United States

Obamacare Repeal Fails as McCain Casts Decisive No Vote

WASHINGTON (TIP): Despite President Trump’s Twitter exhortations to Republican Senators shortly before the vote, Obamacare repeal failed.   The President tweeted: Donald J. Trump ✔ @realDonaldTrump Go Republican Senators, Go! Get there after waiting for 7 […]

United States

US Senate Health Care Bill will cut back Medicaid expansion

WASHINGTON (TIP): A health care Bill unveiled by US Senate Republicans on June 22 is designed to roll back the Obamacare expansion of the Medicaid health care program for the poor and reshape subsidies to […]

Americas

Under US Republican bill, 23 million would lose health coverage: Watchdog

WASHINGTON (TIP): A bill passed by US House Republicans would cause 23 million people to lose healthcare coverage by 2026 while de-stabilizing health insurance markets in some states and making it hard for sick people to buy […]

Americas

Trump orders “review” of leaks as US-UK special ties turn shaky and NATO shudders

WASHINGTON (TIP): President Trump on Thursday ordered ”complete review” by the Justice Department of leaks coming out of US government agencies as ties between Washington and London deteriorated sharply over American law enforcement agencies prematurely spilling information to the media on the Manchester […]

A jubilant Donald Trump congratulates House Republicans after they passed legislation aimed at repealing and replacing Obamacare, during an event in the Rose Garden at the White House, on May 4, 2017 in Washington, DC.
United States

US House passes Bill to repeal Obamacare with 217 Ayes and 213 Nays

Next test of strength in the Senate   The rich to benefit from new Republican Healthcare plan In what could be seen as arare victory on the domestic turf for President Trump, the US House […]

Senator Kamala D. Harris joined colleagues in sending a letter to President Trump urging him and his administration to abandon their efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act
Indian Americans

Indian American Senator Harris Urges President Trump to Abandon ACA Repeal Efforts

WASHINGTON (TIP): U.S. Senator Kamala D. Harris joined colleagues in sending a letter to President Trump urging him and his administration to abandon their efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act and undermine the United […]

President Trump and Speaker Paul Ryan failed to win enough support, resulting in the vote on Thursday, March 23, being postponed
Politics

House vote to replace Obamacare postponed: Republicans don’t find yet the votes for their Health-Care Bill

WASHINGTON (TIP): President Trump’s deal making expertise failed to convince many Republican Congressman that the Republican Healthcare Bill was any better than Obamacare. There has been a feverish activity in the Republican camp to muster […]

Verma was sworn in by U.S. Vice President Mike Pence as administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Indian Americans

Indian American Seema Verma sworn in as Healthcare Chief

WASHINGTON (TIP): Indian-American healthcare consultant Seema Verma, on March 14, was sworn-in as the head of a key healthcare agency in the Donald Trump administration. The Senate on March 13 confirmed Verma as administrator of […]

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Congress extends US borrowing authority until 2015

WASHINGTON: Lawmakers approved a 13-month extension of US borrowing authority with no strings attached on February 12, shelving a fractious political debate over the nation’s debt ceiling until after November’s mid-term elections. With last-minute help […]

United States

Obama’s popularity at all-time low: Survey

WASHINGTON (TIP): US President Barack Obama‘s popularity has slumped to an all-time low, with a majority of Americans for the first time believing him to be dishonest and untrustworthy, a new survey showed. The respected […]

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Low Obamacare enrolment figures turns up heat on White House

WASHINGTON (TIP): About 106,000 people signed up for insurance coverage nationally under President Barack Obama‘s healthcare law during October, the government said on Wednesday, a tiny fraction of the millions of people that had been […]

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Obamacare-how caring?

Some 106,185 people signed up for Obamacare in its first month of operation, a period marred by major technological problems with both the federal and state enrollment websites. Troubled HealthCare.gov is unlikely to work fully […]

United States

Only 248 signed up for Obamacare in first two days

WASHINGTON (TIP: Enrollment in health insurance plans on the troubled Obamacare website was very small in the first couple of days of operation, with just 248 Americans signing up, according to documents released on October […]

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Business & Economics

THE POLITICS OF THE GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN

With the government having lurched into its first shutdown since the 1990s, many commentators are focusing on the potential ill effects that it might have for Republicans. Almost all of these analyses use the shutdowns […]

Featured

The Republican Intransigence

With just four days remaining to avert the government shutdown, it is certainly turning out to be a high wire act and a deal might be reached just in time to prevent the shutdown. But […]

Indian Americans

Indian-American Manju Goel to run for US Congress

CHICAGO (TIP): Taking aim at “Obamacare” and national debt, India-born Manju Goel is seeking Republican nomination for a Congressional run to challenge incumbent Democrat Tammy Duckworth. Goel, an Aurora resident and conservative is backed by […]

Incredible India

Medical Tourism to India: The Next Services Industry Revolution

India ranked third in the world in medical tourism in 2012, with Thailand leading and Hungary in the second position. The hallmark of medical tourism in India is care. The author underscores this aspect: “India […]

Europe

Indian American honored with Healthcare Visionary of the Decade Award

MUMBAI (TIP): Mukesh Hariawala, an Indian American Cardiac Surgeon has been honored with the prestigious Indian Healthcare Visionary of the Decade award. A Harvard trained and internationally acclaimed Surgeon and Healthcare Economist, Hariawala was acknowledged […]

Indian Americans

Renowned Indian American health expert Mukesh Hariawala to address India Leadership Conclave 2013

WASHINGTON (TIP): Renowned Indian American health expert Mukesh Hariawala will address the fourth edition of the India Leadership Conclave 2013 in Mumbai in June, 2013. Harvard trained and internationally acclaimed Indian American healthcare economist and […]

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Go on, Mr. Obama

It has fallen to the lot of President Barrack Obama to overhaul a number of sickly systems that include healthcare, education, finance, and immigration, to name a few more important ones. I would not be […]

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Obama becomes 14th US Prez to win a 2nd Term

NEW YORK (TIP): President Obama won a second term November 6 night and became the 14th US President to win a second term. He promised his thrilled supporters at the victory celebrations in Chicago that […]

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A Hot Vice Presidential Debate: Biden Outperforms Ryan

NEW YORK (TIP): The vice presidential debate between Vice-President Joe Biden and Republican Vice Presidential nominee Re. Paul Ryan appeared to be a sequel of an earlier debate between Obama and Romney. The 90 minute […]

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First Presidential Debate – A Polite Affair

NEW YORK (TIP): President Obama and challenger Mitt Romney differed sharply Wednesday, October 3 night over taxes, Medicare and, especially, the record of the last four years in a pointed but largely polite debate that […]