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Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)

Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)
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  • Doctors, hospitals get $6.5 billion from drug, medical device firms last year

    Doctors, hospitals get $6.5 billion from drug, medical device firms last year
    Doctors and teaching hospitals received $6.5 billion last year from drug companies and medical device firms for research, consulting and other reasons, new federal data show. The details published Tuesday by the Obama administration mark the second...
  • 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’...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • The Affordable Care Act ruling is a lifeline

    The Affordable Care Act ruling is a lifeline
    From a policy, moral and economic perspective, the Supreme Court’s recent ruling on King v. Burwell is a victory for Americans. The court protected access to health coverage for millions of people, including more than 232,000 in Illinois. The people...
  • Momentous ruling on 'Obamacare'

    Momentous ruling on 'Obamacare'
    The Supreme Court handed President Obama a major victory today when the justices voted 6-3 to uphold the administration's interpretation of a key provision of the Affordable Care Act. The decision means that millions of Americans who were at risk of...