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  • Quinn pulls end run on lawmakers to save top aides' jobs

    Quinn pulls end run on lawmakers to save top aides' jobs
    SPRINGFIELD — Gov. Pat Quinn pulled an end run on state lawmakers to salvage the jobs of two Cabinet members and dodge a short-term showdown with African-American and Latino lawmakers whose support he needs to win re-election this fall. The...
  • California will log off some Obamacare applicants as website slows

    California will log off some Obamacare applicants as website slows
    Facing a flood of interest, the Covered California exchange plans to prevent some consumers from finishing their Obamacare enrollment so others can start the sign-up process to meet Monday's deadline. Californians were waiting in line for hours Monday...
  • Many newly insured still face health coverage upheaval

    WASHINGTON As procrastinators rushed to buy health insurance Monday by the Affordable Care Act's official enrollment deadline, new research estimates that about half of those with subsidized coverage obtained from federal or state marketplaces will lose...
  • Last call: Open enrollment for Obamacare ends midnight Monday

    Last call: Open enrollment for Obamacare ends midnight Monday
    Six months after sign-ups began in a historic overhaul, Monday marks the end of open enrollment for Obamacare coverage this year. Californians trying to sign up at the last minute are likely to encounter numerous delays applying on a state website or...
  • Commonwealth Institute says local governments could save big through Medicaid expansion

    There’s another group of governments with savings at state in expanding Medicaid – city and county governments, according to The Commonwealth Institute for Fiscal Analysis, a non profit policy group that’s been supporting moves to expand...
  • Covered California Q&A: Is Monday still the deadline to enroll?

    Covered California Q&A: Is Monday still the deadline to enroll?
    Many Californians are confused by Obamacare, and news this week about changing enrollment deadlines may be giving people an even bigger headache. Here are some answers to common questions as the final days tick down for enrollment under the Affordable...
  • States that have struggled with healthcare sites consider lawsuits

    Enrollments in the nation's healthcare program have nearly concluded, but for states whose insurance exchanges have been crippled by technical problems, a difficult phase is just beginning: potential legal battles and a race to overhaul their systems...
  • Virginia General Assembly: No blinking seen in GOP caucus

    The unity of the House of Delegates' 68 Republicans, who represent all the various wings and factions of the party, is like nothing seen in Richmond in years, longtime political observers say. There's been no sign of any cracks in the facade that...
  • Maryland gears up for end of health care enrollment

    Maryland gears up for end of health care enrollment
    Monday marks the end of a six-month enrollment push for Maryland's troubled health exchange, and despite a surge in the past week, it is unclear whether the state can overcome technical problems that have persisted since the Oct. 1 debut and meet its...
  • Obamacare sign-ups surge in California ahead of deadline

    Obamacare sign-ups surge in California ahead of deadline
    Strong consumer interest in Obamacare coverage ahead of Monday's enrollment deadline was leading to long waits and website trouble for some Californians. The Covered California exchange said sign-ups have been building throughout the week with about 80,...
  • Cook County health system inks $1.8 billion contract

    Cook County health system inks $1.8 billion contract
    The board running Cook County's public health system on Friday approved a contract worth up to $1.8 billion over five years to manage health care for an estimated 115,000 low-income residents as the county adapts to the federal Affordable Care Act....