Category: Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)

Contraceptive Mandate Question Thrown Back to Lower Courts

May 25th, 2016
The much debated contraceptive mandate has made headlines once again. Only this time it is for a decision not being made. The Supreme Court vs. Contraceptive Mandate On May 16, 2016 the Supreme Court of the United States deferred deciding whether fait… more »

Healthcare in the News: King vs. Burwell

June 24th, 2015
The Supreme Court of the United States will soon be making a decision on a case that could affect millions of people. The case of King vs. Burwell will decide whether those who use the federal marketplace to buy their health insurance will be allowed to… more »

New Proposal for Contraceptive Coverage

September 3rd, 2014
On August 22, 2014, the Obama administration proposed new regulations to address the religious objections a number of non-profit organizations and private companies have to providing contraceptive coverage for their employees. How the Proposal Works U… more »

Millions of Americans Receive Extra Enrollment Time

April 9th, 2014
While March 31 was the deadline to sign up for tax-payer subsidized health coverage, millions of Americans could get extra time to enroll. Special Enrollment Periods The Department of Health and Human Services posted information on its site that outli… more »

Online Marketplaces Open to Mixed Reviews

October 16th, 2013
Online marketplaces, also known as health insurance exchanges, opened for business on Tuesday, October 1st. Technical Difficulties More than 2.8 million visitors came to, the federal site that runs more than 30 online exchanges, the fir… more »