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Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)

Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)
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Top Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) Articles

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  • News of the Weird: Norway's Battle Against Chaos

    News of the Weird: Norway's Battle Against Chaos
    Norwegian public television (NRK), which introduced the now-legendary continuous, live log-burning show (12 hours long, with “color commentary” on the historical and cultural importance of fire), scheduled a new program for this week in its...
  • State plans to boost Medicaid funding for contraception

     State plans to boost Medicaid funding for contraception
    Medicaid patients in Illinois could gain increased access to contraception under policy changes proposed Wednesday by the Department of Healthcare and Family Services. Health care providers would receive more money for providing vasectomies to men and...
  • Poll: Californians strongly support measure regulating health insurance rates

    SAN JOSE, Calif. Californians are showing overwhelming support for one of the most hotly contested propositions on the November ballot a measure allowing the state's insurance commissioner to reject proposed health insurance rate hikes. A new Field...
  • Health exchange seeks to re-enroll all who bought insurance plans

    Health exchange seeks to re-enroll all who bought insurance plans
    Maryland health exchange officials plan to contact every person who bought one of their insurance plans last year to get them to re-enroll in November. Most of the nearly 79,000 people who gained private coverage in the state under the Affordable Care...
  • More Californians support Affordable Care Act, poll finds

    The nation's new health care law is surging in popularity in the Golden State, according to the Field Poll, which finds more Californians today of all political stripes support the Affordable Care Act than at any time since it was signed into law four...
  • Citizenship questions threaten ACA coverage

    Thousands of Floridians who signed up for Obamacare health insurance might have citizenship or immigration issues that require them to file additional paperwork by Sept. 5, federal officials announced. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services...
  • Obamacare money boost helps Cook County hospitals budget next year

    Obamacare money boost helps Cook County hospitals budget next year
    A key Cook County panel on Friday endorsed a plan to increase public health care spending to $1.54 billion, but the amount local taxpayers will be asked to contribute is expected to decrease under the plan as federal funding fills the gap. Next year&...
  • Thousands of Virginia residents may lose insurance

    Thousands of Virginia residents may lose insurance
    Virginia is fourth behind Florida, Texas and Georgia in the number of enrollees who have not supplied required documentation regarding their citizenship or immigration status to support their application for insurance through the Affordable Care Act's...
  • Kaiser cuts Obamacare rates 1.4% for 2015; Anthem hikes rates 4.6%

    Kaiser cuts Obamacare rates 1.4% for 2015; Anthem hikes rates 4.6%
    Healthcare giant Kaiser Permanente is lowering its rates for Obamacare coverage in California by 1.4% next year, according to an industry report. California's health insurance exchange recently announced that premiums were rising 4.2%, on average,...
  • Make sure your college student is fully insured

    Tuition may not be the only check you need to write if you're sending a child off to college this fall. Take stock of your health, homeowners and auto insurance to see which situations are covered and which aren't, and when you might need to buy more...
  • Health insurance giant WellPoint renames itself Anthem

    Health insurance giant WellPoint renames itself Anthem
    Health insurance giant WellPoint Inc. is changing its corporate name to Anthem, the well-known brand it uses in California and other states. The makeover comes as health insurers increasingly compete for individual consumers on government-run...