By Kelli Kennedy | 07/23/14 08:03 AM
Florida has banned health insurance companies from marketing their plans directly to Medicaid recipients as the state rolls out its massive plan to privatize its health insurance program for low-income individuals and the disabled.
07/23/14 05:07 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — In rapid succession, six federal judges on two appeals courts weighed in on a key component of President Barack Obama's health care law. Their votes lined up precisely with the party of the president who appointed them. It was the latest illustration that presidents help...
07/23/14 05:02 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two federal appeals courts issued conflicting rulings Tuesday in a dispute involving crucial financing for President Barack Obama's health care law. A three-judge panel of the appeals court in Washington said the plain language of the law states that financial aid to help...
By Susan Ferrechio | 07/22/14 03:59 PM
While Democrats and Republicans on Tuesday cheered dueling court rulings on the legality of Obamacare subsidies, a conservative watchdog group has been preparing for the next big court case challenging the health care law.
07/22/14 08:30 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's health care law is snarled in another big legal battle, with two federal appeals courts issuing contradictory rulings on a key financing issue within hours of each other Tuesday. But the split rulings don't necessarily mean another trip to the...
By Mark Flatten | 07/22/14 06:56 PM
Both Republicans and Democrats endorsed the nomination and said they are certain McDonald will be confirmed by the full Senate as the next head of the VA.
By Sean Lengell | 07/22/14 06:38 PM
In the legal chess match over health care, the Obama administration's next move is promising.
By Ed Sykes | 07/22/14 06:06 PM
"The VA is in crisis. The veterans are in need. There is much to do. But I can think of no higher calling," the president's pick for Veterans Affairs secretary said Tuesday.
07/22/14 06:01 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's choice to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs pledged Tuesday to transform the beleaguered agency, saying that "systematic failures" must be addressed. Robert McDonald cited problems with patient access to health care, transparency,...
By Philip Klein | 07/22/14 05:54 PM
Earlier Tuesday, the U.S. District Court of Appeals ruled that health insurance subsidies in 36 states were illegal because the text of Obamacare limited subsidies to those states that set up their own exchanges.
By Washington Examiner | 07/22/14 05:11 PM
It was a long-awaited ruling, and it was a doozy.
By Timothy P. Carney | 07/22/14 05:05 PM
When the administration lost an Obamacare case in federal court Tuesday, the insurance companies lost as well.
By Philip Klein | 07/22/14 01:30 PM
Liberals were quick to dismiss as judicial activism the federal appeals court ruling declaring subsidies on federal health insurance exchanges illegal, but few have actually taken the time to explain why the judges ruled the way they did.
By Susan Crabtree | 07/22/14 12:29 PM
The White House's top spokesman brushed aside the impact of a court ruling invalidating the federal government's ability to provide Obamacare subsidies, saying the Obama administration is confident that its legal case will prevail on appeal.
By Philip Klein | 07/22/14 11:51 AM
Dealing a major blow to President Obama, a federal appeals court on Tuesday ruled that subsidies to purchase insurance were illegally granted in 36 states in which the federal government runs the exchanges.
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