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43 min ago | Sunherald.com

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.

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Related Topix: Law, Health, Medicaid

4 hrs ago | WAOW

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.

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

9 hrs ago | KMIZ

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.

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

12 hrs ago | 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.

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

13 hrs ago | 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.

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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.

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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.

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

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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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

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

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

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

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

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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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

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