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Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)

Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)
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Top Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) Articles

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  • What the Hobby Lobby ruling means to people of faith

    To the editor: Reading The Times' disagreement with the Supreme Court ruling, which said corporations like Hobby Lobby don't have to provide their employees with insurance that covers some contraceptives at no extra cost, made me wonder why it was not...
  • Danger sign: The Supreme Court has already expanded Hobby Lobby decision

    The Supreme Court wasted no time in delivering a message to anyone who thought its Hobby Lobby ruling was limited to religious objections to coverage of purported abortion methods: You're wrong. The day after handing down the Hobby Lobby decision on...
  • Backlog of Medi-Cal applications under Obamacare cut to 600,000

    Backlog of Medi-Cal applications under Obamacare cut to 600,000
    California's ongoing backlog of Medi-Cal applications under Obamacare has been reduced by about a third since May, said officials at the state's Department of Health Care Services. In an email to The Times, department spokesman Anthony Cava said that...
  • College wins U.S. top court temporary exemption on Obamacare birth control

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court gave a Christian college in Illinois a temporary exemption from birth control coverage required by President Barack Obama's health reform law, days after ruling that for-profit employers can opt out for...
  • Presentation July 10 On Affordable Care Act For Small Businesses

    With rules on small business Obamacare health coverage creating ongoing confusion, the Community Economic Development Fund is hosting a free presentation next week for small business owners on the Affordable Care Act. The meeting is from 5:30 p.m. to 7:...
  • Retiring early thanks to the Affordable Care Act

    To the editor: Michael Hiltzik's summary of the irrational opposition to the Affordable Care Act is spot-on. I have also been stunned by the groundless attacks, and for me it's personal. ("Healthcare debate lacks factual arguments against Obamacare," June...
  • Justices put mistaken faith in Hobby Lobby contraceptives ruling

    The following editorial appeared in the Seattle Times Wednesday, July 2: The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that for some businesses, religious life begins at incorporation. With a 5-4 split vote, the high court said that closely held for-profit...
  • The real meaning of Hobby Lobby

    The real meaning of Hobby Lobby
    Organizations concerned with public policy have a habit of hyping developments that relate to their concerns. When the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that some corporations are exempt from paying for employees' contraceptive coverage under Obamacare, both sides...
  • Obamacare: Legal aid groups demand answers on Medi-Cal backlog

    Obamacare: Legal aid groups demand answers on Medi-Cal backlog
    With low-income Californians continuing to face months-long delays in getting state healthcare coverage, health advocates are calling on the state to explain within 10 days how it will address lingering Obamacare application delays. In a letter to Gov....
  • Should Florida's FCAT replacement use questions from Utah?

  • Federal audit faults California exchange for lax enrollment practices

    Federal auditors found that California's health insurance exchange was lax at times in verifying consumers' eligibility for Obamacare coverage. The report issued Tuesday by the Inspector General's Office at the U.S. Department of Health and Human...