The Supreme Court of the United States today begins hearing oral arguments in Florida’s challenge to the 2010 health care reform law. Twenty-five other states–including Colorado– joined Florida’s lawsuit.
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The United States Senate today will vote on the Blunt Amendment, which makes the whole contraceptives controversy look like Sunday school.
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced today that the Affordable Care Act provided approximately 973,000 Colorado residents with at least one new free preventive service in 2011 through their private health insurance plans.
President Barack Obama (Pic by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kevin S. O’Brien, via Wikimedia Commons)
According to new polling, the majority of Americans do not have definite positions on a health care reform provision requiring everyone to have health insurance. The individual mandate, which is the main subject of Florida’s legal challenge to the law, is one of the measure’s more controversial sections.
According to new information, a provision in the Affordable Care Act has helped 2.5 million young adults gain health insurance since the law took effect.
The National Organization for Women (NOW), the largest organization of feminist activists in the U.S., has joined reproductive rights advocates in asking President Obama not to cave in to pressure from the Catholic leaders asking that he strike a recent decision that increases access to birth control for women.
With the final decision on whether the Obama administration will keep its original policy requiring health insurers to cover contraception without co-payments looming, women’s health advocates fear the president will capitulate to the demands of one of the biggest opponents to the policy: Catholic bishops.
Colorado U.S. Reps. Cory Gardner, Doug Lamborn and Mike Coffman lent their names to a brief filed with the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday arguing that the Supreme Court should rule the Affordable Care Act (ACA) unconstitutional.