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“Court Skeptical Trump Unlawfully Expanded Obamacare Alternative”

“Deep inside a desolate courthouse, 12 jurors perform civic duty as coronavirus shuts down world around them”: Dan Morse of The Washington Post has this report. “Coughing Lawyers. Uneasy Jurors. Can Courts Work Under Coronavirus? The justice system is struggling to deal with the pandemic, turning to video arraignments and…
bubmag
March 20, 2020
Obamacare

The Fight For Reproductive Freedom Is Happening Right Now

Women’s rights are under attack from far-right organizations and the federal, state, and local politicians that they support. Last year, Alabama’s state legislature attempted to ban nearly all abortions—even in the case of incest or rape—and the Supreme Court is considering a case that could effectively prevent the majority of…
bubmag
March 16, 2020
Obamacare

Coronavirus and Legal Precedent

Episode Notes Dahlia Lithwick is joined by Professor Michele Goodwin, Chancellor’s Professor of Law and Director of the Center for Biotechnology and Global Health Policy at the University of California Irvine School of Law. Professor Goodwin unpacks the oral arguments in this term’s big reproductive health case, June Medical Services,…
bubmag
March 14, 2020
Obamacare

Insurers will cover virus tests, but check if costs apply

WASHINGTON (AP) — A day after Vice President Mike Pence assured Americans that lab tests for coronavirus would be covered by private and government health insurance, that promise appears to be less than airtight.The bottom line: Medicare, Medicaid, and “Obamacare” insurance plans will cover the tests, officials said Thursday. Major…
bubmag
March 5, 2020