California's newly created health exchange announced the bottom line on its insurance policies and rates Thursday, bringing sharper focus to family impacts of next year's health care overhaul. Thirteen companies were selected to participate.
The five vetoes, follow-through on Brewer’s promise to block legislation until her top priorities move forward, capped a tense day that saw some lawmakers receive threats over their support for the plan to provide health care for more of the state’s poor.
Source: Newark Star-Ledger | New Jersey |
May 24, 2013
Right now, state law says sick children need the approval of a psychiatrist, a pediatrician, and the doctor treating the child's illness if the pediatrician is not in charge in order to qualify for medical marijuana.
Illinois drivers soon could roll along rural interstates at 70 mph after House lawmakers approved a higher speed limit on nonurban highways despite safety concerns and a possible veto showdown with the governor.
Source: Hartford Courant | Connecticut |
May 23, 2013
A coalition of gun owners, gun dealers and firearms rights organizations have sued the governor and members of the state's attorney's office, contending that the gun law passed in the aftermath of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings violates the Constitution.
Source: Boston Globe | Massachusetts |
May 23, 2013
Lieutenant Governor Timothy P. Murray will resign from the administration next month to run the Worcester Chamber of Commerce, positioning himself as a hometown cheerleader far from Beacon Hill where he saw his reputation tarnished the last few years.
In this Mercer Report, you’ll learn how different organizations plan to tackle the new requirements of ACA and discover where most employer concerns are focused, who expects to be hardest hit, and how different health plans and Medicaid may impact overall costs.
Is your state ready for Marketplace open enrollment in October 2013?
In a few short months, millions of uninsured Americans will qualify for affordable healthcare coverage either through Medicaid, CHIP or tax subsidies.