Obama Repeals ObamaCare

It seems Nancy Pelosi was wrong when she said “we have to pass” ObamaCare to “find out what’s in it.” No one may ever know because the White House keeps treating the Affordable Care Act’s text as a mere suggestion subject to day-to-day revision. Its
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Another Rule in Health Law Is Scaled Back

By Robert Pear WASHINGTON — Millions of people facing the cancellation of health insurance policies will be allowed to buy catastrophic coverage and will be exempt from penalties if they go without insurance next year, the White House said Thursday night. Read more…
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Health insurance rules eased slightly

Associated Press WASHINGTON — Millions of people facing the cancellation of health insurance policies will be allowed to buy catastrophic coverage and will be exempt from penalties if they go without insurance next year, the White House said Thursday night. Read more…
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Insurers Fight Hospitals’ Paying Premiums

By Louise Radnofsky & Christopher Weaver A charity’s plan to help people pay for coverage through new health-care exchanges has put it at the center of a high-stakes fight between the insurance and hospital industries that could pose a challenge to the economic underpinning
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N.Y. Catholic health system wins ruling against contraception mandate

By Joe Carlson A federal judge in New York ruled that several Catholic organizations, including a six-hospital health system and a healthcare network for the poor run by the church, do not have to obey rules on providing insurance coverage for employees’ contraception. Read more
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White House Works to Attract Younger Health-Plan Users

By Amy Schatz New enrollment figures show health-insurance exchanges nationwide are attracting more customers, but the Obama administration said that it has more work to do to get enough younger, healthy people into the system. Read more…
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Sebelius Calls for Review of HealthCare.gov Contracting Practices

By Amy Schatz WASHINGTON—Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, responding to the botched launch of the HealthCare.gov health-insurance website, said Wednesday she has called for a review of contracting practices and a new official to oversee risk. Read more…
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HHS proposes installment payments for health care reinsurance fee

Jerry Geisel Employers would be able to pay a controversial health care reform law fee in two installments under proposed rules issued last week by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Read more…
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Drug-Cost Surprises Lurk Inside New Health Plans

By Melinda Beck Americans with chronic illnesses—who are expected to be among the biggest beneficiaries of the health law—face widely varying out-of-pocket drug costs that could be obscured on the new insurance exchanges. Read more…
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Health Website Problems Weren’t Flagged in Time

By Gautham Nagesh When warning signs emerged earlier this year, the agency running the HealthCare.gov website mostly kept the problems to itself—a decision that now looms large in explaining how the project went so badly astray. Read more…
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