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.
07/01/14 10:00 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Tuesday confirmed that its decision a day earlier extending religious rights to closely held corporations applies broadly to the contraceptive coverage requirement in the new health care law, not just the handful of methods the justices considered in...
06/30/14 11:16 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama sought to turn the page Monday on a humiliating chapter in the history of the Veterans Affairs Department, tapping former Procter & Gamble CEO Robert McDonald to take over the sprawling agency. A former Army captain, McDonald would bring a blend of...
06/30/14 07:15 PM
BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts lawmakers gave final approval Monday to a bill overhauling the oversight of compounding pharmacies. The bill stemmed from a nationwide meningitis outbreak that authorities blamed on a tainted steroid produced by the now-closed New England Compounding Center in...
By Brian Hughes | 06/30/14 06:27 PM
President Obama's reason for tapping a former soap and diaper salesman to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs is rather simple. "Bob [McDonald] is an expert at making organizations better,” Obama said Monday, when announcing his unorthodox selection to take over the embattled agency....
06/30/14 06:15 PM
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Rick Snyder's administration is being criticized for awarding computer contracts worth about $90 million to a Canadian company that was the lead contractor on the federal government's troubled healthcare.gov website. The Detroit Free Press...
06/30/14 06:00 PM
CHICAGO (AP) — Facing a Jan. 1 deadline, the state's top Medicaid official announced a timetable Monday for moving hundreds of thousands of low-income patients into managed care health plans. Department of Healthcare and Family Services Director Julie Hamos said 1.7 million people will get...
By Monica Perez | 06/30/14 04:36 PM
Allowing veterans to seek health care at private hospitals does not mean the long wait lists they face at Department of Veterans Affairs facilities will disappear.
By Ashe Schow | 06/30/14 04:25 PM
White House press secretary Josh Earnest said Monday that the Supreme Court's decision in favor of the Hobby Lobby's religious freedom "jeopardizes the health of women."
By Sean Lengell | 06/30/14 03:19 PM
The Supreme Court struck down a key Obamacare provision Monday, saying businesses can use religious beliefs to opt out of a requirement that employers cover birth control for employees.
06/30/14 03:00 PM
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — It's difficult to say yet if electronic cigarettes are less harmful than regular fire-and-tobacco smokes, but they can save smokers hundreds or even thousands of dollars a year. Some in the growing industry are touting the battery-powered nicotine sticks as a way for...
By Lisa Ruhl | 06/30/14 01:40 PM
The Supreme Court ruled Monday in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby that employers with religious objections can opt out of providing certain contraceptive coverage under the Affordable Care Act.
06/30/14 02:13 PM
Kane HARRISBURG, Pa. (Legal Newsline) – Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane announced an agreement on Friday between two health care companies that determines how and where Western Pennsylvania patients can receive health care after the companies’ joint contract expires....
06/30/14 02:07 PM
Ferguson OLYMPIA, Wash. (Legal Newsline) – Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced a stipulated judgment on Friday against a Snohomish couple who allegedly claimed to be collecting funds for a charity before pocketing more than half of the money. Ferguson’s office filed...
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