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Obama administration proposes new workarounds on contraceptive coverage
By Paul Demko | August 22, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
The Obama administration is proposing a workaround to provide contraceptive coverage to employees of closely held companies that object on religious grounds. It was not immediately clear whether this latest compromise would finally defuse the controversy that has yielded dozens of lawsuits...
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Reform Update: News of Fla. premium rate hikes quickly turns political
By Paul Demko | August 08, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
On Monday, the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation announced that the average premium for health plans sold on the exchange would increase by 13.2% in 2015. And the state's largest insurer, Florida Blue, is planning an even steeper hike of 17.6%. That seemingly gloomy news was immediately seized...
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Supreme Court asked to take Obamacare subsidy case, and other briefs
By Modern Healthcare | August 02, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Plaintiffs who lost in the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruling over the legality of health insurance subsidies being paid to those who bought plans on nonstate exchanges last week formally asked the U.S. Supreme Court to take up the case.
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Reform Update: Obamacare not seen as flashpoint in midterm elections
By Paul Demko | August 01, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Congress is all but done for the summer. That means attention will now pivot toward the fall elections. Four years ago during the August recess, legislators encountered voters in their home districts angry about the recent passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
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ACA subsidy case being appealed to U.S. Supreme Court
By Bob Herman | July 31, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Plaintiffs who lost in the 4th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruling over the legality of health insurance subsidies being paid to those who bought plans on non-state exchanges have formally asked the Supreme Court to take up the case.
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Obamacare subsidy rulings put heat on governors
By Paul Demko | July 26, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Republican governors—particularly those in tough re-election battles—could find it politically dicey to resist taking steps to keep exchange subsidies flowing in their states.
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Looking at how high court might rule on exchange subsidies
By Joe Carlson | July 26, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
The Obama administration hopes the latest legal challenge to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act never reaches Chief Justice John Roberts and his colleagues on the U.S. Supreme Court. But some legal scholars say there's reason to think that past opinions by conservative justices would...
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Using the courts to sow confusion on healthcare reform
By Merrill Goozner, Editor | July 26, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
The conflicting appellate court opinions on the validity of health insurance subsidies in states with federally run exchanges will give the U.S. Supreme Court a second opportunity to eviscerate the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, a decision that is at least a year away.
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Reform Update: States will face pressure to keep subsidies jeopardized by ruling
By Paul Demko | July 25, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
The ramifications of this week's federal appellate court ruling in Halbig v. Burwell—assuming the decision is upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court—could be immense.
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Government drafting birth-control accommodation
By Associated Press | July 23, 2014
The Obama administration is developing a new way for religious not-for-profits that object to paying for contraceptives in their health plans to opt out, without submitting a form they say violates their religious beliefs.
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