ACA Health Care Reform
35 ABA Journal ACA Health Care Reform articles.
A federal judge in Fort Worth, Texas, has ruled that the Affordable Care Act’s requirement that insurance plans cover HIV-prevention drugs violates the statutory rights of employers with religious objections. The plaintiffs had argued that providing compulsory coverage for PrEP drugs makes them “complicit in facilitating homosexual behavior.”
Sep 8, 2022 3:55 PM CDT
After the election of former President Donald Trump, many Jones Day lawyers “sailed into his White House, the Justice Department and other parts of his administration,” signaling the influence of the corporate law firm that had built a practice helping Republicans win elections and attain their political goals.
Aug 30, 2022 12:56 PM CDT
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen G. Breyer will retire from the Supreme Court, according to media reports that rely on anonymous sources. The liberal Breyer, 83, is the oldest justice on the court.
Jan 26, 2022 11:33 AM CST
Few physicians will admit to ghosting a patient. It’s the type of behavior that could lead to a lawsuit or a patient complaint to a state medical board. In some areas of medicine, patient dismissal rates are increasing, with physicians firing their patients directly and telling them to seek care elsewhere.
Oct 1, 2021 2:40 AM CDT
What are the takeaways from the most recent U.S. Supreme Court term? Several Supreme Court journalists are answering that question in stories that look at split decisions and consensus, the likely median justice and the justices most to the right.
Jul 7, 2021 10:50 AM CDT
The Affordable Care Act remains intact after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled 7-2 Thursday that challengers do not have standing to challenge the law’s requirement to carry health insurance.
Jun 17, 2021 9:11 AM CDT
Transgender patients protected in HHS interpretation
The Biden administration will protect transgender patients from discrimination in health care, reversing a decision by the Trump administration, according to an announcement…
May 10, 2021 4:33 PM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to review a Trump administration rule that barred abortion referrals by programs that receive federal funds.
Feb 22, 2021 11:50 AM CST
DOJ withdraws opposition to health care law
The U.S. Department of Justice has notified the U.S. Supreme Court that it no longer supports overturning the Affordable Care Act. The Trump…
Feb 10, 2021 4:36 PM CST
The U.S. Supreme Court justices may soon be able to settle in for some relative peace and quiet in the second half of their term. Decisions in several high-profile merits cases are being drafted and circulated.
Dec 28, 2020 9:57 AM CST
The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to decide whether the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services lawfully authorized Arkansas and New Hampshire to test work requirements for Medicaid recipients.
Dec 7, 2020 10:02 AM CST
A U.S. Supreme Court majority appeared ready to uphold most of the Affordable Care Act in oral arguments
Nov 10, 2020 3:09 PM CST
U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett mentioned “three hurdles” to overturning the Affordable Care Act when she provided written answers Tuesday to follow-up questions from Senate Judiciary Committee members.
Oct 22, 2020 2:47 PM CDT
U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett said during her confirmation hearing Tuesday she is not "hostile" to the Affordable Care Act or to any statute passed by Congress.
Oct 13, 2020 12:58 PM CDT
No other first Monday in October, the traditional start of a new U.S. Supreme Court term, ever has been like this one. With the country still in the midst of a pandemic, oral arguments will be held by telephone as they were in May. The justices and the country are still reeling from the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Sept. 18. Looming large is the coming confirmation battle over the nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett, who would add another staunch conservative to the court.
Oct 1, 2020 9:09 AM CDT
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