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Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)

Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)
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  • A special General Assembly Medicaid expansion session in the fall?

    Look for the General Assembly to gather again in September to resume debating on Medicaid expansion. Speaker Bill Howell seems likely to call a session in the later part of the month, hoping to listen to any new ideas about a policy that he, and most of...
  • Saint Mary's Hospital To Be Acquired By Tenet Healthcare

    Saint Mary's Hospital To Be Acquired By Tenet Healthcare
    A Texas-based hospital chain that is buying four Connecticut hospitals said in a surprise announcement Tuesday it will add a fifth to its roster: Saint Mary's in Waterbury. Connecticut's legislature this year passed a bill allowing for-profit hospitals...
  • What the Hobby Lobby decision does -- and doesn't -- say

    To the editor: It is misleading to say flatly that the Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby ruling applies to all corporations. ("Myths and spin abound on Supreme Court contraceptive decision," July 3) Twice the majority opinion stated its holding very simply....
  • House lawsuit over Obamacare to focus on employer mandate delay

    House lawsuit over Obamacare to focus on employer mandate delay
    House leaders announced Thursday that their planned lawsuit against President Obama would focus on his failure to enforce provisions of the Affordable Care Act, renewing a fight over his landmark health law. Speaker John A. Boehner had previously...
  • Stephen Parente: Florida's Affordable Care Act future is bleak

    Florida, buckle up. Over the next few months, you'll learn how much your health insurance premiums will go up for next year. The early evidence isn't good — the percentage increase could be in the double digits. But that's nothing compared with...
  • Thank Hobby Lobby for showing why we need single-payer healthcare

    To the editor: When the Supreme Court handed down its Hobby Lobby decision, I was glad — glad because it would be the start of our country realizing how insane it is to link business and healthcare. ("The Hobby Lobby case proves the necessity of...
  • Access Health CT To Contact Thousands About 'System Error' Affecting Tax Credits

     Access Health CT To Contact Thousands About 'System Error' Affecting Tax Credits
    Access Health CT says it will start calling thousands of customers Friday to tell them that they were assigned an incorrect tax credit, creating problems with their medical coverage. The exchange said 5,784 customers were identified as having...
  • I doubted Heritage could run a 'straight' news site. I was right.

    I doubted Heritage could run a 'straight' news site. I was right.
    Back in May, the right-wing Heritage Foundation launched the Daily Signal, which it said would be a paragon of nonpartisan "just true, straight-down-the-middle journalism."   I placed this in the you-gotta-be-kidding-me category. And this week, the...
  • Peninsula group promotes 'Coverage to Care'

    Peninsula group promotes 'Coverage to Care'
    More than 8 million Americans bought private health insurance for 2014 through the state marketplaces set up by the Affordable Care Act at the urging of the Department of Health and Human Services. Now the federal agency is pushing to translate that...
  • Ex-Bush lawyer says House GOP right on McAuliffe powers

    House of Delegates Republicans have spent $25,000 in state funds to hire a Washington lawyer who says their view that Gov. Terry McAuliffe can't unilaterally expand Medicaid is correct, as the battle over using Obamacare funds to cover low-income...
  • Can we finally agree that Obamacare is working?

    At the end of a war, some people will remain holed up in the trees, thinking they can still turn the tide of a lost cause. Increasingly, that's the best description of the anti-Obamacare dead-enders, including congressional Republicans, who continue to...