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2 hrs ago | Q106

Obamacare Suffers Big Blow In Federal Court Ruling

In a big blow to the Obama administration, a federal court is striking down some subsidies in the healthcare reform law.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Health

3 hrs ago | The Raw Story

Judge dismisses Republican lawsuit over Obamacare subsidy for Congress

A federal judge has thrown out a U.S. Senator's legal challenge to a part of President Barack Obama's healthcare law that grants health insurance subsidies for members of Congress and their staffs.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, US News, US Politics, Senator Ron Johnson, US Senate, Republican, Barack Obama, Health, George Bush

7 hrs ago | St. Cloud Times

Lend a hand in Central MinnesotaLend a hand in Central...

Lend a hand in Central Minnesota Volunteer at Mississippi River event, or help Walk Across the World.

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Related Topix: Stearns County, MN, Rice, MN, Medicare, Health

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Merced Sun-Star

Study: Nearly 1 in 3 Arkansas kids live in poverty

The 25th annual Kids Count report from the Baltimore-based Annie E. Casey Foundation ranked Arkansas 41st in 16 indicators across four areas: economic well-being, education, health and family and community.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, 9, Health

ABS-CBN News

Gov't OKs P35-B health insurance coverage for poor

The Aquino administration has released P35.3 billion in government funds for the health insurance coverage of 14.7 million poor families enrolled in the National Health Insurance Program or PhilHealth.

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Related Topix: Health

KRNV-TV Reno

Governor signs board changes to Covered California

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill aimed at diversifying California's health exchange board by expanding the eligibility criteria for members.

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Related Topix: California, California Government, US Governors, Jerry Brown, Health

Ledger-Enquirer.com

State officials: 75K in Hawaii have no health care

Officials said at a joint House committee briefing that roughly 75,000 people in Hawaii don't have health insurance, down from well over 100,000 last year.

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Related Topix: Health, Healthcare Law, Law, World News, Japan, Medicaid

News Observer

State to decide on new health insurance option for some state workers

A question still to be settled in state budget negotiations is how to provide health insurance to thousands of state employees who will be newly eligible for coverage starting in January under the Affordable Care Act.

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Related Topix: Health

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Judge tosses Wisconsin senatora s health care suit

Sen. Ron Johnson, a Wisconsin Republican, filed the lawsuit in January after the Office of Personnel Management decided months earlier that lawmakers and their staffs should continue to receive health care benefits covering about 75 percent of their premium costs after leaving the health insurance program for federal workers.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Ron Johnson, US Senate, Republican, Health, Personnel Management, Human Resources

FOX16

Plans from 5 Companies to be Offered in AR Health Insurance Marketplace

Five companies have filed to sell individual health insurance plans on Arkansas's Federally-facilitated Health Insurance Marketplace for the 2015 plan year.

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Related Topix: Health

Business Journal

Fitch: ACA beginning to hurt hospitals in states like Tennessee

Hospitals in states that have chosen not to participate in expanded Medicaid eligibility under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act - such as Tennessee - are expected to face increasing financial challenges in 2014 and beyond, according to a new report from Fitch Ratings .

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Related Topix: Medicaid, Health, Washington DC

Canada.com

New cystic fibrosis drug shows great promise

CLOSEUP of new miracle CF drug that costs $300,000 a year in front of all the other drugs and inhalers etc.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cystic Fibrosis, Health, Fibrosis, Genetics

Business Journal

Why New York state regulators may reduce double-digit health insurance spikes in 2015

Gary Fitzgerald , president of Iroquois Healthcare Alliance, predicts health insurance cost increases next year in New York will be lower than the 13 percent average spike currently facing businesses and individuals.

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Related Topix: Health, New York

MSN Money

10 ways to fight high medical bills

We may all have health insurance now, but that doesn't make our medical bills magically disappear.

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Related Topix: Health, Medicine

Business Journal

With UnitedHealthcare jumping in, health insurance exchanges will see more competition

Minnesota-based UnitedHealth Group last week signaled it planned to greatly expand its participation in new health insurance exchanges, with its plans offered in up to two dozen additional states later this year.

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Related Topix: Health, North Carolina, North Carolina Government

Crooks and Liars

Hospitals In Medicaid Opt-Out States Are Beginning To Face Money Problems

Even large national and regional health care plans have been affected by the divergence in public health care funding schemes across America.

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Related Topix: Medicaid, Health, Rick Perry, US Governors, Liberal Political News

Medical News Today

Access to substance abuse treatment influences the utilization of...

Very few national studies have examined racial/ethnic disparities in the use of alcohol services.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Alcoholism, Health, African-American

Denver Post

Billing issues crop up on health plans sold through Colorado exchange

A sign placed out on the 16th Street Mall, beckons people to sign up for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act on March 24, 2014.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

See through the smoke, and you'll see Obamacare is working

Four years after passage of the Affordable Care Act, we can move past partisan rhetoric and see what impact this law is having.

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Related Topix: Health, Alaska, Alaska Government

Tribune/The Tribune Advertiser

Grace Clinic saved; Clinic now accepting patients

Grace Clinic announced that because of community support and receipt of several grants, the free medial facility will resume normal operations by bein... After cutting expenses, downsizing staff, appointing new leaders to executive positions and appealing to the community for financial support, Grace Clinic, a medical center which treats low-income ... (more)

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Related Topix: Health, Wilkes County, NC

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