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Married gay couples will be eligible for a family health policy under President Barack Obama's healthcare reform law, beginning in 2015, the U.S. government said on Friday, encouraging insurers to begin offering coverage this year.
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Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's attorneys are seeking documents from two federal agencies that they hope to use to attack the credibility of the government's expected star witness in his public... Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's attorneys are seeking documents from two federal agencies that they hope to use to attack the credibility of ... (more)
Addressing gay and lesbian concerns, the Obama administration Friday moved to expand health insurance access for same-sex couples and close a loophole that threatened to leave some HIV/AIDS patients without coverage.
The letter from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, dated March 10, states that the psychiatric hospital now meets the requirements to receive Medicare funding.
The policy, posted online by the Department of Health and Human Services, takes effect next year and applies to plans offered in the new health insurance exchanges, as well to many - but not all - individual and employer plans offered outside that marketplace.
The Republican-controlled House has voted for the 51st time in 26 months to neuter the nation's health care law.
Despite a disastrous start and relentless Republican opposition, President Barack Obama said Friday that enrollment in his signature health care program is high enough to make it stable for the millions who have signed up.
Former Gov. Bob McDonnell's attorneys are seeking documents from two federal agencies that they hope they can use to attack the credibility of the government's expected star witness in McDonnell's public corruption case.
The head of the Food and Drug Administration on Thursday defended the agency's approval of Zohydro, a powerful prescription opioid made by Zogenix Inc, saying it offers a "unique" option to treat pain despite concerns about potential abuse.
'AB Mauri has not established a basis for modification or revocation of the regulation authorizing the use of vitamin D2 baker's yeast,' says the FDA The US Food and Drug Administration has upheld its authorization of Lallemand's enriched yeast after investigating objections from AB Mauri.
Internal emails between staff at North Carolina's environmental agency suggest state regulators were coordinating with Duke Energy before intervening in efforts by citizens groups trying to sue the company over... Internal emails between staff at North Carolina's environmental agency suggest state regulators were coordinating with Duke Energy ... (more)
A U.S. Food and Drug Administration advisory panel voted unanimously on Wednesday that a new HPV test could be used before or instead of the Pap smear as a first step in cervical cancer screening.
According to a position statement obtained by The Associated Press, the National Association of Convenience Stores says that, as a best practice, e-cigarettes should be treated just like other tobacco products.
The Republican Party's leadership was quick to claim their win in Tuesday's special congressional election on Florida's west coast as a landmark victory over President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act, according to political analysts.
But he also had a lot of members on his side. “This is a citizen legislature – it takes a lot of time,” said John Dumais, president and chief executive of the New Hampshire Grocers Association, who opposed the bill early this year.
A group of nearly 200 Catholic employers filed a new lawsuit in Oklahoma against the federal government Wednesday, hoping to stop parts of the federal health care law that force them to provide insurance that covers contraceptives.