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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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  • Health care businesses consolidating

    Health care businesses consolidating
    The health care industry in South Florida has a serious case of acquisition fever. At least three major deals have been sealed in the past month for medical companies in Broward and Palm Beach counties. Combined, their combined price tag tops $2.5...
  • Religious liberty in the balance at the Supreme Court [Commentary]

    Religious liberty in the balance at the Supreme Court [Commentary]
    Shortly, the Supreme Court is expected to issue a highly-anticipated decision that could go a long way in determining the impact of the Affordable Care Act on the religious liberty rights of conscientious family business owners who simply wish to continue...
  • Corporations trump people in Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby decision [Editorial]

    Corporations trump people in Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby decision [Editorial]
    In recognizing that for-profit corporations like Hobby Lobby can hold religious beliefs that trump secular laws like the Affordable Care Act's requirement that women have access to contraceptives without out-of-pocket costs, the Supreme Court has moved...
  • Confusion over doctor lists is costly for Obamacare enrollees in state

    Confusion over doctor lists is costly for Obamacare enrollees in state
    Frustration and legal challenges over the network of doctors and hospitals for Obamacare patients have marred an otherwise successful rollout of the federal healthcare law in California. Limiting the number of medical providers was part of an effort...
  • On eve of court ruling, Americans oppose contraceptive ban: Reuters/Ipsos poll

    On eve of court ruling, Americans oppose contraceptive ban: Reuters/Ipsos poll
    A majority of Americans oppose letting employers, based on their religious views, exclude certain contraceptives from workers' insurance coverage, says a Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll ahead of a U.S. Supreme Court decision expected on Monday. In one of the...
  • Healthcare debate lacks factual arguments against Obamacare

    Healthcare debate lacks factual arguments against Obamacare
    Americans have always been a politically contentious lot. But one topic seems to produce more pure vitriol than any other: the Affordable Care Act. I posted an item on my Times blog, the Economy Hub, citing new statistics indicating that the act has...
  • Mandating preventive care without co-pays is good, but it's not 'free'

    Mandating preventive care without co-pays is good, but it's not 'free'
    The Department of Health and Human Services released a report Friday declaring that 76 million Americans with private insurance became eligible for more preventive services with no out-of-pocket fees as a result of the 2010 healthcare law, the Patient...
  • Obamacare deadline pushed to July 15 for Californians on COBRA

    California's health exchange said an estimated 300,000 people in the state with COBRA insurance coverage can switch to an Obamacare policy through July 15. The Covered California exchange announced the special two-month enrollment period, starting...
  • Virginia insurers file rates for 2015 marketplace

    Virginia insurers file rates for 2015 marketplace
    Just two weeks after enrollment closed for individuals in 2014 health plans sold through the Affordable Care Act's newly established state marketplace, Virginia insurance carriers were charged with filing their plans for 2015 with the State Corporation...
  • Can your employer force you into Obamacare?

    Can your employer force you into Obamacare?
    Sarah has a healthcare concern: Can her employer drop coverage for her and her colleagues and force them into Obamacare? It's a valid worry. The health insurance marketplace is changing as a result of the Affordable Care Act, and some businesses may...
  • New legal battle opens over Obamacare and contraceptives

    New legal battle opens over Obamacare and contraceptives
    Even as the Supreme Court weighs one challenge to the Obama administration's rule that female employees be offered health plans that include a full range of contraceptives, lawyers for several prominent Catholic groups are seeking to set up a potential...