Archive for January, 2011

Florida Judge Rules Against ObamaCare, Calls Individual Mandate Unconstitutional

January 31, 2011
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Florida Judge Rules Against ObamaCare, Calls Individual Mandate Unconstitutional

  Justice Roger Vinson of the U.S. District Court in Pensacola ruled today that the primary mechanism used by the health reform legislation to achieve universal insurance coverage–the individual mandate–is illegal. If his ruling stands it would void the 2,700 page, $938 billion health reform bill passed last year. “Because the individual mandate is unconstitutional...
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Texas Health Law Response Goes 2 Ways

January 30, 2011
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Texas Health Law Response Goes 2 Ways

  One House Republican wants to create the state Texas health insurance change required by the federal health care overhaul law for fear that the federal government will do it for Texas otherwise. Another has filed a bill that would make his colleague’s efforts — really, those of anyone trying to carry out “Obamacare”...
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HEALTH ALLIANCE FOR AUSTIN MUSICIANS

January 27, 2011
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HEALTH ALLIANCE FOR AUSTIN MUSICIANS

  SERVICES Basic dental care, mental health counseling, and primary medical care (family practice physicians, care management/social services, lab services, nutritional counseling, health education, referrals to specialty care). Seton Family of Hospitals provides primary medical care through Seton Community Health Centers, established to offer health care and social services to working and uninsured families...
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Texas Health Insurance Pool

January 26, 2011
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Texas Health Insurance Pool

      Guaranteed Issue Health Insurance Texas Now available to Texans that have A Pre-Existing Condition and have been declined. THIS IS NOT A DISCOUNT PLAN but the Government Guarantee Issue Health Insurance. CLICK HERE TO TALK TO A TEXAS INSURANCE BROKER THAT IS APPROVED TO SEE IF YOU QUALIFY FOR THIS PROGRAM....
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Let Texas control health insurance

January 25, 2011
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Let Texas control health insurance

  While it is no secret that I oppose the federal health care reform bill, if we don’t act now to create the Texas Health Insurance Connector, our state could be forced to cede regulatory control of a significant chunk of its health insurance market to the federal government. The desire to avoid such...
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Cancer costs could increase 66% by 2020

January 13, 2011
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Cancer costs could increase 66% by 2020

  The costs associated with caring for cancer patients in the United States could increase as much as 66% by 2020, according to a study released Wednesday by the National Cancer Institute. The predicted rise in cost is due in part to the nation’s growing population of elderly, who are aging into a period...
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