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House to Vote on Bill to Repeal Health Care Reform Law

July 2, 2012
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The Senate did not take up the repeal bill and it is unlikely that the Senate, where Democrats are in the majority, would do so this time.
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The Last Word: Health Care Reform's Hurry-Up Is Just Beginning

June 28, 2012
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To say health care reform is landmark, game-changing legislation that alters the way HR departments implement benefits is an understatement.
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Lack of Supreme Court Ruling on Health Care Reform Keeps Experts Guessing

June 26, 2012
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Speakers at overflow sessions of the Society for Human Resource Management's 64th annual conference detail the likely scenarios that could occur when the justices rule late this week.
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Supreme Court Will Rule on Health Care Reform Law on June 28

June 25, 2012
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If the entire law is struck down, the result—at least in the short run—will be mass uncertainty, benefit experts say.
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Consultancies and Companies Say They're Ready for Health Care Reform

June 25, 2012
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With tools such as webinars and training videos, companies say they've taken the time to put internal battle plans in place.
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U.S. Awaits Supreme Court's Ruling on Health Care Reform Law

June 22, 2012
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Three months after the justices heard oral arguments on a challenge to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act by 26 Republican state attorneys general, the high court will rule sometime next week as its 2011-2012 term comes to a close.
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3.1 Million Young Adults Gained Coverage Through Health Care Reform: HHS

June 20, 2012
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The increase is directly attributable to the young adult coverage provision in the health care reform law, federal researchers say.
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U.S. Health Care Spending Sees Modest Increases

June 13, 2012
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The recent modest increases contrast sharply with the explosive growth in health care expenditures of just a few years ago. From 2001 through 2003, increases in health care spending averaged nearly 9 percent. And as recently as 2007, costs leaped 6.2 percent.
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Most Employers Plan to Continue Offering Health Care Coverage

June 11, 2012
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Just over 9 percent cited retention of tax advantages as a reason for keeping coverage and just over 7 percent said a top reason for keeping coverage was to avoid tax penalties.
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