By Zack Colman | 03/16/14 11:36 AM
Delaying Obamacare's individual mandate to buy health insurance is not on the table, Dan Pfeiffer, a White House senior adviser, said Sunday on NBC's "Meet the Press." "That will not happen," Pfeiffer said. The comments come after the House voted Friday to delay the mandate by a decade. The...
By Associated Press | 03/15/14 02:06 PM
In his first months on the job, Virginia Gov. Terry McAullife is trying to capitalize on Democrats' takeover of top state offices and the state Senate by pushing a key element of President Obama's health care law through a Republican-dominated House of Delegates.
By Associated Press | 03/15/14 01:43 PM
Arizona State Hospital is now in compliance with federal regulations and is no longer at risk of losing its Medicare funding, according to a letter from an official.
03/14/14 06:01 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is backing off its push for quick confirmation of President Barack Obama's pick to be surgeon general in the face of opposition from the National Rifle Association and concerns among Democrats up for re-election who don't want to take another tough vote on a...
03/14/14 06:00 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Addressing gay and lesbian concerns, the Obama administration Friday moved to expand health insurance access for same-sex couples and close a loophole that threatened to leave some HIV/AIDS patients without coverage. In separate announcements, the Health and Human Services...
03/14/14 04:00 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican-controlled House has voted for the 51st time in 38 months to neuter the nation's health care law. The vote was 238-181 with nearly all Democrats opposed. Now the bill goes to the Senate, where it's expected to die. The measure would overhaul the system for...
By Philip Klein | 03/14/14 03:54 PM
With the six-month open enrollment period coming to a close at the end of the month, it remains unclear how many of 4.2 million private insurance sign-ups claimed by the Department of Health and Human Services came from the ranks of the previously long-term uninsured.
By Sean Lengell | 03/14/14 12:18 PM
Newly elected Rep. David Jolly downplayed the role Obamacare played in his campaign and warned fellow Republicans against obsessing about stopping President Obama's health care law.
By Brian Hughes | 03/14/14 11:42 AM
Rep. Bill Cassidy, a Louisiana liver doctor who could determine control of the Senate, has crafted a two-step prescription for helping the GOP retake the upper chamber: Focus on the big picture and reject Democrats' narratives on the GOP.
By Washington Examiner staff reports | 03/14/14 11:38 AM
The White House insisted that Obamacare was “not the decisive factor” in a deflating special election loss for Democrats in Florida.
By Meghashyam Mali | 03/14/14 09:08 AM
President Obama in a thirty-minute interview with WebMD broadcast Friday, urged consumers to sign up for Obamacare, telling them they could find good, affordable plans on the law’s insurance exchanges.
03/13/14 06:15 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional Republicans attacked Obamacare with new ferocity but sometimes questionable veracity Thursday, energized by a campaign triumph in Florida that gave health care issues their first airing of the election year. "We're reminded this week that the American people...
By Philip Klein | 03/13/14 04:00 PM
With 2014 looking like an increasingly grim year for Democrats seeking re-election, the role of the most powerful leader of the free world has been reduced to that of an insurance salesman.
By Brendan Farrington | 03/13/14 11:17 AM
The Florida Supreme Court says limits on non-economic awards in medical malpractice wrongful death cases are unconstitutional. The court issued its ruling Thursday in a 5-2 decision. The law capped an individual doctor's liability for noneconomic damages in such cases to $500,000.
By Susan Ferrechio | 03/13/14 10:50 AM
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius told a House panel Wednesday that nobody knows how many Obamacare enrollees have actually paid their health insurance bills. “People are buying a product in the private market,” Sebelius told the House Ways and Means Committee, which...
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