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Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)

Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)
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  • 2 appellate courts differ on key tax plank in health care law

    WASHINGTON Two appeals courts on Tuesday split over the Affordable Care Act, reaching different conclusions about whether tax credits can help consumers buy coverage in the 36 states that use the federal health insurance marketplace. The conflicting...
  • White House says health care tax credits to continue for now

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama on Tuesday sought to downplay dueling court rulings over the validity of a key provision of the Affordable Care Act, but Republicans on Capitol Hill seized on the latest news as another reason the federal health care...
  • Obamacare at risk: Their Take

    Obamacare at risk A federal appeals court in the District of Columbia shocked supporters of the 2010 healthcare law Tuesday by ruling that millions of Americans would no longer be eligible for health insurance subsidies.… At issue is whether...
  • Look to the past to see how Obamacare improves future

    By Connie Schultz Creators Syndicate Days before two federal courts issued dueling interpretations of the Affordable Care Act, I came across a 1958 photo of my paternal grandmother and felt the familiar onslaught of what-ifs. What if she'd gone to the...
  • Medicare's pleasant surprise [Editorial]

    Medicare's pleasant surprise  [Editorial]
    Between the crises in the Middle East and Ukraine and the outbreak of Ebola in West Africa, it's difficult to get domestic news on the front page this week, let alone good news. But the improved finances of Medicare deserve the public's attention,...
  • Number Of Residents Without Health Insurance Drops 50%

     Number Of Residents Without Health Insurance Drops 50%
    HARTFORD — The number of people in Connecticut without health insurance has dropped by 50 percent since 2012, according to research findings released Wednesday by the state's health insurance exchange. Access Health CT, the state-run onlinehealth...
  • Some political buzz over Gallup poll showing a rise in uninsured Virginians

    In the political chatter today: Virginia is one of only three states that's seen an increase in the number of people without health insurance since the Affordable Care Act's requirement that people buy coverage took effect at the start of the year, a...
  • Mississippi hurts the poor, blames Obama

    Mississippi hurts the poor, blames Obama
    Like most Republicans, Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant is an Obamacare refusenik. A staunch opponent of the law, he rejected the Medicaid expansion, refused to build an exchange and won't encourage Mississippians to enroll in the federal backstop. All of...
  • Accountable Care Organizations might help tame Medicare costs

    whatdoctorsknow.com Medicare is the 800-pound gorilla in the waiting room of health care reform. Health care costs are going up for everyone, but Medicare covers 50 million Americans -- more than any other single insurer. In 2009, total health care...
  • Divide between red and blue states over healthcare deepens

    Divide between red and blue states over healthcare deepens
    States that have aggressively put the Affordable Care Act into practice have cut the number of uninsured residents sharply -- in some cases in half or better -- while those that balked have improved little if at all, according to new data released...
  • Florida Obamacare rates could rise 13 percent next year, state says

    Florida Obamacare rates could rise 13 percent next year, state says
    Monthly premiums for the second year of Obamacare health insurance plans are expected to rise an average of 13 percent, Florida officials announced Monday. The Florida Office of Insurance Regulation has completed its analysis of recently submitted health...