HEALTH - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/HEALTH News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Health care site flagged in Heartbleed review http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57840020-68/heartbleed-website-government-security.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57840020-68/heartbleed-website-government-security.html.csp">Health care site flagged in Heartbleed review</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JULIE PACE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-19T20:09:01.84-06:00">Updated Apr 19, 2014 08:09PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington• People who have accounts on the enrollment website for President Barack Obama’s signature health care law are being told to change their passwords following an administration-wide review of the government’s vulnerability to the confounding Heartbleed Internet security flaw. Senior administration officials said there is no indication that the HealthCare.gov site has been compromised and the action is being taken out of an abundance of caution. The government’s Heartbleed review is on...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578400202014-04-19T20:09:01.84-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-19T20:09:01.84-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57840020@www.sltrib.com Sat, 19 Apr 2014 20:09:01 MDT Letter: Why still sabotage ACA? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57836326-82/care-health-america-sabotage.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57836326-82/care-health-america-sabotage.html.csp">Letter: Why still sabotage ACA?</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-19T19:07:05.165-06:00">Updated Apr 19, 2014 07:07PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It always amazes me how gullible we Americans are . Those of us who have experienced life beyond America’s border know that compared to other western nations we are far behind in social benefits and in particular in health care . Hold on! I know that America’s health care is “ the best in the world “ but who can afford it? Now, finally after a long fight and after a lot of trimming and cutting, we have what resembles health care in the Affordable Care Act. Even after many of our nation’s leade...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57836326@www.sltrib.com Sat, 19 Apr 2014 19:07:05 MDT Health care site flagged in Heartbleed review http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/57838475-200/heartbleed-government-website-review.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/57838475-200/heartbleed-government-website-review.html.csp">Health care site flagged in Heartbleed review</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JULIE PACE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP White House Correspondent</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-19T18:42:20.933-06:00">Updated Apr 19, 2014 06:42PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • People who have accounts on the enrollment website for President Barack Obama’s signature health care law are being told to change their passwords following an administration-wide review of the government’s vulnerability to the confounding Heartbleed computer virus. Senior administration officials said there is no indication that the HealthCare.gov site has been compromised and the action is being taken out of an abundance of caution. The government’s Heartbleed review is ongoing, t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578384752014-04-19T18:42:20.933-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-19T18:42:20.933-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57838475@www.sltrib.com Sat, 19 Apr 2014 18:42:20 MDT Spate of Mideast virus infections triggers concerns http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57833768-68/health-virus-saudi-infections.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57833768-68/health-virus-saudi-infections.html.csp">Spate of Mideast virus infections triggers concerns</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-17T20:02:58.84-06:00">Updated Apr 17, 2014 08:02PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Dubai, United Arab Emirates • A recent spate of infections from a frequently deadly Middle East virus is raising new worries about efforts to contain the illness, with infectious disease experts urging greater vigilance in combatting its spread. More than 20 people, many of them health-care workers, have been reported infected with the Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus in two distinct clusters — one in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates — likely involving human-to-human transm...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578337682014-04-17T20:02:58.84-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-17T20:02:58.84-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57833768@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 20:02:58 MDT Obama: Young adults push health care enrollment past targets http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57833676-68/insurance-obama-health-percent.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57833676-68/insurance-obama-health-percent.html.csp">Obama: Young adults push health care enrollment past targets</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARK LANDLER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The New York Times</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-17T19:32:25.662-06:00">Updated Apr 17, 2014 07:32PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • President Barack Obama on Thursday announced that 8 million people have signed up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act and that 35 percent are younger than 35, countering the criticism that it would attract mainly older and sicker people. In detailing the statistics, the White House said that 18- to 34-year-olds made up 28 percent of enrollees. The 35 percent number included children who would typically be covered by a parent’s policy. While the number of younger appl...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57833676@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 19:32:25 MDT Obama: 8 million signed up for health care http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57833170-68/obama-care-law-democrats.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57833170-68/obama-care-law-democrats.html.csp">Obama: 8 million signed up for health care</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOSH LEDERMAN and RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-17T14:41:58.335-06:00">Updated Apr 17, 2014 02:41PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Eight million people have signed up for health care through new insurance exchanges, President Barack Obama said Thursday, besting expectations and offering new hope to Democrats who are defending the law ahead of the midterm elections. Obama appeared in the White House briefing room to trumpet the new figures, which beat initial projections by 1 million people. Equally critical: About 35 percent of those who signed up are under the age of 35, Obama said. Enrolling substantial numbe...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578331702014-04-17T14:41:58.335-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-17T14:41:58.335-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57833170@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:41:58 MDT Ailing Malcolm Young taking break from AC/DC http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57829250-223/band-malcolm-australian-gable.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57829250-223/band-malcolm-australian-gable.html.csp">Ailing Malcolm Young taking break from AC/DC</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-16T19:28:02.984-06:00">Updated Apr 16, 2014 07:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Malcolm Young is taking a break from AC/DC to focus on his health, the band said. The announcement saying the 61-year-old guitarist is in “ill health” was posted on the band’s Facebook. No details were provided. “Malcolm would like to thank the group’s die-hard legions of fans worldwide for their never-ending love and support,” the statement said. AC/DC includes vocalist Brian Johnson, drummer Phil Rudd, bassist Cliff Williams and guitarist Angus Young, Malcolm Young’s brother. The Ro...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578292502014-04-16T19:28:02.984-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-16T19:28:02.984-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57829250@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 19:28:02 MDT Op-ed: Get ready for coming fights over ‘personhood’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57826481-82/personhood-senate-democrats-human.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57826481-82/personhood-senate-democrats-human.html.csp">Op-ed: Get ready for coming fights over ‘personhood’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Greg Sargent</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-16T16:38:01.543-06:00">Updated Apr 16, 2014 04:38PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Some of the most hard-fought Senate races this fall are likely to feature big fights over “personhood.” A number of GOP Senate candidates, many of whom are still in primary races, are on record supporting measures that declare, in some form, that full human rights begin at the moment of fertilization. Once the general election races get underway, Democrats are likely to attack Republicans over this — broadening the battle for female voters beyond issues such as pay equity to include an emotional...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57826481@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:38:01 MDT Herbert: Feds say ‘no deal breaker’ in Utah health-care expansion plan http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57823606-90/care-expanding-health-herbert.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57823606-90/care-expanding-health-herbert.html.csp">Herbert: Feds say ‘no deal breaker’ in Utah health-care expansion plan</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Thomas Burr</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-16T20:17:34.107-06:00">Updated Apr 16, 2014 08:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Gov. Gary Herbert said the White House and outgoing Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius are inching closer to approving his alternative plan for expanding health-care for low-income Utahns through a block grant to the state, and the governor added that he’s hopeful for a resolution this summer. “The encouraging comment [Sebelius] made to me was, ‘I see nothing here that would be a deal breaker,’” Herbert told The Salt Lake Tribune after leaving the White House on ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57823606@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 20:17:34 MDT Court upholds pollution rules for power plants http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57824385-68/epa-costs-coal-mercury.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57824385-68/epa-costs-coal-mercury.html.csp">Court upholds pollution rules for power plants</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PETE YOST</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-15T21:54:54.299-06:00">Updated Apr 15, 2014 09:54PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • A federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld the Environmental Protection Agency’s first emission standards for mercury and other hazardous air pollutants from coal- and oil-fired power plants. In its ruling, the court rejected state and industry challenges to rules designed to clean up chromium, arsenic, acid gases, nickel, cadmium as well as mercury and other dangerous toxins. The EPA’s determination in 2000 that regulating emission standards is appropriate and necessary, and the ag...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578243852014-04-15T21:54:54.299-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-15T21:54:54.299-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57824385@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Apr 2014 21:54:54 MDT Utahns, still need health insurance? There are options http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57802377-78/insurance-health-coverage-plans.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57802377-78/insurance-health-coverage-plans.html.csp">Utahns, still need health insurance? There are options</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By kirsten stewart</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-15T10:09:51.757-06:00">Updated Apr 15, 2014 10:09AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">For months, consumers have been told that their last chance to buy health insurance was March 31, the deadline for enrolling in the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) online insurance marketplace. That’s generally true — with a few major caveats bound to befuddle consumers. With a few exceptions, the marketplace www.HealthCare.Gov is closed until the next sign-up period, starting Nov. 15. But some insurers, such as Arches Health Plan, Humana and SelectHealth, are selling Obamacare policies off the exch...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57802377@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Apr 2014 10:09:51 MDT Report: ‘Obamacare’ subsidies to cost $104B less http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57819311-68/cbo-health-care-premiums.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57819311-68/cbo-health-care-premiums.html.csp">Report: ‘Obamacare’ subsidies to cost $104B less</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ANDREW TAYLOR</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-14T20:55:22.872-06:00">Updated Apr 14, 2014 08:55PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The health-care law’s expansion of insurance coverage will cost $104 billion less than projected over the next decade, according to revised estimates from nonpartisan budget analysts Monday. The lower-than-expected costs will come largely because premiums will be cheaper than previously thought. The Affordable Care Act’s coverage provisions in 2014 are expected to cost $5 billion less than the $41 billion the Congressional Budget Office and Joint Committee on Taxation projected ear...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578193112014-04-14T20:55:22.872-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-14T20:55:22.872-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57819311@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Apr 2014 20:55:22 MDT Letter: Single-payer health care is not comparable to sports cars for everyone http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57797157-82/health-payer-porsche-single.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57797157-82/health-payer-porsche-single.html.csp">Letter: Single-payer health care is not comparable to sports cars for everyone</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-14T09:17:39.297-06:00">Updated Apr 14, 2014 09:17AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A double award goes to the writer of the Forum letter equating single-payer health insurance with a system for bestowing a Porsche on everyone: one for most obtuse thinking, another for demonstrating the lowest level of intellectual capacity (“Why not give everyone a Porsche as well as health care?” Forum, April 5). It’s difficult to refrain from using the word “idiot” when referring to someone who thinks receiving health care is somehow equivalent to getting a luxury sports car. Let’s put it ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57797157@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Apr 2014 09:17:39 MDT Letter: Utah selfish to turn down Medicaid money for poor http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57796137-82/medicaid-money-governor-job.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57796137-82/medicaid-money-governor-job.html.csp">Letter: Utah selfish to turn down Medicaid money for poor</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-14T09:17:38.908-06:00">Updated Apr 14, 2014 09:17AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">I doubt that our governor watched “60 Minutes” April 6. Generally, intelligent people watch “60 Minutes.” So he probably missed the story about the 5 million people in this country who are without health insurance because they live in states, like Utah, that have refused to accept the Medicaid portion of Affordable Health Care. What is wrong with our governor? He is spending tax dollars to go to Washington with a ridiculous counter-proposal that would take some of the Medicaid money and then re...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57796137@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Apr 2014 09:17:38 MDT Republicans gather, rip ‘Obamacare’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57812084-68/presidential-care-health-law.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57812084-68/presidential-care-health-law.html.csp">Republicans gather, rip ‘Obamacare’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By STEVE PEOPLES</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-12T21:16:02.101-06:00">Updated Apr 12, 2014 09:16PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Manchester, N.H. • Republicans eyeing the 2016 White House race battered President Barack Obama’s health care law and nicked each other Saturday, auditioning before a high-profile gathering of conservatives that some political veterans said marked the campaign’s unofficial start. A speaking program packed with potential presidential candidates weighed in on the House Republicans’ controversial budget, the party’s struggle with Hispanics, the GOP’s future and the upcoming midterm elections while...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578120842014-04-12T21:16:02.101-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-12T21:16:02.101-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57812084@www.sltrib.com Sat, 12 Apr 2014 21:16:02 MDT Will: A counter for hysterics in Michigan http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57811308-82/democrats-michigan-republican-health.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57811308-82/democrats-michigan-republican-health.html.csp">Will: A counter for hysterics in Michigan</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By George F. Will</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-13T01:01:03.251-06:00">Updated Apr 13, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">DETROIT — Robert Griffin, now 90, who rose to be second in the Republican U.S. Senate leadership, was defeated in 1978. Since then, only one Michigan Republican, Spencer Abraham in 1994, has been elected to the Senate and for only one term. Evidence that former Michigan Secretary of State Terri Lynn Land might end this GOP drought is that Democrats are attacking her for opposing “preventive health care.” This is a phrase Democrats use to include abortion as they try to reprise their 2012 al...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57811308@www.sltrib.com Sun, 13 Apr 2014 01:01:03 MDT ’Obamacare’ under attack as conservatives eye 2016 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/57811641-200/presidential-care-health-law.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/57811641-200/presidential-care-health-law.html.csp">’Obamacare’ under attack as conservatives eye 2016</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By STEVE PEOPLES</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-12T16:39:05.4-06:00">Updated Apr 12, 2014 04:39PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Manchester, N.H. • Republicans eyeing the 2016 White House race battered President Barack Obama’s health care law and nicked each other Saturday, auditioning before a high-profile gathering of conservatives that some political veterans said marked the campaign’s unofficial start. A speaking program packed with potential presidential candidates weighed in on the House Republicans’ controversial budget, the party’s struggle with Hispanics, the GOP’s future and the upcoming midterm elections while ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57811641@www.sltrib.com Sat, 12 Apr 2014 16:39:05 MDT New ‘face,’ but some old problems for ‘Obamacare’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/57809365-200/health-care-obama-law.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/57809365-200/health-care-obama-law.html.csp">New ‘face,’ but some old problems for ‘Obamacare’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-11T21:05:45.298-06:00">Updated Apr 11, 2014 09:05PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Abruptly on the spot as the new face of “Obamacare,” Sylvia Mathews Burwell faces steep challenges, both logistical and political. Burwell, until now White House budget director, was named by President Barack Obama on Friday to replace Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, who oversaw the messy rollout of the health care overhaul. Now the new secretary must keep the complex program running smoothly and somehow help restore a cooperative dialogue with Republicans who...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57809365@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Apr 2014 21:05:45 MDT Lee: Sebelius exit signals end of 'tumultuous era' http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/outofcontext/57807482-64/sebelius-lee-secretary-job.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/outofcontext/57807482-64/sebelius-lee-secretary-job.html.csp">Lee: Sebelius exit signals end of 'tumultuous era'</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-11T13:43:57.948-06:00">Updated Apr 11, 2014 01:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, says that the departure of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius was handed a tough job implementing the Affordable Care Act and that made her unpopular for good reason.Lee, who spoke last night with Fox News' Greta Van Susteren about Sebelius, added that it will be interesting to see how her appointed replacement, OMB's Sylvia Burwell, will handle the job."Well, look, this ultimately isn't about the person. It's about the policy. And Secretary...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57807482@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Apr 2014 13:43:57 MDT Across the Punditsphere - Medicaid, Medicare, Obamacare ... http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57807326-82/medicaid-obamacare-http-medicare.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57807326-82/medicaid-obamacare-http-medicare.html.csp">Across the Punditsphere - Medicaid, Medicare, Obamacare ...</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-11T13:34:02.916-06:00">Updated Apr 11, 2014 01:34PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">— Rejection of Medicaid reflects an ugliness of spirit — Paul Krugman | The New York Times “ ... But nobody expects to see a lot of prominent Republicans declaring that rejecting Medicaid expansion is wrong, that caring for Americans in need is more important than scoring political points against the Obama administration. As I said, there’s an extraordinary ugliness of spirit abroad in today’s America, which health reform has brought out into the open. “And that revelation, not reform itself — w...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57807326@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Apr 2014 13:34:02 MDT