We really do not have a health care “system” in the United States, especially when compared to the European model of a government-run, single-payer system.
As a general surgeon with more than three decades of experience in private clinical practice, I can safely say Obamacare is the culmination of the fundamental changes I've seen in the way doctors practice medicine.
At a time when so many Hoosiers are still struggling to pay for health care and health insurance, it is amazing that our elected representatives are leaving federal funds on the table instead of accessing them to pay for Medicaid expansion.
Uninsured Americans have less than a month to enroll in health care coverage, a requirement of the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare.
HAMMOND | A city physician agreed to plead guilty Friday to accepting kickbacks for Medicare patient referrals and illegally dispensing prescription drugs, federal court records show.
Hoosiers who want Indiana to do an about-face on its lack of Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act will deliver their opinion to Gov. Mike Pence's office Wednesday.
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence's continued fight against expanding Medicaid coverage for Hoosiers remains a political football. But the ones getting tackled are uninsured Hoosiers.
Between 240 and 758 Hoosiers could die annually because Indiana has not opted to expand Medicaid, according to researchers at Harvard Medical School and City University of New York.
In his State of the State address, Gov. Mike Pence reaffirmed his opposition to expanding Medicaid in Indiana.
When United Health Foundation released its annual rankings in December, Indiana found itself near the bottom of the list, at No. 41.
CHICAGO | Broderick Alexander lived on the streets for more than two years in Chicago, but since 2005, he has slept in his own apartment. A case manager visits once a month, helping the 48-year-old set goals as part of a program that links housing to health care.
MUNSTER | Creating jobs, reducing the deficit and bringing troops home from Afghanistan rank among U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly's top goals for the year.
A group of local health advocates approved a resolution Friday imploring Gov. Mike Pence to expand Medicaid in Indiana.
INDIANAPOLIS | State Sen. Karen Tallian, D-Ogden Dunes, is continuing her efforts to expand Medicaid eligibility in Indiana, even though Republican Gov. Mike Pence and the Republican-controlled Legislature take pride in resisting the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare.
CHICAGO | Illinois officials are emailing and calling thousands of people, advising them to start over on their health insurance applications if they believe the federal government mistakenly referred them to Medicaid.
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence has directed state agencies and universities to cancel an additional $51.5 million in planned spending after Indiana badly missed its November revenue target.
INDIANAPOLIS | State Rep. Charlie Brown, D-Gary, is not impressed with state efforts to dream up complicated workarounds to the Affordable Care Act when implementing the law would immediately provide health coverage to an estimated 400,000 low-income Hoosiers.
INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana needs a comprehensive, statewide health strategy.
SPRINGFIELD | Illinois prison officials say as many as 30,000 newly freed inmates could be in line to gain health care coverage as part of the Affordable Care Act.
CHICAGO | More than 150,000 people have visited a state website to learn if they qualify for Medicaid or to buy health insurance on a new online marketplace.
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