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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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  • Covered California extends deadline to sign up for Obamacare

    Covered California extends deadline to sign up for Obamacare
    California's health insurance exchange extended its deadline for consumers who want Obamacare coverage in effect beginning Jan. 1. Peter Lee, executive director of Covered California, said people who start the application process or made some "good...
  • The moral of this sad story: Never tell the truth

    Some bureaucrats get in trouble for telling less than the truth when asked questions about their more dubious statements and worse actions. Think of any number of once influential figures in the current administration -- like the notorious Lois Lerner...
  • Obamacare deadline extended in California for Jan. 1 coverage

    Obamacare deadline extended in California for Jan. 1 coverage
    California’s health insurance exchange extended its deadline for consumers wanting Obamacare coverage in effect by Jan. 1. Peter Lee, executive director of Covered California, said people who start the application process or make some “good...
  • U.S. corporate health exchanges find no new blue chip clients

    Healthcare companies including Aetna Inc, Mercer and Towers Watson & Co have invested hundreds of millions of dollars to build exchanges that allow company employees to buy their own insurance, betting that Corporate America wants to get out of managing...
  • Tennessee governor proposes alternative plan to Obamacare

    Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam will call a special session of the state Legislature to consider a plan aimed at providing healthcare coverage to state residents who either do not have insurance or whose options are limited, he said on Monday.     The...
  • Monday is last day to sign up for Obamacare, Healthy PA

    Monday is last day to sign up for Obamacare, Healthy PA
    Monday is the last day to sign up for insurance under both the Affordable Care Act and the state's Healthy PA program for coverage that starts Jan. 1. The second open enrollment period under the federal health care law, often called Obamacare, started...
  • Blue Shield moves into Medicaid with Care1st deal

    Blue Shield moves into Medicaid with Care1st deal
    Seizing on the massive expansion in Medicaid, Blue Shield of California has agreed to acquire Care1st, a Monterey Park-based health plan with more than 500,000 patients. Until now, insurance giant Blue Shield hasn't participated in Medi-Cal, the state's...
  • Uninsured rates fell under Obamacare, but who's reaping the benefit?

     Uninsured rates fell under Obamacare, but who's reaping the benefit?
    Hospitals and health insurers have reaped a financial windfall from the 2014 rollout of the federal health law, even beyond what was expected. Now, employers and consumers are seeking a share of the Obamacare dividend. For years, insurance companies...
  • Gov. McAuliffe reports that more than 4,000 Virginians received one-on-one help with ACA enrollment

    Gov. McAuliffe reports that more than 4,000 Virginians received one-on-one help with ACA enrollment
    Gov. Terry McAuliffe reported Monday that more than 4,000 Virginians received individual help with ACA federal marketplace health insurance enrollment in the first two weeks of the open enrollment period. Thousands more have visited the CoverVa.org web...
  • Uninsured face Dec. 15 deadline for Obamacare

     Uninsured face Dec. 15 deadline for Obamacare
    To those still without health insurance for 2015: Monday is a key deadline for Obamacare. If you didn't sign up for health insurance on Healthcare.gov last year: Enroll in coverage by Monday for benefits to kick in Jan. 1. If you sign up from Dec. 16 to...
  • Small employers grapple with rising health insurance premiums

     Small employers grapple with rising health insurance premiums
    Chicago-based YJT Solutions isn't required to offer health insurance to its 35 employees, but it does. In fact, it covers 100 percent of its workers' individual costs. But that rare act of generosity by the information technology services company was...