Friday, September 12, 2014

Health Care

The Fiscal Times | Businesses Consider Dumping Employee Health Coverage - See more at:
As new provisions under Obamacare began to take effect, more and more employers are considering shifting their workers onto private health exchanges - instead o f offering the traditional employer-based plans.
Wall Street Journal | Doctoring in the Age of ObamaCare
It has been four years since the passage of the Affordable Care Act, so I thought it may be useful to provide the perspective of a physician providing daily medical care. I am an endocrinologist in Washington, D.C., and have been in solo private practice for 17 years after seven years at an academic institution.
National Journal | A Simple but Critical Fix Is Needed Now for the Nation's Disability System
Social Security Disability Insurance, which provides basic but essential protection from income loss due to life-changing disability or illness for more than nine in 10 American workers and their families, is one of the cornerstones of our Social Security system.
The Daily Signal | Obamacare Can’t Take Credit for Slower Health Spending Growth
Some of Obamacare’s big supporters say the new law has already contributed to decreases in the rate of growth of health spending.