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President Touts “Obamacare” Benefits, Return of $504 Million to Consumers This Summer

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In an effort to rally support for healthcare reforms under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), President Barack Obama spoke today about how one requirement of his flagship law is already putting money back in Americans’ wallets.  “It hasn’t been reported on a lot,” he said, “but that’s what happened. Under a part of ACA already [...]

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Newer Docs Might Be Driving Up Health Care Costs

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Health care spending increases have slowed over the past couple years. Still, we are spending some $2.6 trillion—that’s trillion with a “T”—a year on health costs, which is a higher percentage of our GDP than any other developed country. And we don’t seem to be getting that much healthier. So economists and policy researchers are [...]

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