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  • The health care case: Fear and loathing at the Supreme Court

    WASHINGTON Claudette Newsome of Houston knows the peril and pain of life without health insurance. When her husband, Michael, was diagnosed with a deadly sarcoma in 2007, his lost income and lack of quality health insurance forced the family into...
  • Frist and Marshall: A three-point plan to fix VA health care

    Frist and Marshall: A three-point plan to fix VA health care
    Imagine how we would meet the service-related health care needs of military veterans if we had a clean slate and were considering the question for the first time. The answer is obvious. Just as we do with veterans' educational benefits, we would use the...
  • If Supreme Court says no, they'd lose health insurance help

    Millions of Americans have a big personal stake in next Wednesday's Supreme Court challenge to the nation's health care law: Can they legally continue to get subsidies to help pay for their insurance? If the court says no, people across more than 30...
  • The return of the death of Obamacare

    WASHINGTON The possibility that the U.S. Supreme Court will soon eliminate federal subsidies for people buying health insurance through the Affordable Care Act is the biggest story in politics and economics that no one wants to talk about. But the...
  • This Time Around, Access Health CT Enrolled 204,358, Most Of Them In Medicaid

    This Time Around, Access Health CT Enrolled 204,358, Most Of Them In Medicaid
    Connecticut's public health insurance exchange enrolled 204,358 residents during the most recent open-enrollment period that ended Feb. 15. The exchange, Access Health CT, has enrolled a total of 552,603 people since it first opened for business in...
  • Governors: No clear plan if health care subsidies fall

    Governors: No clear plan if health care subsidies fall
    Millions of people could lose health insurance subsidies in the coming months if the Supreme Court sides with opponents of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul. And one thing was clear this weekend as the nation's governors gathered in...
  • Utah lawmakers to talk Medicaid, gas tax, medical marijuana

    With three weeks left before Utah lawmakers wrap up their annual session, the House and Senate hope to fuse their competing visions for tackling Medicaid and the state gas tax while moving through hundreds of other bills. Add into the mix issues such as...
  • Hoping to curb costs, Park Ridge joins health insurance pool

    The City of Park Ridge is joining a number of local governments in an employee health insurance pool as a way to potentially lower annual costs. The City Council on Feb. 16 approved a resolution for Park Ridge to join the Intergovernmental Personnel...
  • Some consumers get extension to sign up for health insurance

    Some consumers get extension to sign up for health insurance
    Federal officials announced on Friday a special enrollment period for people who didn't sign up for health insurance in 2014 and were unaware that they would face a tax penalty until they started filling out their taxes this year.  The enrollment period...
  • Obamacare could complicate taxes as 800,000 receive wrong information

    A paperwork problem will throw a wrench into this year's tax season for 1 in 5 households that received subsidies in 2014 to pay for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act. Officials with Department of Health and Human Services said the...
  • From health care to energy: Majority of Americans pay more, get less under Obama

    As a member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, I sit at the intersection of energy and health care policy. From that vantage point, I've come to see some of the unfortunate parallels between the Obama administration's past claims about the...