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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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  • Health care has its own hurricane brewing

    Hurricane season usually plays out as advertised — even the weatherman knows we'll have high winds and high waters. The same can't be said about the hurricane that's pummeling our health care. Earlier this month, the Florida Office of Insurance...
  • For Gov. Terry McAuliffe, question is whether to be bold or cautious on Medicaid expansion

    For Gov. Terry McAuliffe, question is whether to be bold or cautious on Medicaid expansion
    When Gov. Terry McAuliffe announces how he intends to use his executive powers to expand health care coverage for Virginia's poor, it looks as if he's more likely to step cautiously than confrontationally. With an overwhelming majority in the House of...
  • Shelley Rouillard checks up on health plans in California

    Shelley Rouillard checks up on health plans in California
    The gig: As director of the California Department of Managed Health Care, Shelley Rouillard is the chief regulator for health plans that cover more than 21 million Californians. She's also a major player in the state's implementation of the federal health...
  • Catholic Group, Insurance Department Resolve Dispute Over Abortion Documents

    A bureaucratic bulletin issued Aug. 18 resolves a dispute between a Catholic lobbying group and the state Insurance Department over public access to documents detailing how health insurers account for federal funds and spending on abortions. The issue is...
  • Federal OK means 600,000 working poor Pennsylvanians eligible for health coverage

    Federal OK means 600,000 working poor Pennsylvanians eligible for health coverage
    More than 600,000 low-income Pennsylvanians will gain access to government-subsidized health insurance starting in January under an agreement announced Thursday by state and federal officials. The deal overhauls the state's Medicaid program, which...
  • Another GOP state may be signing up for Medicaid, and the reason is obvious

    Reports out of Cheyenne say that Wyoming is finally talking to federal officials about expanding Medicaid.  That would make Wyoming the 12th state with a Republican governor to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act, leaving 16 with GOP...
  • Access Health CT Picks Interim Chief From Within

    Access Health CT Picks Interim Chief From Within
    HARTFORD — James Wadleigh, chief information officer for Access Health CT, was the unanimous choice Wednesday to lead the organization at least through November. Access Health CT, the state health insurance exchange implementing the Affordable Care...
  • Letter: Some reasons to repeal Obamacare

    Obamacare's purpose was to expand healthcare to those who did not have it. The process included Democratic advocacy groups signing people up for coverage. It affected businesses that could not afford the insurance. People had their policies canceled. We...
  • Subpoenas issued in Maryland health exchange probe

    Subpoenas issued in Maryland health exchange probe
    Federal auditors looking into Maryland's flawed health insurance exchange are subpoenaing documents as part of their probe and have sought information from the lead contractor hired by the state to build the site. North Dakota-based Noridian Healthcare...
  • Insurers pay more tax on executive compensation under Obamacare: study

    (Reuters) - When Washington eliminated corporate tax deductions on health insurance executive compensation above $500,000 under President Barack Obama's healthcare reform law in 2013, it generated more than $72 million in additional tax revenue for the U....
  • Some HealthCare.gov contractors see contract values rise: report

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Three firms involved in the troubled Obamacare website HealthCare.gov have seen their contract values exceed initial estimates by more than a quarter-billion dollars, including the lead IT contractor at the time of the site's...