Affordable Care Act Affordable Care Act en-us Copyright 2015, Deseret News Publishing Company Tue, 27 Jan 2015 00:00:01 MST Tue, 27 Jan 2015 21:18:02 MST Newspapers Lawmakers consider Medicaid expansion, health care options for Utah's uninsured The Utah Legislature will take on Gov. Gary Herbert's Healthy Utah plan as it determines how to provide health insurance to... Mon, 26 Jan 2015 17:35:21 MST GOP pushes abortion bill through House on March for Life Day With thousands of abortion protesters swarming the city in their annual March for Life, Republicans muscled broadened... Thu, 22 Jan 2015 16:45:27 MST 8 who wrote Obama letters to attend State of Union Who says it doesn't pay to send a letter to the president of the United States? Wed, 21 Jan 2015 00:48:43 MST Rabbi Jack Moline to head the Interfaith Alliance Rabbi Jack Moline, a congregational rabbi who briefly led the nation’s top Jewish Democratic group, is the new head of... Tue, 20 Jan 2015 15:30:00 MST Citizens urge legislative committee to expand Medicaid A range of citizens and professional groups urged Wyoming lawmakers on Monday to accept federal money to expand the federal... Tue, 20 Jan 2015 00:03:18 MST Food stamps, indigent care show Idaho still under stress Poor and disabled people in Idaho are still struggling despite the state's low unemployment and improving economy, officials... Mon, 19 Jan 2015 23:05:01 MST GOP strategist Karl Rove shows little enthusiasm for another Mitt Romney run Top GOP strategist Karl Rove showed little enthusiasm Friday for another presidential bid by Mitt Romney in 2016, saying if... Fri, 16 Jan 2015 17:15:00 MST My view: Healthy Utah Plan acceptance is a public safety issue Accepting the governor's Healthy Utah plan will help public safety. The Legislature should consider the decrease in crime... Fri, 16 Jan 2015 12:15:09 MST Medicare chief steps down, ran health care rollout Medicare chief Marilyn Tavenner — who oversaw the rocky rollout of the president's health care law — says she's... Fri, 16 Jan 2015 12:01:22 MST Here’s why your state may be expanding religious freedom protections this year The rush to enforce same-sex marriage across the country may trigger state legislative efforts to enact local versions of the... Fri, 16 Jan 2015 07:00:00 MST Booking a trip to the ER on your smartphone? It's a breeze Online services such as ZocDoc and InQuicker are enabling patients with non-life-threatening conditions to schedule... Thu, 15 Jan 2015 17:06:44 MST 5 things to know about tax filing and Obama's health law The IRS is cutting taxpayer services just as President Barack Obama's health law is making filing a tax return more complicated. Thu, 15 Jan 2015 12:26:53 MST Can state leaders, Herbert compromise on Medicaid before session? Legislative leaders and Gov. Gary Herbert are still split over his Healthy Utah alternative to Medicaid expansion, but... Wed, 14 Jan 2015 19:02:41 MST Gov. Matt Mead: I will wage fight for Wyoming coal Gov. Matt Mead pledged to keep fighting "with bulldog determination" for the future of Wyoming coal as a top priority as he... Wed, 14 Jan 2015 15:04:18 MST Quiet year in terms of tax changes, but ACA provides twist President Barack Obama's signature health care law will bring a new twist to tax-filing in 2015, a year in which much else... Tue, 13 Jan 2015 11:49:04 MST New tax forms to fill out on health insurance coverage Be prepared for the tax man to get even more personal this year — with questions about your health insurance. Tue, 13 Jan 2015 08:37:41 MST Preparing for Tax Day Tax Day 2015 is still months away, but now is the time to start compiling the information and documentation necessary to make... Tue, 13 Jan 2015 00:25:00 MST Health care sign-ups steady as uninsured rate hits new low Sign-ups under President Barack Obama's health care law grew slowly but steadily over the New Year's holiday, as the share of... Wed, 07 Jan 2015 16:29:00 MST Orrin Hatch and Mia Love ready for new roles Dressed in sleek running gear with her hair tucked under a cap, Rep.-elect Mia Love stopped briefly by her new congressional... Tue, 06 Jan 2015 11:58:53 MST The breakdown: 7 types of insurance you should know about Insurance is often essential, but not always. Here are a few types of coverage you should investigate before purchasing. Tue, 06 Jan 2015 07:20:00 MST Lois M. Collins: New Congress, new opportunity to behave like statesmen, serve America The seating of any new Congress provides an opportunity to change the tone of the national discussion and promote the... Tue, 06 Jan 2015 00:00:00 MST What to expect from the Affordable Care Act in 2015 The next year will bring with it a new set of complications related to the employer and individual health insurance mandates. Sun, 04 Jan 2015 07:15:00 MST Drew Clark: 10 topics for Utah to enhance advantages and confront challenges Utah is an exceptional place to live. But Utah has challenges to confront, including "good" problems to have. For these 10... Sun, 04 Jan 2015 00:00:00 MST In our opinion: Difficulties for Medicaid patients? To get the Affordable Care Act started, primary-care physicians were granted two-year reimbursements for seeing Medicaid... Fri, 02 Jan 2015 00:00:00 MST 5 things to know: Obama health law again in play New episodes in the nation's long-running political drama over health care are coming via your news feed in 2015. Wed, 31 Dec 2014 11:46:29 MST Being uninsured in America will cost you more Being uninsured in America will cost you more in 2015. Mon, 29 Dec 2014 20:09:41 MST Officials suggest possibility of reforming military health care system Top military and health officials are weighing potential changes to the military health care system. Sat, 27 Dec 2014 06:30:00 MST Letter: Access to health care Fri, 26 Dec 2014 00:00:00 MST Robert J. Samuelson: Congress has done little to fix political stalemate on federal debt The publicly held federal debt will increase from $12 trillion in 2013 to nearly $21 trillion in 2024, projects the CBO. The... Thu, 18 Dec 2014 21:15:00 MST Utah lawmakers recommend lowest-cost solution to Medicaid expansion, insuring only the 'most vulnerable' After nearly two years of discussion, the Utah Health Reform Task Force voted to recommend two options of Medicaid expansion,... Thu, 18 Dec 2014 18:31:31 MST Vermont governor abandons single-payer health care plan, says tax increases would be too big Calling it the biggest disappointment of his career, Gov. Peter Shumlin said Wednesday he was abandoning plans to make... Wed, 17 Dec 2014 23:07:51 MST Defense, tourism among winners in spending bill A Michigan boot-maker, potato farmers and more than 1,200 contractors that supply parts for a next-generation fighter plane... Tue, 16 Dec 2014 13:19:54 MST Crunch time again for health insurance sign-ups President Barack Obama's push to cover America's uninsured faces another big test Monday. Mon, 15 Dec 2014 14:19:22 MST Crunch time again for health insurance sign-ups President Barack Obama's push to cover America's uninsured faces another big test Monday. Sun, 14 Dec 2014 09:59:10 MST Monday is deadline to buy Jan. 1 health insurance Floridians have until Monday to sign up for health insurance if they want coverage to take effect on Jan. 1, but experts warn... Sat, 13 Dec 2014 12:11:19 MST Michael Gerson: The arrogance of liberal elites Politics, in this view, is the grubby business of winning in order to put the proper technocrats in charge of large, complex... Fri, 12 Dec 2014 15:38:14 MST Herbert proposes $14.3B budget with $500M in new money for education Gov. Gary Herbert proposed a new $14.3 billion state budget Thursday that provides $500 million in new money for public and... Fri, 12 Dec 2014 12:32:11 MST How to save money when you have no time Because I just don't have as much time to devote to it anymore, my take on saving and frugality has been forced to evolve. Fri, 12 Dec 2014 12:10:00 MST My view: Sen. Hatch’s role in Medicare and small pharmacies The Medicare Part D prescription drug benefit is truly a revolutionary government program. Thu, 11 Dec 2014 00:00:00 MST Last of Senate's Deep South Democrats defeated Republican Rep. Bill Cassidy has denied Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu of Louisiana a fourth term, calling his Senate victory... Sun, 07 Dec 2014 10:00:45 MST Lane Beattie: Healthy Utah has business support As the voice of business in Utah, we ask Utah’s Legislature to consider and support this flexible, innovative,... Sun, 07 Dec 2014 00:00:00 MST Democratic Louisiana Sen. Mary Landrieu defeated Republican Rep. Bill Cassidy defeated Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu on Saturday, denying her a fourth term and extending the... Sat, 06 Dec 2014 22:07:29 MST In our opinion: Support the Healthy Utah plan Abandoning the poor and the needy, apart from being morally irresponsible, isn’t a wise use of taxpayer dollars. As... Sat, 06 Dec 2014 00:00:00 MST Herbert unveils his version of Medicaid expansion to public, legislators Faith and community leaders stood in support of Gov. Gary Herbert's Healthy Utah plan Thursday as he revealed its tenets to... Thu, 04 Dec 2014 14:25:00 MST 8 tax law changes you need to know about for 2015 Besides the Affordable Care Act, there are a few interesting changes that could affect you when you file that 2014 tax return... Thu, 04 Dec 2014 00:00:00 MST Jailed Utahns need more seamless health care options; Healthy Utah plan may be key On the heels of proposed prison reforms by the Utah Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice, stakeholders met on... Wed, 03 Dec 2014 23:20:00 MST My view: ACA should allow prescription drugs Thanks is not due to the ACA but rather to increased access to prescription drugs, which help folks manage illnesses and stay... Wed, 03 Dec 2014 00:00:00 MST