By Mary Agnes CareyTuesday's conflicting rulings could affect subsidies for millions of Americans. Jul 22
By Julie RovnerThe D.C. circuit struck down the administration's decision to offer financial help for lower-income consumers buying coverage on the federal insurance marketplace. But the 4th Circuit court in Richmond, Va., said the subsidies were valid. Jul 22
By Michelle AndrewsState proposes that many enrolled in its "private option" Medicaid expansion program contribute between $5 and $25 a month. Read: More From "Insuring Your Health" Jul 22
By Susan JaffeThe pilot projects underway at hospitals eliminate the requirement that seniors must be admitted for three days before they qualify for nursing home coverage. Jul 22
By Phil GalewitzHigh demand for care and a larger-than-expected number of older, sicker enrollees are key factors. Jul 21
By Roni Caryn RabinSome say the requirements will push older doctors to retire early, worsening the physician shortage. Jul 21
By Michelle AndrewsKHN consumer columnist Michelle Andrews points out that standards for eligibility to buy a plan off the exchange are different from eligibility for subsidies. Read: More From "Insuring Your Health" Jul 18
By Carrie Feibel, Houston Public Media"Narrow networks" keep the price of some Obamacare insurance plans low, but they also keep certain hospitals and physicians out of reach for sick patients. Jul 16
By Heidi de MarcoInitially, the restaurateur was frustrated in trying to find health insurance for her family, but her effort was ultimately successful. Now she hopes to insure her ‘work family.’ Jul 15
Medicare Modifies Controversial Hospice Drug Rule
The rule change would require additional authorization for only four types of medication. JUL 18
Half Of Texas Abortion Clinics Close Due To State Law JUL 18
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A three-judge panel for the U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington ruled Tuesday that subsidies may not be offered in the federal health exchange. The decision overturned a lower court ruling. Hours later the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals offered its own decision, which upholds the Obama administration's arguments that subsidies can be applied in the federal exchange. Tue, Jul 22
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We're here to help you navigate your way around what the new health law will mean for you, your family and what health care -- and insurance -- will cost you.
Obamacare launched a huge expansion of Medicaid that will help millions of people – and the for-profit insurers that will manage most of their care. Caution flags abound, as this series of stories shows.
Michelle Andrews helps you navigate the new insurance marketplaces.
The law contains a number of provisions that are changing the rules of health care for consumers.
Michelle Andrews writes about how changes in health care and health insurance might affect you.
These pointers will help you make sense of contradictory headlines about how much insurance could cost you when the Affordable Care Act marketplaces open for enrollment in October.
Read the full text of the 2010 federal health reform law.
Kaiser Health News' Mary Agnes Carey and other experts discuss recent and upcoming activities on Capitol Hill and elsewhere in official Washington -- part of a weekly series of video reports.
'Brace Yourself?' By Clay Bennett, Chattanooga Times Free Press
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Sandra Lopez, 41, owns a popular Mexican restaurant in Newport Beach, Calif. She has to make decisions about health insurance coverage for her family and her business under the Affordable Care Act.
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