Health care

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    About that ‘affordable’ care act

    Ali Meyer of the Washington Free Beacon details the latest bad news for Obamacare policyholders in Pennsylvania. Obamacare plan premiums may increase an average of 30.6 percent in Pennsylvania next year due to health care insurers rate hike requests, according to the state’s acting insurance commissioner. There are…
    Mitch Kokai, October 19, 2017
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    Obamacare and Rising Costs

    JLF’s Katherine Restrepo offers perspective on Obamacare subsidies to Spectrum News. WATCH.
    Donna Martinez, October 19, 2017
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    CJ: Tillis-sponsored Bill Would Ease Some Barriers Slowing Marijuana Research

    Carolina Journal’s Kari Travis reports on a federal bill that would roll back regulations for marijuana studies. So what’s the status of marijuana in North Carolina? Marijuana isn’t legal in North Carolina, though CBD oil, a non-psychoactive part of the plant, is allowed to treat specific types of epilepsy…
    Donna Martinez, October 17, 2017
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Kari Travis reports for Carolina Journal Online on a bill co-sponsored by U.S. Sen. Thom Tillis that would loosen restrictions on marijuana research. The Daily Journal highlights a leading N.C. Libertarian’s support for increased third-party election ballot access.
    Mitch Kokai, October 17, 2017
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    Direct Primary Care: Making Health Care Affordable Again

    ReasonTV just released a documentary that explains how direct primary care (DPC) docs are making health care affordable again. Watch it here:…
    Katherine Restrepo, October 16, 2017
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    Trump Executive Order Could Bring Back Affordable Health Insurance

    The Trump Administration is using the Executive Order process to its  advantage in hopes that federal agencies will begin deregulating the health insurance market. If all goes according to plan, insurance carriers could begin selling short-term medical (catastrophic-like) health insurance plans outside of Obamacare’s Exchanges. Like Exchange plans,…
    Katherine Restrepo, October 16, 2017
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    Is a Virtual Doctor Visit In Your Future?

    Innovations are changing the way we access and but products, but not just when it comes to clothes, food, and home goods. Innovations in health care are revolutionizing how we receive care and the specialists we can access — all of it via computer and/or smart phone. WGHP’s Bob…
    Donna Martinez, October 16, 2017
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    Following the Obamacare law as written

    Andrew McCarthy reminds National Review Online readers that President Trump’s recent actions treat the Affordable Care Act as the law Congress actually approved. Why don’t the stories say: “President Trump Faithfully Executes Affordable Care Act”? In report after sky-is-falling report, the journalism wing of the media-Democrat complex castigates…
    Mitch Kokai, October 16, 2017