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Affordable Care Act

Oct 12, 2020

Health care is focus as Barrett Supreme Court hearing opens

Senate Democrats branded Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett a threat to Americans' health care during the coronavirus pandemic Monday at the start of a fast-tracked hearing that Republicans are confident will end with Barrett's confirmation to replace the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg before Election Day.

Feb 7, 2019

GOP signals Wisconsin will stay in Obamacare lawsuit

One of the top officials on the state Legislature's budget-writing committee is signaling Republicans won't let Attorney General Josh Kaul pull Wisconsin out of a multistate lawsuit challenging the Affordable Care Act.

Jan 23, 2019

Analysis: Evers can’t pull Wisconsin from health lawsuit

Gov. Tony Evers lacks the authority to withdraw Wisconsin from a lawsuit seeking the repeal of the federal health-care law, an attorney for the nonpartisan Legislative Reference Bureau said on Wednesday.

Jan 23, 2019

Wisconsin Assembly approves pre-existing coverage bill

The Wisconsin Assembly overwhelmingly approved a bill on Tuesday that would force health insurers to cover pre-existing conditions should Republicans succeed in achieving their long-held goal to dismantle the Affordable Care Act, heading off likely criticism of GOP legislators on the 2020 campaign trail.

Dec 18, 2018

Wisconsin senator: GOP won’t eliminate coverage guarantee

The federal guarantee of health-insurance coverage for people with pre-existing conditions is too politically popular to be eliminated, Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson said on Tuesday.

Sep 25, 2018

Liberal group sues Schimel over records in health lawsuit

A group is suing the state Department of Justice to obtain records related to the Affordable Care Act.

Mar 19, 2017

Changes to Affordable Care Act may affect entrepreneurs

As Republicans in Congress work to revise the Affordable Care Act, some members of Madison's startup and entrepreneurial community are watching closely with apprehension.

Feb 25, 2016

Wisconsin joins suits against Affordable Care Act fees

Wisconsin and five other states are suing the federal government and various federal agencies over a part of the Affordable Care Act that they complain has cost them millions of dollars.

Dec 18, 2015

Increasing the use of ACA overpayment rule in DOJ enforcement actions

The U.S. Department of Justice recently scored victories in two False Claims Act cases involving providers’ alleged failure to return overpayments as mandated by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010.

Jun 25, 2015

US Supreme Court upholds nationwide health care law subsidies

The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the nationwide tax subsidies under President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, in a ruling that preserves health insurance for millions of Americans.

Mar 4, 2015

US high court takes up major fight over health law subsidies

The U.S. Supreme Court convened Wednesday to hear arguments in a major test of President Barack Obama's health overhaul that threatens insurance coverage for millions of people.

Feb 4, 2015

Anxiety over Supreme Court’s latest dive into health care

Nearly five years after President Barack Obama signed his health care overhaul into law, its fate is yet again in the hands of the U.S. Supreme Court.


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