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Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)

Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)
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  • Florida ranks No. 2 in nation for rate of uninsured

    Florida ranks No. 2 in the nation in the rate of residents without health insurance, but that figure has declined since 2010. Figures released by the U.S. Census Bureau on Tuesday show that Florida had an uninsured rate of 24.3 percent in 2013. Only...
  • Oregon hospitals to maintain community benefit spending

    Oregon hospitals won't reduce spending on services that benefit the community, even though the facilities are spending far less on uncompensated charity care because more people are insured, an industry group said Tuesday. The need for charity care has...
  • Obama administration: 16.4M have gained health insurance

    More than 16 million Americans have gained coverage since President Barack Obama's health care law took effect five years ago, the administration said Monday. But measuring a different way, an independent expert who took into account insurance losses...
  • Annapolis health data company Sidus acquired by Silver Spring data center operator

    Annapolis health data company Sidus acquired by Silver Spring data center operator
    A Silver Spring data center operator announced Monday it had acquired Annapolis company Sidus BioData, tapping its market of health care customers who increasingly need help managing and securing large numbers of electronic health records. ByteGrid...
  • Cool reception for new sign-up window under health care law

    Several million people hit with new federal fines for going without health insurance will get a second chance to sign up starting Sunday, and that could ease the sting of rising penalties for being uninsured. But as the enrollment window reopens, it's...
  • 5 things to know about Congress' budget debate

    Congress' annual budget debate pits Republicans against Democrats as the newly empowered GOP in the House and Senate offer their alternatives to President Barack Obama's budget. A primer on the key terms and players helps navigate through the complex,...
  • A middle way to resolve the Obamacare case

    At the Supreme Court argument in King vs. Burwell, the case challenging how the Affordable Care Act works, someone should have asked, “If a state with a federally run health insurance exchange now adopts or ratifies that marketplace as its own,...
  • As Senate moves on health care, who's next?

    As Senate moves on health care, who's next?
    Now that a plan to expand health insurance coverage to at least 800,000 Floridians has won unanimous, bipartisan approval in a Florida Senate committee, it's time for Gov. Rick Scott and the Florida House to give the initiative the consideration it...
  • New sign-up under health care law gets lukewarm reception

    Several million people hit with new federal fines for going without health insurance are getting a second chance to sign up, and that could ease the sting of rising penalties for being uninsured. But after the enrollment window reopened Sunday, it's...
  • Kamala Harris calls Prime's bluff in hospital deal's collapse

    Kamala Harris calls Prime's bluff in hospital deal's collapse
    Is Prime Healthcare bluffing? That's always been the big question about the company's promises to maintain medical services at the six California Catholic medical institutions it proposed to take over in an $843-million deal. Last month, state Atty....
  • Health insurance legislation pits shared risk against firms' rights

    Health insurance legislation pits shared risk against firms' rights
    The ongoing health care debate over the right of individual choice versus the benefits of shared risk lies at the heart of a high-stakes tussle now playing out in Annapolis over how small businesses insure their workers. It's part of the continuing...