Affordable Care Act Affordable Care Act en-us Copyright 2014, Deseret News Publishing Company Thu, 18 Sep 2014 00:00:01 MDT Thu, 18 Sep 2014 10:36:23 MDT Newspapers 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 Robert J. Samuelson: Medicaid paralysis: spare states the swamp of escalating costs The White House recently put out a report arguing that the 24 states that have not expanded Medicaid coverage under the... Tue, 15 Jul 2014 12:56:31 MDT Helping the mentally ill join the workforce By his own admission, for many years Cyrus Napolitano’s mental illness — bipolar disorder — did not make... Tue, 15 Jul 2014 07:24:28 MDT Gov. Herbert's new chief of staff brings D.C. experience but 'no drama' Gov. Gary Herbert's new chief of staff spent the past 14 years working for members of Utah's congressional delegation.... Sat, 12 Jul 2014 18:19:15 MDT Herbert’s agenda in new role is to find balance between states, feds As Gov. Gary Herbert steps into a leadership role Sunday with the National Governors Association at the organization's annual... Sat, 12 Jul 2014 18:09:39 MDT Sandra Fluke seeks wider influence in California The former Georgetown University law student who gained national attention for being denied a chance to testify in Congress... Sat, 12 Jul 2014 10:35:40 MDT Pamela Yip: Take steps to keep medical bills from getting out of hand No expenditure can hurl you toward financial ruin as quickly as medical bills. Mon, 07 Jul 2014 05:00:00 MDT 'Deseret News National Edition': Elder L. Tom Perry shares personal experiences during WWII Elder L. Tom Perry shares personal experiences during WWII, a family fights for a cure for Lou Gehrig’s disease and an... Sun, 06 Jul 2014 09:30:00 MDT Group protests Hobby Lobby decision on birth control About a dozen protestors waved signs in a Saturday event displaying their displeasure over the Supreme Court ruling in the... Sat, 05 Jul 2014 17:30:00 MDT Bishop Wester's gifts: Marking 50 years of service and devotion Lessons learned early at home and in San Francisco trained Utah Catholic Bishop John C. Wester for dealing with battleground... Sat, 05 Jul 2014 15:00:00 MDT University of Utah researchers to help African refugees achieve healthier pregnancies Researchers at the University of Utah are hoping to increase the health of babies born to the state's African refugee... Fri, 04 Jul 2014 14:40:44 MDT With recent ruling, Supreme Court gives Christian college the Hobby Lobby treatment It was Thursday when the Supreme Court of the United States ruled that an evangelical college in Illinois didn't need to... Fri, 04 Jul 2014 10:50:00 MDT Rodney K. Smith: The sacred right of religious conscience and the founding of America In Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc., the Supreme Court recently upheld the right of religious conscience. Thu, 03 Jul 2014 18:39:52 MDT Supreme Court ruling won't alter birth-control coverage for many Don't expect a massive wave of companies to stop paying for employees' contraceptives after this week's Supreme Court... Wed, 02 Jul 2014 13:42:42 MDT Hannah C. Smith: Beyond Hobby Lobby, the government's war on nuns rages Last Monday, the United States Supreme Court ruled in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby in favor of arts-and-crafts chain Hobby Lobby in... Wed, 02 Jul 2014 12:00:00 MDT Hobby Lobby sets a precedent for religious liberty For those who imagine the June 30 Hobby Lobby case drew a line under high-profile religious liberty cases, guess again. As... Wed, 02 Jul 2014 11:25:00 MDT In our opinion: Supreme Court upholds meaning and purpose to bipartisan law protecting free exercise of religion The Hobby Lobby decision is substantial in its own right and underscores the need for conduct respecting people of faith. But... Mon, 30 Jun 2014 13:15:00 MDT The Hobby Lobby case: A timeline of events Hobby Lobby goes up against the Supreme Court. Here's how the retail company made headlines over the past three years. Mon, 30 Jun 2014 11:40:00 MDT Supreme Court rules in favor of religious freedom in Hobby Lobby case The Supreme Court on Monday held that Congress’ nearly unanimous support for religious freedom extends to for-profit... Mon, 30 Jun 2014 07:50:00 MDT The 9 Supreme Court justices who are changing the country A quick run-through of the nine Supreme Court justices who will decide the Hobby Lobby case. Fri, 27 Jun 2014 22:35:08 MDT Poll: Utah alternative to Medicaid expansion has favor with Utah voters A poll of Utah voters shows support for Gov. Gary Herbert's Healthy Utah Plan as an alternative to Medicaid expansion in Utah. Fri, 27 Jun 2014 06:37:22 MDT Herbert running again in 2016 Utah Gov. Gary Herbert publicly announced Thursday that he's running for re-election in 2016. Thu, 26 Jun 2014 17:25:08 MDT Charitable giving is up, but not for all A new report shows that as the economy recovers from the recession, so is charitable giving. But what does the report say... Thu, 26 Jun 2014 00:40:00 MDT US economy shrank at steep 2.9 percent rate in Q1 The U.S. economy shrank at a steep annual rate of 2.9 percent in the January-March quarter as a harsh winter contributed to... Wed, 25 Jun 2014 08:42:13 MDT Wage theft: How employers steal millions from American workers every week Robbers at gas stations and convenience stores could learn something from many American employers about how to make money... Tue, 24 Jun 2014 06:00:00 MDT Overview: A discussion of the implications for a Medicaid expansion in Utah A variety of elected officials from Arkansas and Utah join in an online discussion of the implications for a Medicaid... Mon, 23 Jun 2014 00:00:00 MDT George F. Will: Stopping a lawless president Advocates of extreme judicial quietism to punish the supine people leave the people's representatives no recourse short of... Sun, 22 Jun 2014 18:21:21 MDT Billions at risk as West Coast port contract ends The West Coast ports that are America's gateway for hundreds of billions of dollars of trade with Asia and beyond are no... Sun, 22 Jun 2014 11:30:42 MDT Healthy Utah plan ensures Utahns' tax dollars serve health care needs Medicaid has been an integral part of Utah’s social safety net for more than 40 years. While we in Salt Lake County... Sun, 22 Jun 2014 00:00:00 MDT Without fanfare, Obama advances transgender rights President Barack Obama, who established his bona fides as a gay and lesbian rights champion when he endorsed same-sex... Sat, 21 Jun 2014 09:31:49 MDT Lawmakers warned Gov. Gary Herbert's Medicaid expansion alternative carries 'substantial risk' GOP lawmakers were warned Wednesday the cost of accepting the nearly $300 million in Medicaid expansion money available under... Wed, 18 Jun 2014 23:55:00 MDT New measures aimed at curbing toxic chemicals in homes New measures put toxic chemicals — found in common household items — under scrutiny. Tue, 17 Jun 2014 04:35:00 MDT