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Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)

Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)
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  • Scott not dropping lawsuit against feds over hospital funds

    Gov. Rick Scott is withdrawing his injunction against the Obama administration over federal health money, but there's no plan to drop the lawsuit anytime soon, according to court documents filed Tuesday. Scott says Florida lawmakers were able to agree on...
  • Obamacare subsidies could continue after court ruling, senators say

    WASHINGTON Several Republican senators said they would support legislation to ensure Americans don't lose health insurance subsidies if the Supreme Court rules that the funds are no longer available in more than half the U.S. Republican senators who...
  • California official: Supreme Court risks 'horrible moral precedent' on Obamacare

    California official: Supreme Court risks 'horrible moral precedent' on Obamacare
    The head of California's Obamacare exchange says the U.S. Supreme Court risks setting a "horrible moral precedent" if it strikes down health-law subsidies across much of the country. Peter Lee, executive director of Covered California and a former Obama...
  • Legal arguments that could sway Supreme Court on Affordable Care Act

    Legal arguments that could sway Supreme Court on Affordable Care Act
    The Supreme Court will decide a seemingly simple question this month in the latest challenge to the Affordable Care Act: Does the law limit subsidies for low- and moderate-income consumers to insurance purchased through an exchange “established by...
  • Congressional GOP plans to continue health law subsidies

    Congressional Republicans will move to temporarily continue health care subsidies for millions of people if the Supreme Court overturns the aid, according to plans discussed Wednesday in the House and Senate. In addition, the GOP proposals would dissolve...
  • Commission on Political Diversion will come to order

    Gov. Rick Scott's Commission on Healthcare and Hospital Funding held its first meeting Wednesday, and the best moment came near the end. The first three hours had been crammed with data presentations and acronyms — LIP, FHURS, DRG. Then, during...
  • Obamacare: California exchange caps specialty drug costs for patients

    Obamacare: California exchange caps specialty drug costs for patients
    Tackling the high price of specialty drugs, California's Obamacare exchange capped what consumers will have to pay for expensive medications each month. The new limits, set to go into effect in January, mark a first for state exchanges nationwide,...
  • Mayo: Feds blink, offer compromise in Florida health care battle

    Mayo: Feds blink, offer compromise in Florida health care battle
    The feds blinked. Gov. Rick Scott's malevolence and stubbornness in refusing to expand Medicaid have been rewarded. But at least hospitals that serve the poor will get the safety-net funding they need, and Florida legislators have a framework to...
  • Supreme Court about to rule on Obamacare subsidies -- is Virginia ready?

    Supreme Court about to rule on Obamacare subsidies -- is Virginia ready?
    The U.S. Supreme Court is expected to rule this month on the ramifications of a few words in the Affordable Care Act, and the decision could wipe away insurance subsidies for someĀ 286,000 Virginians. It could also create a ripple effect that would...
  • Some steep increases in health premiums expected in Illinois in 2016

    Some steep increases in health premiums expected in Illinois in 2016
    Health insurance premiums could rise more than 30 percent next year for some people in Illinois who have bought individual plans, a hefty increase that insurers say is driven by the costs of members' medical bills. The largest average rate increases...
  • Opinion: Reducing cost of public health care programs requires tough decisions

    Opinion: Reducing cost of public health care programs requires tough decisions
    Reducing the cost of managed public health programs requires sacrifice and tough decisions. At the very least, it may be inconvenient. After all, when people who get something for nothing, or very little, the result is chaos. That's what's happening...