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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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  • 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...
  • Florida still draws gobs of cash from Uncle Sam

    Florida still draws gobs of cash from Uncle Sam
    TALLAHASSEE – The struggle over whether to expand Florida's Medicaid program to 900,000 uninsured won't pick up much traction in the Capitol next year. Even though a new lobbying push by social-service advocates is underway, the reasons for its...
  • California enrolls 11,357 in first 4 days of Obamacare open enrollment

    California enrolls 11,357 in first 4 days of Obamacare open enrollment
    California's insurance exchange said 11,357 new people signed up for Obamacare coverage in the first four days of open enrollment. The second year of sign-ups under the Affordable Care Act began Saturday, and the Covered California exchange said it...
  • Health-car enrollment figure was 400,000 too high

    WASHINGTON The Obama administration downsized the nation's marketplace health-insurance enrollment to 6.7 million people on Thursday after House investigators found that the original estimates for medical coverage included 400,000 people who had only...
  • Insurance Convention Focuses On Booming Health Care Industry

    HARTFORD — Federal health care reform gave more people medical coverage but did not adequately address the rising cost of health care, top insurance executives said Thursday at an industry convention. If there's a benefit to the rising costs of...
  • Obama administration overstated Obamacare enrollment tally

    Obama administration overstated Obamacare enrollment tally
    The Obama administration overstated 2014 enrollment in health insurance plans purchased through the Affordable Care Act by more than 5%, officials acknowledged Thursday after the error was discovered by a congressional oversight committee. The...
  • Health site has political overtones

    Health site has political overtones
    The Maryland Health Connection website is certainly much improved from its original debut, but why has it been politicized ("With Obamacare, health insurance leads to better health," Nov. 18)? The prominent heading on the exchange is "Change is here"...
  • Judge won't stop L.A. County from sending 91,000 Medi-Cal cancellations

    Judge won't stop L.A. County from sending 91,000 Medi-Cal cancellations
    More than 91,000 Medi-Cal recipients in Los Angeles County will be sent letters this week telling them that their state-supported healthcare coverage will end on Nov. 30. A judge this week refused to block the notices, even though health advocates...
  • U.S. states get more, spend more on Medicaid under Obamacare: report

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - One part of the Affordable Care Act is going according to plan, with U.S. states receiving and spending more money on the Medicaid health insurance program, a report released by the National Association of State Budget Officers on...
  • High volume slows Maryland's health exchange website

    High volume slows Maryland's health exchange website
    Heavy volume on the newly opened Maryland health exchange website pushed those looking to buy insurance into virtual waiting rooms for up to a half-hour Wednesday morning. Wednesday had been billed as the day the public would gain full access to the...