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Research Roundup: High Rates Of Postdischarge Complications

November 30th, 2012 | Comments Off | Posted in Health Insurance today
This week's studies come from the Archives of Surgery, the Annals of Internal Medicine, the Journal of Neurosurgery and the Kaiser Family Foundation.

Supreme Court May Decide Gay Health Benefits Issues

November 30th, 2012 | Comments Off | Posted in Health Insurance today
The justices could consider same-sex marriage, which would affect health benefits for federal employees and possibly Medicaid.

Viewpoints: Fighting To A Draw On Medicare; A Coming Era Of Austerity

November 30th, 2012 | Comments Off | Posted in Health Insurance today
A selection of editorials and opinions on health care from around the country.

Mo. Governor Wants Medicaid Expansion; Other States Consider Health Exchanges

November 30th, 2012 | Comments Off | Posted in Health Insurance today
After mulling the controversial decision, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon said Thursday he wants the state to expand Medicaid, a key part of the health law, but he faces substantial opposition from Republicans who control the legislature.

Appeals Court Temporarily Blocks Contraception Rule

November 30th, 2012 | Comments Off | Posted in Health Insurance today
A three-judge panel of the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals granted a preliminary injunction from the rule for Frank O'Brien and his company -- which is the fourth private business to secure such a temporary order.