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Obamacare To Complicate Tax Refunds, Create ‘Hefty Repayment Liabilities’

But if you count on your tax refund and you’re one of the millions getting tax credits to help pay health insurance premiums under President Barack Obama’s law, it’s not too early.

08/24/2014

Many of the 7 million consumers who got insurance under President Barack Obama's health care law will see their premiums rise next year unless they switch to another plan, independent analysts said as the government released details Friday.  (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

White House Being Pressed to Enforce Obamacare’s Anti-Discrimination Provisions

Ending insurance discrimination against the sick was a central goal of the nation’s health care overhaul, but leading patient groups say that promise is being undermined by new barriers from insurers.

08/18/2014

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Faith-Affiliated Nonprofits’ Obamacare Contraceptive Cases Next For Supreme Court

How much distance from an immoral act is enough?

07/07/2014

Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., speaks during a news conference on Jan. 6, 2014 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Federal Judge To Hear Arguments In GOP Senator’s Obamacare Lawsuit

A federal judge is set to hear arguments in a Wisconsin senator’s lawsuit challenging rules forcing congressional members and their staffs to seek government-subsidized health insurance through small business exchanges.

07/07/2014

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Catholic Groups Get Injunction To Provision That Requires Them To Allow Employees To Secure Contraception

Roman Catholic organizations in Wyoming secured a court order Monday blocking, at least for now, a provision of the federal Affordable Care Act requiring them to take steps to allow hundreds of employees to secure contraception and abortion services.

07/01/2014

Hobby Lobby supporters react to the U.S. Supreme Court decision June 30, 2014 in Washington, DC. The high court ruled in a  5-4 decision in favor of Hobby Lobby saying that some private companies can be exempted, on religious grounds, from health care reform's requirement that employer sponsored health insurance policies cover contraception.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

SCOTUS: Employers With Religious Objections Don’t Have To Pay For Birth Control

The Supreme Court is poised to deliver its verdict in a case that weighs the religious rights of employers and the right of women to the birth control of their choice.

06/30/2014

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Obama Advances Transgender Rights With Little Fanfare Or Criticism

The administration has quietly made it easier for transgender people to update their passports, obtain health insurance, and get treatment at VA facilities.

06/21/2014

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McAuliffe Vows to Expand Medicaid On His Own

Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe vowed Friday to bypass the General Assembly and expand Medicaid eligibility for about 400,000 low-income residents on his own, a move Republican lawmakers immediately promised to fight.

06/20/2014

Senate deadlocked over Mitch McConnell amendment that would block new regulation of existing coal plants. (Getty Images)

Senate Democrats Scuttle Vote On Spending Bill

Biggest obstacle is Mitch McConnell amendment that would block new regulation of existing coal plants.

06/18/2014

Report: Obamacare Website Cost $840M, More Than $150M Spent On Failed Launch (KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Woman Claims She Was Double-Billed Signing Up For Obamacare

Janet Shadoin was unable to unenroll from the plan she purchased on the Affordable Care Act online marketplace.

06/17/2014

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