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The Health Care Sector And Jobs Creation

January 31st, 2012 | Comments Off | Posted in Health Insurance today
News reports reflect significant activity within the health industry – some highlighting job creation, some reflecting employment reductions.

Minn. Lawmakers Set To Resume Health Insurance Exchange Fight

January 31st, 2012 | Comments Off | Posted in Health Insurance today
Gov. Mark Dayton says his administration may be unable to build an exchange without legislative approval. But the Republican-controlled legislature is split over whether to support implementation of that provision of the health care law.

Lawmakers in Conn., Calif. Ready Public Option, Single-Payer Bills

January 31st, 2012 | Comments Off | Posted in Health Insurance today
Lawmakers in Connecticut are considering re-introducing a bill for a public option for health insurance that died last year in the legislature. Similarly in California, state lawmakers are pushing a single-payer bill that died in the legislature last year.

State Roundup: Iowa Reconsiders Lawmakers’ Benefits

January 31st, 2012 | Comments Off | Posted in Health Insurance today
News outlets report on a variety of state health issues.

First Edition: January 31, 2012

January 31st, 2012 | Comments Off | Posted in Health Insurance today
Today's early morning highlights from the major news organizations, including a report about Democratic expectations regarding the soon to be unveiled GOP budget and how it might reform Medicare.