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Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)

Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)
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  • News of the Weird: Norway's Battle Against Chaos

    News of the Weird: Norway's Battle Against Chaos
    Norwegian public television (NRK), which introduced the now-legendary continuous, live log-burning show (12 hours long, with “color commentary” on the historical and cultural importance of fire), scheduled a new program for this week in its...
  • Illinois financial chaos hurts those most in need

    Illinois financial chaos hurts those most in need
    As Illinois political leaders maneuvered for advantage with a government shutdown looming today, the Southland social service agencies were trying to figure out if they were going to be able to pay their employees and how long they would be able to keep...
  • Op-Ed: Bill envisions expanding health services

    I’m no longer surprised when people ask me to clarify just what exactly it is I’m studying. In healthcare, which includes eye health, there are a lot of “ologies” to remember, and a specialist for every one. “So what’...
  • Hospitals receive funding from drug and device makers

    Hospitals receive funding from drug and device makers
    Maryland's hospitals and doctors took in more than $7.6 million in payments for research, speeches and other work from drug and device manufacturers in 2014, according to federal authorities who have been releasing payment data periodically. The money...
  • What the ruling on subsidies means for Florida

    What the ruling on subsidies means for Florida
    On Thursday morning, the Supreme Court announced a ruling in the case of King v. Burwell, which upholds the subsidies awarded to Floridians who enrolled in coverage through healthcare.gov. Over the last few months, policymakers, health care leaders and...
  • Report: Women In CT Denied Some Mandated Health Benefits

    Women in Connecticut have been denied health insurance benefits in violation of the federal Affordable Care Act, according to a study by the National Women's Law Center. Connecticut is one of 15 states included in the study, which analyzed the 2014 and...
  • Carl P. Leubsdorf: GOP candidates miscalculate on Obamacare

    Displaying unanimous views and questionable political judgment, Republican presidential candidates greeted the Supreme Court's latest ruling upholding Obamacare with yet another vow to "repeal and replace" President Barack Obama's signature achievement....
  • Opinion: It falls on Congress to improve Affordable Care Act

    For the second time in three years, the U.S. Supreme Court rejected a challenge that would have gutted the Affordable Care Act, popularly known as Obamacare. Good. Not because the law is particularly well written, was fairly passed or lived up to...
  • GOP feud in Tallahassee likely to flare up again

    GOP feud in Tallahassee likely to flare up again
    TALLAHASSEE — After a bruising political battle that split the GOP-led House, Senate and Gov. Rick Scott, lawmakers are back home, with a government shutdown averted, tax cuts passed and hospitals avoiding deep funding cuts. But bitter...
  • Official: State-based exchange gives Arkansas flexibility

    Arkansas' move toward setting up its own health insurance exchange will give the state more flexibility as it looks at overhauling its Medicaid program for the poor, the director of the board setting up the exchange told legislators Monday. There are...
  • Supporters seek to revive Tennessee Medicaid expansion plan

    Supporters of a failed plan to expand Medicaid in Tennessee met Monday to renew an effort to try to pass it after a recent ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold health insurance subsidies. Tennessee Democratic Congressman Jim Cooper was among...