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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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  • Hobby Lobby and the contraception it opposed

    Hobby Lobby and the contraception it opposed
    In the recent Hobby Lobby decision addressing the Affordable Care Act's insurance mandate for women's contraception, the U.S. Supreme Court raised several issues about religious freedom and the rights of corporations. What it didn't consider was whether...
  • Inmates signing up for Obamacare: Dart

    Inmates signing up for Obamacare: Dart
    Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart, attempting to cope with what he says is a growing mental health crisis among inmates at the county jail, said up to 9,000 people who have been incarcerated have signed up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act...
  • California exchange insurance rates for 2015 draw mixed reaction

    California exchange insurance rates for 2015 draw mixed reaction
    The 4.2% increase in Obamacare insurance rates in California for 2015 announced Thursday drew an enthusiastic reaction from activists and insurers. But there was also some skepticism. "This is a rebuke to all the Obamacare naysayers and political...
  • 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...
  • Lawyers challenging health subsidies seek quick Supreme Court ruling

    Lawyers challenging President Obama's healthcare law filed a quick appeal with the Supreme Court on Thursday, urging justices to take up the issue this fall and throw out insurance subsidies for nearly 5 million Americans. "The monumental significance...
  • Courts issue conflicting rulings on Obamacare subsidies

    Courts issue conflicting rulings on Obamacare subsidies
    Two federal appellate courts on Tuesday handed down conflicting rulings on whether the government can subsidize health insurance premiums for millions of Americans who live in states that rely on the new federal health insurance marketplace to enroll in...
  • Connecticut Not Directly Affected By Tuesday's Federal Court Decisions On Insurance Subsidies

    WASHINGTON — Connecticut is not directly affected by two conflicting federal court decisions Tuesday about insurance subsidies offered under President Obama's health care overhaul. Those rulings focus on insurance bought on the federal health...
  • Fewer Uninsured No Cause For Celebration

    So Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is celebrating over a 50 percent drop in the rate of uninsured people in Connecticut thanks to the Affordable Care Act [Aug. 7, Page 1, "More Now Have Health Insurance"]. As he exults over having effectively silenced his critics...
  • 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...
  • Pitfalls emerge in health insurance renewals

    WASHINGTON For the 8 million people who persevered through all the technical travails in the new health insurance exchanges and managed to sign up for coverage in 2014, their policies will probably automatically renew come November when open enrollment...
  • Some Florida doctors decline to accept Obamacare

    MIAMI After being without health insurance for two years, Miranda Childe of Hallandale Beach, Fla., found a plan she could afford with financial aid from the government using the Affordable Care Act's exchange. Childe, 60, bought an HMO plan from Humana,...