Source: Alice Hines / The Huffington Post If state governors follow through on plans to oppose the expansion of Medicaid under Obamacare, one substantial group of low-wage workers appears vulnerable to going without medical coverage: people who work at Walmart. The world’s largest retailer recently outlined a new policy that will exclude from health coverage newly hired employees [...]
Source: The Huffington Post America’s broken healthcare system drove one cancer patient to break the law last month. Frank J. Morrocco, 57, who had previously spent 20 years behind bars, claims that he intentionally shoplifted so that he could go back to prison and receive healthcare, the Buffalo News reports. Suffering from a rare form of [...]
Roland Martin, Dana Loesh and CNN’s Don Lemon discuss Mitt Romney’s mixed message on the health care mandate. Is the health care mandate a tax or a penalty?
At the top of our agenda this week: the Supreme Court upholds most of the President’s healthcare bill, but rejects forcing states to expand Medicaid. What the Supreme Court decision means to you. And Attorney General Eric Holder is held in contempt of Congress. We break down the healthcare law with medical doctor and Democratic [...]
WASHINGTON WATCH ROUNDTABLE: Supreme Court Upholds ACA, What Does It Mean For The 2012 Presidential Election
Roland Martin and the Washington Watch roundtable discuss the Supreme Court’s ruling on the Affordable Care Act and what the ruling means for the 2012 presidential election. This week’s Washington Watch roundtable features MSNBC political analyst and former communications director for the Democratic National Committee, Karen Finney; Georgetown University political scientist, Dr. Chris Metzler; Obama [...]
WATCH: Who Are The Winners & Losers Of The ACA Ruling; Confronting The Increasing Cost Of Health Care
Roland Martin, Ben Smith, Erick Erickson, Nick Gillespie and CNN’s Erin Burnett discuss the Supreme Court’s ruling on the Affordable Care Act. How will the ACA ruling impact the 2012 presidential election? Plus, confronting the increasing cost of health care.
THIS WEEK On Washington Watch: Meghan McCain, Dr. Rahn Bailey, Donna Christensen, Lisa Jackson, Kali Lindsey And More
DR. RAHN BAILEY, INCOMING PRESIDENT OF THE NATIONAL MEDICAL ASSOCIATION, U.S. DELEGATE DONNA CHRISTENSEN, EPA ADMINISTRATOR LISA JACKSON AND COMMENTATOR AND AUTHOR MEGHAN McCAIN ARE AMONG THE GUESTS ON WASHINGTON WATCH WITH ROLAND MARTIN ON SUNDAY, JULY 1 – Topics to include the Supreme Court decision on the Affordable Care Act with an emphasis on [...]
Roland Martin talks with attorney Midwin Charles about the Supreme Court, the new health care law and if the law is constitutional. Subscribe to the Roland S. Martin Daily Podcast via iTunes.
Source: Business Insider Health care costs will exceed the average household income by 2030, according to a recent study published in the Annals of Family Medicine. In 2005, authors Noelia de la Cruz / Richard A. Young and Jennifer E. DeVoe reported health insurance would equal median household income by 2025. However, they have since adjusted their estimates to reflect the [...]
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