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Health Affairs: Tax-Exempt Status For Nonprofit Hospitals Under The ACA: Where Are The Final Treasury/IRS Rules?

By Sara Rosenbaum

Months have now stretched into years, and there still remains no sign of final Treasury/IRS regulations interpreting the Affordable Care Act (ACA)'s provisions covering the expanded obligations of nonprofit hospitals that seek tax-exempt status under §501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. 

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The Huffington Post: Medicaid Expansion Politics Have Endless Repercussions

By Elizabeth Taylor

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) -- "Obamacare" -- has turned out to be a great way to measure political character.

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The Tennessean: Children left in TennCare lurch

By Tom Wilemon

When Tennessee abdicated responsibility for Medicaid applications to the federal government, foster children got locked out.

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Aljazeera America: The human cost of Texas' refusal to expand Medicaid

Rejecting 'Obamacare' has cost Texas over $8 billion and, advocates say, put poor people's health at risk
By E. Tammy Kim

LAREDO, Texas—In mid-May, 20-year-old Anissa Rangel's gums began to bleed. At first she assumed it was related to her gingivitis, but one morning, she woke up in the bedroom that she shares with three siblings and saw her gray nightshirt stained dark red across the shoulder. A month passed before she told her mother that something was wrong. By then, another symptom was visible: purple bruises on her arms and legs.

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The Washington Post: Why extremely expensive drugs are often worth the cost

By Jason Millman

If you've been wondering why the high cost of a new hepatitis C cure has ignited such a fierce public debate over the past few months, it's because more specialty drugs like Sovaldi are going to flood the market in coming years. This class of drugs accounted for less than 1 percent of all prescriptions in 2013, but about 25 percent of all prescription drug spending — and spending on specialty drugs is projected to increase 63 percent by 2016, according to Express Scripts.

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