Affordable Care Act http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ 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 http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss Utahns urge lawmakers to pass Gov. Gary Herbert's Medicaid expansion alternative http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865613475/Utahns-urge-lawmakers-to-pass-Gov-Gary-Herberts-Medicaid-expansion-alternative.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865613475/Utahns-urge-lawmakers-to-pass-Gov-Gary-Herberts-Medicaid-expansion-alternative.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865613365/Have-a-soda-2and-a-50-minute-run.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865613365/Have-a-soda-2and-a-50-minute-run.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865613221/Democrats-challenge-Mia-Loves-statements-in-debate.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865613221/Democrats-challenge-Mia-Loves-statements-in-debate.html 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 HealthCare.gov stacks up with the old http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765661175/How-the-new-HealthCaregov-stacks-up-with-the-old.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765661175/How-the-new-HealthCaregov-stacks-up-with-the-old.html HealthCare.gov, 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612981/More-Utahns-get-health-insurance-as-Affordable-Care-Act-rules-take-effect.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612981/More-Utahns-get-health-insurance-as-Affordable-Care-Act-rules-take-effect.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765661086/California-gives-no-bid-health-pacts.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765661086/California-gives-no-bid-health-pacts.html 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? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612766/Why-do-more-infants-die-in-the-US-than-Europe.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612766/Why-do-more-infants-die-in-the-US-than-Europe.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612899/A-look-at-issues-in-the-4th-District-congressional-race.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612899/A-look-at-issues-in-the-4th-District-congressional-race.html 4th District congressional race issues Fri, 10 Oct 2014 19:00:00 MDT Would your doctor recognize Ebola? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765660925/Would-your-doctor-recognize-Ebola.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765660925/Would-your-doctor-recognize-Ebola.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612775/Health-care-divides-Stewart-Robles-in-congressional-debate.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612775/Health-care-divides-Stewart-Robles-in-congressional-debate.html 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? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765660820/Health-law-waivers-Too-complicated-to-claim.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765660820/Health-law-waivers-Too-complicated-to-claim.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765660810/Wal-Mart-cuts-health-benefits-for-some-part-timers.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765660810/Wal-Mart-cuts-health-benefits-for-some-part-timers.html 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? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612345/Practicing-evangelicals-traditional-Catholics-create-a-health-insurance-alternative-2-Would-you.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612345/Practicing-evangelicals-traditional-Catholics-create-a-health-insurance-alternative-2-Would-you.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765660609/4-Idaho-governor-candidates-debate.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765660609/4-Idaho-governor-candidates-debate.html 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? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612098/What-do-you-call-a-museum-that-tells-you-everything-about-the-Bible.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612098/What-do-you-call-a-museum-that-tells-you-everything-about-the-Bible.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612087/Gov-Gary-Herbert-wants-lawmakers-to-pull-together-on-Medicaid-expansion-alternative.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612087/Gov-Gary-Herbert-wants-lawmakers-to-pull-together-on-Medicaid-expansion-alternative.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612013/Dont-expect-Gov-to-announce-Medicaid-plan-at-health-summit.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612013/Dont-expect-Gov-to-announce-Medicaid-plan-at-health-summit.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611892/Feds-grant-35-million-to-Utah-for-health-prevention-programs.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611892/Feds-grant-35-million-to-Utah-for-health-prevention-programs.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765660333/Poll-Confused-by-issues-of-the-day-Join-the-club.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765660333/Poll-Confused-by-issues-of-the-day-Join-the-club.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611770/Stewart-Robles-have-a-lot-in-common-in-first-congressional-debate.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611770/Stewart-Robles-have-a-lot-in-common-in-first-congressional-debate.html 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? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611650/Join-the-discussion-How-libertarian-is-Utah.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611650/Join-the-discussion-How-libertarian-is-Utah.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611614/Its-time-Expand-Medicaid-in-Utah-now.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611614/Its-time-Expand-Medicaid-in-Utah-now.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611609/Bishop-McAleer-face-off-in-inaugural-debate-of-Utah-Debate-Commission.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611609/Bishop-McAleer-face-off-in-inaugural-debate-of-Utah-Debate-Commission.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765659960/Pope-chooses-a-moderate-for-Chicago-archbishop.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765659960/Pope-chooses-a-moderate-for-Chicago-archbishop.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611210/Lawmakers-prep-to-discuss-Healthy-Utah-potential-in-upcoming-session.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611210/Lawmakers-prep-to-discuss-Healthy-Utah-potential-in-upcoming-session.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611126/Interior-secretary-promised-no-surprise-new-monuments-in-Utah-Herbert-says.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611126/Interior-secretary-promised-no-surprise-new-monuments-in-Utah-Herbert-says.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765659672/Hurdles-for-Obama-health-law-in-2nd-sign-up-season.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765659672/Hurdles-for-Obama-health-law-in-2nd-sign-up-season.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865610675/Work-requirement-may-be-key-to-selling-Utah-lawmakers-on-Medicaid-expansion-alternative.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865610675/Work-requirement-may-be-key-to-selling-Utah-lawmakers-on-Medicaid-expansion-alternative.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865610609/Herbert-reaches-understanding-conceptually-on-Medicaid-expansion.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865610609/Herbert-reaches-understanding-conceptually-on-Medicaid-expansion.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765659099/Casino-closures-brings-mass-unemployment-filing.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765659099/Casino-closures-brings-mass-unemployment-filing.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865610099/Gov-Herbert-pushing-for-Medicaid-work-requirement-tossed-from-Pennsylvania-plan.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865610099/Gov-Herbert-pushing-for-Medicaid-work-requirement-tossed-from-Pennsylvania-plan.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865609565/What-one-mans-beard-says-about-religious-freedom-work.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865609565/What-one-mans-beard-says-about-religious-freedom-work.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607726/The-Affordable-Care-Act-needs-a-bipartisan-overhaul.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607726/The-Affordable-Care-Act-needs-a-bipartisan-overhaul.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765657517/Negotiators-predict-easy-passage-of-bill-to-overhaul-Department-of-Veterans-Affairs.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765657517/Negotiators-predict-easy-passage-of-bill-to-overhaul-Department-of-Veterans-Affairs.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607529/The-long-term-outlook-for-Social-Security-isnt-good-so-begin-solving-problem-now.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607529/The-long-term-outlook-for-Social-Security-isnt-good-so-begin-solving-problem-now.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765657325/Feds-cap-fines-for-not-buying-health-insurance-2448-per-person-12240-for-family-of-5.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765657325/Feds-cap-fines-for-not-buying-health-insurance-2448-per-person-12240-for-family-of-5.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607449/US-government-may-offer-compromise-for-faith-based-groups-on-birth-control.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607449/US-government-may-offer-compromise-for-faith-based-groups-on-birth-control.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765657257/Varying-health-premium-subsidy-amounts-under-health-care-law-worry-consumers.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765657257/Varying-health-premium-subsidy-amounts-under-health-care-law-worry-consumers.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765657211/Medicaid-enrollees-strain-Oregon-state-expanded-program-under-health-care-overhaul.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765657211/Medicaid-enrollees-strain-Oregon-state-expanded-program-under-health-care-overhaul.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607385/Conflicting-court-rulings-may-slow-Medicaid-expansion-decision-in-Utah.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607385/Conflicting-court-rulings-may-slow-Medicaid-expansion-decision-in-Utah.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765657123/Appeals-courts-issue-contradictory-rulings-on-health-care-law-White-House-says-subsidies-will.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765657123/Appeals-courts-issue-contradictory-rulings-on-health-care-law-White-House-says-subsidies-will.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607339/Federal-Reserve-shouldnt-be-chained-with-a-congressional-formula-for-interest-rates.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607339/Federal-Reserve-shouldnt-be-chained-with-a-congressional-formula-for-interest-rates.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607343/DC-Circuit-Court-limits-Obamacare-funds-White-House-hopes-to-appeal-the-ruling.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607343/DC-Circuit-Court-limits-Obamacare-funds-White-House-hopes-to-appeal-the-ruling.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607191/Propaganda-war-continues-in-Hobby-Lobby-aftermath.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607191/Propaganda-war-continues-in-Hobby-Lobby-aftermath.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607249/Health-centers-clinics-in-Utah-contribute-more-than-healthy-communities.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607249/Health-centers-clinics-in-Utah-contribute-more-than-healthy-communities.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607120/Defenders-of-religious-freedom-need-to-walk-the-walk.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607120/Defenders-of-religious-freedom-need-to-walk-the-walk.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607023/Boomer-vs-millennial-A-tale-of-2-job-recoveries.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607023/Boomer-vs-millennial-A-tale-of-2-job-recoveries.html 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' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607110/Medicaid-coverage-gap-significantly-larger.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607110/Medicaid-coverage-gap-significantly-larger.html 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? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607005/A-part-timer-boom-1-Or-is-it-a-blip.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607005/A-part-timer-boom-1-Or-is-it-a-blip.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656828/Democrats-seek-political-edge-in-contraception-ruling.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656828/Democrats-seek-political-edge-in-contraception-ruling.html 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