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US appeals court rules Obamacare individual mandate unconstitutional, leaves law intact

Participants hold signs in New York, NY while protesting efforts to repeal and replacement of the Affordable Care Act on July 29, 2017. Pacific Press | Getty Images A federal appeals court ruled Wednesday that the Affordable Care Act’s individual mandate provision is unconstitutional but punted on deciding whether the rest of the landmark health-care… Read More »

Supreme Court to hear $12B ACA risk corridors case this week

The U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments Tuesday on a lawsuit involving the Affordable Care Act’s risk corridor program that could have implications for the future of public-private partnerships in healthcare and beyond. The case centers on some $ 12 billion in payments dozens of health insurers say they are owed due to losses on… Read More »

Judge denies J&J’s request to transfer 2,400 talc lawsuits to federal court

Containers of Johnson’s baby powder made by Johnson and Johnson are displayed on a shelf on July 13, 2018 in San Francisco, California. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images A federal judge on Friday denied Johnson & Johnson‘s request to transfer about 2,400 lawsuits over its talc-based baby powder to a district court in Delaware, sending… Read More »

U.S. federal court delays adoption of healthcare rule on abortion

FILE PHOTO – A imaging table inside the Reproductive Health Services of Planned Parenthood St. Louis Region, Missouri’s sole abortion clinic, in St. Louis, Missouri, U.S. May 28, 2019. REUTERS/Lawrence Bryant WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and its opponents in a California lawsuit agreed on Friday to delay… Read More »

Court Log: Aug. 10

Court Log: Aug. 10 Deliverance Pennypacker, 28, of the 1700 block of Perkiomen Avenue was sentenced to two years of probation after pleading guilty to possession of heroin and lorazepam in Reading. Takamecka K. Robertson, 33, of the 1000 block of Chestnut Street was … Read more on Reading Eagle Court Records Blood-alcohol level: 0.061 percent… Read More »