the Obamacare hook

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The Affordable Care Act employer mandate applies to businesses with more than 50 employees, but small businesses will pay too All health care insurance premiums are rising because of Obamacare, and that will affect small business owners as well Law is likely to force large employers to dump employees into government exchanges, thereby increasing taxpayer costs You may have heard that ...

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Free market health care works: Here’s how

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Progressive statists are loathe to admit it but when left to its own devices, free-market capitalism trumps, by far, any other economic system that has ever been devised in the history of Mankind, bar none. The fact that under such a system the United States grew to become, by far, the world’s largest economy should be proof enough of this, but progressive ...

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This is what healthcare reform should look like

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Dr. Deborah Peel is probably the country’s foremost advocate for patient privacy, and in a recent TED talk, she discussed the concept as it relates to today’s modern, interconnected and wired society. In her talk, Peel discussed how often electronic medical records are breached, if not by hackers then by government agencies like the IRS and Department of Health and Human Services, ...

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Taxation without representation defines Obamacare’s Medicaid expansion

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“Taxation without representation” was a cornerstone of the American colonists’ myriad of disagreements with Great Britain’s King George prior to the War of Independence, and still today, it is a slogan that adorns a number of license plates in the nation’s capital, Washington, D.C. – though the capital is established by the Constitution not as a voting “state” but as ...

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Highly infectious chikungunya virus poised to infect US

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A virus that was once contained to Asia and Africa has spread into the Caribbean and is set to break out in the United States. The chikungunya (chik-un-GUN-ya) virus causes immobilizing pain, high fever, headache, nausea, vomiting and rash. Chikungunya means “to become contorted,” in reference to the hunched posture infected people get from the severe joint pain. Those infected may suffer recurring joint pain long ...

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Rescuing the poor: The GOP’s Obamacare alternatives

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When Barack Obama was crisscrossing the country in 2008 and 2009 “selling” Obamacare to the masses, one of his oft-repeated claims was that as a result of his signature legislation, health insurance rates would decrease by $2,500 a year: That claim, along with several others Obama has made regarding the Affordable Care Act, has, of course, proven false. Did the ...

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