Health Care News : Issue Archive

  • 2014 December Health Care News

    The December issue of Health Care News reports the U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear King v. Burwell, a case challenging the IRS’s decision to authorize payment of tax credits through federally...
  • 2014 November Health Care News

    The November issue of Health Care News reports on a federal district court judge’s decision that health insurance policies purchased through the federal health care exchange are not eligible for...
  • 2013 November Health Care News

    The November issue of Health Care News reports on the ultimately unsuccessful effort by Republicans to use the federal government shutdown as leverage to delay the problem-plagued launch of the...
  • 2013 September Health Care News

    The September issue of Health Care News reports on the Obama administration’s decision to abandon the data verification system designed to check eligibility for its health insurance exchanges, at...
  • 2013 August Health Care News

    The August issue of Health Care News reports Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer won her June showdown with legislators, who reluctantly voted to expand the state’s Medicaid program under President Barack Obama’...
  • 2013 July Health Care News

    The July issue of Health Care News reports the findings of a landmark study published in the New England Journal of Medicine showing the Oregon Medicaid program to be ineffective at improving the...
  • 2013 June Health Care News

    The June 2013 issue of Health Care News reports Arkansas is aiming for a middle ground between accepting the Medicaid expansion under President Barack Obama’s health care law and rejecting it,...
  • 2013 May Health Care News

    The May issue of Health Care News reports on opposition in the Florida House of Representatives to expanding Medicaid. The House Select Committee on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act...
  • 2013 April Health Care News

    The April issue of Health Care News reports Ohio Gov. John Kasich plans to expand Medicaid eligibility as called for under President Barack Obama’s health care law. Kasich faced pressure from liberal...
  • 2013 February Health Care News

    The February issue of Health Care News reports the Department of Health and Human Services won’t cut the states any slack when it comes to expanding enrollment in their Medicaid programs: Either they...
  • 2013 January Health Care News

    State governors must decide whether to take federal funding to expand their Medicaid programs. The January issue of Health Care News reports there are plenty of options for state lawmakers to...
  • 2012 December Health Care News

    The December issue of Health Care News reports on new estimates from the Congressional Budget Office, which finds two million more Americans than initially expected will be forced to pay President...
  • 2012 November Health Care News

    The November issue of Health Care News reports Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick has signed legislation creating a statewide global cap on public and private health care spending. The law specifies a...
  • 2012 September Health Care News

    The September issue of Health Care News reports legal challenges to the federal health care law, aka Obamacare, have only just begun. While the U.S. Supreme Court found the individual mandate...
  • 2012 August Health Care News

    In a result that surprised both the left and the right, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled the individual mandate at the heart of President Barack Obama’s health care law is constitutional, not on the...
  • 2012 July Health Care News

    The July issue of Health Care News reports Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber has convinced President Barack Obama’s administration to gamble on the state’s new, largely untested health care plan. Also in...
  • 2012 June Health Care News

    The June issue of Health Care News reports Vermont will move forward in creating the first single-payer health insurance system in the United States, apparently without regard to how the U.S. Supreme...
  • 2012 May Health Care News

    The May issue of Health Care News reports on the lawsuit filed by the attorneys general of Florida, Michigan, Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, and Texas, who aim to block President Barack...
  • 2012 April Health Care News

    The April issue of Health Care News reports on the controversy greeting the Obama administration’s mandate that all private insurance plans cover the costs of abortifacients, sterilization, and...
  • 2012 February Health Care News

    The February issue of Health Care News describes how the states are wrangling with the challenge of deciding whether to comply with President Barack Obama’s health care law by establishing health...
  • 2012 January Health Care News

    The January 2012 issue of Health Care News reports the Healthy Indiana Plan, a vaunted state-sponsored health insurance plan for uninsured low-income adults, has been denied an extension by the Obama...
  • 2011 December Health Care News

    The December issue of Health Care News reports on the Department of Health and Human Services’ decision to shelve the Community Living Assistance Services and Supports (CLASS) program, the long-term...
  • 2011 November Health Care News

    The November 2011 issue of Health Care News reports on a hidden camera investigation into the Medicaid payment practices of several states. Volunteers for Project Veritas, posing as drug smugglers...
  • September 2011 - Health Care News

    The September issue of Health Care News highlights Republican efforts, and Democrat resistance, to reform Medicaid. Also in this issue: The Department of Health and Human Services, which has...
  • 2011 August Health Care News

    The August issue of Health Care News reports Vermont has become the first state to have a government-run health care monopoly, the result of a bill signed by Gov. Peter Shumlin in May. Detractors...