Healthcare Law Still Faces Obstacles

After surviving the Supreme Court, the legislation must now weather the November election. Even if Democrats prevail, it's likely to be a target in a renewed battle over federal spending. WASHINGTON — President Obama's healthcare law emerged from its bruising two-year legal ordeal largely intact, with its primary goal of guaranteeing all Americans health security still standing.

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    House and Senate Republican leaders told President Barack Obama Thursday that they will refuse to nominate candidates to serve on an advisory board that is to play a role in holding down Medicare costs under the new health care act. More
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  • Pressure on GOP to revamp health law grows, along with rifts
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    02/27/2017 - 9:04 am | View Link
  • Republican rifts slow effort to overturn health care law
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    02/27/2017 - 8:56 am | View Link
  • 'Lack of political will' sees Italy stuck on assisted suicide laws
    “The ‘living will’ law should have been ... the citizens and their advanced healthcare directive. In most cases, it is up to the judge to decide on the suspension of care and the sedation of a patient.” “He faces up to 12 years in prison.
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  • Latest From California Healthline:
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    02/27/2017 - 3:10 am | View Link
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  • Repeal of Health Law Faces Obstacles in House, Not Just in ...
    Repeal of Health Law Faces Obstacles in House, ... WASHINGTON — Ever since Republicans got down to the business of repealing the Affordable Care Act, ...
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  • McConnell faces questions about replacing health care law ...
    James Moore, who runs a technology consulting firm, told McConnell the health care law has been good to his business. He said it’s enabled him to provide ...
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  • About the Law |
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  • Muted Response From Health Lobby as Affordable Care Act ...
    Health care professionals are not totally silent, but industries that were integral to the creation of the Affordable Care Act in 2010 are keeping their ...
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