Capsules: How Will Obamacare Affect Workers' Health Coverage?; Federal Judge Throws Out Lawsuit Over Hospital Observation Care

Kaiser Health News: Capsules: How Will Obamacare Affect Workers' Health Coverage?; Federal Judge Throws Out Lawsuit Over Hospital Observation Care
Now on Kaiser Health News’ blog, watch KHN staff writer Jay Hancock on C-SPAN’s Washington Journal Monday morning taking questions about how the health law will affect the health insurance coverage workers get from their employers and what they need to know (9/23).

Also on the blog, Susan Jaffe reports on action related to Medicare’s observation care status: "A federal court judge in Hartford, Conn., dismissed a lawsuit Monday which was filed against the government by 14 Medicare beneficiaries who were denied nursing home coverage" (Jaffe, 9/23).

Meanwhile, Kaiser Health News staff writers Julie Appleby and Mary Agnes Carey are back for an encore, answering Washington Post reader questions about insurance marektplaces at 12 noon ET today. Check out what else is on the blog.

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