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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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  • Kass: Obama shouldn't embrace race-rousing Sharpton

     Kass: Obama shouldn't embrace race-rousing Sharpton
    It was disappointing the other day to see President Barack Obama embracing the vulgar race hustler Al Sharpton. President Obama once eloquently confronted race in a memorable speech in Philadelphia in 2008. That speech was remarkable and honest and,...
  • Health sign-ups in state draw to a close

    Health sign-ups in state draw to a close
    After website troubles sparked a two-week extension, California officials wrapped up the first open enrollment for Obamacare coverage with nearly 1.3 million consumers signed up since October for the state-run exchange. Sign-ups ahead of Tuesday's...
  • Supreme Court to consider challenge to law barring campaign falsehoods

    WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court next week will consider for the first time whether states may enforce laws that make it a crime to knowingly publish false statements about political candidates. The justices will hear an antiabortion group's free-...
  • Health exchange continues to enroll consumers in insurance

    Health exchange continues to enroll consumers in insurance
    Almost 18,680 people asked for more time to sign up for insurance through the state's health exchange because they had trouble with the website during open enrollment, but exchange officials said Tuesday that many have already had their issues addressed....
  • Affordable Care Act benefits millions of Americans

    David Paul's recent letter to the editor critical of the Affordable Care Act was a refreshing change from most of the surreal claims leveled at the law. His image of a car assembled with parts from different manufacturers "limping along in four-wheel...
  • Americans increasingly prefer Democrats on healthcare: Reuters/Ipsos poll

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Americans increasingly think Democrats have a better plan for healthcare than Republicans, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll conducted after the White House announced that more people than expected had signed up for the "Obamacare"...
  • Medicaid's challenge: Health-care access: My Word

    Contrary to what Scott Maxwell writes in his Sunday column, "On schools, taxes, beer, give 'em hugs — or give 'em hell," expanding Medicaid will not "save lives and generate tens of thousands of jobs." Inherent in his statement is the assumption...
  • Megan McArdle: Is Obama cooking the Census books for Obamacare?

    For several months now, whenever the topic of enrollment in the Affordable Care Act came up, I've been saying that it was too soon to tell its ultimate effects. We don't know how many people have paid for their new insurance policies, or how many of those...
  • Darden, Publix, SeaWorld support easing Obamacare requirements

    Darden, Publix, SeaWorld support easing Obamacare requirements
    Under Obamacare, workers at large companies who put in 30 hours a week are considered full time and must receive health insurance from their employers. But three powerful Central Florida companies — Publix Super Markets, Darden Restaurants and...
  • Health and Family Voices

    Conditionally hard of hearing I have learned never to ask anyone over 50 how they are. Even at the health club where I diligently jog my 4 miles before the sun rises, I have learned not ask fellow exercisers: "How ya doin'?" out of fear they will tell...
  • Last day to sign up at Covered California: Do it, get it, use it

    Last day to sign up at Covered California: Do it, get it, use it
    I’m looking for my root. My what? Apparently, I should “find my root” and envision “pushing it to the floor.” Or at least I think that’s what the soothing instructor is saying; in my confusion, I can’t really...