When President Barack Obama signed the Affordable Care Act five years ago, he visualized a time when the political hyperbole would be silenced and ordinary people would see that the healthcare law improved their lives.
After two years marked largely by disappointment, lawmakers and healthcare experts are warily eyeing Minnesota's health insurance exchange as it nears its toughest test yet.
Federalism is supposed to protect political accountability.
Federal regulators last Thursday issued final rules regarding the cleaning and disinfecting of reusable medical devices such as the endoscopes that have been responsible for outbreaks of drug-resistant bacteria at a number of hospitals.
Private health insurance exchange eHealth is eliminating 160 jobs, about 15% of its workforce, because of difficulties it has faced signing up younger individuals and families through its online platform.
Several state attorneys general will work together to probe the business practices of the herbal supplement industry following a New York investigation that found problems with a number of products.
Given the awful mess an anti-subsidy ruling in King v. Burwell would create, why wouldn't Congress and the White House instead repeal the entire law and put an end to the hemorrhaging?
Hospitals, health insurers, physician groups and community health centers, fearing financial damage and patient suffering if millions of Americans lose their coverage, are just beginning to sketch out contingency plans in the wake of the oral arguments last week in King v. Burwell.
Kevin Lewis, CEO of Maine Community Health Options, a not-for-profit, consumer-governed health insurer, tells why his plan has been in the black while other co-op plans have lost money and what will happen if the U.S. Supreme Court strikes down the ACA premium subsidies.
Members of FantasySCOTUS are now predicting the U.S. Supreme Court will rule 6-3 in favor of the federal government in King v. Burwell just days after predicting the reverse.
After Wednesday's oral arguments, it looks like the Supreme Court could go either way in the momentous King v. Burwell case with Chief Justice John Roberts casting the deciding vote.
Politicians, providers and activists gathered Wednesday morning on the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court to voice their hopes for how the justices will vote after hearing oral arguments in a case that could unravel the Affordable Care Act.