June 30th, 2011 | Comments Off on State Roundup: Calif. Braces For Budget Cuts; Mass. Weighs Premium Freeze | Posted in Health Insurance todayNews outlets examine a variety of state health policy issues.
June 30th, 2011 | Comments Off on White House Backs Boost In COBRA, Health Insurance Premium Subsidies | Posted in Health Insurance todayModern Healthcare reports that the Obama administration is supporting a temporary boost in these subsidies to help workers who have lost their jobs and, therefore, their health coverage.
June 30th, 2011 | Comments Off on Federal Appeals Court Upholds Health Law | Posted in Health Insurance todayThe majority decision, issued by a three-judge panel from the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, included the support of a Republican appointee to the federal bench -- the first to affirm the individual mandate's constitutionality.
June 30th, 2011 | Comments Off on Health Law’s Cost And Coverage Issues Draw Attention | Posted in Health Insurance todayIn an exclusive report, the Associated Press notes an unintended consequence of that health law — some older adults could pay sharply different amounts for private health insurance. Meanwhile, CQ HealthBeat reports on some recent developments in the policy debate over the health law's maintenance-of-effort provisions.
June 30th, 2011 | Comments Off on First Edition: June 30, 2011 | Posted in Health Insurance todayToday's early morning highlights from the major news organizations, including reports about yesterday's decision from the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals upholding the health law.