COVERAGE - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/COVERAGE News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Utes football camp round-up — Thin safety depth will improve after spring http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/57834554-59/safety-game-spring-freshman.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/57834554-59/safety-game-spring-freshman.html.csp">Utes football camp round-up — Thin safety depth will improve after spring</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-17T22:58:19.806-06:00">Updated Apr 17, 2014 10:58PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">No, spectators' eyes weren't deceiving them on Thursday afternoon. That was Uaea Masina out in the defensive backfield, taking reps at free safety with Charles Henderson not participating. After practice, kicker Jeff Gaston also tweeted that Kyle Whittingham had told him to be prepared with free safety reps. Between his thinning safety corps and the 72-degree weather, it was perhaps surprising that there were no beads of sweat to be found on safeties coach Morgan Scalley's brow. Although spring ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57834554@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 22:58:19 MDT Utahns, still need health insurance? There are options http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57802377-78/insurance-health-coverage-plans.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57802377-78/insurance-health-coverage-plans.html.csp">Utahns, still need health insurance? There are options</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By kirsten stewart</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-15T10:09:51.757-06:00">Updated Apr 15, 2014 10:09AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">For months, consumers have been told that their last chance to buy health insurance was March 31, the deadline for enrolling in the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) online insurance marketplace. That’s generally true — with a few major caveats bound to befuddle consumers. With a few exceptions, the marketplace www.HealthCare.Gov is closed until the next sign-up period, starting Nov. 15. But some insurers, such as Arches Health Plan, Humana and SelectHealth, are selling Obamacare policies off the exch...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57802377@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Apr 2014 10:09:51 MDT Report: ‘Obamacare’ subsidies to cost $104B less http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57819311-68/cbo-health-care-premiums.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57819311-68/cbo-health-care-premiums.html.csp">Report: ‘Obamacare’ subsidies to cost $104B less</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ANDREW TAYLOR</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-14T20:55:22.872-06:00">Updated Apr 14, 2014 08:55PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The health-care law’s expansion of insurance coverage will cost $104 billion less than projected over the next decade, according to revised estimates from nonpartisan budget analysts Monday. The lower-than-expected costs will come largely because premiums will be cheaper than previously thought. The Affordable Care Act’s coverage provisions in 2014 are expected to cost $5 billion less than the $41 billion the Congressional Budget Office and Joint Committee on Taxation projected ear...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578193112014-04-14T20:55:22.872-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-14T20:55:22.872-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57819311@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Apr 2014 20:55:22 MDT Krugman: Rejection of Medicaid reflects an ugliness of spirit http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57805244-82/medicaid-reform-health-obamacare.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57805244-82/medicaid-reform-health-obamacare.html.csp">Krugman: Rejection of Medicaid reflects an ugliness of spirit</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PAUL KRUGMAN</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The New York Times</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-11T23:07:45.028-06:00">Updated Apr 11, 2014 11:07PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">When it comes to health reform, Republicans suffer from delusions of disaster. They know, just know, that the Affordable Care Act is doomed to utter failure, so failure is what they see, never mind the facts on the ground. Thus, on Tuesday, Mitch McConnell, the Senate minority leader, dismissed the push for pay equity as an attempt to “change the subject from the nightmare of Obamacare”; on the same day, the nonpartisan RAND Corp. released a study estimating “a net gain of 9.3 million in the num...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57805244@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Apr 2014 23:07:45 MDT Salt Lake Tribune lays off 8, reduces print offerings http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57803274-78/tribune-orme-faith-digital.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57803274-78/tribune-orme-faith-digital.html.csp">Salt Lake Tribune lays off 8, reduces print offerings</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TONY SEMERAD</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-10T21:51:05.989-06:00">Updated Apr 10, 2014 09:51PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Salt Lake Tribune cut eight newsroom jobs Thursday, eliminated its Faith section and announced plans to drop other key print features as part of cost reductions ordered by the newspaper’s New York-based corporate owner. Managers laid off one part-time and seven full-time employees after an all-staff meeting with Tribune Editor and Publisher Terry Orme, who noted the newspaper chain Digital First Media had sought a 10 percent budget cut to bring expenses closer in line with revenues. “We hav...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57803274@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Apr 2014 21:51:05 MDT Fewer Utah kids going without health insurance http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57797718-78/percent-health-utah-kids.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57797718-78/percent-health-utah-kids.html.csp">Fewer Utah kids going without health insurance</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By kirsten stewart </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-12T21:18:14.469-06:00">Updated Apr 12, 2014 09:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Fewer Utah children are going without health insurance now than in 2008, the first full year of the Great Recession. The uninsured rate for children fell to 9.8 percent in 2012 from 12.4 percent in 2008, according to an analysis of census data by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. That’s still higher than the national rate for kids of 7.5 percent, which is also dropping. But the push for near-universal coverage under the Affordable Care Act, which took full effect in January, is bound to accel...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57797718@www.sltrib.com Sat, 12 Apr 2014 21:18:14 MDT Pierce: Jim Nantz says TV rules are different at The Masters http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57787655-77/masters-nantz-cbs-augusta.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57787655-77/masters-nantz-cbs-augusta.html.csp">Pierce: Jim Nantz says TV rules are different at The Masters</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Scott D. Pierce</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Tribune Columnist</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-09T21:59:38.743-06:00">Updated Apr 9, 2014 09:59PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Jim Nantz feels a special responsibility as the host of CBS’ coverage of The Masters. The one-time KSL sportscaster is no newcomer to Augusta. This year marks his 29th as CBS’ lead sportscaster at golf’s biggest event. But, he said, he learned something interviewing his broadcast partner, three-time Masters champion Nick Faldo, for a documentary that will air before the final round. (“Jim Nantz Remembers Augusta: Nick Faldo at the Masters” airs Sunday at 11 a.m. on Ch. 2.) “He said that wheneve...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57787655@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Apr 2014 21:59:38 MDT Survey confirms health insurance coverage growing http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57787983-68/coverage-gallup-insurance-health.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57787983-68/coverage-gallup-insurance-health.html.csp">Survey confirms health insurance coverage growing</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-07T19:49:01.556-06:00">Updated Apr 7, 2014 07:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • A growing share of Americans got health insurance as sign-up season for President Barack Obama’s health care law came to a close last month, a major survey released Monday has found. The Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index provides independent validation for White House claims that the law is expanding access, particularly for working people with no coverage on the job. But the improvement, while substantial, doesn’t appear as large as some of the numbers claimed by the law’s suppor...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577879832014-04-07T19:49:01.556-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-07T19:49:01.556-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57787983@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Apr 2014 19:49:01 MDT Ponnuru: Obamacare isn’t dying. So what now for Republicans http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57788590-82/obamacare-coverage-law-insurance.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57788590-82/obamacare-coverage-law-insurance.html.csp">Ponnuru: Obamacare isn’t dying. So what now for Republicans</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Ramesh Ponnuru</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg View</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-07T22:52:01.423-06:00">Updated Apr 7, 2014 10:52PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Imagine that someone had told you a year ago what Obamacare would look like in April 2014. Let’s say he predicted that the number of people with health insurance would rise, but by much less than the Congressional Budget Office was projecting. Much of this increase would come from putting more people on Medicaid rather than from the exchanges, which were supposed to be the centerpiece of the law. He went on to predict that President Barack Obama would feel compelled to let people stay in insuran...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57788590@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Apr 2014 22:52:01 MDT GOP seeks coverage choices in health law it despises http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57782916-68/law-republicans-health-repeal.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57782916-68/law-republicans-health-repeal.html.csp">GOP seeks coverage choices in health law it despises</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVID ESPO</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-06T22:16:51.554-06:00">Updated Apr 6, 2014 10:16PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • At the prodding of business organizations, House Republicans quietly secured a recent change in President Barack Obama’s health law to expand coverage choices, a striking, one-of-a-kind departure from dozens of high-decibel attempts to repeal or dismember it. Democrats describe the change involving small-business coverage options as a straightforward improvement of the type they are eager to make, and Obama signed it into law. Republicans are loath to agree, given the strong sentim...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577829162014-04-06T22:16:51.554-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-06T22:16:51.554-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57782916@www.sltrib.com Sun, 06 Apr 2014 22:16:51 MDT House GOP moves against health care law http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57769558-68/health-law-full-hours.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57769558-68/health-law-full-hours.html.csp">House GOP moves against health care law</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ERICA WERNER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-03T14:23:12.215-06:00">Updated Apr 3, 2014 02:23PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content"></div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577695582014-04-03T14:23:12.215-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-03T14:23:12.215-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57769558@www.sltrib.com Thu, 03 Apr 2014 14:23:12 MDT Against birth-control coverage, Hobby Lobby’s 401(k) invests in makers of contraceptives http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57766436-68/hobby-lobby-birth-control.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57766436-68/hobby-lobby-birth-control.html.csp">Against birth-control coverage, Hobby Lobby’s 401(k) invests in makers of contraceptives</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SAM HANANEL</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-02T20:59:42.374-06:00">Updated Apr 2, 2014 08:59PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The company leading the legal challenge against birth control coverage under the new health care law offers its workers a retirement plan that includes investments in companies making contraceptive and abortion drugs. Hobby Lobby Stores Inc. has a 401(k) plan featuring several mutual funds investing in pharmaceutical firms that produce intrauterine birth control devices, emergency contraceptive pills and drugs used in abortion procedures, according to Labor Department documents and...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577664362014-04-02T20:59:42.374-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-02T20:59:42.374-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57766436@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Apr 2014 20:59:42 MDT Sports on TV/radio, Thursday, April 3 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57765903-77/championship-chicago-espn-minnesota.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57765903-77/championship-chicago-espn-minnesota.html.csp">Sports on TV/radio, Thursday, April 3</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-03T18:07:46.755-06:00">Updated Apr 3, 2014 06:07PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Television Boxing •Heayvweights, Dominic Breazeale (9-0-0) vs. Nagy Aguilera (19-7-0); Gerald Washington (11-0-0) vs. Skipp Scott (16-1-0); Luis Ortiz (20-0-0) vs. Monte Barrett (35-10-2), 8 p.m., FS1 College baseball •Pacific at BYU, 6 p.m., BYUtv • South Carolina at Arkansas, 6 p.m., ESPNU Golf •LPGA, Kraft Nabisco Championship, first round, part I, 10 a.m., TGC •PGA Tour, Houston Open, 1 p.m., TGC •LPGA, Kraft Nabisco Championship, first round, part II, 4 p.m., TGC MLB •Regional cove...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57765903@www.sltrib.com Thu, 03 Apr 2014 18:07:46 MDT Letter: Don’t cut federal support for Medicare Advantage http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57743373-82/advantage-medicare-coverage-program.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57743373-82/advantage-medicare-coverage-program.html.csp">Letter: Don’t cut federal support for Medicare Advantage</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-30T22:29:07.657-06:00">Updated Mar 30, 2014 10:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Because of Obamacare, government subsidies for the Medicare Advantage program were reduced. I have an Advantage plan because it provides additional coverage that isn’t available under traditional Medicare. It is important to me to have access to prescription drug coverage, eye care and other benefits that Advantage plans offer. The price of everything is increasing while my income stays the same, and this concerns me. I am already having a hard time paying bills and buying groceries. If I had t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57743373@www.sltrib.com Sun, 30 Mar 2014 22:29:07 MDT Health law legacy eludes Obama as changes sink in http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57747830-68/law-insurance-sign-health.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57747830-68/law-insurance-sign-health.html.csp">Health law legacy eludes Obama as changes sink in</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By RICARDO</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">ALONSO-ZALDIVAR</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-29T17:25:49.309-06:00">Updated Mar 29, 2014 05:25PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • As a roller-coaster sign-up season winds down, President Barack Obama’s health care law has indeed managed to change the country. Americans are unlikely to go back to a time when people with medical problems could be denied coverage. But Obama’s overhaul needs major work of its own if it is to go down in history as a legacy achievement like Medicare or Social Security. Major elements of the Affordable Care Act face an uncertain future: —As a 6-month-long sign-up season comes to an ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577478302014-03-29T17:25:49.309-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-29T17:25:49.309-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57747830@www.sltrib.com Sat, 29 Mar 2014 17:25:49 MDT Obama says more than 6M signed up for health care http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57741174-68/million-enrollment-law-care.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57741174-68/million-enrollment-law-care.html.csp">Obama says more than 6M signed up for health care</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By RICARDO</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">ALONSO-ZALDIVAR</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-27T21:38:46.107-06:00">Updated Mar 27, 2014 09:38PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Back on track after a stumbling start, President Barack Obama’s heath care overhaul reached a milestone Thursday, with more than 6 million Americans signed up for coverage through new insurance markets. The announcement — four days before open enrollment season ends Monday — fulfills a revised goal set by the Congressional Budget Office and embraced by the White House. Like much else about Obama’s health care law, it comes with a caveat: The administration has yet to announce how m...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577411742014-03-27T21:38:46.107-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-27T21:38:46.107-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57741174@www.sltrib.com Thu, 27 Mar 2014 21:38:46 MDT Op-ed: Given constraints, Utah legislators did right by autistic children http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57734282-82/utah-autism-bill-plans.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57734282-82/utah-autism-bill-plans.html.csp">Op-ed: Given constraints, Utah legislators did right by autistic children</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jon Owen</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-27T17:08:20.432-06:00">Updated Mar 27, 2014 05:08PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">As head of the Utah Autism Coalition (UAC), and the father of a child with autism, I agree with The Salt Lake Tribune’s March 19 editorial, which argued that SB57 as passed falls short of what it should have been. The original bill included coverage for the entire state-regulated market, higher limits for therapy and coverage for therapy up to age 18. I think the Tribune is absolutely correct that “all children . . . deserve care.” However, in decrying the “loopholes” in the final bill, the Trib...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57734282@www.sltrib.com Thu, 27 Mar 2014 17:08:20 MDT Feldman: Hobby Lobby verdict may be a surprise http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57738599-82/religious-hobby-lobby-court.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57738599-82/religious-hobby-lobby-court.html.csp">Feldman: Hobby Lobby verdict may be a surprise</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Noah Feldman</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg View</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-27T09:56:01.682-06:00">Updated Mar 27, 2014 09:56AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The prognosticators have already declared that, during the Hobby Lobby v. Sebelius oral argument, the Supreme Court justices looked poised to extend religious liberty protections to for-profit corporations. Believe them if you want. But two important wrinkles in the oral argument that haven’t excited comment might tell us a lot about both the court’s potential holding and the tenor of the possible dissent. The first and most interesting twist came in an aside by Chief Justice John Roberts. Solic...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57738599@www.sltrib.com Thu, 27 Mar 2014 09:56:01 MDT Deadline extended for some signing up for health insurance http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57736362-68/enrollment-federal-insurance-coverage.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57736362-68/enrollment-federal-insurance-coverage.html.csp">Deadline extended for some signing up for health insurance</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ROBERT PEAR</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> New York Times</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-26T21:51:02.161-06:00">Updated Mar 26, 2014 09:51PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The Obama administration on Wednesday expanded the list of people who could sign up for health insurance after the deadline, announcing “special enrollment periods” for legal immigrants, victims of domestic violence and tens of thousands of people who experienced various problems trying to complete their applications for coverage. Administration officials said that the expected surge in applications ahead of next week’s deadline to sign up for coverage had led to high traffic on th...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57736362@www.sltrib.com Wed, 26 Mar 2014 21:51:02 MDT The Washington Post: The rule on contraceptive coverage http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57730012-82/congress-health-religious-rule.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57730012-82/congress-health-religious-rule.html.csp">The Washington Post: The rule on contraceptive coverage</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-27T01:01:03.769-06:00">Updated Mar 27, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Supreme Court Tuesday devoted a double session to hear arguments on one of the most contentious pieces of the Affordable Care Act: the rule that companies providing health-care insurance to their employees include coverage for a range of contraception services. Two firms — Hobby Lobby and Conestoga Wood — contend that complying with the law would violate their owners’ religious principles, so the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) demands that the government grant the companies an exc...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57730012@www.sltrib.com Thu, 27 Mar 2014 01:01:03 MDT