Tag Archive: affordable health care

Jul 12

Marketplace delivers on promises

It’s been six months since millions of American began to benefit from health insurance bought through the new federal marketplace, so it’s fair to ask: How is the coverage working? Though analyzing the health care law remains a work in progress, the U.S.  Department of Health and Human Services has taken a close look at …

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Feb 08

It’s health care, not software

So the Affordable Care Act didn’t exactly deliver the greatest website. What did we get after all those years of haggling? Only health insurance for 9 million people (and counting) who didn’t have it before. Only an end to pre-existing medical conditions keeping you from getting health coverage. Only insurance for young adults under their …

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Oct 20

Health care hypocrisy:Sen. Ted Cruz declined taxpayer-funded coverage because of his wife’s Cadillac policy

And now, Dr. Hightower offers this advice for improving your mental health: Don’t fume about the GOP’s lunatic effort to kill health care reform — just laugh at their farcical show. Take Sen. Ted Cruz’s 21-hour blabathon, in which he said he would stop the Affordable Care Act in its tracks. Not only did the …

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Oct 14

Shut up and work:We wouldn’t be at this point if Congress had done its job over the last several months.

For the first time in 17 years, Congress failed to provide the funding to keep the entire government running. So now you have two classes of government service and two classes of employees: “essential” and “nonessential.” If you run a national park, you aren’t essential. If you work in a government lab, you might be …

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Oct 07

The values divide: The showdown in Washington isn’t just about political posturing

There’s a lot of talk about how polarized the country is today. Sometimes that polarization is more than about partisan politics — it’s about real differences in values. Take the House Republicans’ recent votes to deny food and health care to millions of Americans. Those were statements of values. The first vote was to cut …

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Apr 18

All smiles: Partnership between Wellness Pointe and Longview Regional Medical Center brings affordable dental options to Gilmer area families

Wellness Pointe, a Federally Qualified Health Center, and Longview Regional Medical Center have partnered to bring affordable dental care to families in Gilmer, TX. According to Wellness Pointe’s what is a good credit score Board Chair, Deena Shelton, “Wellness Pointe has always prioritized bringing quality, comprehensive care to our clients. In recent years, we have …

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