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Obamacare Insurance Mandate Is Struck Down by Federal Appeals Court

WASHINGTON — A federal appeals court on Wednesday struck down a central provision of the Affordable Care Act, ruling that the requirement that people have health insurance was unconstitutional. But the appeals panel did not invalidate the rest of the law, instead sending the case back to a federal district judge in Texas to “conduct… Read More »

Widespread glitches occur on 1st day of ‘Obamacare’ sign-ups

Trump administration officials say they’re working to resolve problems with HealthCare.gov following reports of widespread technical glitches on the first day of “Obamacare” sign-ups. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services said in a statement Friday that it’s aware that some consumers trying to sign up for health insurance have received error messages from the… Read More »

Federal judge freezes Trump's religious and moral exemptions to Obamacare contraception mandate

A Pennsylvania district court judge on Monday blocked the Trump administration’s exemptions from the federal birth control rules from taking effect across the U.S., less than 24 hours after a similar hold was placed in 13 states and the District of Columbia. The revised rules, which allow employers to opt out of a requirement that… Read More »

Federal judge in Texas strikes down Obamacare as unconstitutional

The HealthCare.gov 2019 web site home page as seen in Oct. 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) A federal judge in Texas has issued a ruling declaring that Obamacare is unconstitutional, creating an not only uncertainty about health care coverage for millions of Americans, but also a likely battle in the U.S. Supreme Court. Friday’s decision… Read More »