Obamacare

Supreme Court Upholds Obama's Affordable Care Act

The Federalist’s Domenech: Republicans ‘Dodged A Bullet’ With Obamacare Ruling

Ben Domenech, publisher at The Federalist and Senior Fellow at The Heartland Institute, says Justice John Roberts “bent over backward” to save Obamacare and “avoid a real plain text reading of what the law actually said.”

06/26/2015

The US Supreme Court in Washington, DC. (Credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Economist Chris Butler: Stock Market Response To Ruling On Obamacare Only A ‘Sugar High’

“Reality will prevail, and reality is probably less enthusiastic than some of these stocks behaved yesterday, that’s for sure. Tenet Healthcare was up twelve percent yesterday; I really don’t think that it was that meaningful to Tenet Healthcare, but you’re right. This is a sugar high. Enjoy it while it’s here,” he said.

06/26/2015

(People celebrate in front of the US Supreme Court after ruling was announced bolstering the Affordable Care Act.  Photo by Mark Wilson/ Getty Images)

Across US and Locally, Cheers Accompany Supreme Court Decision Bolstering Obamacare

The 6-3 decision is a relief to a some 300,000 Pennsylvanians who faced losing their coverage if the high court’s ruling had gone the other way.

06/25/2015

Zeoli Show Log 6.17.15

3:01pm- Former Spokane NAACP leader Rachel Dolezal told Today that the Caitlyn Jenner story resonated with her. 3:15pm- Rich is joined by Rich Weinstein to discuss Obamacare and what impact the King vs. Burwell Supreme Court […]

06/20/2015

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Wolf Administration Gets OK For Backup Healthcare Exchange if Needed

The Obama administration has given conditional approval for Pennsylvania to set up a health care marketplace in the event that the US Supreme Court upends the federal health care law.

06/16/2015

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Local Legal Experts See Politics At Work In U.S. Supreme Court Arguments On Affordable Care Act Case

The court arguments lasted just over an hour, but the decision could have long-range consequences.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/04/2015

The US Supreme Court in Washington, DC. (Credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Supreme Court Hears Affordable Care Act Tax Subsidies Suit Wednesday

The plaintiffs say that means residents of states like New Jersey and Pennsylvania — which did not establish their own exchanges — are not entitled to credits.

03/04/2015

The seal of the Federal Communications Commission hangs inside the hearing room at the FCC headquarters February 26, 2015 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Senator Jim DeMint Speaks Out Against Net Neutrality

Chris Stigall talked to former Senator and current President of the Heritage Foundation, Jim DeMint, on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT from the Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington DC.

02/27/2015

(The US government's web site with official information about the new health care law is at healthcare.gov.  File image)

Obamacare Open Enrollments Up By 3.2 Million This Year

Kevin Counihan, CEO of the federal health insurance marketplace, says it was a “blowout” weekend for enrollment, which he says helped push signups ten percent higher than projected.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/18/2015

(The federal government's healthcare.gov web site contained prominent warnings as the signup deadline approached.)

Health Care Officials Warn Uninsured Americans To Get Signed Up By Midnight Sunday

The deadline is Sunday night, and health officials, advocates, and insurers are all urging the uninsured not to wait until Sunday to sign up.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/13/2015

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Three Republican Congressmen in Philadelphia To Call For Repeal of Portion of Obamacare

Among the Republican US congressmen on stage in support of the repeal of the 2.3-percent tax on medical devices was Rep. Patrick Meehan (R-Pa.).

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/10/2015

Rich Zeoli Talks To Federalist Writer About Vaccines

Rich Zeoli talked with Ben Domenech, from the Federalist, on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT about the political debate over mandating vaccines for children.

02/03/2015

JANUARY 08: Steven Brill attends the TIME Book Party for America's Bitter Pill By Steven Brill at the Time Life Building on January 8, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by D Dipasupil/Getty Images for TIME)

Steven Brill: ‘You Can’t Allow People To Charge What They Want When It’s Life Or Death’

Steven Brill, author of America’s Bitter Pill: Money, Politics, Back-Room Deals, and the Fight to Fix Our Broken Healthcare System told WPHT morning host Chris Stigall what he feels is wrong with Obamacare and who is getting rich from it.

01/23/2015

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Tax Information Starting To Come Through, Which Means April 15 Isn’t Far Away

As April 15 approaches, it’s helpful to know what you could face when you file this time around.

01/18/2015

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As Tax Season Nears, Those Insured Through Obamacare Have Extra Figuring To Do

People who bought health insurance through the federal marketplace last year face extra steps on their 2014 tax returns, and maybe extra taxes too.

01/08/2015

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