Virginia congressman rips CDC for reassuring public over Ebola

By   /  October 24, 2014  /  Health Care, News, State Government, Virginia  /  No Comments

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Rep. Gerry Connolly of Virginia’s 11th District ripped public health officials during Friday’s congressional hearing on Ebola for reassuring the public at the risk of the public’s safety and to the detriment of the Obama administration’s credibility.

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Obamacare puts 400,000 Ohioans on Medicaid

By   /  October 21, 2014  /  Health Care, News, Ohio  /  No Comments

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Ohio’s Obamacare Medicaid expansion enrollment reached 401,307 in September according to the Ohio Department of Medicaid’s latest caseload report.

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Maryland health care exchange keeps documents secret

By   /  October 20, 2014  /  Abuse of power, Accountability, Health Care, Maryland, Open Records, Politics, State Government, Watchdog Citizen News  /  No Comments

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The state health care exchange is using the disclosure clause the Maryland Public Information Act to justify its own secrecy regarding its documents.

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Updated: After wasting tax dollars, officials at CDC, NIH claim budget cuts hurt Ebola preparedness

By   /  October 15, 2014  /  Accountability, Audits, Budget and Spending, Federal Government, Health Care, Issues, National, News  /  No Comments

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By Eric Boehm | Watchdog.org
Here’s a lesson about how government works: Public officials think they should always have a larger pot of taxpayer money, no matter how badly they have misspent, misprioritized and misused the taxpayer money they already have.
That’s pretty much the only logical explanation for comments made last week by the head of the [...]

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Will Ohioans be taken in by Obamacare Medicaid spin?

By   /  October 15, 2014  /  Health Care, News, Ohio  /  No Comments

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Ohio Gov. John Kasich is sticking to his 2013 talking points for the Obamacare expansion – will they be enough for Kasich to make the program permanent?

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Insurance companies can’t get Obamacare bailout unless Congress approves

By   /  October 8, 2014  /  Accountability, Federal Government, Finances, Health Care, Issues, National, News, Obamacare  /  No Comments

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Insurance companies made out pretty well with the passage of Obamacare.

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