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  • Advocates press Legislature, governor to expand Medicaid

    Linda Dunn works as a house cleaner and as a nursing home aide so she can care for her 44-year-old daughter, who suffers from mental illness, diabetes and other ailments. Her 73-year-old husband has a job driving people to medical appointments. And...
  • GOP moves ahead on budget plans; eyes Obamacare repeal bill

    House and Senate Republicans steamed ahead Tuesday toward likely approval of balanced budget outlines, essential early steps along a path to send President Barack Obama legislation to wipe out his five-year-old health care law and eliminate deficits...
  • Calculator in hand, Scott makes tax-cut push

    Calculator in hand, Scott makes tax-cut push
    TALLAHASSEE — Gators, lawmakers and state workers were all on hand as Gov. Rick Scott manned his "tax-cut calculator" booth in the Capitol on Tuesday, watching and sometimes participating as he showed people how much they'd save under his plan. It'...
  • High nursing home bills squeeze insurers, driving rates up

    Thirty years ago, insurance companies had the answer to the soaring cost of caring for the elderly. Plan ahead and buy a policy that will cover your expenses. Now, there's a new problem: Even insurers think it's unaffordable. Life insurance firms...
  • CDC: Uninsured drop by 11M since passage of Obama's law

    CDC: Uninsured drop by 11M since passage of Obama's law
    The number of uninsured U.S. residents fell by more than 11 million since President Barack Obama signed the health care overhaul five years ago, according to a pair of reports Tuesday from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Although...
  • On Obamacare's 5th anniversary, Americans are starting to feel appreciation

    On Obamacare's 5th anniversary, Americans are starting to feel appreciation
    Coverage of the Affordable Care Act's fifth anniversary Monday -- it was signed into law March 23, 2010--will undoubtedly focus on the gains in coverage and reductions in healthcare costs that have followed its rollout. To get the raw figures out of the...
  • Bid to revive Tennessee Medicaid expansion moving in Senate

    An effort to revive Republican Gov. Bill Haslam's Insure Tennessee proposal received a positive recommendation in a Senate subcommittee Monday. The resolution sponsored by Democratic Sen. Jeff Yarbro of Nashville would authorize Haslam to pursue his plan...
  • HHS head: Feds will continue to build on Obamacare successes

    For more than a century, American leaders have struggled to find ways to extend quality, affordable health care to everyone. We made progress for the elderly, the under-served and children, but for many Americans, the goal remained unattainable. Nathan...
  • Diabetes study shows benefits of expanded Medicaid under Obamacare

    Diabetes study shows benefits of expanded Medicaid under Obamacare
    Low-income patients with diabetes are getting better access to medical care in states that have expanded Medicaid coverage through the Affordable Care Act, suggests a new study that provides one of the first indications of the sweeping law's health...
  • On 5th anniversary of health care law, no end to debate

    When President Barack Obama signed the Affordable Care Act five years ago, he visualized a time when the political hyperbole would be silenced and ordinary people would see that the health care law improved their lives. The White House ceremony on...
  • Obamacare: California sends 120,000 corrected tax forms, thousands more coming

    Obamacare: California sends 120,000 corrected tax forms, thousands more coming
    California's Obamacare exchange has sent out 120,000 corrected tax forms, but it said tens of thousands of other consumers are still waiting for their information. Peter Lee, executive director of the Covered California exchange, said those remaining...