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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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  • ACA open enrollment, part deux

    On November 15 (and through February 15, 2015), the second open-enrollment period will begin for individual health care coverage under the Affordable Care Act. Despite a dreadful rollout, during the first Open Enrollment period, 8 million individuals...
  • GOP's McWaters: Bring back Virginia's Obamacare money

    State Sen. Jeff McWaters dropped an eyebrow raiser Tuesday during a John Fredericks Show interview. Fredericks asked what's next for the Republican Senate caucus now that it has narrow control of the chamber. "... we have a focus on jobs. We have a...
  • Estimates lowered of how many people will sign up for Obamacare in 2015

    Estimates lowered of how many people will sign up for Obamacare in 2015
    The Obama administration has substantially scaled back estimates of how many people will sign up for insurance in 2015 through the federal healthcare law, projecting that millions fewer Americans will use marketplaces created by the Affordable Care Act....
  • The congressional deal that could save Obamacare

    The congressional deal that could save Obamacare
    The received wisdom about the fate of the Affordable Care Act is that it's in the Supreme Court's hands -- more specifically, in Chief Justice John Roberts' hands, since he's thought to be the swing vote in a 5-4 split on the law. This is key because of...
  • Window shopping on new health care website

    Window shopping on new health care website
    Let the health care shopping begin — window shopping, that is. A reconfigured HealthCare.gov website went live Sunday night, giving users an advance look at insurance policies and prices a week before the start of the second enrollment period...
  • Virginia legislators deal on Obamacare and transport money, judges a hang up

    RICHMOND —The Virginia General Assembly approved a last-minute Obamacare fix Monday night, allowing insurance companies to keep current policies past year's end, even if they're not compliant with the Affordable Care Act. Whether this will change...
  • Will the Supreme Court move America closer to two-class healthcare?

    Will the Supreme Court move America closer to two-class healthcare?
    The chart at the top of this post identifies the black hole of American healthcare: The highest death rates are in a swath of states across the Deep South. Within a rough range, these rates match more specific metrics of health generated by the...
  • Md. exchange attempts 'do-over' with new website

    Md. exchange attempts 'do-over' with new website
    Lost applications, frozen computer screens and hours spent waiting on hold for help — those consumer problems made up last year's narrative about Maryland's health insurance exchange, the online marketplace launched under the federal Affordable Care...
  • Federal health officials lower expectations for exchanges

    Federal health officials lower expectations for exchanges
    WASHINGTON — The Obama administration has substantially cut estimates of the number of people who will sign up for insurance coverage in 2015 through the federal health law, projecting that millions fewer consumers will use marketplaces created by...
  • 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...
  • 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...