Poll: More Americans than ever want the Obamacare law repealed, and a majority disapprove of it Continue reading
Fears over Obamacare database that will gather unprecedented levels of personal information on millions of citizens Continue reading
Charles in NHS homeopathy row: Prince holds secret meeting with Health Secretary to lobby for treatment denounced by top doctors as ‘witchcraft’
60% say many physicians will retire from medicine early within next 3 years
– Dr. Orient affirmed that many doctors are unable to continue a private practice and will end up working for a corporation hospital where the profits are distributed to shareholders.
-Doctors in that system, she said, will be punished if they spend too much time on a patient, or possibly if they provide too much treatment
Obama: You ‘may’ keep your doctor. Top Obamacare sales point takes sudden ominous twist
It was one of President Obama’s favorite campaign lines: “No matter what you’ve heard, if you like your doctor or health care plan, you can keep them.” The promise was made over and over as Obama first was lobbying for his Obamacare nationalization of health care decision-making.
Thousands of elderly are losing their sight as NHS rations cataract surgery
Thousands of elderly people are being denied the chance to save their sight with vital cataract surgery.
A report out today claims the life-changing procedure is subject to ‘arbitrary’ restrictions by the NHS across half the country.
Patients in some areas have been told their vision is still ‘too good’ for an operation, even though their cataracts are so severe they cannot drive or read. Continue reading
Obamacare Smokers May Get a Break on Penalties Due to Glitch
Morning Bell: Obamacare’s Dirty Dozen Implementation Failures
Chris Jacobs July 8, 2013 Heritage.org
Last week, the Obama Administration attempted to spin its announcement of a one-year delay in Obamacare’s employer mandate as an effort to implement the law “in a careful, thoughtful manner.” Don’t be fooled. Even Democrats have admitted the law has turned into a massive “train wreck,” with delays, glitches, and problems aplenty. Here are a dozen more Obamacare implementation failures. Continue reading
Administration makes another ObamaCare change, relaxes standards for subsidies
Under the law, those seeking subsidies are supposed to have incomes no higher than 400 percent of the federal poverty line. Further, they can’t have access to affordable insurance through their jobs. Continue reading
$1 billion to be spent on ‘Obamacare’ TV ads; most are negative: report
If you watch even a tiny amount of television in the next 18 months, there’s a good chance you’ll see an ad attacking “Obamacare.”
According to Kantar Media’s Campaign Media Analysis Group, more than $500 million has been spent on advertising surrounding the 2010 Affordable Care Act (ACA) with $500 million more expected by early 2015. Continue reading
Obamacare employer mandate delayed until 2015 to give Democrats breathing room until after 2014 midterm elections, says Treasury source Continue reading
NFL bucks call to promote ObamaCare, as Republicans pressure sports leagues to say no
The National Football League appears to be bucking the Obama administration’s request to help promote the health care overhaul, as Republican lawmakers pressure all the major sports leagues not to get involved in the effort.
An NFL spokesman told The Washington Post overnight that the league has “no plans to engage in this area and (has) had no substantive contact with the administration” about the implementation. Continue reading
Los Angeles Unified School District, a district already in deep financial trouble, will use almost $1 million to meet its goal to trains teens “to be messengers to family members” about how to take advantage of taxpayer subsidized health care, known best as Obamacare. According to the Heartlander Magazine, spokeswoman Sarah Soto-Taylor of Covered California, the state’s branch of the federal program, said the staff doesn’t question the goal.
“We have confidence that the model LA Unified brought to the table will be successful in reaching our target population, which included family members of students.,” she said. Continue reading
Incredible Images From National Geographic’s Traveler Photo Contest
National Geographic shared with us some of the latest entries in its annual Traveler Photo Contest, which will be accepting submissions from amateur and professional photographers until June 30. Check out a selection of images, which will be competing in four categories: travel portraits, outdoor scenes, spontaneous moments, and places.
Avik Roy, Forbes Contributor
In 2014, Obamacare’s blizzard of regulations and mandates will transform the U.S. market for health insurance, among people who buy coverage for themselves. Of increasing concern is the phenomenon of “rate shock,” whereby many Americans face substantial increases in their health insurance premiums. Much of the debate has focused on young men, the “bros” who will bear the brunt of Obamacare’s rate hikes. But in California, women and men will see equally high jumps in the underlying cost of individual-market premiums.
I worked in the NHS for 30 years. Dad died in the worst ward I’d ever seen: Daughter’s fury at ‘filthy and understaffed’ hospital
- Jane Gill said James Bollen contracted three illnesses while in hospital
- The former senior pharmacy technician said standards at Weston General Hospital were the worst she had seen in her 30 year career
- Claims 92-year-old father went without food and water during stay
A former NHS employee has described the hospital where her elderly father died as the worst she had encountered during her 30-year career. James Bollen, 92, died last week after contracting three illnesses during a four-week stay at Weston General Hospital in Somerset. The pensioner, whose family said he had always feared he would die on one of its wards, had been admitted to the hospital in Weston-super-Mare with norovirus.