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Clinton Defends Reform Law in DNC Speech

September 6, 2012
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Clinton directly answered many of Republicans' leading criticisms of the law, including the projection that the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act will cut $716 billion from Medicare.
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Health Care Reform a 'Badge of Honor' for Democrats: HHS Secretary

September 5, 2012
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During her speech, Kathleen Sebelius detailed what she said are some of the achievements of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
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Health Care to Take Center Stage at DNC

September 4, 2012
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The night of September 4 will feature some of the highest-profile defenders of the law, including first lady Michelle Obama and HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius.
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The Last Word: 'Papa John,' Can You Spare a Dime for Health Care?

September 1, 2012
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Politics apparently has joined the menu—at least through November—alongside pepperoni and pineapple as a new pizza topping.
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Repeal and Replace Health Care Reform Law: Romney

August 31, 2012
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Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney called for a repeal of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act during his speech at the Republican National Convention August 30.
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Reform Law is Biggest Threat to Medicare: Paul Ryan

August 30, 2012
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As chairman of the House Budget Committee, Ryan drafted budgets for fiscal years 2012 and 2013 that include plans to overhaul the nation's federal healthcare entitlement programs through a premium-support model for Medicare and block grant payments to states for Medicaid.
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Health Care: A Real Fixer-Upper

August 30, 2012
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Employers are helping to rebuild the health care system with a do-it-yourself approach that takes picking the right tool. The new options include value-based design, workplace clinics and direct primary care.
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Rochester Business Alliance Fosters the Links for Health Care

August 30, 2012
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The Rochester Business Alliance Health Care Initiative brings together business and community leaders to find ways to improve the health care system and patient outcomes.
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GOP Platform Includes Repeal of Health Care Reform Law

August 29, 2012
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As expected, the Republican Party promises massive changes to the Medicare and Medicaid programs if former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin) are elected president and vice president.
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No Penalties for Employers Not Offering Dependent Coverage: Employer Group

August 28, 2012
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Under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, employers are to be assessed $2,000 per full-time employee if they do not offer coverage to employees in 2014. Regulators have yet to issue definitive guidance on the penalty.
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