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Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)

Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)
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  • Md. health exchange enrolls 16,700 in first week

    Md. health exchange enrolls 16,700 in first week
    The Maryland health exchange has enrolled more than 16,700 people in private insurance plans and Medicaid during what was mostly a trouble-free first week for users of the new website. It took more than two months to enroll that many people last year...
  • Obamacare: Beyond the website

    Obamacare: Beyond the website
    While it's too early to declare the new Maryland health insurance exchange website a complete success, its largely smooth launch this week offers the prospect that this open enrollment period will be focused less on the technology and more on ensuring...
  • With 'Luck,' Illinois hopes to lure young adults to buy insurance

    With 'Luck,' Illinois hopes to lure young adults to buy insurance
    A new ad campaign from Illinois is making fun of a no-insurance mindset to try to get young adults to sign up for health insurance, using the tag line, "You'll be okay, probably." The ads, which show young people cavorting around Chicago in cardboard...
  • What to consider when shopping for pre-Medicare health coverage

    Pre-Medicare retirees need to lock in new individual health insurance under the Affordable Care Act by Dec. 15 for coverage starting at the beginning of the year, but rushing into a new plan could be costly, experts say. The full open-enrollment period...
  • Mayo: Obamacare Year 2 - Bugs gone, but more bumps ahead

    Mayo: Obamacare Year 2 - Bugs gone, but more bumps ahead
    Here we go again: Time for the second round of Obamacare health insurance enrollment. Last year's theme was, "Help! The website keeps crashing and I can't get signed up!" This year, things seem smoother on the technology end, but there are plenty of...
  • House GOP sues Obama over health care law

    WASHINGTON After months of threats and delays, House Republicans on Friday finally filed their lawsuit against the Obama administration over the 4-year-old Affordable Care Act, charging that the White House had exceeded its authority on key elements of...
  • House GOP lawsuit wages surprising fight over federal purse strings

    When the House GOP authorized a lawsuit accusing President Obama of overstepping his authority, the rationale it offered was a head-scratcher: the administration's move to delay the employer mandate, a requirement that House Republicans unanimously...
  • Who's really 'stupid' in this Obamacare flap?

    Who's really 'stupid'  in this Obamacare flap?
    Was Obamacare sold on a pack of lies or just political spin? Questions like that have turned Jonathan Gruber, who helped to create President Barack Obama's health care plan, into a possible threat to its survival. That's why Obamacare opponents can...
  • Cal Thomas: Ask Jonathan Gruber who looks stupid now

    Cal Thomas: Ask Jonathan Gruber who looks stupid now
    "Stupid is as stupid does" — Forrest Gump Unless you regularly follow conservative media, you may not have heard what one of the architects of the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare) thinks about you. Jonathan Gruber is a Massachusetts Institute...
  • Virginia Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam calls for Medicaid expansion

     Virginia Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam calls for Medicaid expansion
    The key to providing access to quality health care for those with a mental illness lies in the expansion of Medicaid, Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam said Thursday to a crowd of 500 at the 25th annual Thanksgiving banquet of Hampton-Newport News Community Services...
  • House Republicans sue over Obamacare implementation

    House Republicans sue over Obamacare implementation
    Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives on Friday filed a long-anticipated lawsuit challenging the implementation of President Barack Obama's signature health care law over employer-based coverage and payments to insurers, according to court...