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2017 Bull-Bear Case for Health Care: J&J, Merck, Pfizer, UnitedHealth

Major Dow Jones Industrial Average companies in the health care sector saw a relatively strong 2016, with most posting a solid gain on the year. One of these stocks was ...
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5 Hospitals Slaughtered on the Clinton Loss (or Trump Win)

If there was one group of companies which actually got off close to Scott-free during the Obamacare experiment, it was the for-profit hospitals. They were in many cases immune from ...
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Obama’s First 2,644 Days In Office

April 30 is the final White House Correspondent's Dinner. 2016 will be filled with "lasts" and will be the first 20 days of January 2017, until he hands the helm ...
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UnitedHealth Warning Creates Huge Spillover, With Big Implications Ahead

The pressure against certain aspects of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), or Obamacare, may be growing. News about certain health insurance exchanges failing has been coming out, and the 2016 presidential ...
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How Each 2016 Presidential Candidate Ranks on Social Media

Another presidential debate is on deck. With election season set to take off into full overdrive in the weeks and months ahead, 24/7 Wall St. wanted to take a statistical ...
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How Obamacare Increased Insurance Coverage in Every State

President Barack Obama signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) on March 23, 2010, and open enrollment for all Americans began on October 1, 2013. While the ultimate ...
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Obamacare Sign-Ups Top 8 Million

At a press conference on Thursday afternoon, President Obama announced that the number of Americans using the public exchanges to enroll in a health insurance plan rose to 8 million ...
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Could Obamacare Be Working?

Health insurer WellPoint Inc. (NYSE: WLP) raised its earnings outlook for the 2014 fiscal year Friday morning, based on an estimate that the company will add 1 million to 1.3 ...
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Health Insurance Satisfaction Slashed by Coverage Issues

More than 40% of health insurance plan customers were dissatisfied with their plan's coverage, according to the latest data from J.D. Power's 2014 Member Health Plan Study. Overall member satisfaction ...
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