Affordable Care Act

The Affordable Care Act needs a bipartisan overhaul

Lack of clarity in President Obama’s signature health care law has already brought the ACA before the Supreme Court twice. Now the law is facing another very... Read more »

July 30, 2014

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Negotiators predict easy passage of bill to overhaul Department of Veterans Affairs

A sweeping proposal to revamp the Department of Veterans Affairs and the nation's medical care for military veterans should have enough support to pass the House and... Read more »

July 28, 2014

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The long-term outlook for Social Security isn't good, so begin solving problem now

Congress has some tough decisions ahead on Social Security: Cut additional spending, raise taxes more, limit the growth of the entitlement programs or do a combination... Read more »

July 28, 2014

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Feds cap fines for not buying health insurance: $2,448 per person, $12,240 for family of 5

Federal officials have capped the amount of money scofflaws will be forced to pay if they don't buy insurance this year at $2,448 per person and $12,240 for a family... Read more »

July 25, 2014

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U.S. government may offer compromise for faith-based groups on birth control

In a federal court filing, the Obama administration said it is working on a way for religious nonprofits to opt out of providing objectionable contraceptives while... Read more »

July 24, 2014

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Varying health premium subsidy amounts under health care law worry consumers

Linda Close was grateful to learn she qualified for a sizable subsidy to help pay for her health insurance under the new federal law. But in the process of signing up... Read more »

July 24, 2014

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