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Employer-based health insurance takes a hit

By Andrew Branch
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Healthcare | New data from health insurance providers suggests more than 1.7 million people lost coverage through their jobs between October 2013 and March of this year.

Will Congress fork over $17 billion to fix the VA?

By Lynde Langdon
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Government | Congress will pay for some veterans to get care from private doctors as part of proposed reforms to the Department of Veterans Affairs healthcare system. The…

Obamacare in peril: ‘The president needs the courts to save him’

By Mary Reichard
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Healthcare | Same day, same issue, two different decisions. Last week, federal appellate judges were at odds over what the law behind Obamacare says and what it means. At…

Is U.S. mental health policy penny wise and pound foolish?

By Julie Borg
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Mental illness | The rate of incarceration for mentally ill patients is climbing as a result of Medicaid tightening control on certain antipsychotic medications, according to…

Midday Roundup: Central American leaders talk border crisis

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Immigration summit. The leaders of El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras will meet with President Barack Obama today to troubleshoot the flood of unaccompanied…

Federal appeals courts issue conflicting rulings on Obamacare subsidies

By Andrew Branch
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Healthcare | UPDATE (2 p.m. EDT): The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said the Internal Revenue Service correctly interpreted the will of Congress in doling out…

Pitifully taught

By Joel Belz
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Supreme Court | Most Americans know absolutely nothing about the Hobby Lobby case

Tolerance in the court

By Emily Belz
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News | Supreme Court broadens ‘religious exercise’ definition as well as exemptions to contraceptive mandate

Expect an Obamacare rate hike in 2015

By Andrew Branch
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Healthcare | The average New Yorker faces at least a 13 percent increase on health insurance premiums in 2015, initial proposals suggest. New York’s largest insurers…

Family matters in the other Supreme Court decision

By Janie B. Cheaney
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Supreme Court | Though almost lost in the noise surrounding the Hobby Lobby decision last Monday, the Supreme Court’s ruling on  Harris v. Quinn  is considered by some…

Can Robert McDonald’s corporate experience save the VA?

By Michael Cochrane
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Military | A onetime Army Ranger and former CEO of a Fortune 500 consumer products company may face his toughest challenge yet in fixing the scandal-plagued Veterans…

After Hobby Lobby: What business owners need to know

By Nick Eicher & Lynde Langdon
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Religious Liberty | Since Monday’s Supreme Court ruling on Hobby Lobby’s objection to the contraceptive mandate, many religious business owners have wondered what they should…

 
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