Members of Congress quizzed an administration official about the implementation of Obamacare at a hearing on Thursday morning, raising questions about the risks of fraud and rising health insurance prices.
The arts and crafts chain Hobby Lobby won a preliminary injunction on Friday prohibiting the federal government from fining the business for not offering certain contraceptives that violate the owners’ religious convictions.
Key parts of Obamacare have been delayed recently due to the administration’s failure to implement the law in time for its scheduled rollout. These delays raise questions about the healthcare overhaul viability in the eyes of congressional critics and some healthcare experts. Here are the top five remaining questions about the law and its impact.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R., Ky.) and Minority Whip John Cornyn (R., Texas) expressed alarm over the Obama administration’s reported efforts to get professional sports organizations to promote the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, in letters to the commissioners of six leagues on Friday.
A government watchdog group is seeking clarity into how an election regulation is enforced on government employees.
The Obama administration’s ongoing difficulty in implementing Obamacare is forcing the president to chip away at other parts of the law, rankling allies and potentially giving its critics more ammunition to criticize and even undo the law.
The Health and Human Services Department released drafts of Obamacare showing that applying for health care “could be as daunting as your taxes,” according to the Associated Press.
The Department of Health and Human Services is limiting the amount that private insurance companies can invest in fraud prevention, according to testimony at a House subcommittee hearing on Wednesday.
The Obama administration today released revised rules governing how Obamacare’s contraception mandate applies to religious entities, immediately raising objections from the attorneys of several religious groups.
A major federal grant recipient has agreed to pay millions of dollars to settle allegations that it defrauded Medicare and Medicaid by offering kickbacks to doctors who referred patients to its cardiology program.