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Abortion clinics in rural Texas await results of Supreme Court case

The future of rural abortion clinics in the state of Texas is now in the hands of the Supreme Court.

What the Gobeille v. Liberty Mutual ruling means for healthcare transparency

Tuesday's Supreme Court ruling in the  Gobeille vs. Liberty Mutual Insurance Co.  case goes beyond the rules surrounding states' authority to require self-funded plans to submit claims information, as it has major implications for the future of healthcare transparency, according to an article from  ProPublica.  

Supreme Court rules in favor of insurer in all-claims database case

A Supreme Court ruling Tuesday in the case  Gobeille vs. Liberty Mutual Insurance Co.  dealt a blow to all-payer claims databases when it handed a victory to health insurers that argued states don't have the authority to require self-funded plans to submit claims information.

Scalia's death leaves Supreme Court likely divided on healthcare-related cases

Several high-profile healthcare cases before the Supreme Court may come to a standstill due to the death last week of Justice Antonin Scalia, according to  MedPage Today

Antonin Scalia's death could alter fate of contraceptive-mandate case

The death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia could change the game for at least one healthcare-related case on the docket.

Hospital groups urge Supreme Court to strike down False Claims Act decision

Several healthcare provider groups submitted amicus briefs to the Supreme Court urging the reversal of a False Claims Act decision hinging on what they say is an overbroad interpretation of "implied certification."

Supreme Court rules against health plan in injured-beneficiary case

In a decision handed down Wednesday, the Supreme Court ruled against a health insurance plan that sought to recover medical expense payments from a member who had won money in court to cover his injury-related costs.  

Supreme Court rejects case challenging Affordable Care Act

The Supreme Court has declined to hear another case challenging the Affordable Care Act, denying a petition for a writ of certiorari in the case of  Sissel v. Department of Health and Human Services.

Supreme Court hears all-payer claims database case

In a Supreme Court hearing Wednesday, a health insurer made the case that states do not have the authority to require self-insured plans to supply cost and quality information for their databases--an argument many of the justices seemed to agree with.

One in 10 large nonprofits seek accommodation from contraceptive mandate

About 10 percent of large nonprofit organizations have sought an "accommodation" from the Affordable Care Act's requirement that private health insurance plans provide contraceptive coverage for women, according to a new study by the Kaiser Family Foundation.