As Republicans now in control of the House move to repeal the new health care law, the familiar arguments from last year have picked up again.Supporters of the law argue that it will extend coverage to millions of people who are now uninsured and will save the government money in the long run.
Bill Frist, a Republican who was once the Senate majority leader, is urging House Republicans to drop their effort to repeal the health care law.A heart surgeon turned politician, Frist is leading a project at the Bipartisan Policy Center, along with another former Senate majority leader, Democrat T
On NBC’s Meet the Press on Sunday, Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., said Democrats actually welcomed the GOP effort to try to repeal the new health law "because it gives us a second chance to make a first impression."
As the House begins debate today on an effort to repeal the health care law, we took a closer look at one of the provisions of the law that health care providers are talking about the most -- accountable care organizations.ACOs take up only seven pages of the massive new health law but the idea has
Provident Hospital, part of Cook County's medical system, will indefinitely suspend most emergency medical services on Jan. 15. Among other things that will mean Provident will no longer allow ambulances to its emergency room.
For Republicans, the message about the new health care law has been simple: It's bad."It will ruin the best health care system in the world, it will bankrupt our nation, and it will ruin our economy," said House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH)."