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  • John Boehner: Obama making a joke out of health law with latest delay

    House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, on Tuesday mocked the latest move by the Obama administration to delay the implementation of the health care law.

  • Missouri lawmakers hear pleas to expand Medicaid

    Missouri's Republican-led Legislature has repeatedly rejected Medicaid expansion proposals over the past two years and shows little inclination of embracing one now.

  • Administration will give consumers extra time to sign up for Obamacare

    The Obama administration will give consumers who claim they were unable to sign up for Obamacare extra time to select a health plan, essentially extending the March 31 deadline for some individuals to obtain insurance or pay a fine. “Open enrollment ends March 31. We are experiencing a surge...

  • Administration grants more time for some people to complete Obamacare enrollment

    Obama administration grants more time for some people to complete health care enrollment.

  • As New Hampshire moves toward Medicaid expansion, political divisions are laid bare

    New Hampshire was ground zero Tuesday for the ongoing political debate over optional Medicaid expansion in the states, as ordered under Obamacare. The New Hampshire House of Representatives on Tuesday approved the expansion, just as Vice President Joe Biden happened to be traveling the state...

  • Correction: DNA Stool Test-FDA story

    WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story March 24 about colon cancer screening tests, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the Colosure test from LabCorp is approved by the Food and Drug Administration. It has not been approved by the agency. The story also incorrectly stated that another test...

  • LA doctors practice speeding up trauma care

    WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Before the car-wreck victim reached the emergency room, doctors, residents and nurses at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center knew what to expect by glancing at their smartphones. The text messages read: A 35-year-old man had driven head-on into a bus. He suffered major...

  • State will send voter forms to insurance enrollees

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The state of California has agreed to mail voter registration forms to nearly 4 million people who have signed up for insurance through its health care exchange after a threat of a lawsuit, the American Civil Liberties Union said Monday. The ACLU of California and...

  • Latinos being left behind in health care overhaul

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation's largest minority group risks being left behind by President Barack Obama's health care overhaul. Hispanics account for about one-third of the nation's uninsured, but they seem to be staying on the on the sidelines as the White House races to meet a goal of 6...

  • Terry McAuliffe proposes 2-year pilot Medicaid expansion

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Gov. Terry McAuliffe proposed a two-year pilot of an expanded Medicaid program Monday in a bid to persuade Republicans to end an impasse over the state's budget. The new Democratic governor announced the plan shortly before the General Assembly returned to Richmond for...

  • New York attorney general settles with health insurer over mental health denials

    Schneiderman NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced a settlement on Thursday with a Schenectady-based health insurer to resolve allegations of widespread violations of mental health parity laws. MVP Health Care, through its behavioral health...

  • Q&A: Who can shop online for health coverage?

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The new health care law helps some people, hurts others and confuses almost everyone. Hoping to simplify things a bit, The Associated Press asked its Twitter, Facebook and Google Plus followers for their real-life questions about the program and the problems they're running...

  • Rep. Scott to highlight health reform at Va clinic

    NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Bobby Scott is visiting a clinic in Newport News on Monday to commemorate the fourth anniversary of the Affordable Care Act's enactment. Scott is scheduled to appear at the Community Free Clinic at 9:30 a.m. Monday. During his visit, the Virginia Democrat...

  • Millions on the sidelines for big health care push

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Alan Thacker wants health coverage, but he can't get help in his home state of Georgia. Mary Moscarello Gutierrez no longer can afford insurance in New Jersey. Justin Thompson of Utah refuses to be forced into the president's health law. Millions of people in the United...

  • Q&A: Can't afford health plan, will I be fined?

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The new health care law helps some people, hurts others and confuses almost everyone. Hoping to simplify things a bit, The Associated Press asked its Twitter, Facebook and Google Plus followers for their real-life questions about the program and the problems they're running...



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