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  • Many more Californians may qualify for Obamacare after deadline

    Many more Californians may qualify for Obamacare after deadline
    Even with 1.2 million people enrolled by Monday's deadline, California's health exchange isn't done adding to the Obamacare rolls — and it won't be for quite some time. In the months to come, it's estimated that several hundred thousand more...
  • In Hawaii, a healthcare system apart

    In Hawaii, a healthcare system apart
    HONOLULU — When the giant kapok and nawa trees that tower over the Queen's Medical Center in downtown Honolulu were planted more than a century ago, Hawaii faced a health crisis. Many on the islands, including the queen who founded the hospital in...
  • Number of Americans without health insurance reaches new low

    Number of Americans without health insurance reaches new low
    WASHINGTON — The share of Americans without health insurance has dropped to the lowest level since before President Obama took office, according to a new national survey that provides more evidence the healthcare law is extending coverage to...
  • Shifting Medicare Advantage Landscape Unsettles Patients

    Robert Buccieri of Norwalk needs a life-saving kidney transplant. He has end-stage renal disease, meaning his kidneys no longer function at the level needed for day-to-day life. To qualify for a transplant and make sure he was healthy enough for the...
  • Employer insurance increasing as Obamacare rolls out, study finds

    Employer insurance increasing as Obamacare rolls out, study finds
    WASHINGTON - In addition to gains in insurance coverage as a direct result of the Affordable Care Act, the number of Americans covered by employer-provided insurance also has increased in the last year, according to newly released data from the Rand Corp....
  • Ten ways to make the Affordable Care Act better

    The Affordable Care Act's first enrollment period has just ended, and despite a slow start, the first enrollment period was a significant success. More than 7 million people gained private health coverage through the new marketplaces. Additional...
  • Virginia Medicaid expansion: Gridlock continues in House and Senate

    RICHMOND – Those seeking signs of movement in Virginia's Medicaid and budget debate wouldn't find it Tuesday at the Capitol. But political theater reruns — those were available all around. Senate Democrats and House Republicans took...
  • Yet another Medicaid expansion poll ... this one shows plurality support

      Yes, it's another poll on Virginians' views on expanding health insurance coverage for the poor by accepting Affordable Care Act funds -- this one shows 49 percent favor and 43 percent oppose. And the caveats? The poll asks about "receiving new...
  • PPP Poll for Medicaid expansion advocates: issue could sway voters

    PPP Poll for Medicaid expansion advocates: issue could sway voters
    Last year Republican Gov. Rick Scott said he had a change of heart and would support expanding Medicaid to cover Floridians "in the gap" -- those making too much money for Medicaid but not enough to qualify for Obamacare subsidies. But with no arm-...
  • Affordable Care Act reaches important milestone

    The following editorial appeared in the Miami Herald on Monday, April 7: Last week marked a definite milestone, and perhaps a tipping point, in the drive to offer Americans better access to health insurance. With the number of people enrolled in new,...
  • State Senate panel revives Medicaid option

    State Senate panel revives Medicaid option
    RICHMOND – Marketplace Virginia, the quasi-privatized proposal on Medicaid expansion in Virginia, lives again. The Senate Finance Committee pasted the proposal back into the Senate's version of the state budget this morning, much as expected. This...