The conservative Pacific Legal Foundation plans to ask the Supreme Court on Monday to overturn the ACA based on the claim that the Constitution requires all tax-raising bills to originate in the House of Representatives. The lower courts have rejected the argument.
Fairview Health Services is blaming its second-quarter drop in operating income on a drop in demand for pricey hepatitis C drugs. The surplus also was reduced by the continuing shift from inpatient to outpatient settings, the Minneapolis-based system said in its recent financial filing.
Republicans pushed legislation toward House passage on Friday that would erase key components of the Affordable Care Act, block federal payments to Planned Parenthood and face a certain veto from President Barack Obama—should it ever reach him.
California Gov. Jerry Brown's veto last week of a “right-to-try” bill disappointed advocates who want more state laws allowing terminally ill patients access to experimental drugs.
Advocates for Medicare enrollees and state Medicaid offices say Congress needs to intervene to prevent an expected 52% spike in Medicare Part B premiums, preferably in enough time to prepare government and household budgets.
It will soon be legal for the terminally ill to end their own lives in the nation's most populous state, and right-to-die advocates expect other states to follow California's example.
California will become the fifth state to allow terminally ill patients to legally end their lives using doctor-prescribed drugs after Gov. Jerry Brown announced Monday he signed one of the most emotionally charged bills of the year.
Congress is sending legislation to President Barack Obama that would head off the threat of a government shutdown at midnight Wednesday.
Republicans accused Planned Parenthood on Tuesday of spending millions of dollars on political activities, travel and lavish salaries, as the GOP tried to build a case for terminating the group's federal money after a series of surreptitiously recorded videos.
House Republicans advanced legislation Tuesday to dismantle the Affordable Care Act that could actually reach President Barack Obama's desk.
The Senate is on track to advance legislation to prevent the government from shutting down after a midnight Wednesday deadline, but one wrinkle remains: funding for Planned Parenthood.
The Senate's top Republican moved swiftly to avoid a government shutdown in six days, pushing legislation that would keep agencies operating without a contentious fight over money for Planned Parenthood.