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Discussion About Prescription Drug Coverage Grows With Awareness of Opioids, Contraceptives, Spiking Prices

In the past year, legislators, employers, the media and healthcare consumers have focused on a variety of topics related to prescription drug coverage and use. The opioid epidemic sweeping the country, changes in access to contraceptives and the rising prices of prescription drugs have all contributed to a renewed interest in how insurance plans cover prescription drugs and how health care consumers use them. Continue reading

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How Might Merrick Garland Tip Cases at the Supreme Court?

On March 16, President Obama nominated the Chief Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, Merrick Garland, to fill the vacant Supreme Court seat. Continue reading

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Uncertain Future for Upcoming Supreme Court Cases

With the death of Justice Scalia on February 13, the Supreme Court has been thrown off-balance. Continue reading

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Same-Sex Marriage Now Legal In All 50 States; Employers Should Review Plans, Policies

On Friday, the Supreme Court announced the ruling for Obergefell v. Hodges, the same-sex marriage case argued before the court on April 28. The Supreme Court opinion addressed two issues, stating 1) that states must issue marriage licenses for two … Continue reading

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Significant Supreme Court Rulings Expected by End of June

The Supreme Court is expected to hand down a ruling in King v. Burwell sometime before the end of the month, but the Court’s policy of strict secrecy means that no one but the justices are sure exactly when the … Continue reading

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