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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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  • Officials hope new HealthCare.gov avoids 2013's problems

    U.S. officials planned to unveil an improved healthcare insurance website on Sunday they hope will allow the second enrollment period under President Barack Obama's health reform plan to avoid the technical meltdown that plagued its launch last year. The...
  • Social impact bonds tap private money for public health

    South Carolina is turning to an unusual source to finance a new program intended to reduce the state's high rate of premature births: private investors. If the program succeeds in reducing that rate among Medicaid beneficiaries, and reduces state...
  • Many Latinos shun Obamacare for fear of getting relatives deported

    Many Latinos shun Obamacare for fear of getting relatives deported
    Lilian Saldana turned down Obamacare coverage once, and she might do it again. With sign-ups set to resume Saturday, the 23-year-old Covina resident and her younger sister are hesitant to enroll because their parents are immigrants who are not...
  • SCOTUS to take up Virginia case on federal exchange subsidies

    A Virginia case that could make or break Obamacare will get its day before the U.S. Supreme Court. The New York Times reports: The case the Supreme Court agreed to hear is from Virginia. It was brought by four people who said they did not want to be...
  • Fewer than 10 million expected to enroll under health law in 2015

    WASHINGTON The Obama administration expects fewer than 10 million people to enroll in marketplace health coverage next year, far below the 13 million people that the Congressional Budget Office has projected. The 2015 enrollment season for marketplace...
  • Healthcare.gov open for browsing health plan costs; enrollment starts Saturday

    Healthcare.gov open for browsing health plan costs; enrollment starts Saturday
      Beginning Monday, consumers can visit www.HealthCare.gov to review detailed information about each health insurance plan offered before applying ahead of open enrollment, which starts November 15, according to an announcement by Centers for Medicare &...
  • Making seniors wait would add to medical costs for everyone

    Making seniors wait would add  to medical costs  for everyone
    Medicare taxes are too low to pay for an average senior's benefits. As a result of this and the aging of the population, the Medicare system has an unfunded liability in the trillions of dollars. Gradually raising the Medicare eligibility age to 67...
  • Healthcare.gov opens for browsing

     Healthcare.gov opens for browsing
    Healthcare.gov is open for window shopping. Though open enrollment for the Affordable Care Act doesn't begin officially until Saturday, those who plan on obtaining insurance through the public exchanges can start to browse plans starting today at...
  • Hampton Roads small-business options expand under Affordable Care Act

    Hampton Roads small-business options expand under Affordable Care Act
    For small-business owners, the Affordable Care Act, known as Obamacare, has introduced more health insurance options. In a series of seminars, the Retail Alliance, a century-old Hampton Roads business advocacy group, has been educating retailers and...
  • Forget Repeal and replace. Repair Obamacare.

    Forget Repeal and replace. Repair Obamacare.
    Whew! Tough week for Obamacare. On Friday, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear a legal challenge to the tax subsidies that are provided to thousands of people who obtained health insurance through the Affordable Care Act. If the high court finds...
  • Hundreds attend local ACA health enrollment events Saturday; get enrollment help Sunday

    Hundreds attend local ACA health enrollment events Saturday; get enrollment help Sunday
    On the first day of the second year of the Affordable Care Act's state insurance marketplaces, enrollment proceeded smoothly, according to local event organizers. At the Boo Williams Sportsplex in Hampton, Gaylene Kanoyton, head of the advocacy group...