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  • Red vs. blue: The battle lines of 2014

    Red vs. blue: The battle lines of 2014
    The conventional wisdom is that this fall's congressional election will be all about Obamacare. Republicans, it's argued, will try to expand their majority in the House and take the Senate with a campaign focused mostly on the failings of President Obama'...
  • Letters: Obamacare's Medicaid expasion is no victory

    Re "State aid is relief, burden," Feb. 3 Who are the supporters of national healthcare reform who "tout the expansion of Medicaid — called Medi-Cal in California — as one of the great successes of the Affordable Care Act"? Medi-Cal has...
  • Does no-cost contraception promote promiscuity? No, says study

    Does no-cost contraception promote promiscuity? No, says study
    New research has found that women are on average no more likely to have multiple sexual partners in a single month after they are provided no-cost access to birth control methods than they were before. And while women reported a slight uptick in their...
  • Review: 'A Cat Named Mercy' takes on healthcare with heart, heavy hand

    Review: 'A Cat Named Mercy' takes on healthcare with heart, heavy hand
    “A Cat Named Mercy,” a new play by Josefina López (“Real Women Have Curves”) premiering at Casa 0101 Theater, is full of reformist passion but feels underbaked. Perhaps it was rushed into production to capitalize on the Obamacare...
  • Consumers allowed to keep substandard health plans into 2017

    Consumers allowed to keep substandard health plans into 2017
    WASHINGTON — The Obama administration announced Wednesday that some Americans with health insurance policies that don't meet consumer standards set by the president's new healthcare law would be allowed to keep their plans into 2017, three years...
  • Covered California begins ad blitz in final enrollment weeks

    Covered California begins ad blitz in final enrollment weeks
    With less than a month left for enrollment in Obamacare, California's insurance exchange is applying a major dose of peer pressure. In a new TV ad blitz, recent enrollees extol the benefits of having coverage for checkups or a serious illness. A man...
  • Consumers can keep old health plans into 2017, administration says

    Consumers can keep old health plans into 2017, administration says
    WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration announced Wednesday that some Americans with health insurance policies that don’t meet consumer standards set by the Affordable Care Act will be allowed to keep their plans into 2017, three years later than...
  • How big a mess is Ryan's report on poverty? Scholars say: Very big.

    How big a mess is Ryan's report on poverty? Scholars say: Very big.
    We've already passed a critical eye over the report on the War on Poverty issued by House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), specifically its inaccurate and undeserved drive-by attack on Medicaid.  Unfortunately for Ryan, several experts on...
  • Paul Ryan, anti-poverty sage or partisan hack?

    Paul Ryan, anti-poverty sage or partisan hack?
    A headline Monday in Politics Now, the L.A. Times' blog on national politics, distilled the challenge facing Rep. Paul D. Ryan (R-Wis.) as he tries to broaden his party's appeal. The story by Lisa Mascaro was about a report the House Budget Committee...
  • The zombie walks: Yet another GOP attack on Medicaid

    The zombie walks: Yet another GOP attack on Medicaid
    House Budget Committee Chairman Paul D. Ryan, R-Wis., obviously is a great adherent of the adage, "If at first you don't succeed, try, try again." On Monday his committee released another attack on Medicaid, one of the linchpins of the Affordable Care Act...
  • California says 14,500 must redo Obamacare applications after glitch

    California says 14,500 must redo Obamacare applications after glitch
    California's health insurance exchange said about 14,500 people have to redo their online applications for Obamacare coverage because of a software error. The state's announcement late Friday comes shortly after a five-day outage of the Covered...