Supreme Court

    • Advocates And Critics Brace For High Court Decision On Contraceptive Mandate

      The Supreme Court is expected to release its ruling today on a case brought by the owners of Hobby Lobby craft store and Conestoga Wood Specialties Corp., who object to being forced to offer some types of birth control.

      (Daily Report) Jun 30

    • Political Cartoon: 'This Is Lumbar Puncture?' By Dan Piraro

      Take a look at KHN's lighter side, featuring today's cartoon and health policy haiku.

      (Daily Report) Jun 30

    • First Edition: June 30, 2014

      Today's early morning highlights from the major news organizations, including an announcement coming today for a new VA secretary and expectations for a Supreme Court decision on the challenge to the health law's contraceptive mandate by two for-profit companies.

      (Daily Report) Jun 30

    • Waiting On The Supreme Court's Contraceptive Mandate Decision

      The Fiscal Times examines the issues before the Supreme Court on a contraceptive mandate case. Other outlets look at how the health law marketplaces interact with private insurance sales and also at a decision by Sodexo to restore health benefits to thousands of college cafeteria workers after initially blaming the health law for dropping them.

      (Daily Report) Jun 27

    • Supreme Court Strikes Down Mass. Buffer Zone For Abortion Clinics

      The state had banned protesters within 35 feet of abortion clinics but the ruling by Chief Justice John Roberts said that infringed on First Amendment rights.

      (Daily Report) Jun 27

    • First Edition: June 25, 2014

      Today's early morning highlights from the major news organizations, including a report about a recent analysis that finds new health plan enrollees are showing high rates of serious health conditions.

      (Daily Report) Jun 25

    • Still Waiting On High Court's Decision On Birth Control Coverage Mandate

      A decision could be issued any day. Also still in the mix is the court's ruling on a First Amendment challenge to a Massachusetts law that established a 35-foot buffer zone to restric demonstrators outside of abortion clinics.

      (Daily Report) Jun 23

    • First Edition: June 23, 2014

      Today's early morning highlights from the major news organizations, including news stories about healthcare.gov management changes.

      (Daily Report) Jun 23

    • High Court Decision Imminent On Health Law's Birth Control Mandate

      Also pending is a decision regarding free speech arguments against a Massachusetts law that creates a buffer zone around abortion clinics to keep protesters from patients.

      (Daily Report) Jun 19

    • High Court Allows Anti-Abortion Groups To Challenge Ohio Law Banning False Speech

      The Ohio campaign law makes it illegal to lie about political candidates. The case originated after the Susan B. Anthony List accused Democratic Rep. Steve Driehaus of voting for "taxpayer-funded abortion" because he supported the Affordable Care Act. But he said the claims were false because both the health law and a related presidential order prohibit federal abortion funding.

      (Daily Report) Jun 17