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Hobby Lobby Protest

Supreme Court: Companies With Religious Objections Don’t Have To Cover Contraception

The 5-4 ruling in the so-called “Hobby Lobby” case upheld the right of the Oklahoma-based Hobby Lobby craft stores — 600 nationwide — to opt out of a provision of Obamacare that mandates free birth control.

06/30/2014

Hobby Lobby Protest

Supreme Court Expected To Rule On ‘Hobby Lobby’ Contraception Case

The rights of women and the powers of employers will be up against each other on Monday, in a case stemming from Obamacare.

06/29/2014

A doctor wears a stethoscope during an examination (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Team-Based Medical Care Gaining Steam, Backed By Physicians Groups

A team might include a nurse practitioner, a physician assistant, a medical assistant, a care coordinator, a nurse and an office manager. Even a dietician or clinical pharmacist may be part of the team.

04/18/2014

Screen capture of New York State of Health website

960,000 Enrolled For Health Insurance Before Deadline In N.Y. State

The New York State Health Exchange said Wednesday that more than 960,000 New Yorkers have enrolled for insurance coverage by the final deadline the day before.

04/16/2014

Woman Looks At Affordable Care Act Online (KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Administration Adds More Time For Some Health Care Applicants

The Obama administration has extended the deadline for enrollment in the Affordable Care Act.

03/25/2014

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius  (file/credit: Getty Images)

HHS Secretary In NJ To Push Health Insurance Enrollment Ahead Of Next Week’s Deadline

Those who fail to sign up for health insurance by next Monday will not be able to enroll until next year and will have to pay a penalty on their taxes.

03/24/2014

Can My Health Insurance Cover My Spouse?

Whether or not your health insurance can cover your spouse depends on your specific policy.

03/20/2014

Does My Health Insurance Work Outside Of The United States?

Most health plans do not cover medical services outside of the United States.

03/20/2014

Who Can I Contact With Problems About My Insurer?

Under the Affordable Care Act, consumers have the right to appeal decisions made by their health insurance company.

03/20/2014

Can I Pay For A Dentist With My Health Insurance?

For children, those younger than 19, dental care is a pediatric service that must be covered as an essential benefit.

03/20/2014

Can My Health Insurance Cover My Children?

Whether or not your health insurance can cover your children depends on your specific policy.

03/20/2014

Does My Health Insurance Cover Substance Abuse Treatment?

Almost all health insurance policies are now required to cover substance abuse treatment under the Affordable Care Act.

03/12/2014

Does My Health Insurance Cover Mental Illness Care?

Almost all health insurance policies are now required to cover mental illness care under the Affordable Care Act.

03/12/2014

What Should I Do If My Insurer Denies A Claim?

If your insurer denies a claim, you have two options for appeal: internally with the insurance company and externally with the government.

03/12/2014

Are Prescription Drugs Covered Under My Health Insurance?

Under the Affordable Care Act, most health insurance policies must cover prescription drugs.

03/12/2014

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