Aug 13th, 2015
The U.S. Supreme Court ruling in the case of Obergefell v. Hodges on June 26, 2015 — granting same-sex couples the right to marry in all 50 U.S. states — was a real boon for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) community. Among other things, it means health plans now have to recognize ...
Jun 25th, 2015
The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that federal subsidies are legal under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) for those individuals who purchase insurance from federally run healthcare exchanges. The 6-3 decision in King v. Burwell marks a major victory for proponents of the ACA, or Obamacare. As CNN reported: The income-based subsidies are crucial to ...
Jun 29th, 2012
The U.S. Supreme Court announced June 28 a decision to uphold the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) in its entirety. The court ruled that the individual mandate—among the most controversial aspects of the 2010 health care reform act—was a constitutionally allowable tax. The vote was 5 to 4. Supreme Court Affirms Affordable Care ...
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Nov 15th, 2011
The Supreme Court said Monday it will hear arguments next March over President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul. Health Care Reform Law To Be Addressed By Supreme Court was last modified: November 16th, 2011 by admin aapc...
In CMS
Nov 18th, 2008
A federal district court last month found Medicare and some of its contractors had unlawfully limited payments for DuoNeb, an inhalation drug used to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, according to The New York Times. Court Finds Medicare Policy Unlawful was last modified: July 5th, 2011 by admin aapc...