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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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  • Evergreen Health Co-op aims to compete with the health care giants

    Evergreen Health Co-op aims to compete with the health care giants
    Dr. Peter Beilenson thought fighting the intractable rates of drug use and sexually transmitted diseases in Baltimore was tough. Then the former city health commissioner took on health insurance. "It's the hardest job I've had," said Beilenson,...
  • Pamela Yip: Yes, tax filing gets more complicated this year

    Filing your federal income taxes this year will be most interesting. That's because this is the first time Americans will experience the complex connections between the Affordable Care Act and taxes. Here's a rundown of how all this will work. PEOPLE...
  • Obamacare sign-up deadline 4 weeks away

    Obamacare sign-up deadline 4 weeks away
    Nearly 1.2 million Floridians have selected a plan in the federal health-insurance marketplace or have been automatically re-enrolled since the open-enrollment period began Nov. 15, according to the latest numbers released by the government. "Florida...
  • Executive who oversaw troubled rollout of Obama's health care law resigns from government

    Medicare's top administrator unexpectedly resigned Friday, becoming the latest casualty in the turmoil over the president's health care law, which is still struggling for acceptance even as millions benefit from expanded coverage. Marilyn Tavenner's...
  • Medicare chief steps down with 'sadness and mixed emotions'

    Medicare chief steps down with 'sadness and mixed emotions'
    Medicare's top administrator unexpectedly resigned Friday, becoming the latest casualty in the turmoil over the president's health care law, which is still struggling for acceptance even as millions benefit from expanded coverage. Marilyn Tavenner's...
  • How will Florida compensate for lost federal hospital funds?

    Florida health officials and lawmakers are facing a quandary over how to replace the likely annual loss of $1.3 billion in federal funds which compensate hospitals and providers that care for large numbers of uninsured and Medicaid patients. The state...
  • Waterbury Hospital To Cut Workforce By 80 Full-Time Jobs

    Waterbury Hospital To Cut Workforce By 80 Full-Time Jobs
    Waterbury Hospital had warned for weeks that layoffs were imminent after a deal fell through to sell the ailing hospital to a Texas chain, and, on Thursday, gave a first glimpse of its plans to cut costs. The hospital said it will reduce its workforce...
  • Illinois turning to insurance agents for Obamacare outreach

    Illinois turning to insurance agents for Obamacare outreach
    Keith Kelly knew buying health insurance would be complicated. So the 55-year-old Naperville man skipped the federal enrollment website and asked for help from someone he knew: an insurance salesman. Kelly told insurance agent Robert Slayton about his...
  • Tax season with new headaches to get underway

    How much time has Karen Gillette, a master tax adviser for H&R Block in Allentown, spent in training sessions preparing for the peculiarities of the tax season as it gets underway this week? "A lot," she replied with a telling chortle. When the Internal...
  • Cutting health center funding will leave thousands without access to care

    Cutting health center funding will leave thousands without access to care
    The Affordable Care Act has fostered major enhancements in our health care system and improved the lives of millions of people who are newly insured and getting care. Community-based health centers — like the ones we direct — played a...
  • California rejects UnitedHealth's bid to sell Obamacare statewide

    California's Obamacare exchange rejected a bid from the nation's largest health insurer to start selling coverage statewide next year. The Covered California board adopted new rules Thursday that sharply limit where industry giant UnitedHealth Group...