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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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  • 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...
  • Obamacare offers choices, savings this year

    Obamacare offers choices, savings this year
    Most returning customers to the federal health insurance marketplace can save money on premiums thanks to greater competition among insurance companies under the Affordable Care Act, according to a report released Thursday by the U.S. Department of Health...
  • Churches help spread word about health insurance deadline

    Churches help spread word about health insurance deadline
    With one week left to sign up for health insurance through the state health exchange for coverage Jan. 1, state health officials and advocates have turned to churches and religious leaders to ensure everyone gets the message. And Thursday, several...
  • Whatever data you use, Obamacare is a success

    Whatever data you use, Obamacare is a success
    It's that time of year again. No, not the holiday season. I'm talking about Obamacare season. In the second year of our new annual tradition, the exchanges are open for enrollment, which begs the question: What have we learned since last time? Were...
  • 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...
  • Obamacare rate hikes in Cook County held in check by competition

     Obamacare rate hikes in Cook County held in check by competition
    As health insurers compete for a second year on the federal marketplace in Illinois, Cook County residents are seeing relatively low rate increases and an array of options for 2015, a Tribune analysis shows. But downstate, the picture is different:...
  • Should the GOP continue to attack Obamacare?

    Should the GOP continue to attack Obamacare?
        Here’s a real shocker: Republicans are going to try to get rid of Obamacare. Again. Now that the GOP is feeling its oats with control of the Senate and House, one of the first orders of business will be to chip away at Obamacare if they...
  • Health coverage, kitsch, and lottery: Letters

    Health coverage, kitsch, and lottery: Letters
    Expand health coverage Regarding the article "Hospitals launch campaign for ACA" in Wednesday's Sentinel, I applaud Florida Hospital and Orlando Health for proactively working to serve the nearly half-million residents who remain uninsured in Central...
  • Ask Kim: signing up for Obamacare for 2015

    Open enrollment is now underway, and it is a great opportunity to fix problems with your current policy or take advantage of new options available in your area. Don't fly on autopilot. If you bought a policy from your state health insurance exchange in...
  • Affordable Care Act is helping control health-care spending increases

    The following editorial appeared in the San Jose, Calif., Mercury News on Wednesday, Dec. 10. ����� As Republicans in Congress gear up in January for their most aggressive attack yet on President Barack Obama's health-...
  • New Obamacare enrollment in California nears 49,000

    New Obamacare enrollment in California nears 49,000
    California's insurance exchange said 48,950 new people signed up for Obamacare coverage during the first three weeks of open enrollment. The latest figures span Nov. 15 to Dec. 3, and state officials said about 160,000 people have also applied for Medi-...