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Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)

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Top Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) Articles

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  • Glendale resident files lawsuit against Anthem Blue Cross

    Glendale resident files lawsuit against Anthem Blue Cross
    In a new line of attack on canceled health policies, two California residents are suing insurance giant Anthem Blue Cross, alleging they were misled into giving up their previous coverage, the Los Angeles Times reported. About 900,000 Californians and...
  • LaBella to retire, step down as administrator of USC Verdugo Hills

    LaBella to retire, step down as administrator of USC Verdugo Hills
    For the past dozen years, Len LaBella has led the administration at Verdugo Hills through the choppy seas of a changing healthcare business as the hospital’s chief executive.  Now, having guided the 158-bed hospital into an acquisition by Keck...
  • Healthcare reform gets a close examination

    With new insurance exchanges created by federal healthcare reform launching next week, members of Glendale's business community heard Wednesday how the changes may affect them. Although the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is in its early...
  • Schiff expects 'diverse' impacts from government shutdown

    Schiff expects 'diverse' impacts from government shutdown
    The partial federal government shutdown is being hotly contested in Washington D.C., but its impacts will be felt locally, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) said Tuesday — the first day many federal workers were furloughed. The shutdown came about when...
  • Letter: Enough doctors to treat all Americans?

    Re: “Healthcare reform gets an up-close examination,” Sept. 26. There was one very important point not mentioned in the article about an informational meeting telling the impact of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Little has...
  • Guest Column: Covered California is the place to start

    In 2007, a constituent from Burbank wrote to me with an incredibly personal and painful story. After being sexually assaulted, she was prescribed a routine antidepressant by the attending physician — a prescription she filled once. Years later,...
  • Adding up the cost of health in Glendale

    Adding up the cost of health in Glendale
    One Tuesday a month, Stephen Houlemard gets a ride to the Glendale Free Clinic, located on the second floor of the First United Methodist Church of Glendale, from a friend. Houlemard, a Temple City resident, comes to the clinic to monitor the diseases...
  • Letter: Editorial was misleading, inaccurate

    I was deeply disappointed with the editorial of Saturday, Oct. 19 supporting the Affordable Care Act. It was simply a regurgitation of the hypothetical unfounded theories of why this law is needed. You presented nothing new; just the same misleading and...
  • Letter: Thoughts on public medicine

    Why is it that every time someone like Ben Ochart (“Boxer should be less like Lenin,” Mailbag, Oct. 23) complains about the federal budget crisis or the Affordable Care Act, the words of George Orwell come to mind? His letter implies that...
  • Letter: More debt isn't the way to go

    Re: “Boxer should be less like Lenin,” Mailbag, Oct. 23. The national discussion has come to Glendale's pages in its usually vitriolic and confrontational way. The question is whether letter-writer Ben Ochart has legitimate concerns about...
  • Letter: Affordable Care Act will collapse

    The GNP’s editorial Oct.19 on the “Affordable Care Act (ACA) is good for our heath” is a matter of opinion. It will be affordable only to those who are low-income and eligible to get subsidies. All the rest will have sticker shock....
  • Glendale to avoid layoffs in closing $1.2 million budget gap

    Glendale officials plan to close a $1.2 million budget gap for next fiscal year without reducing staff or using money put aside for police vacancies. Compared to budget gaps of $15.4 million and $18 million, respectively, over the past two years, the...