California has been awarded a $674 million federal grant to continue developing and building an online insurance marketplace under the federal health care reform law, state officials announced Thursday.
San Francisco officials say a restaurant chain has agreed to spend $320,000 to settle a complaint alleging that it collected a surcharge from customers for the city’s health care law but did not use most of the money for its intended purpose.
California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones said Tuesday that Anthem Blue Cross’ proposed rate hike for some of its small-group members is unreasonable, but the insurer says the increase reflects the rising cost of health care.
The federal government has approved California’s plan to run its own health insurance market, a milestone in the state’s effort to meet the national health care reform law.
Those in favor said the money will go back to the local economy while those opposed fell it will especially hurt young people looking for jobs.
After all the hype regarding Walmart employees’ discontent with their employer and the threat of a strike on Black Friday, the long holiday weekend was saw banner sales and virtually no protest at Walmarts.
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More than half a million Californians who are covered by Anthem Blue Cross could see a massive rate hike early next year.
Even the most liberal of Democrats must agree that Obama’s inability to get foes to work with him is severely impeding any progress this country.
After two years and more than two billion dollars spent, President Obama was returned to Washington with a clear mandate on the economy and the direction of the country.