The U.S. Supreme Court agreed on Tuesday to consider religious objections made by corporations to a provision of Obamacare requiring employers to provide health insurance that covers birth control.
Oral arguments will likely be scheduled for March, with a ruling due by June.
Only 15 states perform thorough background checks on childcare workers paid by the federal government, according to the Health and Human Services (HHS) inspector general.
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius was unable to say if health plans under Obamacare would force Americans to pay for abortions. Life News reports:
Midway through Tuesday’s testimony Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius was grilled by Republican lawmakers over concerns that the faulty website does not have adequate security or privacy protections.
Embattled Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius defended the Affordable Care Act during a congressional hearing about the law’s disastrous rollout on Wednesday.
The National Library of Medicine (NLM) is “mining” Facebook and Twitter to improve its social media footprint and to assess how Tweets can be used as “change-agents” for health behaviors.
The NLM, a division of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), will have software installed on government computers that will store data from social media as part of a $30,000 project announced last week.
Congressional Republicans on Friday threatened to subpoena the Department of Health and Human Services over the disastrous rollout of a federal health care website unless Secretary Kathleen Sebelius turns over previously requested documents.
Craft store Hobby Lobby filed papers with the Supreme Court on Monday asking it to take a look at its case against the Obama administration’s mandate that the company must pay for birth control and abortion-causing drugs for employees.
My must read of the day is “5 Obamacare questions Kathleen Sebelius won’t answer” in Politico.