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43 min ago |

FDA reviewing what could be first biosimilar drug

The Food and Drug Administration is reviewing research data on what could become the first U.S.-approved "biosimilar" drug, a cheaper, sort-of generic version of a biologic drug.


Related Topix: Law, Food and Drug Administration, Medicine, Neupogen, Filgrastim (generic)

4 hrs ago | News Observer

Ruling on antibiotics in livestock reversed

The decision by the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a ruling in 2012 by a district court that sided with several health and consumer organizations that sued the FDA after the agency decided against holding the hearings.


Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, Law, Second Circuit Court of Appeals, US News

9 hrs ago | News Observer

House advances lawsuit bill

Republicans say the lawsuit is necessary because Obama is exceeding his authority as president by failing to carry out legislation that Congress passed and he signed into law.


Related Topix: US News, Law, US Politics, Barack Obama

10 hrs ago | The News Tribune

Varying health premium subsidies worry consumers

But in the process of signing up for a plan, Close said her account showed several different subsidy amounts, varying as much as $180.


Related Topix: Law, Tax, Medicaid, Health

12 hrs ago | KMIZ

Paul Ryan to spell out proposal to help the poor

Rep. Paul Ryan will lay out his plan Thursday to fight poverty, a pilot program that would combine 11 federal programs into one pool of money for participating states.


Related Topix: US Politics, Republican, Paul Ryan, Senator Marco Rubio, US Senate, Senator Rand Paul, Law

16 hrs ago | News Times

Michigan governor's campaign met with ambivalence

In a June 20, 2014 file photo, Michigan Republican Gov. Rick Snyder speaks during an interview before signing legislation to provide state funding for Detroit municipal pensions in Detroit.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Mark Schauer, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Rick Snyder, US Governors, Michigan, Law

20 hrs ago | San Jose Mercury News

Puma Biotech soars on positive breast cancer drug results

Puma Biotechnology' stock soared Wednesday after the company reported positive trial results for its breast cancer drug, positioning the company as a potential takeover target.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Breast Cancer, Biotech, Science / Technology, Law, Johnson & Johnson, Business News

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Fake applicants got Affordable Care Act subsidies

Nearly a dozen fake applicants were able to obtain coverage subsidies under the Affordable Care Act during undercover testing of enrollment controls, a government watchdog said.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Social Security, Law, Medicaid, Health

WLUK-TV Green Bay

Attorney general hopeful proposes senior advocate

Attorney general hopeful Jon Richards wants to create a new position with the state Justice Department to protect senior citizens.


Related Topix: Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Law, Milwaukee, WI, Dane County, WI

Health advocacy groups file lawsuit against state

The lawsuit was filed Wednesday by the Southern Poverty Law Center, the Tennessee Justice Center and the National Health Law Program.


Related Topix: Law, Health, Medicaid


Two hospitalized after near-drowning in Vilas Co.

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.


Related Topix: Law, Eagle River, WI, Marathon County, WI


CNN poll: Is Obamacare working?

More than half the public says the Affordable Care Act has helped either their families or others across the country, although less than one in five Americans say they have personally benefited from the health care law, according to a new national poll.


Related Topix: Law, US News, US Politics, Barack Obama

Click Orlando

White House revises contraception opt out

The Obama administration announced revisions to the Obamacare contraception mandate so that nonprofit religious organizations can opt out of signing a release form to avoid covering birth control and workers for those nonprofits are able to obtain separate contraception coverage without a copay.


Related Topix: Law, Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, US News

New Hampshire Public Radio -

States Experiment With Health Savings Accounts For Medicaid

If all goes according to plan, next year many Arkansas Medicaid beneficiaries will be required to make monthly contributions to so-called Health Independence Accounts.


Related Topix: Law, Medicaid, Health, Arkansas, Arkansas Government

Tue Jul 22, 2014

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.


Related Topix: US Governors, Steve Beshear, Law

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.


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


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.


Related Topix: Law


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.


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

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 website.


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

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.


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