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Republicans file their suit against the Affordable Care Act

By Lisa Schencker  |  November 21, 2014

The lawsuit, filed against the secretaries of HHS and the U.S. Treasury, contests President Barack Obama's decision to waive the healthcare law's employer mandate and the penalties for failing to comply with it without first receiving congressional approval for the change.

CMS may scrap re-enrollment policy for exchange plans

By Bob Herman and Paul Demko  |  November 21, 2014

The Obama administration wants to modify policies for automatic health insurance re-enrollments and strengthen rules for provider directories for the 2016 open enrollment period.

New ONC official seeks to balance privacy with data needs

By Joseph Conn  |  November 21, 2014

Lucia Savage, the new chief privacy officer at ONC, said she'll be looking for “the right balance of rules between our need as a society to have better information” to keep costs under control and improve care and protect patient privacy.

AHA CEO Richard Umbdenstock to retire in 2015

AHA CEO Richard Umbdenstock to retire in 2015

By Bob Herman  |  November 21, 2014

Richard Umbdenstock will end an eight-year run as president and CEO of the American Hospital Association, the nation's most powerful hospital trade group, at the end of 2015, the AHA confirmed Friday.

Immigration order may indirectly expand health coverage

Immigration order may indirectly expand health coverage

By Paul Demko  |  November 21, 2014

Experts say President Barack Obama's executive order may indirectly lead to a significant number of immigrants, particularly children, enrolling in Medicaid as well as private health plans.

Medicaid contract aids Presbyterian's bottom line

By Bob Herman  |  November 21, 2014

Presbyterian Healthcare Services, Albuquerque, continues to register a positive year with the most substantial growth seen in the hospital system's insurance arm.

Pa. Supreme Court demands state health centers stay open

By Lisa Schencker  |  November 21, 2014

Twenty-six Pennsylvania state health centers must remain open, the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania ruled Thursday, reversing a lower court's decision that allowed the state to move forward with shuttering them.

Open enrollment's first week: So far, (mostly) so good

By Bob Herman and Darius Tahir  |  November 21, 2014

Most insurers, hospitals and other enrollment organizations agree that the federal and state exchanges are performing much better this time around. But the process of signing up and re-enrolling millions of Americans still isn't perfect, with some problems reported around the country.

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