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Supreme Court Justice Stays Implementation Of Controversial Obamacare Provision

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonya Sotomayor has temporarily blocked a controversial part of Obamacare that affects the availability of contraceptives to women who work for Catholic-affiliated institutions.

01/01/2014

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Pittsburgh, Erie Catholic Groups Win Health Care Act Ruling

Catholic groups in western Pennsylvania received another favorable legal ruling in their fight over mandates in the federal health care overhaul law.

12/21/2013

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Medicaid Alternative Proposal

Critics are taking aim at Gov. Tom Corbett’s plan to bring billions of federal health care dollars into Pennsylvania.

12/06/2013

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Obamacare Key Dates In 2014

Implementation of the health reform law continues through 2014 with these key dates.

11/25/2013

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Pittsburgh Diocese Wins Delay Against Affordable Care Act

The Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh has won a federal lawsuit that makes all Catholic institutions exempt from the Affordable Care Act.

11/21/2013

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New Pa. Bill Makes Apologies Not An Admission Of Fault

A new law passed in Pennsylvania will allow health care providers the opportunity to apologize without backlash.

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Local Congressmen React To President’s New Effort To Extend Old Health Policies

After telling Americans they could keep their old health plans — only to find some policies cancelled because they failed to meet higher standards — President Obama tried to make amends on Thursday.

11/14/2013

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Healthcare.gov Enrollment Numbers Lower Than Expected

Healthcare.gov enrollment numbers are lower than expected.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–11/14/2013

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Policy Cancelations: Obama Will Allow Old Plans

Bowing to pressure, President Barack Obama on Thursday announced changes to his health care law to give insurance companies the option to keep offering consumers plans that would otherwise be canceled.

11/14/2013

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Romneycare Vs. Obamacare: Key Similarities & Differences

Can the nation expect to see the same positive results across the country as was seen in Massachusetts?

11/13/2013

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Pittsburgh Catholic Diocese Challenging Affordable Care Act

The Affordable Care Act has caused an uproar of late and now the Archdiocese of Pittsburgh is heading to court to fight against the law.

11/12/2013

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Affordable Care Act Website Designers Grilled During Congressional Hearing

It was the first Congressional hearing on why Healthcare.gov, the government’s website to sign up for affordable health insurance under Obamacare, has been plagued with start-up problems.

10/24/2013

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UPMC, Highmark Reach Tentative Agreement

UPMC and Highmark have reached a tentative agreement.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–10/23/2013

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President Obama Singles Out Leetsdale Man During Healthcare Speech

John Mier of Leetsdale was working when President Barack Obama referenced his letter during a mid-day press event on Monday.

10/22/2013

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Too Many Customers Overwhelm Obamacare Website

Unable to get health insurance because of a pre-existing condition, Julie Goodenough of Crafton was excited to sign up for coverage under the Affordable Care Act, but so far it’s been frustrating.

10/03/2013

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