Affordable Care Act Affordable Care Act en-us Copyright 2014, Deseret News Publishing Company Thu, 25 Dec 2014 00:00:01 MST Thu, 25 Dec 2014 08:15:21 MST Newspapers Utahns urge lawmakers to pass Gov. Gary Herbert's Medicaid expansion alternative About 100 Utahns held a vigil on the state Capitol steps Saturday night urging the Utah Legislature to pass Gov. Gary... Sun, 19 Oct 2014 00:07:07 MDT Have a soda — and a 50-minute run A researcher who has spent four years calculating the calorie burn that juice, soda and other "treats" would entail believes... Sat, 18 Oct 2014 06:55:00 MDT Democrats challenge Mia Love's statements in debate Utah Democrats challenged Republican Mia Love on some of her stands Wednesday, a day after her live televised debate with... Wed, 15 Oct 2014 18:40:00 MDT How the new stacks up with the old, the website for health insurance under President Barack Obama's health care law, has been revamped as its... Tue, 14 Oct 2014 08:40:00 MDT More Utahns get health insurance as Affordable Care Act rules take effect The number of uninsured Utahns has decreased as the economy rebounds and some additional options have become available to... Sun, 12 Oct 2014 15:55:00 MDT California gives no-bid health pacts California's health insurance exchange has awarded $184 million in contracts without the competitive bidding and oversight... Sun, 12 Oct 2014 11:03:24 MDT Why do more infants die in the US than Europe? A report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention measures how the U.S. stacks up against other rich countries in... Sat, 11 Oct 2014 07:00:00 MDT A look at issues in the 4th District congressional race 4th District congressional race issues Fri, 10 Oct 2014 19:00:00 MDT Would your doctor recognize Ebola? The failure of staff at Dallas’ Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital to follow proper protocol when a Liberian visitor... Fri, 10 Oct 2014 08:13:38 MDT Health care divides Stewart, Robles in congressional debate Rep. Chris Stewart, R-Utah, and state Sen. Luz Robles, D-Salt Lake, candidates for Utah's 2nd Congressional District, talked... Thu, 09 Oct 2014 15:14:29 MDT Health law waivers: Too complicated to claim? Millions of Americans may qualify for waivers from the most unpopular part of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul.... Tue, 07 Oct 2014 13:00:02 MDT Wal-Mart cuts health benefits for some part-timers Wal-Mart Stores Inc. plans to eliminate health insurance coverage for some of its part-time U.S. employees in a move aimed at... Tue, 07 Oct 2014 00:00:00 MDT Practicing evangelicals, traditional Catholics create a health insurance alternative — Would you qualify? If you are a Christian who doesn’t smoke, abstains from sex outside your heterosexual marriage and can get your priest... Mon, 06 Oct 2014 06:30:00 MDT 4 Idaho governor candidates debate Democratic governor candidate A.J. Balukoff came out swinging against incumbent GOP Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter on Friday during... Fri, 03 Oct 2014 18:12:09 MDT What do you call a museum that tells you everything about the Bible? That’s it. The name of the museum under construction in Washington, D.C., is official. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 16:10:00 MDT Gov. Gary Herbert wants lawmakers to 'pull together' on Medicaid expansion alternative Gov. Gary Herbert told an audience Tuesday at his annual health summit that included Utah lawmakers they need "to find a way... Tue, 30 Sep 2014 15:15:00 MDT Don't expect Gov. to announce Medicaid plan at health summit Gov. Gary Herbert isn't ready yet to announce a final deal has been reached with the federal government on his Healthy Utah... Mon, 29 Sep 2014 16:50:00 MDT Feds grant $3.5 million to Utah for health prevention programs Health officials in Utah received a $3.5 million grant to help address chronic diseases such as heart disease, stroke and... Sat, 27 Sep 2014 14:28:24 MDT Poll: Confused by issues of the day? Join the club Confused by the federal health care law? How about the debate over NSA surveillance? The way the Federal Reserve affects... Sat, 27 Sep 2014 09:32:40 MDT Stewart, Robles have a lot in common in first congressional debate The candidates for Utah's 2nd Congressional seat found common ground on a number of divisive issues in their first public... Thu, 25 Sep 2014 21:15:00 MDT Join the discussion: How libertarian is Utah? Some are claiming that libertarianism is finally having its political time in the sun. Is that true, and if so, what does it... Thu, 25 Sep 2014 10:45:00 MDT David N. Sundwall: It's time: Expand Medicaid in Utah now Here are five reasons for my support of Gov. Gary Herbert's Healthy Utah plan in closing the coverage gap for low-income Utahns. Wed, 24 Sep 2014 00:00:00 MDT Bishop, McAleer face off in inaugural debate of Utah Debate Commission The Utah Debate Commission hosted its inaugural debate Tuesday night at Weber State University in Ogden, featuring incumbent... Tue, 23 Sep 2014 21:28:35 MDT Pope chooses a moderate for Chicago archbishop Pope Francis on Saturday appointed Bishop Blase Cupich, a moderate who has called for civility in the culture wars, as the... Sat, 20 Sep 2014 14:36:45 MDT Lawmakers prep to discuss Healthy Utah potential in upcoming session Utah's poorest populations are getting closer to obtaining health care benefits, according to the state's top health... Thu, 18 Sep 2014 12:35:00 MDT Interior secretary promised no surprise new monuments in Utah, Herbert says Gov. Gary Herbert said Wednesday that U.S. Department of the Interior Secretary Sally Jewell promised Utah won't be surprised... Wed, 17 Sep 2014 12:35:00 MDT Hurdles for Obama health law in 2nd sign-up season The next open enrollment season for President Barack Obama's health care law is only two months away. Sun, 14 Sep 2014 11:26:18 MDT Work requirement may be key to selling Utah lawmakers on Medicaid expansion alternative Utah lawmakers want to see what kind of deal Gov. Gary Herbert finally makes with the Obama administration over a work... Wed, 10 Sep 2014 19:10:00 MDT Herbert reaches understanding 'conceptually' on Medicaid expansion Gov. Gary Herbert said Tuesday there's now an understanding "conceptually" with the Obama administration over his push to... Tue, 09 Sep 2014 18:55:00 MDT Casino closures brings mass unemployment filing Carrying identification documents and bitterness over their sudden joblessness, hundreds of ex-casino workers began filing... Wed, 03 Sep 2014 13:05:35 MDT Gov. Herbert pushing for Medicaid work requirement tossed from Pennsylvania plan Gov. Gary Herbert isn't backing down from insisting on a work requirement in his Healthy Utah alternative to Medicaid... Tue, 02 Sep 2014 23:55:00 MDT What one man's beard says about religious freedom work The Becket Fund and the U.S. government have gone from adversaries to allies in their religious freedom work. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 05:40:00 MDT In our opinion: 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... Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:00:00 MDT 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... Mon, 28 Jul 2014 18:50:00 MDT In our opinion: 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... Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:00:00 MDT 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... Fri, 25 Jul 2014 11:23:29 MDT 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... Thu, 24 Jul 2014 11:30:00 MDT 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... Thu, 24 Jul 2014 11:13:16 MDT Medicaid enrollees strain Oregon; state expanded program under health care overhaul Low-income Oregon residents were supposed to be big winners after the state expanded Medicaid under the federal health care... Wed, 23 Jul 2014 13:20:18 MDT Conflicting court rulings may slow Medicaid expansion decision in Utah Legislative action on Gov. Gary Herbert's proposed alternative to Medicaid expansion could be pushed back until next year as... Wed, 23 Jul 2014 10:31:01 MDT Appeals courts issue contradictory rulings on health care law; White House says subsidies will continue President Barack Obama's health care law is enmeshed in another big legal battle after two federal appeals courts issued... Tue, 22 Jul 2014 20:12:30 MDT In our opinion: Federal Reserve shouldn't be chained with a congressional formula for interest rates Business leaders face considerable uncertainty in today’s world, much of it caused by the government. So it is... Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:00:00 MDT D.C. Circuit Court limits Obamacare funds, White House hopes to appeal the ruling A three-judge panel at the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that the Affordable Care Act cannot provide subsidies to... Tue, 22 Jul 2014 05:30:00 MDT Propaganda war continues in Hobby Lobby aftermath Opponents of the Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby ruling favoring religious freedom are distorting that decision's impact on... Mon, 21 Jul 2014 21:23:38 MDT Health centers, clinics in Utah contribute more than healthy communities Community health centers stimulate economic growth in Utah communities, according to a recent economic impact analysis. Sun, 20 Jul 2014 09:09:27 MDT Greg Bell: Defenders of religious freedom need to walk the walk Just because one speaks of political matters, he is not excused from living his religion, and that includes conservative talk... Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:00:00 MDT Boomer vs. millennial: A tale of 2 job recoveries Baby boomers and millennials have had different experiences in the recovery from the recession. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 18:32:26 MDT Medicaid coverage gap 'significantly larger' The number of Utahns in the Medicaid coverage gap is "significantly larger" than previously calculated, according to a new... Thu, 17 Jul 2014 17:45:00 MDT Robert J. Samuelson: A part-timer boom – Or is it a blip? There may be a dark lining to the sunny June employment report, which recorded an increase of 288,000 payroll jobs for the... Wed, 16 Jul 2014 18:40:00 MDT Democrats seek political edge in contraception ruling Democrats see a political winner in the stinging defeat they suffered when the Supreme Court ruled that businesses with... Wed, 16 Jul 2014 12:25:15 MDT