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  • Obamacare opponents make out-of-context pitch to the Supreme Court

    Obamacare opponents make out-of-context pitch to the Supreme Court
    The anti-Obamacare lawsuit the Supreme Court heard Wednesday is based on a false premise, so it's not surprising that the first point made by the plaintiff's lawyer, Michael A. Carvin, was false as well. The false premise is that lawmakers intended to...
  • 5 things to know about Gov. Baker's budget

    Gov. Charlie Baker, who took office in January, submitted his first state budget request Wednesday. The filing begins a monthslong process on Beacon Hill leading up to passage of a final spending plan for the fiscal year starting July 1. Here are five...
  • Hospitals fret amid state-federal Medicaid fight

    Hospitals fret amid state-federal Medicaid fight
    TALLAHASSEE — A standoff between the state and federal governments over Medicaid funds for low-income and uninsured people has Orlando hospital leaders feeling like they are in limbo. "We are sitting in the middle of the road while chicken is...
  • Health care at the high court: 5 ways this time is different

    The never-ending political fight over health care hit the Supreme Court Wednesday, and insurance coverage for millions of Americans is on the line. Didn't we do this already? Yes, but foes of President Barack Obama's signature law hope this time the...
  • Bill raising Medicaid allowance gets 1st-round approval

    A bill to increase allowances for blind, older and disabled Medicaid recipients cleared the first round of voting Wednesday in the Nebraska Legislature. With a 29-12 vote, lawmakers advanced a measure that would increase the monthly amount of...
  • Clarification: Health Overhaul-Republicans story

    In some versions of a story published Oct. 20, 2014, The Associated Press reported that Ohio Gov. John Kasich said in an AP interview he did not believe lawmakers in Washington would repeal the health care law if Republicans won control of the U.S....
  • Massachusetts Gov. Baker unveils $38B state budget plan

    Gov. Charlie Baker took the wraps off his first state budget on Wednesday, a $38 billion plan that calls for a 3 percent increase in overall spending but includes no new taxes. The budget being submitted to the Democratic-controlled Legislature seeks...
  • Arkansas Senate votes to put state exchange plans on hold

    Arkansas lawmakers voted Wednesday to put the state's plans to set up its own insurance exchange under the federal health law on hold while the nation's highest court weighs a legal challenge over tax subsidies granted through the overhaul. The bill...
  • Carmel woman ordered to repay over $720K for Medicaid fraud

    A central Indiana woman has been ordered to spend three years on probation and repay all of the money she unlawfully received in Medicaid payments. U.S. Attorney Josh J. Minkler announced Tuesday that 54-year-old Khadijah Shareef of Carmel was...
  • When states win lawsuits, where does the money go?

    WASHINGTON Connecticut soon will get $36 million of a $1.37 billion legal settlement with Standard & Poor's, resolving allegations that the credit ratings agency misled investors in rating mortgage-backed securities in the lead-up to the 2008 financial...
  • Absurdity at the heart of the latest Obamacare challenge

    Absurdity at the heart of the latest Obamacare challenge
    The determined opponents of the Affordable Care Act lost their legal fight on the merits three years ago when the Supreme Court ruled that one of its central provisions — the requirement that most individuals buy health insurance or pay a penalty...