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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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  • Hospital chains can't move home-state Republicans on Obamacare

    Conventional wisdom says big corporations that employ lots of people in a state generally call the shots with local politicians, especially when those corporations are the source of major campaign contributions. But that's not the case in Tennessee. At...
  • Study: Repeal of Obamacare would increase deficit, up uninsured 20 million

    Study: Repeal of Obamacare would increase deficit, up uninsured 20 million
    A nonpartisan government study says repealing President Barack Obama's signature health care law would modestly increase the budget deficit and the number of uninsured Americans would rise by more than 20 million. The report from the Congressional...
  • California's Obamacare exchange to collect insurance data on patients

    California's Obamacare exchange to collect insurance data on patients
    California's health insurance exchange wants to know why you got sick this summer. With 1.4 million people enrolled, the state-run marketplace is embarking on an ambitious effort to collect insurance company data on prescriptions, doctor visits and...
  • Obamacare's big day

    Obamacare's big day
    It received surprisingly little fanfare, but last week three states demonstrated how to "fix" the Affordable Care Act, should the Supreme Court rule adversely against a key provision within it. Arkansas, Pennsylvania and Delaware all received permission...
  • Anthem proposes to buy Cigna for $184 per share

    After getting the cold shoulder, U.S. health insurer Anthem Inc. said it's raising its offer to buy smaller rival Cigna Corp. for about $47 billion, including cash and stock. Indianapolis-based Anthem said Saturday it's proposing $184 per share, about 31...
  • More than 100,000 in Central Florida could lose Obamacare subsidies

    More than 100,000 in Central Florida could lose Obamacare subsidies
    Central Floridians who rely on federal subsidies to help pay for their health insurance through Obamacare are worried that a U.S. Supreme Court ruling expected later this month could eliminate the financial help. The federal government is operating...
  • Anthem Goes Public With Cigna Bid; Aetna, Humana Also Merger Targets

    Anthem Goes Public With Cigna Bid; Aetna, Humana Also Merger Targets
    NEW YORK — Merger proposals are starting to intensify among the big health insurers amid talk of industry consolidation. After getting the cold shoulder in negotiations, Anthem Inc. said on Saturday that it is raising its offer to buy rival Cigna...
  • Adult dental coverage expanding slowly in Medicaid

    NEW YORK At the Interfaith Dental Center in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, people with dental pain can walk into a ground floor office off Bedford Avenue and get treated without an appointment. They might have to wait in a packed waiting room. But if they're in...
  • Covering the Bases: Those who qualify for Medicare cannot keep Medicaid Expansion

    Covering the Bases: Those who qualify for Medicare cannot keep Medicaid Expansion
    In January, I enrolled into the Medical Assistance (Medicaid) with the help of a "navigator" through the Maryland Health Connection. Everything was working fine until I turned 65 in June. Under Medical Assistance, I had little or no copayments for doctors...
  • Anthem reveals $54-billion bid for Cigna after merger talks break down

    Anthem reveals $54-billion bid for Cigna after merger talks break down
    Healthcare giant Anthem Inc. stepped up its pursuit of rival Cigna Corp. with a $54-billion takeover bid amid an industrywide merger frenzy that could dramatically reshape the insurance market. Anthem, the nation's second-largest health insurer, said...
  • Analysis: Ruling could prompt new debate in Arkansas

    Months after Arkansas lawmakers avoided another protracted fight over the future of the state's compromise Medicaid expansion, the nation's highest court could throw the Legislature back into an all-too-familiar debate over a key part of the federal...