Do CBO Projections Portend The End Of Employer-Sponsored Health Benefits?
The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) recently released updated estimates indicating that 7 million fewer people will have employer-sponsored insurance in coming years. Some Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) critics responded by speculating that the employer mandate to provide health coverage to full-time employees (those working more than 30 hours a week) will cause more employers […]
Yes, for all intents and purposes, I am a woman.
Bruce Jenner, in a much anticipated interview with Diane Sawyer, addressing the rampant speculation around his gender identity
Magnitude of a devastating earthquake that struck Nepal on April 25th
On The Public Exchanges
A look back at open enrollment, and a look forward at the individual mandate Given the rocky rollout of the federally managed and state-run health insurance exchanges in their first year, it’s safe to say that both advocates and critics held their collective breath as the second open enrollment period began on October 1, 2014. […]
Number of consecutive free throws hit at practice by Golden State Warriors’ Stephen Curry
…The record 2014 temperatures underscore the undeniable fact that we are witnessing, before our eyes, the effects of human-caused climate change.
Climate scientist Michael Mann
How long it took Americans to buy 1 million Apple Watches, that became available for pre-sale on April 10
@HillaryClinton announced she is running for president. Man, I did not see that coming.
Conan O’Brien, on Twitter, following Clinton’s announcement via social media
Apple Watch Release Includes New Medical Research Feature
Apple’s latest gadget — and perhaps the most anticipated fitness wearable ever — was unveiled in March and will be available for purchase on April 24. But to many in the medical research community, Apple Watch was upstaged by the surprise release of ResearchKit, an open-source biomedical platform that will allow users of iOS devices […]
Mandatory reduction in water usage ordered by California Governor Jerry Brown