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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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  • Post-Hobby Lobby, Congress should cut health insurance's ties to work

    By ruling that private corporations can shape their employee insurance plans to fit their religious beliefs, the Supreme Court has given Congress another reason to take a step it refused to take in 2010: decouple insurance benefits from employment....
  • Arlene Davidson: Supreme Court ruling a defeat for women

    The Southeast Section of the National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) condemned the Supreme Court's decision to allow employers to deny access to family planning services through employer-provided health insurance based on a claim of personal religious...
  • Ruling lets the boss interfere with access to contraceptives

    Ruling lets the boss interfere with access to contraceptives
    On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of two corporations that argued that they should not have to provide insurance coverage for their employees' birth control because of the business owners' personal religious beliefs. Employers now have...
  • Hillary Rodham Clinton calls Hobby Lobby ruling a 'slippery slope'

    Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton called Monday’s Hobby Lobby ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court “deeply disturbing” ¬†and said there should be “a real outcry against this kind of decision.” In a 5-4 ruling, the...
  • Get ready for an even bigger threat to Obamacare

    Get ready for an even bigger threat to Obamacare
    Now that the Supreme Court has issued its ruling in the Hobby Lobby case, the legal fight over the Affordable Care Act will shift a few blocks away to another Washington courtroom, where a far more fundamental challenge to Obamacare is about to be decided...
  • Corporations trump people in Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby decision [Editorial]

    Corporations trump people in Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby decision [Editorial]
    In recognizing that for-profit corporations like Hobby Lobby can hold religious beliefs that trump secular laws like the Affordable Care Act's requirement that women have access to contraceptives without out-of-pocket costs, the Supreme Court has moved...
  • Most with Obamacare were previously uninsured, new survey finds

    About 4.5 million of the 8 million Americans who signed up for health insurance on marketplaces created by the new federal healthcare law did not previously have insurance, according to a national survey that provides the most detailed look to date at who...
  • Health care businesses consolidating

    Health care businesses consolidating
    The health care industry in South Florida has a serious case of acquisition fever. At least three major deals have been sealed in the past month for medical companies in Broward and Palm Beach counties. Combined, their combined price tag tops $2.5...
  • Religious liberty in the balance at the Supreme Court [Commentary]

    Religious liberty in the balance at the Supreme Court [Commentary]
    Shortly, the Supreme Court is expected to issue a highly-anticipated decision that could go a long way in determining the impact of the Affordable Care Act on the religious liberty rights of conscientious family business owners who simply wish to continue...
  • Confusion over doctor lists is costly for Obamacare enrollees in state

    Confusion over doctor lists is costly for Obamacare enrollees in state
    Frustration and legal challenges over the network of doctors and hospitals for Obamacare patients have marred an otherwise successful rollout of the federal healthcare law in California. Limiting the number of medical providers was part of an effort...
  • On eve of court ruling, Americans oppose contraceptive ban: Reuters/Ipsos poll

    On eve of court ruling, Americans oppose contraceptive ban: Reuters/Ipsos poll
    A majority of Americans oppose letting employers, based on their religious views, exclude certain contraceptives from workers' insurance coverage, says a Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll ahead of a U.S. Supreme Court decision expected on Monday. In one of the...