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3 hrs ago | WTVF Nashville

Beshear: Health Rulings Won't Affect Kentucky

Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear said rulings Tuesday on President Barack Obama's health care law won't affect enrollees in Kentucky's state-run health exchange.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Steve Beshear, Law

7 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

Undercover probe finds health law failings

The nonpartisan Government Accountability Office says its undercover investigators were able to get subsidized health care under fake names in 11 out of 18 attempts.

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Related Topix: Law, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Dave Camp, Republican, US House of Representatives

11 hrs ago | WHAS11

Totten rips AG after court threatens subsidies

A Democrat hoping to topple Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette is criticizing the Republican for backing a lawsuit that led to a ruling that could derail tax subsidies for families who bought insurance under the federal health care law.

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Related Topix: Law

14 hrs ago | TwinCities

Federal appeals court deals blow to health law

A federal appeals court delivered a potentially serious setback to President Barack Obama's health care law Tuesday, imperiling billions of dollars in subsidies for many low- and middle-income people who bought policies.

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Related Topix: Law, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Entertainment, Drama, Television, District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals, Tax

14 hrs ago | Bradenton.com

Appeals court undercuts key tax plank in health care law

In a highly anticipated 2-1 ruling, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit concluded the Internal Revenue Service stretched the law's ambiguous language too far in allowing subsidies through the HealthCare.gov website.

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Related Topix: Law, District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, Tax

14 hrs ago | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Appeals court panel deals blow to Obamacare

Appeals court panel deals blow to Obamacare Ruling threatens the framework of the health care system for about 5 million Americans without employer-provided health plans.

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Related Topix: Law, District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, Virginia, Tax, Health Insurance, Health

15 hrs ago | ABC News

Federal Appeals Court Deals Blow to Health Law

A federal appeals court has delivered a serious setback to President Barack Obama's health care law, potentially derailing subsidies for many low- and middle-income people who have bought policies.

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Related Topix: Law

17 hrs ago | Sunherald.com

Wichita chiropractor pleads guilty in fraud scheme

Thirty-three-year-old Jeffrey Fenn pleaded guilty Monday to one count of health care fraud, two counts of aggravated identity theft and one count of tax evasion.

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Related Topix: Law

22 hrs ago | FoodNavigator

Former FDA commissioner: Nutrition Facts overhaul doesn't go far enough

Professor Kessler: 'To the harried shopper hoping to make some healthy choices, this label would offer a quick way of identifying high-calorie, obesity-inducing food' FDA proposals to overhaul the Nutrition Facts panel on food labels are " strong" and "likely to make an important contribution", says former FDA commissioner David Kessler, M.D. " But ... (more)

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Related Topix: Law, Medicine, Nutrition, Life, Food, UC San Francisco, Fruits

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Tri-cityherald.com

State officials: 75K in Hawaii have no health care

Officials said at a joint House committee briefing that roughly 75,000 people in Hawaii don't have health insurance, down from well over 100,000 last year.

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Related Topix: Health Insurance, Health, Law, World News, Japan, Medicaid

Tri-cityherald.com

Judge: FDA can't use tobacco panel menthol report

While the FDA has since conducted an independent review on the public health impact of menthol cigarettes, Monday's ruling could hinder the agency's ability to defend any future regulations.

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Related Topix: Law, Food and Drug Administration

KHOU-TV Houston

Judge: FDA can't use tobacco panel menthol report

The Food and Drug Administration can't use an advisory panel's 2011 report on menthol cigarettes because its members had conflicts of interest, a federal judge ruled Monday.

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Related Topix: Law, Food and Drug Administration

Regina Leader Post

Sudden death of Ohio teen highlights popularity, dangers of unregulated caffeine powder

This Jan. 16, 2014 file photo shows Keystone High School wrestler Logan Stiner, top, during a match in Sheffield Village, Ohio.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Law, Food and Drug Administration, University of Toledo

KHOU-TV Houston

Prosecutors: Hospital chief committed fraud

Federal prosecutors say in court records that hospitals operated by a Dallas businessman improperly billed Medicare 80 percent of the time and continued the fraudulent billing even after being warned by government auditors.

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Related Topix: Law

EDGE

FRC Not Happy Over Obama's Pro-LGBT Executive Order

Today, President Obama issued an Executive Order mandating that all federal contractors and subcontractors grant special treatment to the politically-charged categories of "sexual orientation" and "gender identity" in the workplace.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Law

WNEM-TV Saginaw

Obama gives protection to gay, transgender workers

President Barack Obama on Monday gave employment protection to gay and transgender workers in the federal government and its contracting agencies, after being convinced by advocates of what he called the "irrefutable rightness of your cause."

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Transgender, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Law, Employment / Labor Law

News Observer

Rift in Raleigh could stall N.C. budget

Tension between Republican Gov. Pat McCrory and GOP Senate leaders, particularly President Pro Tem Phil Berger, has colored a session that lawmakers hoped to adjourn by July 4. GOP senators say McCrory, more than previous governors, has injected himself into the budget battle, further complicating controversies over teacher pay and Medicaid ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, Raleigh, NC, Law, North Carolina, Pat McCrory, US Governors

WHAS11

GOP seeks jolt to Senate race against Dem Franken

Minnesota Republicans have suffered 13 defeats in 14 statewide races over the last decade, often after nominating staunchly conservative candidates.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Al Franken, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Amy Klobuchar, Law

KVAL-TV Eugene

Lane Co. sees Eugene's sick leave law as 'a much larger issue'

Lane County Commissioners and city councilors are at odds over a proposed law that would make it mandatory for Eugene's employees to accrue sick leave.

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Related Topix: Law, Eugene, OR, Lane County, OR

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Medical Daily

Hospitals In States That Opted Out Of ACA Medicaid Expansion Face Money Problems

The two dozen states opting-out of the federal expansion of Medicaid face financial problems as health care systems and health plans see two different Americas: one with Obamacare and one without.

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Related Topix: Law, Medicaid, Health, Health Insurance, Washington DC

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