Gov. Baker Fires Jonathan Gruber From Mass. Health Connector BoardGov. Charlie Baker has demanded and received the resignations of four members of the state Health Connector board, including MIT Professor Jonathan Gruber
Keller @ Large: Glib Gruber Sounds Like A PoliticianKeller looks at the glibnesss of the health care law architect.
Year End Tax Planning For The Self-EmployedSelf-employed individuals do get some decent tax breaks.
What Has The Affordable Care Act Accomplished A Year Later?With almost a year under its belt, has the Affordable Care Act impact as many people as it originally set out to?
Keller @ Large: Contraception Ruling Prompts Idiotic Rhetoric On Both SidesIf you take the time to read both the Supreme Court’s ruling on contraception coverage for workers and the dissenting opinion, you will see that this was a narrowly-focused, sober, complicated adjudication of a complex case.
Daily Talker: Do You Agree With The Supreme Court Birth Control Decision?The White House says women's health will be jeopardized by a Supreme Court decision that allows corporations with religious objections to opt out of a requirement that they cover contraceptives. White House spokesman Josh Earnest said Monday that women should make personal health decisions for themselves, and that the Obama administration is looking into how many women could be affected by the decision. He said Congress should take action to assist women affected by the decision.
Daily Talker: Health Care Companies Want To Know What You're BuyingYour doctor, hospital, or insurance company want to know more about you -- like whether you stop paying for a gym membership, go to a fast food restaurant, or buy a pack of cigarettes. According to Bloomberg News, some hospitals are starting to use information collected by data brokers to create profiles on their current and potential patients. The goal is to identify who is more likely to get sick, so they can intervene ahead of time.
All About Long Term Care InsuranceLong-term care is a variety of services that includes medical and non-medical care to people who have a chronic illness or disability.
Behind The Mic With Joe Mathieu: Obama's Handling Of ScandalsWBZ NewsRadio 1030's Joe Mathieu looks at how President Obama has handled some recent internal scandals.
Harvard Study: Mass. Health Reform Law Lowered Death Rates Harvard researchers estimate that Massachusetts health reform law has prevented some 320 deaths per year or, one life saved for each 830 people gaining coverage.
GOP White House Hopefuls Batter Obama On Health Care At NH GatheringPresident Barack Obama's health care overhaul is coming under renewed attack as some of the nation's leading conservatives gather for a New Hampshire summit thick with presidential implications.
1,250 Bags Of Heroin Stamped 'Obamacare' and 'Kurt Cobain' SeizedFour suspects were arrested early Friday morning after 1,250 plastic bags of heroin were found in their vehicle during a traffic stop, the Massachusetts State Police reported.