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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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  • Brace yourself for shrinking health insurance networks and higher deductibles

    For months, media reports have focused on the troubles with HealthCare.gov and the state insurance exchanges set up under the Affordable Care Act. Now the government is reporting that some 8 million people have signed up for health insurance on the...
  • Pennsylvania the 27th state to expand Medicaid under ACA; Republican governor approved it

    Pennsylvania the 27th state to expand Medicaid under ACA; Republican governor approved it
    Virginia is set to reconsider the expansion of Medicaid, health insurance for low-income and disabled people, this month. To date, the Republicans have rejected the federal offer to pay for the expansion until 2017, when states would start to pick up a...
  • Just who would be 'freed' if the Obamacare subsidies are thrown out?

    Just who would be 'freed' if the Obamacare subsidies are thrown out?
    The most cynical claim made by the promoters of the Halbig lawsuit over Affordable Care Act subsidies is that they're standing up for "freedom." As the Cato Institute's Michael Cannon, Halbig's promoter-in-chief, put it back in July, the Halbig ruling...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • States that decline to expand Medicaid give up billions in aid

    WASHINGTON If the 23 states that have rejected expanding Medicaid under the 2010 health-care law continue to do so for the next eight years, they'll pay $152 billion to extend the program in other states while receiving nothing in return. This exodus...
  • Future Of Obamacare Enrollment Assistance Still Being Determined

    Eva Bermudez was one of nearly 300 people tasked with helping the uninsured get covered as Obamacare rolled out last fall. Her job might have seemed easy compared to those of her counterparts. An organizer with the union CSEA SEIU Local 2001, Bermudez...