ObamaCare Creates Some More Part-Timers
I was talking with a lady, who is probably in her late 50s, when she told me she was going to start looking for a different job. See, she’s a teller working in the branch of one of the country’s largest banks, and the bank is making some cutbacks, turning its full-time tellers into part-timers (at some branches anyway).
I asked the next question, but I was pretty sure I already knew the answer: How many hours was the bank willing to let her work? Under 30, she said, which just so happens to be ObamaCare’s dividing line between those who must be covered with employer-provided health insurance and those who don’t. Read More >>
A Way Around the Law
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius has taken a lot of heat for asking--some would say shaking down--health insurance executives for money to help implement ObamaCare. So it has changed the messenger, but not the message. Read More >>
mHealth Moving Along
The 2013 AT&T Developer Summit is underway in Las Vegas today. One of the many sessions hosted by AT&T, which are aimed at developers who are developing products, apps mainly, for use on their platform, was about mHealth, a sub-part of health technology.
Mobile health is an exciting area for many reasons but not the least is the huge potential for better outcomes for patients and opportunities for industry. Read More >>
Why Mess with the Success of PDUFA?
At a time when Congress can find very few issues on which there is widespread bipartisan support, it is important to act quickly and decisively when it does. One of those issues is currently before the Senate, the Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act, or FDASIA (S. 3187), a reauthorization and update of the Prescription Drug User Fee Act, or PDUFA. Read More >>
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