08/17/14 10:15 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ending insurance discrimination against the sick was a central goal of the nation's health care overhaul, but leading patient groups say that promise is being undermined by new barriers from insurers. The insurance industry responds that critics are confusing legitimate...
08/14/14 07:15 PM
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — State lawmakers spent hours Thursday discussing ways to better provide low-income residents with health care since Texas has rejected the expansion of Medicaid under the federal Affordable Care Act, but the hearing ultimately generated more questions than answers. Texas is...
By Philip Klein | 08/14/14 08:46 AM
With a victory before a federal appeals court in the case Halbig v. Burwell, based on the intellectual architecture developed by Jonathan Adler and Michael Cannon, Obamacare finds itself on the cusp of another major Supreme Court case.
By Philip Klein | 08/13/14 05:22 PM
As many conservatives have grappled with ways to repeal and replace President Obama's health care law, the Manhattan Institute's Avik Roy has been advocating in favor of co-opting Obamacare, and using a reformed version of its basic structure to achieve broader entitlement reform objectives.
By Brian Hughes | 08/13/14 04:40 PM
It's not just the 2014 midterm elections that have the White House on edge, but also the return of open enrollment in Obamacare.
By Timothy P. Carney | 08/13/14 02:38 PM
For many families, Obamacare is probably very helpful. The costs of these benefits are mostly dispersed widely, and so it's not easy to directly compare the costs to the benefits. But sometimes the costs are pretty measurable.
08/13/14 05:02 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration says the clock is ticking for hundreds of thousands of people who have unresolved issues affecting their coverage under the new health law. Officials said Tuesday that letters are going out to about 310,000 people whose citizenship and information...
08/12/14 04:45 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of people who signed up under the new health care law risk losing their taxpayer-subsidized insurance unless they act quickly to resolve questions about their citizenship or immigration status. The government warned on Tuesday that they have just over...
By Associated Press | 08/11/14 08:09 AM
The Arkansas Department of Human Services says nearly 8,000 more Arkansans were approved for coverage under the state's expanded Medicaid program last month.
08/08/14 11:00 PM
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oracle Corp. has sued the state of Oregon in a fight over the state's health insurance exchange, saying government officials are using the technology company's software despite $23 million in disputed bills. Oracle's breach-of-contract lawsuit against Cover Oregon was filed...
08/07/14 11:00 AM
Cartoon by Gary Varvel/Creators Syndicate.
By Philip Klein | 08/06/14 05:21 PM
A new study has found that most of the slowdown in health spending is attributable to the nation's broader economic downturn.
By Sean Lengell | 08/05/14 05:45 PM
Arkansas and Kentucky have had the biggest reductions of uninsured adults since the Affordable Care Act's requirement that Americans have health insurance took effect in January, a new poll shows.
By Philip Klein | 08/05/14 02:57 PM
In President Obama's June 2009 speech to the American Medical Association (now infamous for containing the most emphatic articulation of his promise that people who liked their health care plan could keep it), he described how his legislation would reform the way medical providers are paid.
08/05/14 01:30 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's health care law has become a tale of two Americas. States that fully embraced the law's coverage expansion are experiencing a significant drop in the number of uninsured residents, according to a major new survey released Tuesday. States whose leaders...
By Paul Bedard | 08/29/14
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