07/04/14 11:15 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — More than half of privately insured women are getting free birth control under President Barack Obama's health law, a major coverage shift that's likely to advance. This week the Supreme Court allowed some employers with religious scruples to opt out, but most companies...
07/04/14 05:00 AM
CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois is accepting applications for grants to help with the next insurance enrollment period under President Barack Obama's health care overhaul. The Department of Public Health announced Thursday that community groups can apply through Aug. 1 for the "Get Covered Illinois"...
By Jared Meyer | 07/03/14 05:16 PM
In terms of economics, the Supreme Court's ruling in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby gives opponents of Obamacare little to celebrate. The case is narrow in its application. It is specifically applicable to “closely held businesses,” and does not affect all organizations. Additionally, only two...
By Philip Klein | 07/03/14 05:01 PM
The timing of the news release is part of a long pattern for President Obama's administration, which has often used holidays as an opportunity to dump dense regulatory changes when most reporters and Americans are focused on their holiday plans.
By David Limbaugh | 07/03/14 03:55 PM
It's no accident that Obamacare has become emblematic of the Obama administration overall, because it exemplifies so thoroughly what Obama represents ideologically and functionally.
By Rebecca Berg | 07/03/14 12:06 PM
Democratic Sen. Mark Pryor's campaign demanded an apology Wednesday from Republican Rep. Tom Cotton after he questioned the depth of Pryor's religious faith.
By Steve Chapman | 07/03/14 11:08 AM
The ultimate resolution of the contraception issue in Obamacare will probably leave everyone dissatisfied. You could call that a curse. Or you could call it a blessing.
By Philip Klein | 07/02/14 05:54 PM
Despite the controversy it has generated, the U.S. Supreme Court ruling in the Hobby Lobby case was rather straightforward. The Religious Freedom Restoration Act, passed nearly unanimously in 1993 by a Democratic-controlled U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Clinton, set up certain...
07/02/14 12:00 PM
MIAMI (AP) — More than three million Medicaid recipients around the state are transitioning into managed care under Florida's massive overhaul to privatize its Medicaid program. The change comes three years after the Legislature voted to privatize the program, saying the roughly $23 billion a...
By Susan Ferrechio | 07/01/14 06:27 PM
The inspector general for the Department of Health and Human Services released a report highlighting problems verifying eligibility for federal health insurance subsidies under the Affordable Care Act.
07/01/14 06:00 PM
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's marketplace for buying individual health insurance often failed to verify important personal information and resolve discrepancies in applications, a critical process in determining if people are eligible for taxpayer subsidies, a federal watchdog said...
By Washington Examiner | 07/01/14 03:58 PM
As part of his plan for shifting immigration enforcement, administration officials signaled that President Obama intends to expand his policy of deferring deportation for young people who entered the U.S. illegally as children.
07/01/14 04:30 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Many of the 8 million Americans signed up under the new health care law now have to clear up questions about their personal information that could affect their coverage. A government watchdog said Tuesday the Obama administration faces a huge task resolving these...
By Philip Klein | 07/01/14 12:52 PM
Applications for insurance coverage through President Obama's health care law submitted in the final three months of 2013 contained millions of inconsistencies in which information such as income and immigration status could not be independently verified by the federal government, according to a...
By Mona Charen | 07/01/14 10:24 AM
The major media's account of the Supreme Court's decision in the Hobby Lobby case was typical of the way the case has been misreported from the start.
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