health care reform

As President Barack Obama prepares to leave office, NewsOne takes a look at some of his most impressive wins.

Now that President Obama has been able to beat back the GOP’s attempt to derail the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare), he’s tackling the elephant…

A federal appeals court Friday tossed out key provisions of the sweeping health care reform bill championed by President Obama, setting up a likely election-year showdown at the Supreme Court over the landmark legislation. A divided 2-1 panel of the 11th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals in Atlanta found the law’s “individual mandate” section, requiring […]

Via:  www.newsone.com // From CNN: Washington (CNN) — President Obama signed sweeping health care reform legislation into law at the White House on Tuesday. Greeted by applause from enthusiastic supporters, he said, “Today after almost a century of trying; today, after over a year of debate; today, after all the votes have been tallied, health […]

Via:  www.newsone.com // TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Attorneys general from 13 states sued the federal government Tuesday, claiming the landmark health care overhaul is unconstitutional just seven minutes after President Barack Obama signed it into law. The lawsuit was filed in Pensacola after the Democratic president signed the 10-year, $938 billion bill the House passed Sunday […]

Via:  NewsOne.com // From HuffingtonPost.com: Zumante Lucero, a 9 year-old Denver boy with asthma, died in July after a severe attack. His family had previously been on Medicaid, but was unexpectedly cut off from the program, and lost access to medication as a result. Zumante’s doctors believe that access to a prescription that helped control […]

Via:  NewsOne.com // WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama, eager to sign a health care overhaul bill into law, on Saturday highlighted some of the changes that would come in the first year and permanently ban “the worst practices of the insurance industry.” Obama acknowledged it would take several years — until 2014 in some instances — for […]