Affordable Care Act Affordable Care Act en-us Copyright 2014, Deseret News Publishing Company Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:00:01 MDT Thu, 24 Jul 2014 13:22:52 MDT Newspapers Dan Liljenquist: Smarter Sentencing Act The Smarter Sentencing Act does not repeal mandatory sentences, but allows federal judges some flexibility in sentencing... Thu, 08 May 2014 00:00:00 MDT Health insurers: Payment rates above 80 percent Health insurance companies are telling Congress that more than 80 percent of people who've signed up under the new health... Wed, 07 May 2014 18:05:00 MDT Woman who promoted health law at news conference caught in law snags A Guatemalan immigrant and U.S. citizen who spoke at a news conference last year to help promote enrollment in the nation's... Wed, 07 May 2014 13:36:37 MDT How Americans feel about Obamacare right now A majority of Americans are still not pleased with the Affordable Care Act, according to a poll released Monday by the Pew... Tue, 06 May 2014 13:39:12 MDT Group challenges health law as unconstitutional, claims it imposes new taxes The Sacramento-based Pacific Legal Foundation this week will take another step in its challenge to President Barack Obama's... Mon, 05 May 2014 20:33:39 MDT George F. Will: An origination question for the ACA D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals considers Origination Clause provision, which says, "All bills for raising revenue shall... Sun, 04 May 2014 00:00:00 MDT Nearly 85,000 Utahns signed up for insurance under Affordable Care Act Nearly 85,000 Utahns signed up for the health care insurance available through the Affordable Care Act, well above the... Thu, 01 May 2014 19:45:41 MDT US economy slowed dramatically to 0.1 percent growth rate in Q1 The U.S. economy slowed drastically in the first three months of the year as a harsh winter exacted a toll on business... Wed, 30 Apr 2014 08:00:00 MDT Obamacare religious exemption hard to get Nestled in the fine print of the Affordable Care Act is a clause that allows people of certain religions to seek an exemption... Mon, 28 Apr 2014 17:02:47 MDT GOP should stop fighting Obamacare and work to improve it The writer addresses the question “Should Congress fix health-care law flaws?” Sun, 27 Apr 2014 00:05:00 MDT There's no quick fix for the Affordable Care Act The writer addresses the question: “Should Congress fix health-care law flaws?” Sun, 27 Apr 2014 00:00:00 MDT Letter: Overstepping bounds Sun, 27 Apr 2014 00:00:00 MDT Congress returns to work to do the bare minimum Congress gets back to work Monday after a two-week vacation, and it's looking like lawmakers will do what they do best: the... Sat, 26 Apr 2014 10:27:36 MDT Sen. Ted Cruz: Stand up for your liberties Texas Sen. Ted Cruz told a cheering crowd of fellow Republicans Friday that the country can be turned around if they stand up... Fri, 25 Apr 2014 22:25:00 MDT Wellness programs grow more popular with employers partly due to Affordable Care Act That little voice nagging you to put down the cake and lace up the running shoes is increasingly coming from your employer... Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:28:00 MDT Affordable Care Act only chips away at a core goal Swan Lockett had high hopes that President Barack Obama's health overhaul would lead her family to an affordable insurance... Mon, 21 Apr 2014 23:26:10 MDT George F. Will: Regulatory overkill — the government's increasing reach Intersection of two ominous developments: The government intrusions into sensitive moral issues that come with government's... Sun, 20 Apr 2014 00:00:00 MDT Idaho, Wyoming watching Utah's Medicaid expansion efforts Gov. Gary Herbert's proposed alternative to Medicaid expansion is getting some attention from neighboring states that... Sat, 19 Apr 2014 14:44:06 MDT John Florez: Our economy is a matter of health A healthy workforce is a healthy economy. “I don’t offer free breakfast out of kindness to my employees, I do so... Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:00:00 MDT Letter: The ACA's 'Cadillac plans' Many provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) … are particularly controversial, but one that... Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:00:00 MDT Clock ticking for states to adopt health exchanges For the more than 30 states that defaulted to the federal government under President Barack Obama's health care law, time may... Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:00:00 MDT Obamacare may not be as expensive as we thought According to the CBO, the net cost of the Affordable Care Act is projected to be cost $5 billion less in 2014 than originally... Thu, 17 Apr 2014 23:55:00 MDT How Hobby Lobby's president is standing up for religion — and putting it into schools Hobby Lobby president Steve Green, whose suit against the ACA is currently before the U.S. Supreme Court, is stepping into... Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:30:00 MDT Obama: 8 million signed up for health care Eight million people have signed up for health care through new insurance exchanges, President Barack Obama said Thursday,... Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:26:03 MDT Gov. Herbert still optimistic about Medicaid expansion plan Gov. Gary Herbert continued to be optimistic Wednesday that the federal government will sign off soon on his proposed... Thu, 17 Apr 2014 06:58:00 MDT Hobby Lobby’s Steve Green launches a new project: a public school Bible curriculum The Mustang, Okla., school board voted to adopt a Bible course developed by Steve Green, clearing the way for the Hobby Lobby... Tue, 15 Apr 2014 15:40:00 MDT Report projects health law's subsidies will cost $1 trillion over 10 years, instead of $1.2 trillion The Affordable Care Act's health insurance subsidies will cost a little less than previously thought, according to a new... Mon, 14 Apr 2014 21:14:07 MDT Robert Bennett: Making our own spending decisions: The Affordable Care Act's folly The Supreme Court recently heard arguments in the Hobby Lobby case. Plaintiffs say the key question is, “Can an... Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:00:00 MDT 'Obamacare' under attack as conservatives eye 2016 Republicans eyeing the 2016 White House race battered President Barack Obama's health care law and nicked each other... Sat, 12 Apr 2014 23:58:15 MDT In our opinion: Sebelius' resignation doesn't end the controversies As Kathleen Sebelius exits after five tumultuous years, she leaves a legacy of troubling questions. Not the least of these... Sat, 12 Apr 2014 00:00:00 MDT In our opinion: Obamacare's 'success' doesn't hold up to scrutiny The stated purpose of the Affordable Care Act was to provide coverage for all Americans, over 40 million of whom, by most... Fri, 11 Apr 2014 22:02:50 MDT Health care enrollment may pass 9 million A new poll puts enrollment numbers as high as 9.3 million, but most of these are in employer-based coverage. Fri, 11 Apr 2014 21:00:00 MDT New 'face,' but some old problems for 'Obamacare' Abruptly on the spot as the new face of "Obamacare," Sylvia Mathews Burwell faces steep challenges, both logistical and... Fri, 11 Apr 2014 16:20:00 MDT Gov. Herbert: Sebelius resignation won't slow Medicaid expansion talks Gov. Gary Herbert said Friday he doesn't believe the sudden resignation of U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen... Fri, 11 Apr 2014 11:55:00 MDT Kathleen Sebelius, who oversaw flawed Obamacare rollout, resigns Kathleen Sebelius, who helped guide the rocky and controversial rollout of President Barack Obama’s landmark health... Thu, 10 Apr 2014 21:13:16 MDT Study: Fewer Utah children going without health insurance Fewer Utah kids are going without health insurance, according to a new report from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation... Thu, 10 Apr 2014 06:15:00 MDT House passes Ryan budget; promises balanced federal ledger in 10 years The House on Wednesday passed a GOP budget blueprint that promises a balanced federal ledger in 10 years by making sweeping... Thu, 10 Apr 2014 00:00:00 MDT House Democrats unveil budget plan with tax hikes House Democrats unveiled their response to Paul Ryan's GOP budget on Monday, and it relies on a $1.5 trillion in higher taxes... Mon, 07 Apr 2014 14:07:39 MDT Survey confirms gains in health insurance sign-ups A growing share of Americans got health insurance as sign-up season for President Barack Obama's health care law came to a... Mon, 07 Apr 2014 13:14:40 MDT House passes bill defining full-time work as 40 hours, White House promises veto The GOP-led house responded to one of the most common critiques of Obamacare last week by passing a bill redefining full-time... Mon, 07 Apr 2014 11:48:02 MDT Obama tests work policies on federal contractors Sidestepping Congress, President Barack Obama is using the federal government's vast array of contractors to impose rules on... Mon, 07 Apr 2014 08:37:30 MDT GOP expands coverage choices in health law they hate At the prodding of business organizations, House Republicans quietly secured a recent change in President Barack Obama's... Mon, 07 Apr 2014 08:20:21 MDT On Second Thought A lighthearted look at news events of the day. Mon, 07 Apr 2014 00:00:00 MDT My view: The Utah insurance gap: Why we can’t wait anymore 2014’s legislative session ended with no fix to the coverage gap. As a result, many of Utah’s part-time workers,... Sun, 06 Apr 2014 00:00:00 MDT Paul Ryan's budget takes hits from left and right Rep. Paul Ryan's annual budget offering got mixed reviews this week. President Obama called it a "stinkburger" and a... Fri, 04 Apr 2014 10:34:56 MDT House votes to change health care law's definition of full-time work from 30 to 40 hours A House bill passed Thursday would change the health care law's definition of full-time work from 30 hours a week to 40 hours... Thu, 03 Apr 2014 21:59:44 MDT Commentary: Northwestern's move to unionize college athletes shows that it's time for a football minor league In the wake of the National Labor Relations Board decision to allow athletes at Northwestern to unionize, the time has come... Thu, 03 Apr 2014 17:15:00 MDT Nonprofit insurers struggle in new marketplaces A smorgasbord of options and lower prices for consumers were two of the chief selling points for President Barack Obama as he... Wed, 02 Apr 2014 13:25:27 MDT House GOP plan seeks health cuts to balance budget Republicans who control the House Budget Committee pressed ahead Wednesday on a budget-balancing plan that sharply cuts... Wed, 02 Apr 2014 13:05:57 MDT