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Louise Radnofsky

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Health Policy Reporter — The Wall Street Journal

Health policy reporter for the Wall Street Journal. Life-long American abroad. Occasionally, I'm thinking about sport(s).

Rising Insurance Premiums Spurs Talk of Changes to Affordable Care Act

wsj.com — WASHINGTON-Insurer defections and rising premiums in the individual insurance market are spurring Democrats and Republicans alike to talk about changes to the 2010 Affordable Care Act. For now, the conversations are largely aimed at their party's base.

Rate Increases for Health Plans Pose Serious Test for Obama’s Signature Law

wsj.com — WASHINGTON-Finalized rates for big health insurance plans around the country show the magnitude of the challenge facing the Obama administration as it seeks to stabilize the insurance market under the Affordable Care Act in its remaining weeks in office.

Prices Set for New Health-Care Exchanges

Bill Clinton’s Health-Care Comments Fuel GOP Attacks

wsj.com — Former President Bill Clinton's off-key remarks Monday about problems with the Affordable Care Act reverberated through House and Senate races this week, undercutting his party's campaign message that the law is working and potentially complicating efforts to shore up the law.

Software, Design Defects Cripple Health-Care Website

wsj.com — Six days into the launch of insurance marketplaces created by the new health-care law, the federal government acknowledged for the first time Sunday it needed to fix design and software problems that have kept customers from applying online for coverage.

Obama Administration Ends Drive to Ban Bare-Bones Health Plans

wsj.com — WASHINGTON-The Obama administration has ended a bid to ban the sale of bare-bones health plans after losing a court fight on the issue this summer. Government lawyers told a federal court earlier this month they would accept its decision that they had overstepped by seeking to effectively end so-called fixed indemnity plans, which are low-cost but pay out only set cash amounts for medical events such as a hospital visit or prescription purchase.

Obama Welcomes Olympians With Jokes and Praise for Team’s Diversity

blogs.wsj.com — President Barack Obama greeted hundreds of Olympians crammed into the White House Thursday with a speech that opened with cracks about his inability to touch his toes and ended with a message about the team's diversity. "One of the reasons our country's so proud of this year's Team USA is: 2016 belonged to America's women Olympians.

USA Gymnastics Names New Women’s Team Coordinator

wsj.com — Valeri Liukin, father of 2008 Olympic champion Nastia and a Soviet Olympic champion himself, is officially inheriting another much-prized title: successor to Martha Karolyi. Liukin, 49 years old, was named women's national team coordinator by USA Gymnastics on Friday, taking over a system credited with creating a world dominant gymnastics program that has amassed 96 world and Olympic medals since 2001, including nine at the Rio...

EpiPen Maker Executive to Testify at House Hearing

wsj.com — News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. Mylan CEO Heather Bresch to face questions over big price increases for the allergy treatment WASHINGTON-Lawmakers have summoned the top executive from EpiPen maker Mylan NV to Washington for a hearing next week to explain substantial price increases for the emergency allergy treatment that have generated widespread consumer outrage.

Obama Pledges Redoubled Efforts to Make Health Law Successful

wsj.com — News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. The president in a letter acknowledges some of the health exchanges' recent turbulence WASHINGTON-President Barack Obama made a personal bid Monday to shore up his signature health law as it heads into its final test of his administration, urging insurers selling plans on HealthCare.gov to stay the course and pledging redoubled efforts by the government to make the law a success.
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Oct 22, 2016

RT @SkateGuardBlog: If 10 yrs ago, some1 told me someone would skate an OD/SD to Jay-Z, I wouldn't have believed them. Ice dance sure has changed. #SkateAmerica

Oct 22, 2016

RT @BevSmithWrites: Here's an interesting thought: Mariah Bell, who learned she was to be at Skate America only 2 weeks ago, won the free skate. #SkateAmerica

Oct 21, 2016

RT @laurameckler: After a campaign devoid of issues, both sides in abortion wars come away happy after debate  http://on.wsj.com/2e79MOi 

Oct 21, 2016

Today's reading, in which the Chicago Cubs teach hope, suffering, faith for Christians, Jews, Buddhists and Muslims  http://on.wsj.com/2epBmcX 

Oct 20, 2016

Reminder: this is not the first time the Obama administration used an iPhone-health law analogy  http://on.wsj.com/1eWmmeF  via @WSJPolitics

Oct 20, 2016

“How could they put her through this?”: Theranos patients bear brunt of dubious test results  http://on.wsj.com/2dRkMh0  via @cdweaver

Oct 20, 2016

From Russian puppets to bad hombres: Top moments from the third Clinton-Trump debate  http://on.wsj.com/2dsxFgB  via @judemarfil

Oct 20, 2016

RT @TomBurtonWSJ: After a sedate start, Donald Trump takes the bait: @geraldfseib gives his view of the third debate, in the WSJ https://t.co/ujJLf9OkA8

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