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Indian-American health policy expert Meena Seshamani appointed to key Medicare position

July 09, 2021 11:08 am

Dr. Seshamani has decades of policy experience, including recently serving on the leadership of the Biden-Harris transition Health and Human Services agency review team.

Study estimates 1 in 7 frontline medical workers in US may miss work to care for children

April 03, 2020 9:53 pm

These additional childcare obligations could compromise the ability of the US healthcare system to respond to COVID-19 if alternative childcare arrangements are not made, researchers say.

Indian medics cash in as US hospitals try out virtual scribes to trim docs’ workday

April 15, 2019 3:28 am

The number of medical scribes in the US has grown from about 7,000 in 2014, according to the American College of Medical Scribe Specialists, to nearly 25,000 currently.

US hackers breach system, get data on 75,000 people

October 20, 2018 8:59 am

Consumers applying for subsidized coverage have to provide extensive personal information, including Social Security numbers, income, and citizenship or legal immigration status.

US Senate Republicans to unveil health care bill

June 22, 2017 9:17 pm

The bill reportedly will be a slightly less austere version of the one that passed the House of Representatives last month. The House legislation would roll back the expansion of Medicaid, slash Obamacare taxes.

Obama: website to be 'easiest place' to get healthcare,eventually

November 19, 2013 2:53 pm

Obama urged supporters to help get people signed up for healtcare.

Raj Mukherjee,young Indian-American,wins New Jersey State Assembly election

November 07, 2013 12:50 pm

He earlier served as Jersey City Deputy Mayor and owns a public affairs firm.

US govt shutdown enters 2nd week as debt default looms

October 08, 2013 8:51 am

Obama is ready to negotiate with Republicans but not under threat.

Obamacare launch poised to reach millions despite shutdown drama

October 01, 2013 11:10 am

The launch marks a milestone for Obama's signature and most ambitious domestic policy achievement.

Obama: Republicans appeasing 'extremists' on shutdown

October 01, 2013 10:39 am

President Obama said the Congress needs to keep the government open and pay bills on time.