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Stories with subject: Health care policy
  • What to know about 'BernieCare,' Sanders' health overhaul story has photos
    Updated: Nov-28-15 8:42 am

    WASHINGTON - The most ambitious "repeal and replace" health care plan from a presidential candidate comes from Sen. Bernie Sanders, not from a Republican.

  • Clarification: Congress-Health Repeal story story has photos
    Updated: Nov-25-15 3:58 pm

    WASHINGTON - In a story Nov. 24, The Associated Press listed Sen. Kelly Ayotte, R-N.H., as one of several Republican senators who might find it difficult to vote for a bill eliminating federal money for Planned Parenthood.

  • Arkansas health task force nearing recommendations 
    Updated: Nov-24-15 7:22 pm

    LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - A legislative task force looking at the future of Arkansas' hybrid Medicaid program is nearing a deadline for recommendations.

  • Media groups get involved in author's lawsuit in Montana 
    Updated: Nov-23-15 6:40 pm

    HELENA, Montana - A pending lawsuit by "Into the Wild" author Jon Krakauer will be the nation's first test following the U.S. Supreme Court's 2012 Obamacare ruling of whether state education officials can use the threat of lost federal funding to justify refusing public records requests.

  • Swing state Colorado mulls universal health care proposal 
    Updated: Nov-22-15 12:19 pm

    DENVER - A new plan for government-run health care that covers everyone is coming from a surprising corner: Colorado, a politically moderate swing state where Republicans and Democrats often share control of state government.

  • Bevin to roll back health reform, alter marriage licenses 
    Updated: Nov-06-15 5:09 pm

    FRANKFORT, Kentucky - Kentucky Gov.-elect Matt Bevin vowed Friday to protect a county clerk's religious objections to same-sex marriage and pledged to roll back the state's version of health care reform, potentially removing health insurance for some of the 400,000 people who qualified under the state's expanded Medicaid program.

  • 4th Supreme Court go-round for 5-year-old Obama health law story has photos
    Updated: Nov-06-15 3:47 pm

    WASHINGTON - Religion, birth control and President Barack Obama's health care overhaul are converging in yet another high-profile dispute at the Supreme Court.

  • GOP wins Kentucky governor's race in top state election story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Nov-04-15 1:33 am

    Kentucky voters on Tuesday elected just the second Republican in four decades to hold the governor's office, in a race that hinged largely on President Barack Obama's signature legislation, the Affordable Care Act.

  • Health exchange hopes to move past troubles in 3rd go-round 
    Updated: Nov-02-15 1:41 pm

    CARSON CITY, Nevada - It's survived an IT meltdown and attempts to kill it in the Legislature. It's now facing the loss of two insurance carriers and an effort to constitutionally ban it.

  • Prices, politics challenge health law's 3rd sign-up season story has photos
    Updated: Nov-01-15 11:02 am

    WASHINGTON - The government's insurance website is faster and easier to use, but as a third sign-up season gets underway, President Barack Obama's health care law is approaching limits.