Originally at TheHill.com
March 29, 2010 -- Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) and Rep. Bobby Rush (D-Ill.) have formed an unusual alliance to ensure that tax-exempt hospitals treat patients without insurance.
Nonprofit hospitals receive tens of billions of dollars in tax benefits each year to offer medical assistance to patients who lack proper coverage. But some have curtailed this care to boost their bottom line.
March 25, 2010 -- The day President Obama signed the healthcare legislation into law (March 23) Diane Lund-Muzikant and David Rosenfeld of The Lund Report appeared on KBOO's Air Cascadia.
Hosted by Chris Andreae, the show airs at 10 am every weekday. To listen to the show click here. Diane and David come in about 3 minutes and 30 seconds into the show.
Following our appearance, we received a listener comment from Arnie T. in Vancouver, Washington.
March 25, 2010 -- When The Lund Report began almost a full year ago in April 2009, the national healthcare debate had just started to boil over. Throughout the summer and into the fall we covered angry town hall meetings, street protests and arrests.
March 25, 2010 – The sale of Clear One Health Plan to PacificSource inched closer to the finish line after the Oregon Insurance Division gave its approval earlier this week.