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Supreme Court Ruling Against Obamacare Would Take Insurance From Millions: Reports

Health Care<p>A Supreme Court ruling that strikes down federal subsidies for health insurance would pull coverage away from millions of people who have it now and send premiums soaring, according to two reports issued Thursday.<p>The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case challenging the 2010 Affordable …

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Health Justice CT

Just in case you missed it, here’s some of the latest health disparities news, posts and reports from this past week. Latina.com: Wow! Study Reveals …

You'll pay a lot more to see the doctor with Obamacare

Obamacare enrollees have to shell out a lot more to see the doctor or get medications than their peers with job-based health insurance.<p>Deductibles, co-payments, and drug payments are higher under the average Obamacare silver-level plans -- the most popular -- than employer policies, according to a …

The Health-Care Enrollment Story Is in the States

The Obama administration announced this week that 8.6 million people had signed up for coverage in the 37 states using HealthCare.gov and estimated that an additional 2.8 million had signed up in states operating their own exchanges during the Affordable Care Act open-enrollment season that closed …

What could kill Obamacare

Republicans have tried to kill Obamacare more than 50 times. But the Supreme Court couldactually do it with a single ruling.<p>Justices will hear arguments Wednesday on whether most Obamacare enrollees can keep their subsidies.<p>A ruling against the Obama administration could send Obamacare into a death …

Will 2015 deliver the promise of telemedicine?

The year of 2014 was a big year for telemedicine. The idea of using technology to provide remote health care has been around for years, but it really started to take off this year with the proliferation of wearable devices, and providers starting to embrace seeing patients through video chat.<p>In …

Healthcare Predictions For 2015

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Julie Papanek is a principal at Canaan Partners where she invests in healthcare startups.</i><p>Next year will be big for healthcare. We felt small tremors in 2014 of the seismic changes underway. In 2015, I predict five changes to the core of the U.S. healthcare system: insurance, …

The Data Digest: The Multifaceted Journey To Purchasing Health Insurance

If you've been following our blog, you'll know that the Data Insights team here at Forrester has been tracking the evolution of US healthcare reform …

Accenture report highlights digital health priorities for tech-savvy seniors

Nearly 70 percent of seniors said technology is important to managing their health, according to a new report by Accenture. The survey of more than …

Everyday Health sees strong mobile growth, increases payor and provider focus

At Everyday Health's fourth quarterly earnings call <b>since going public last year</b>, CEO Ben Wolin spoke about the growing importance of mobile to the …

Pentagon's $11 Billion Healthcare Record System Will Be Obsolete Before It's Even Built

Americans, it is said, are living in the midst of an information revolution. Every facet of commerce and culture is being transformed by internet-driven technologies that greatly increase the speed of transactions while affording users unprecedented insight and options. But revolutions aren’t tidy …

Building the Team for Big Data Analytics, Population Health

March 04, 2015 - Healthcare organizations are becoming increasingly aware that the future of financial sustainability and care quality will rely on a …

Modi’s ambitious health policy may dwarf Obamacare

Let’s call it Modicare.<p>After all, prime minister Narendra Modi’s plan to offer universal healthcare under its National Health Policy (NHP) 2015 is so ambitious in its scope and delivery that it even dwarfs Barack Obama’s Obamacare.<p>The US president had to fight, cajole, bully and co-opt some of the …

With Supreme Court victory over Obamacare in sight, disaster looms for Republicans

They got nuthin'.<p>Congressional Republicans have a big job ahead of them in the next five months. They have to convince the Supreme Court that the …

JAMA Forum: Payment Reform Is About to Become a Reality

The US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) continues to take major steps toward transforming the payment system for Medicare. After hinting …

The Little-Known $15 Billion Empire Of Africa's Richest Man

Aliko Dangote lives as you might expect, given he’s the richest person in Africa and resides in the same country being bullied by the insidious Boko Haram terrorist group, which finds something noble in kidnapping village girls. Located on Victoria Island, a wealthy Lagos enclave that has a moat in …