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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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  • 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...
  • Federal Auditors Question Access Health CT's Internal Controls

    Federal auditors reported Tuesday that they had found deficiencies in the internal controls used by the health insurance exchanges run by Connecticut, California and the federal government. The problems could have limited the marketplaces' ability to...
  • Hobby Lobby ruling fuels political and legal uncertainty

    WASHINGTON Across the country, women, employers, insurers and health care advocates are trying to adjust to the new legal landscape created by the Supreme Court's decision allowing some for-profit corporations to deny contraceptive coverage to employees,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Supreme Court says some businesses can ignore birth control mandate

    WASHINGTON A divided Supreme Court on Monday extended religious-freedom protections to certain for-profit corporations, exempting them from providing birth-control services that are required under the 2010 health care law. In a groundbreaking 5-4...
  • 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...