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New spotlight on state responses to health-care lawCommunity Bridges, Shadowbrook, Graniterock, New Leaf Community Markets tell ...How Did The Health Care Mandate Get Here?Seeking health care is an act of commerceThe Individual Mandate's Growth In UnpopularityCaldwell expects court to strike down health care lawMyFoxAL.com - FOX 6 NewsIf Supreme Court scraps health-care law, who wins ...Millions could lose benefits if health care law is struck downSCOTUS votes on health careMedicaid expansion also at issue in health care debateSupreme Court stats don't bode well for health lawSenate hopefuls would repeal health lawMichael Tomasky on Mitt Romney's Obamacare NightmareA Health Law at Risk Gives Insurers PauseWhat Supreme Court? Obama defends healthcare law, skirts debate

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Senate puts members on record for or against Obama law requiring free birth ...
Washington PostMarch 1, 2012

Roy Blunt that would allow employers and insurers citing moral or religious grounds to opt out of the requirement under Obama's implementation of the new health care law. Asked while campaigning in battleground Ohio if he supported Blunt's measure, ...more »

Senate rejects Republican birth control challenge
ReutersMarch 2, 2012

By David Morgan and Thomas Ferraro | WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senate narrowly backed a key plank of President Barack Obama's healthcare law on Thursday by rejecting a sweeping Republican measure that would have allowed employers to opt out of birth ...more »

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New spotlight on state responses to health-care law
Washington PostMarch 31, 2012

Variations in the way states have moved to implement the the 2010 federal health-care law have taken on greater significance after last week's Supreme Court hearings, whose tone heightened speculation that the statute would be overturned.more »

Community Bridges, Shadowbrook, Graniterock, New Leaf Community Markets tell ...
San Jose Mercury NewsMarch 31, 2012

By JONDI GUMZ - Santa Cruz Sentinel Editor's Note: Sentinel health care reporter Jondi Gumz asked CEOs at four large local employers what changes they have seen in health coverage since the Affordable Care Act was signed into law two years ago.more »

How Did The Health Care Mandate Get Here?
NPRMarch 31, 2012

by NPR Staff The US Supreme Court heard arguments this week over key aspects of President Obama's health care law, including the expansion of Medicaid and whether the court even had the right to hear the case. But the core of the challenge mounted ...more »

Seeking health care is an act of commerce
Washington PostMarch 31, 2012

The question posed by Justice Anthony M. Kennedy [“Justices express doubts about health-care law,” front page, March 28] has been cited as a key point in the Affordable Care Act case: “Can you create commerce in order to regulate it?more »

The Individual Mandate's Growth In Unpopularity
NPRMarch 31, 2012

The US Supreme Court heard arguments this week over key aspects of President Obama's health care law, including the expansion of Medicaid and whether the court even had the right to hear the case. But the core of the challenge mounted against the ...more »

Caldwell expects court to strike down health care law
Monroe News StarMarch 31, 2012

Otherwise, he fears the costs associated with implementing the health care reform in Louisiana could put many small businesses in dire financial straits. “This is not good if this law is upheld,” he said. Caldwell, one of many attorneys general from ...more »

MyFoxAL.com - FOX 6 NewsIf Supreme Court scraps health-care law, who wins ...
WBRCMarch 31, 2012

By Linda Feldmann After a rare three days of argument at the Supreme Court, President Obama's health-care reform sits in limbo -- and will stay there until June, when the court is expected to rule on its constitutionality. Until then, at least, ...more »

Millions could lose benefits if health care law is struck down
Worcester TelegramMarch 31, 2012

By Richard Martin TAMPA BAY TIMES While the Supreme Court deliberates behind closed doors, nearly 8 million Americans who already are benefiting from the Affordable Care Act may be awaiting the court's decision on the fate of the landmark health reform ...more »

SCOTUS votes on health care
msnbc.comMarch 31, 2012

a husband host of questions this morning, the supreme court met behind closed doors on friday on president obama 's health care law . meanwhile, the political implications will be made whether the law is changed or not. joining me is medical doctor and ...more »

Medicaid expansion also at issue in health care debate
The Ledger (blog)March 31, 2012

But Attorney General Pam Bondi, who has led Florida's legal challenge of the health care act, said that argument is unrealistic and that Florida and the other states are facing massive spending increases as the result of the federal law.more »

Supreme Court stats don't bode well for health law
Boston HeraldMarch 31, 2012

The statistics hold up pretty well, and offer gloomy tidings for the Obama administration and its health care law. Reporters and analysts who cover the court approach predicting the justices in various ways — some more confident in their judgment than ...more »

Senate hopefuls would repeal health law
Omaha World-HeraldMarch 31, 2012

By Robynn Tysver If the US Supreme Court throws out the federal health care law, the question becomes: "What then?" All three major Republican candidates for US Senate in Nebraska support the repeal of President Barack Obama's Patient Protection and ...more »

Michael Tomasky on Mitt Romney's Obamacare Nightmare
Daily BeastMarch 31, 2012

by Michael Tomasky Mar 31, 2012 4:45 AM EDT Sure, it'll be a setback for the Obama campaign if the Supreme Court strikes down the health-care law. But it may well be worse for Romney. Everybody is speculating about what the impact on President Obama ...more »

A Health Law at Risk Gives Insurers Pause
New York TimesMarch 31, 2012

The effort was not a waste of time, said Christine Pollack, vice president of government affairs at the Retail Industry Leaders Association, a trade group that represents large retailers and opposed the law. “There has been an important dialogue that ...more »

What Supreme Court? Obama defends healthcare law, skirts debate
ReutersMarch 31, 2012

President Barack Obama defended his healthcare reform effort on Friday without mentioning the Supreme Court justices who hold the law's fate in their hands. Obama's healthcare legislation, considered his signature domestic policy achievement, ...more »

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