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  • Supreme Court rules in favor of Hobby Lobby in birth-control mandate case

    Supreme Court rules in favor of Hobby Lobby in birth-control mandate case
    The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ruled that business owners can object on religious grounds to a provision of President Barack Obama's healthcare law that requires closely held private companies to provide health insurance that covers birth control....
  • Sincerely yours, the 21 references to religious sincerity in the Hobby Lobby ruling

     
    From Justice Sam Alito's majority opinion: We must decide in these cases whether the Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 1993 (RFRA), permits the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to demand that three closely held corporations...
  • The Supreme Court's muddy new ruling on the contraceptive mandate

    In a bizarre attempt to have it both ways, the Supreme Court held that a small evangelical Protestant college in Illinois did not have to include contraceptive coverage in employee health insurance even though it didn't fill out the paperwork the...
  • Edward J. Rasmussen

    Edward J. Rasmussen
    Edward J. Rasmussen, a retired insurance broker who also translated Japanese, died June 20 of pneumonia at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 95. The son of J. David Rasmussen, a New York City insurance broker, and Ellamae Rasmussen, a homemaker,...
  • Warrants: Toddler's dad told family how to collect $27K life insurance

    ATLANTA While in jail accused of killing his 22-month-old, Ross Harris told family members how to collect the $27,000 life insurance policies on the boy, according to search warrants released Friday. "Through the investigation Harris has made comments to...
  • Executive profile: Thomas Motamed of CNA Financial

    Executive profile: Thomas Motamed of CNA Financial
    Thomas Motamed, fresh out of law school, found the legal profession too dry. So at a friend's suggestion, he tried another field he thought might be more interesting: peddling life insurance. But that got old fast. "I really didn't like sitting...
  • Insurance secured for Napier to play summer league with Heat

    Insurance secured for Napier to play summer league with Heat
      An insurance policy has been secured that will allow first-round NBA Draft pick Shabazz Napier to compete in summer-league games with the Miami Heat.    While the Heat are in position to sign Napier, the impact of the allowable 20-percent raise...
  • Myths and spin abound on Supreme Court contraceptive decision

    Half-truths and spin from both political parties have quickly come to dominate the debate over the Supreme Court decision on religious exemptions to the rule on insurance plans covering contraceptives. Both sides want to use the decision to motivate key...
  • Alejandro Galvis: Pharmaceuticals: Patent reform needed

    Sovaldi is used to treat and cure hepatitis C infection by inhibiting its replication. It has an effective cure rate on approximately 90 percent of the patients. The problem is that the cost of treating a person with Sovaldi is $84,000 for the 12 week...
  • Sources: Aetna Mulls Sale Of Coventry Health Care Assets

    Aetna is exploring a sale of some of Coventry Health Care's assets worth as much as $1.5 billion, according to people familiar with the matter, a year after it acquired Coventry for $5.6 billion. Aetna Inc., the third largest U.S. health insurer, is...
  • Same surgery, different price: Patient gets $15,000 bill second time

    Same surgery, different price: Patient gets $15,000 bill second time
    It would be nice if Americans could declare independence from loony medical bills. But that day isn't here. Bill Erickson can attest to that. In 2010, he had his right knee replaced after "lots of abuse" as a high school and college baseball coach....