White House Being Pressed to Enforce Obamacare's Anti-Discrimination ProvisionsEnding 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.
Federal Court Rules Louisiana College Can Opt Out Of Obamacare's Birth Control MandateThe privately operated Louisiana College can now opt out of the Affordable Care Act's birth control mandate after a federal court ruled in it's favor because the law violates the school's religious freedom.
Clock Ticking For Over 300,000 People Who Have Unresolved Issues Affecting Obamacare CoverageThe clock is ticking for hundreds of thousands of people who have unresolved issues affecting their coverage under the new health care law.
Faith-Affiliated Nonprofits' Obamacare Contraceptive Cases Next For Supreme CourtHow much distance from an immoral act is enough?
Federal Judge To Hear Arguments In GOP Senator's Obamacare LawsuitA 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.
U.S. Supreme Exempts Businesses From Contraception MandateA divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that some companies with religious objections can avoid the contraceptives requirement in President Obama's health care overhaul, the first time the high court has declared that businesses can hold religious views under federal law.
Catholic Groups Get Injunction To Provision That Requires Them To Allow Employees To Secure ContraceptionRoman 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.
SCOTUS: Employers With Religious Objections Don't Have To Pay For Birth ControlThe 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.
Obama Advances Transgender Rights With Little Fanfare Or CriticismThe administration has quietly made it easier for transgender people to update their passports, obtain health insurance, and get treatment at VA facilities.
McAuliffe Vows to Expand Medicaid On His OwnDemocratic 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.
Senate Democrats Scuttle Vote On Spending BillBiggest obstacle is Mitch McConnell amendment that would block new regulation of existing coal plants.
Woman Claims She Was Double-Billed Signing Up For ObamacareJanet Shadoin was unable to unenroll from the plan she purchased on the Affordable Care Act online marketplace.
Lawmakers Urge Medicare Coverage For Cancer Test More than 130 lawmakers are urging the Obama administration to expand coverage for a lung-cancer test under Medicare that could cost the program billions, calling the preventative screening important for vulnerable seniors.
Anti-Obama Themes Used In 2 GOP Runoff Races Fellow Republicans Leslie Rutledge and John Burris faced the same problem in Arkansas' primary runoff, fending off mailers and TV ads that tried to paint them as allies of a Democratic president they've repeatedly criticized. But the outcomes were sharply different, with Rutledge winning the GOP's nomination for attorney general and Burris losing his bid for a state Senate seat.
Report: Va. GOP Accused Of Bribing Dem Senator, Daughter With Top JobsVirginia Republicans are being accused of bribing off a Democratic state senator by offering he and his daughter prestigious jobs in exchange for his resignation – giving the GOP control of the chamber and the ability to strike down Medicaid expansion through the Affordable Care Act.