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Putting GOP in tough spot, Dems have House counsel intervene in Obamacare lawsuit

House Democrats approved a resolution Wednesday to have the chamber’s counsel defend Obamacare in a legal case seeking to undo it, a move intended to underscore Republican actions to gut the healthcare law. The resolution, called the Restoring Congress for the People Resolution, passed 235-192, with three Republicans voting in favor. It affirms the counsel’s… Read More »

Democrats Fight Back Against Lawsuit Threatening Health Law

Use Our Content This story can be republished for free (details). Democrats on Thursday officially launched their pushback against a December federal court decision that declared the Affordable Care Act unconstitutional. A group of 17 Democratic state attorneys general formally appealed the Dec. 14 decision in Texas v. U.S. issued by U.S. District Judge Reed O’Connor.… Read More »

LifeBridge Health faces class-action lawsuit stemming from massive cyberbreach in 2016

Law firm Murphy, Falcon & Murphy has filed a statewide class action lawsuit against Baltimore provider LifeBridge Health on behalf of more than 530,000 consumers whose personal information including Social Security numbers, birth dates, names, addresses, health insurance information, client treatment information, and medical diagnoses were stolen. The data breach occurred on or about September… Read More »

Podcast: KHN’s ‘What The Health?’ More On That Texas Lawsuit, And The Best And Worst Health Policy Stories Of The Year

Reaction is still coming in about last week’s federal court ruling that declared the Affordable Care Act unconstitutional. And nearly final numbers for insurance sign-ups at healthcare.gov were surprisingly brisk despite the elimination of the health law’s tax penalty for not having insurance and a dramatically shrunken budget for outreach and enrollment assistance. The panelists… Read More »