Supreme Court’s White Lie on Obamacare

Suzanne Fields, The GOP-majority Supreme Court saved President Barack Obama’s bacon Thursday with a political ruling that papered over his signature Affordable Care Act. Writing for the majority in the 6-3 King v. Burwell decision, Chief Justice John Roberts noted that the 900-page law was written behind closed doors with little debate or amendment and… [Read More]

What marriage means in money: the pros and cons

Now You Can Get Married. Gay or Not, Here’s What You Gain—and Lose.  The U.S. Supreme Court just legalized gay marriage nationwide. If same-sex couples get married, they gain access to hundreds of legal and financial benefits. They—and anybody else thinking about marrying—also bear some often-overlooked costs and responsibilities. Even couples who have been together… [Read More]

One Governor Just Sent A Letter To Obama And Threatened Him With This If He Doesn’t Back Off

Indiana’s Republican Gov. Mike Pence — once considered a possible 2016 contender in the race for president — has told the current occupant of the White House to take his EPA rules and…well, shove off, so to speak. The Hoosier State, says Pence in a strongly worded letter to President Obama, is ready to ignore… [Read More]

U.S. top court backs Obamacare, president says it’s here to stay

The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday rejected a conservative legal challenge that could have doomed President Barack Obama’s healthcare law, upholding nationwide tax subsidies crucial to his signature domestic policy achievement. Obama strode into the White House Rose Garden after the ruling to declare that the law known as Obamacare is working, helping millions of… [Read More]

Obamacare Subsidy Fix? Not Likely, Say House Republicans

Conservative skepticism is an ominous sign for beneficiaries and industry stakeholders. Ahead of an imminent Supreme Court ruling that could erase health insurance subsidies for an estimated 6 million Americans, some House Republicans are pouring cold water on plans by party leaders to temporarily extend the tax breaks under Obamacare. The objections are an ominous… [Read More]

Biggest Health Insurers are Getting Bigger Under Obamacare

America’s biggest health insurers are about to get even bigger, driven into a wave of consolidation by Obamacare’s new regulations and markets. Anthem’s disclosure Saturday that it’s offered about $47 billion for Cigna Corp. is the first public confirmation the deal-making is in full swing. Cigna rejected the offer on Sunday, despite Anthem’s attempt to… [Read More]

South Korea reports two more deaths in MERS outbreak, three new cases

South Korea’s health ministry reported on Monday two more deaths in the country’s Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) outbreak, bringing the number of fatalities to 27. The ministry also confirmed three new cases, taking the total to 172 in an outbreak that is the largest outside Saudi Arabia. The new fatalities were aged in their… [Read More]

Half-Baked: Obama Executive Overreach Makes Its Way to Your Dinner Table

Eric Peterson,  If you had to name a theme for Obama’s second term, it would be regulatory overreach. Despite the repeated rejection of the President’s most controversial proposals by lawmakers, Mr. Obama has turned to his “pen and his phone” (and the vast government bureaucracy he controls) to enact his extreme and often unpopular agenda…. [Read More]

Feds Announce Largest Ever Criminal Medical Fraud Takedown

Feds Announce Largest Ever Medical Fraud Takedown The government charged 243 people in the largest ever healthcare fraud scheme totaling $712 million. Miami, FL Number of Individuals Charged: 73 Total Fraudulent Amount: $263 million Miami had the highest number of offenses of false billings for mental health services, pharmacy fraud and home health care. Texas… [Read More]

Hillary Finally Breaks Her Silence On A Huge Issue By Stabbing Obama In The Back

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said she would “probably not” vote for Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) if she was still in the Senate today. TPA is legislation championed by both the Republican leadership and President Obama. In an interview on KNPB with Nevada political reporter Jon Ralston Thursday, Clinton reiterated her history in the upper… [Read More]