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Hospital stocks jump after health care ruling

WASHINGTON — Hospital stocks rose sharply Thursday after the Supreme Court guaranteed them millions more paying customers by upholding the core of President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul. Some insurance company stocks fell in choppy trading as investors fretted about ...

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High court to deliver health care ruling Thursday

WASHINGTON — They’ve known the outcome for three months. Now it’s time for the nine Supreme Court justices to share it with the world. Barring some incredibly strange twist, shortly after 10 o’clock in the morning Thursday, Chief Justice John ...

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Obama’s health care aid to small firms disappoints

WASHINGTON — It seemed like a good idea at the time. But a health insurance tax credit for small businesses, part of President Barack Obama’s health care law that gets strong support in public opinion polls, has turned out to ...

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General Assembly passes health exchange bill

ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland General Assembly has finished work on legislation to create the framework for a public marketplace to provide health care to the uninsured. The state Senate gave final approval to the bill Thursday, sending it to Gov. ...

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Justices question health care mandate

WASHINGTON — During the second of three days of oral arguments on the constitutionality of the Obama administration’s health-care reform law, the split over the constitutionality of the individual mandate was very much in evidence. The justices of Supreme Court ...

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House, Senate pass health exchange bill

ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland General Assembly has passed a measure to create a framework for a health insurance market place to provide coverage to the uninsured. The House of Delegates and state Senate voted 94-44 and 35-12, respectively, for the bill ...

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Jack L.B. Gohn: Contraception, an unrepresentative church, and unresponsive courts

At this writing we still don’t have an outcome, either regulatory or political, in the fight between the President and the bishops over the proposed mandate that employers, including Catholic hospitals and universities, offer their employees health insurance plans with ...

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