What’s At Stake In Supreme Court Obamacare Case April 21, 2015 Despite political opposition to the Affordable Care Act, more than 186,000 people in Louisiana signed up for health insurance through healthcare.gov. The vast majority of those received subsidies, which could be lost in the King v. Burwell case before the Supreme Court.
Fed Marketplace Better Than States At Enrollments April 10, 2015 The research by Avelere Health shows that the exchange the federal government runs in three dozen states had a higher percentage of new and returning enrollees than the other marketplaces run by individual states.
No Drop In Insurance Enrollment At Work March 20, 2015 A survey by benefits consultant Mercer finds that most large employers already met the law’s requirement to provide coverage to those who work 30 hours or more.
Battle Over Dementia Drug Swap Has Big Stakes March 19, 2015 A court ruling about Actavis’s strategy to switch consumers from its top-selling dementia drug, which will lose patent protection this sumer, to a newer, patent-protected drug, may define how far drugmakers can go to protect profits from generic rivals.
GOP Lawmakers Sink MT Medicaid Expansion Plan March 11, 2015 A House committee gives the bill a “do not pass” recommendation, which effectively kills Democrats’ efforts to get it on the House floor. A Republican counter-proposal that includes premiums and co-payments for Medicaid enrollees may come out of the state Senate.
ACA Arguments: Few Clues on Supreme Court Decision March 4, 2015 After hearing arguments Wednesday from both sides of a case challenging the health law's subsidies to help people buy health coverage on federal exchanges, Supreme Court justices offered little insight into how they will rule.