An amendment from Gov. Bob McDonnell would prevent insurance plans in the new state health exchange being created under the Affordable Care Act from covering women seeking abortions.
Democrats from the House Caucus held a press conference Thursday calling on Gov. Bob McDonnell and Virginia’s GOP to expand Medicaid and implement a state run health exchange.
The old saw about PR is that if you have news that you need to get out, but really don’t want getting out, you do it on a Friday, the later in the day, the better. In that context, then, we have the news release from the McDonnell administration issued at 4:35 p.m. Friday reporting that Virginia will not be pursuing a state-based health benefits exchange for 2014.
Between now and Dec. 7, Medicare will be accepting enrollment for next year.
American consumers have saved an estimated $2.1 billion on health insurance premiums as a result of two important provisions of ObamaCare (Affordable Care Act) that protect consumers from excessive premiums.
Bob Goodlatte sent a grossly misleading email to Sixth District voters following the Supreme Court’s decision upholding the Affordable Care Act (ACA)
The U.S. Supreme Court issued a 5-4 ruling June 28 upholding President Obama’s health care legislation, which includes a requirement that all people have health insurance. That same day the nation’s largest agricultural organization voiced its apprehension
I am disappointed in the court’s ultimate decision today. Virginia’s legal argument has always been that there was no constitutional basis for the federal health insurance mandate, and that the health care law should be struck down in its entirety. The court’s decision has saddled us with a budget-busting health care law that will most assuredly increase health care costs and thrust a new tax on the American people
Few people saw the split decision of the Supreme Court on the 2010 health-care reform law coming, both in terms of the substance of the ruling, that the individual mandate is indeed constitutional, and in the makeup of the 5-4 majority