- Report: Health insurer Humana considering a sale Updated: May-29-15 4:19 pm
Humana shares soared well beyond all-time high prices Friday afternoon on speculation that the company, one of the nation's biggest health insurers, might be up for sale.
- Administration asks judge to toss House health care suit Updated: May-28-15 4:39 pm
WASHINGTON - A skeptical federal judge grilled Obama administration lawyers Thursday over the House GOP's health care lawsuit, sounding unlikely to side with the president and dismiss the case.
- Health law court case winner could be political loser Updated: May-27-15 2:19 pm
WASHINGTON - The party that wins the impending Supreme Court decision on President Barack Obama's health care law could be the political loser.
- Florida Senate offers health care coverage compromise Updated: May-26-15 5:04 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Republican leaders in the Florida Senate offered up a revamped health care proposal Tuesday in an effort to end a budget stalemate that threatens to shut down state government, but the proposal was immediately rejected by Gov. Rick Scott and House GOP leaders.
- GOP likely to feel the heat if court decision guts Obamacare Updated: May-26-15 3:16 am
WASHINGTON - A Supreme Court ruling due in a few weeks could wipe out health insurance for millions of people covered by President Barack Obama's health care law. But it's Republicans - not White House officials - who have been talking about damage control.
- Correction: Health Exchange Fees story Updated: May-18-15 4:29 pm
DENVER - In a story May 18 about health insurance exchange fees, The Associated Press misidentified a researcher from Georgetown University's Center on Health Insurance Reforms. He was Kevin Lucia, not Justin Giovannelli.
- Legislators agree to do budget, health care during session Updated: May-15-15 8:28 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Florida's Republican-led Legislature will return to the state Capitol in June and try to do what they couldn't do during their 60-day session that crashed to a halt.
- Wyden zips among issues, colleagues, re-election bid Updated: May-15-15 8:53 am
WASHINGTON - Running flat out for a new term at home and tiptoeing through tough issues in the Capitol, Ron Wyden brags that he's "different, like Oregon."
- Ige administration plans changes for health exchange Updated: May-14-15 12:19 am
HONOLULU - Gov. David Ige's administration says Hawaii's health insurance exchange will have to make changes to comply with federal Affordable Care Act.
- North Carolina editorial roundup Updated: May-13-15 4:48 pm
Recent editorials from North Carolina newspapers:
- INSIDE WASHINGTON: No fallout for congressional health plan Updated: May-13-15 1:27 pm
WASHINGTON - If the Supreme Court rules the way most Republicans want in the latest health overhaul case, GOP lawmakers who now have insurance coverage under President Barack Obama's law might have some explaining to do.
- AP-GfK Poll: Doubts on court's fairness in health law case Updated: May-11-15 7:24 am
WASHINGTON - Many people in the United States doubt that the Supreme Court can rule fairly in the latest litigation jeopardizing President Barack Obama's health care law.
- Florida budget snarled as governor challenges 'Obamacare' Updated: May-08-15 7:52 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Florida Gov. Rick Scott, a longtime opponent of "Obamacare," made a startling announcement shortly after his mother's death, going on TV two years ago to explain that he had dropped his objections to President Barack Obama's health care overhaul.
- Georgia budget allows state to seek Medicaid changes Updated: May-07-15 8:02 pm
ATLANTA - The top executive at Georgia's largest safety-net hospital said Thursday he is pleased to see signs that state officials could seek federal approval to make changes to its Medicaid program.
- Senate adopts GOP budget targeting 'Obamacare' Updated: May-05-15 8:43 pm
WASHINGTON - The Senate on Tuesday adopted a GOP budget that paves the way for an assault on President Barack Obama's health care law this summer and a partisan showdown over spending bills this fall.
- Texas, Kansas to back Florida lawsuit against administration Updated: May-04-15 6:17 pm
FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida - Governors in Kansas and Texas said Monday they'll support Florida Gov. Rick Scott's fight against the Obama administration to free billions of federal hospital dollars even if the states don't expand Medicaid.
- More executive turnover at MNsure as chief plans to resign Updated: May-04-15 5:27 pm
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - MNsure's chief executive announced his resignation Monday, paving the way for a third leadership shakeup at the beleaguered agency in less than two years.
- Munger says US health care system is too expensive, complex Updated: May-04-15 1:26 pm
OMAHA, Nebraska - Berkshire Hathaway's Vice Chairman Charlie Munger says the American health care system remains too complicated and expensive.
- GOP divided as Supreme Court ruling on health care law nears Updated: Apr-30-15 11:52 am
WASHINGTON - Sen. Ron Johnson was elected to Congress in 2010 as an adamant foe of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul. Yet facing a Supreme Court decision that could disrupt how that law functions, the Wisconsin Republican is among many in the GOP who want Congress to react with caution.