New York’s healthcare exchange has fared much better than the national website, and has many satisfied customers. But some who had their plans canceled and hoped it would be restored, now wonder where they stand.
President Barack Obama is finally saying he’s sorry, over his healthcare promises. But on Friday he was back pushing hard for his plan.
New Yorkers are notorious for wanting things immediately, and that includes medical care. But even doctors who support Obamacare say there could be delays, due to more patients, and fewer doctors,
Bill de Blasio and Joe Lhota have taken their differences in the New York City mayoral race to the corridors of power in Washington, where the healthcare debate has led to a partial government shutdown.
The stage is set for a partial government shutdown Tuesday morning. Hundreds of thousands of federal workers could be furloughed, including many in the Tri-State Area, and services cut unless a last-minute deal is struck.
Pundits say if House Republicans shut down government public anger could affect local elections in New York City and also Nassau County, where Republican County Executive Ed Mangano is in a tough rematch with Tom Suozzi.
The Obama administration is out to fix a major snafu with its signature accomplishment, Obamacare. The problem affects members of Congress and the people who work for them.
The basic fact is that Romney, Ryan and Republican’s are uncomfortable with a few of the words Congressman Akin used. They are not, however, uncomfortable with the policy position he was expressing. The record shows that they march in lockstep with Congressman Akin.
Both CNN and Fox News Channel incorrectly reported Thursday that the Affordable Health Care Act’s central provision, requiring virtually all Americans to have health insurance, had been struck down.
The federally run Statue Of Liberty could be shut down this weekend along with the government if Congress fails to agree on a budget.
The goal of the overhaul is to move nearly every one of the state’s 4.7 million recipients of the government healthcare program to managed care in three years, ending the use of hospital emergency rooms that drive up costs.
New York health insurance companies are seeking double-digit rate hikes, and one New York congressman said they must be stopped.
Just two people in New Jersey will begin receiving coverage Monday under new plans created by federal health care reforms.