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  • Could a wording 'glitch' doom Obama's healthcare law?

    Could a wording 'glitch' doom Obama's healthcare law?
    When a federal appeals court ruled last month that a seemingly arcane wording flaw in the Affordable Care Act should invalidate a central part of the law, many of those who drafted the statute five years ago reacted with shock and anger. In 2009, they...
  • Letter: Some reasons to repeal Obamacare

    Obamacare's purpose was to expand healthcare to those who did not have it. The process included Democratic advocacy groups signing people up for coverage. It affected businesses that could not afford the insurance. People had their policies canceled. We...
  • Insurers gain rate approvals for health exchange

    Insurers gain rate approvals for health exchange
    The dominant carrier on Maryland's health exchange, CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield, will raise premiums beginning in January, though not nearly as much as the company wanted, state regulators announced Friday. CareFirst won approval to raise rates as...
  • Covered California officials, insurance chief clash over Prop. 45

    Covered California officials, insurance chief clash over Prop. 45
    California's Obamacare exchange and the state insurance commissioner are on a collision course over Proposition 45, a popular ballot measure aimed at reining in health insurance rates. Covered California officials lashed out at the statewide ballot...
  • Future Of Obamacare Enrollment Assistance Still Being Determined

    Eva Bermudez was one of nearly 300 people tasked with helping the uninsured get covered as Obamacare rolled out last fall. Her job might have seemed easy compared to those of her counterparts. An organizer with the union CSEA SEIU Local 2001, Bermudez...
  • State renews marketing contract for Obamacare

    State renews marketing contract for Obamacare
    Illinois has renewed its contract with the public relations firm FleishmanHillard to handle communications, advertising and marketing the state's insurance exchange through April 2015. The nine-month contract, effective August 15, is valued at $25.6...
  • Obamacare chief in California gets $53,000 bonus

    California's health insurance exchange awarded its executive director a one-time bonus of $53,000 after the state enrolled 1.2 million people in Obamacare coverage. Covered California's board chairwoman, Diana Dooley, said Peter Lee had not received a...
  • Illinois exchange on 3 additional insurers' radar for 2015

    Illinois exchange on 3 additional insurers' radar for 2015
    Three new insurers plan to offer policies on the Illinois health insurance exchange in the second year of the Affordable Care Act, including one that counts hospitals as financial partners. Centene Corp., under its IlliniCare Health banner, plans to...
  • Without proof of citizenship, residency, 100,000 could lose Obamacare

    Without proof of citizenship, residency, 100,000 could lose Obamacare
    About 100,000 Californians who haven't yet proved their citizenship or legal residency in the U.S. face losing their Obamacare coverage in October, state officials said. Covered California, the state-run insurance exchange, enrolled more than 1.2...
  • 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...
  • 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...