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Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)

Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)
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  • 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....
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • Confident Brown can have it his way in state budget process

    Gov. Jerry Brown definitely rules the roost in California's Capitol. And on Tuesday he was strutting and crowing and thoroughly enjoying himself. Unlike previous governors—including his dad Pat Brown a half century ago—Jerry seldom holds...
  • Budget talks won't be easy for governor

     When Gov. Jerry Brown releases his latest budget plan Tuesday, he will already have a major fiscal victory under his belt, having cut a deal to strengthen the state's reserve fund. But over the next few weeks, spending negotiations with lawmakers...
  • Employer health costs to rise nearly 9% this year, survey finds

    Employer health costs to rise nearly 9% this year, survey finds
    Employer healthcare costs are expected to rise nearly 9% in 2014, a slight improvement over recent years, according to a new survey. However, that modest decline doesn't offer much relief to companies and their employees, who are seeing health insurance...
  • Brown says rising sea levels could force costly move of LAX

    Brown says rising sea levels could force costly move of LAX
    California will face billions of dollars in spending to cope with the consequences of rising sea levels if low-lying communities along the coast are ultimately submerged, as scientists predict, Gov. Jerry Brown said Tuesday. Brown’s remarks came...