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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

A $350 million “funding opportunity” from the Department of Health and Human Services to provide shelter for underage illegal aliens indicates that recipients must provide the children with “family planning services” and added “sensitity” to sexual orientation issues.” (Getty)

Report: $350M ‘Funding Opportunity’ To Provide ‘Family Planning Services’ To Immigrant Children

A $350 million “funding opportunity” from the Department of Health and Human Services to provide shelter for underage illegal aliens indicates that recipients must provide the children with “family planning services” and added “sensitity” to sexual orientation issues.”

06/12/2014

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Health Dept. Review Board Lifts Medicare Coverage Ban On Sex-Change Surgery

A U.S. Department of Health and Human Services review board says transgender people receiving Medicare may no longer be automatically denied coverage for sex reassignment surgeries.

05/30/2014

Just as March Madness sweeps the nation for college basketball fans, the White House is making an extra push to increase health care enrollment in the wake of a report showing 1.9 million young people sought emergency treatment from sports-related injuries in 2012. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

White House Report Links Sports Injuries To Health Care Enrollment

Just as March Madness sweeps the nation for college basketball fans, the White House is making an extra push to increase health care enrollment in the wake of a report showing 1.9 million young people sought emergency treatment from sports-related injuries in 2012.

03/18/2014

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Obamacare Sign-Ups Steady, Still Likely To Miss Goal

The Obama administration said Tuesday it’s making steady progress on health care sign-ups, but the White House needs something close to a miracle to meet its goal of enrolling 6 million people by the end of this month.

03/11/2014

This Oct. 21, 2013 photo shows the U.S. government Internet health insurance exchange HealthCare.gov. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

NM Exchange Official: ‘I Don’t Have Any Great Hope That Something Is Going To Significantly Improve’

Fewer than 200 New Mexicans signed up for health insurance plans through a troubled federal online marketplace during its first month of operation, the Obama administration reported Wednesday.

11/14/2013

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White House: 106,185 Have Enrolled So Far In Obamacare

The White House released a report containing long-anticipated specifics regarding the amount of people that enrolled in medical coverage through Healthcare.gov, the online marketplace component of the Affordable Care Act.

11/13/2013

A sign encouraging uninsured people to sign up for the Affordable Care Act, better known as ObamaCare, is displayed for patients as they enter a branch of the Metopolitan Family Health network, on Oct. 3, 2013 in Jersey City, N.J. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Only 30 People Sign Up For Obamacare Coverage In Wyoming

Only a handful of Wyoming residents have managed to enroll so far for health care coverage through the troubled federal insurance exchange network that kicked off three weeks ago.

10/22/2013

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Ala. Residents Won’t Get Any Details About ‘Obamacare’ Plans Before Insurance Options Go Online Oct. 1

Alabamians hoping to find health insurance through a new federally developed insurance marketplace won’t get any details before October, when the insurance options are scheduled to go online.

09/22/2013

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Federal Health Officials Want To Overhaul Federally Funded Child Care Centers

Federal health officials say they will propose Thursday to overhaul federally funded child care centers across the country, beefing up safety standards including background and fingerprint checks for employees and requiring states to better monitor the facilities.

05/16/2013

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