Supreme Court

    • First Edition: May 18, 2012

      Today's early morning highlights from the major news organizations, report that congressional conservatives are fighting amongst themselves over health law strategies.

      (Daily Report) May 18, 2012

    • GOP Makes Plans To Pursue After The High Court Rules On The Health Law

      If the law is upheld, Republicans plan to take to the floor to "tear out" the law's most controversial provisions, Politico reports. Meanwhile, in related news, Reuters reports on the questionable fate of lesser known, but still controversial, aspects of the health law -- billions of dollars in new taxes.

      (Daily Report) May 17, 2012

    • First Edition: May 17, 2012

      Today's early morning highlights from the major news organizations, including reports about the deadline set by the federal government regarding the creation of state-based health insurance exchanges.

      (Daily Report) May 17, 2012

    • Insurers Have $1 Trillion Riding On The Health Law's Future

      According to a Bloomberg Government study, much of this new revenue would result from the health law's Medicaid expansion and subsidies to help people purchase health insurance, and it all is contingent on the Supreme Court upholding the law.

      (Daily Report) May 15, 2012

    • GOP's Medicare Plan Has Some Candidates Playing Defense

      The budget plan advanced by Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., has become a hot topic in many congressional races. One example is the Illinois race between Rep. Joe Walsh, a Republican, and Democratic challenger and Iraqi war veteran Tammy Duckworth.

      (Daily Report) May 14, 2012

    • Rule Requires Insurers To Credit Health Law When Issuing Consumer Rebates

      The rule, which was finalized Friday, will result in an estimated $1.3 billion in rebates for nearly 16 million Americans.

      (Daily Report) May 14, 2012

    • First Edition: May 14, 2012

      Today's early morning highlights from the major news organizations, including a report about how the Ryan budget plan -- specifically, its Medicare changes -- is playing in congressional races.

      (Daily Report) May 14, 2012

    • With Health Issues In Flux, Lawmakers And Lobbyists Struggle With Strategies

      Politico Pro interviewed six health care lobbyists and found that, in their view, much of their strategic planning has to do with the Supreme Court's upcoming health law decision and the outcome of the November elections. But some lawmakers are signaling hope that 2012 could be the year to address Medicare's "doc fix" problem.

      (Daily Report) May 11, 2012

    • Health On The Hill: Federal Budget: Health Care Politics Trumps Policy (Video)

      KHN’s Mary Agnes Carey and Jackie Judd discuss the congressional wrangling over the federal budget and what's ahead for the automatic cuts scheduled for December.

      (Daily Report) May 10, 2012

    • How Much Muscle Is Behind HHS' Power To 'Scrutinize' Rate Increases?

      Politico examines HHS's ability to protect consumers from "unreasonable" premium increases. Meanwhile, The Hill reports on a study analyzing how many insurance plans should be allowed in state-based health exchanges.

      (Daily Report) May 09, 2012