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This Dec. 2, 2013 photo shows a woman reading the HealthCare.gov insurance marketplace internet site in Washington, D.C. (Photo: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Illinois Residents to Keep Insurance Subsidies After Ruling

The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision Thursday to uphold tax subsidies under President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul allows thousands of Illinois residents to continue receiving help with their monthly insurance premiums.

06/25/2015

Missouri State Capitol in Jefferson City, Missouri. Photo: Getty Images,  Jordan McAlister

Missouri Advocates Praise Ruling for Health Care Subsidies

Missouri health care advocates praised a U.S. Supreme Court ruling Thursday that backs nationwide subsidies under President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul.

06/25/2015

This image taken March 31, 2014 in Washington, D.C., shows the home page for the HealthCare.gov internet site. (Photo: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Supreme Court Upholds Nationwide Healthcare Law Subsidies

The justices said in a 6-3 ruling that the subsidies that 8.7 million people currently receive to make insurance affordable do not depend on where they live, under the 2010 healthcare law.

06/25/2015

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Congressmen Ask for Permanent St. Louis VA Medical Center Director

“I don’t care how great your record is,” he says, “120 days is not long enough to implement the improvements necessary, or even observe the problems, to say ‘hey, can we implement these programs here?'”

06/15/2015

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Help Wanted: VA Can’t Fill 30 Key Director Positions

Faced with complaints of long waits and shoddy patient care, the Veterans Administration now admits its scrambling to fill 30 vacancies of medical center directors around the country.

06/15/2015

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Missouri Health Care Navigator Law Pre-empted, Court Rules

Federally approved health insurance counsellors in Missouri can continue to provide advice about health plans under a federal appeals court decision issued Friday.

04/10/2015

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Illinois Lawmakers Will Soon Consider Cameras in Nursing Homes

Rep. Greg Harris says the Illinois bill would allow nursing home residents and their families to install recording devices in their rooms.

03/02/2015

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St. Louis Physician Convicted of Health-Care Fraud Charges

Dr. Devon Golding has been convicted of multiple health-care fraud related charges for billing for services not rendered and false statements involving a health-care benefit plan.

02/17/2015

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What Has The Affordable Care Act Accomplished A Year Later?

With almost a year under its belt, has the Affordable Care Act impact as many people as it originally set out to?

09/18/2014

This Dec. 2, 2013 photo shows a woman reading the HealthCare.gov insurance marketplace internet site in Washington, D.C. (Photo: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Mo. Health Policy Enrollment to Fall Short of Goal

Last-minute enrollment efforts across Missouri are expected to boost the number of consumers gaining coverage through the new federal health insurance law, but organizers say the deadline push won’t hit anticipated enrollment targets.

03/31/2014

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