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  • right to abortion. The organization contends that life begins at conception and opposes coverage in its health insurance plans for methods of contraception that it likens to abortion.It sued the Obama administration last year, calling the...
Still searching for health care solutions

...40 percent for the two companies, Premera Blue Cross Blue Shield and Moda Health, that provide individual health insurance plans through the federally run online marketplace. The companies cited the state's high cost of services, small market...

...companies are offering services, like credit monitoring, to those who might be affected.The Alaska Division of Insurance plans to work with officials in other affected states in looking at whether the companies followed proper procedures, said...
Changes on the horizon for school district healthcare plans

...have to be offered health insurance coverage.The district has already implemented several changes to its health insurance plan.Nearly 100 people were added to the plan when the ACA mandated that dependent children had to remain eligible for...
Rich Lowry: Thank you, Jonathan Gruber

...subsidize everyone else.Gruber crowed about the exertions undertaken to make an unpopular tax on expensive health-insurance plans, the so-called Cadillac tax, more palatable. It was levied on employers instead of employees. No one realized...
What others say: No excuse for Alaska's 'Medicaid gap'

...less than $14,859 per year. Under the law, the group wouldn't have qualified for subsidization of a private insurance plan, so an expansion of Medicaid would have provided them coverage instead.But Gov. Parnell opted not to allow that...

...ultimately surpassed initial expectations. Obama announced this week that about 8 million people had enrolled in the insurance plans.The full extent of the damage caused by the Heartbleed is unknown. The security hole exists on a vast number of...
Cal Thomas: God and Caesar (again)

...people of faith.It's going to take a Republican Congress and a Republican president with courage and a new health insurance plan to repeal Obamacare and start over with real reforms that protect religious believers and enhance health care.Readers...
Obama vs. the Little Sisters

...contraceptive and abortive drugs and sterilization, all of which Obamacare mandates that employers cover in their insurance plans. Given the ongoing delays, waivers and exemptions associated with the law, it would seem natural simply to let...
Rich Lowry: The war on Hobby Lobby

...the administration has exempted many employers with no religious objections by grandfathering their pre-mandate insurance plans. There are certainly less restrictive means of widening access to contraception. Whelan points out that government...


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