Monthly Archives: July 2013

Rules on “Minimum Essential Coverage” and Contraception Benefits

Federal authorities implementing the health reform law issued several pieces of important guidance late last week. Continue reading

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State insurance chief, health exchange differ on kids’ dental care

At issue is whether pediatric dental care should be sold separately or as part of the basic health insurance package sold through Covered California. Continue reading

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Rivkin and Casey: ObamaCare Challenge

By defining the mandate as a tax, one that will not be uniformly applied, the Supreme Court ran afoul of the Constitution. Continue reading

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OpEd: A Hidden Consensus on Health Care

There’s actually a real bipartisan consensus about how the American health care system ought to be reformed. Continue reading

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Obamacare Updates on Pay or Play and Contraceptive Benefits

Feds Offer Short Reprieve from Individual Mandate, Finalize Rules on “Minimum Essential Coverage” and Contraception Benefits Continue reading

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IRS Postpones Employer Mandate Until 2015

the Treasury Department announced it is delaying the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act’s employer “shared responsibility” penalties and related employer and insurer reporting obligations until 2015. Continue reading

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