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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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  • For aging inmates, care outside prison walls

    WASHINGTON Providing health care to an aging prison population is a large and growing cost for states. Not only do inmates develop debilitating conditions at a younger age than people who are not incarcerated, but caring for them in the harsh...
  • 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...
  • State renews marketing contract for Obamacare

    State renews marketing contract for Obamacare
    Illinois has renewed its contract with the public relations firm FleishmanHillard to handle communications, advertising and marketing the state's insurance exchange through April 2015. The nine-month contract, effective August 15, is valued at $25.6...
  • 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...
  • Obamacare chief in California gets $53,000 bonus

    California's health insurance exchange awarded its executive director a one-time bonus of $53,000 after the state enrolled 1.2 million people in Obamacare coverage. Covered California's board chairwoman, Diana Dooley, said Peter Lee had not received a...
  • Illinois exchange on 3 additional insurers' radar for 2015

    Illinois exchange on 3 additional insurers' radar for 2015
    Three new insurers plan to offer policies on the Illinois health insurance exchange in the second year of the Affordable Care Act, including one that counts hospitals as financial partners. Centene Corp., under its IlliniCare Health banner, plans to...
  • Without proof of citizenship, residency, 100,000 could lose Obamacare

    Without proof of citizenship, residency, 100,000 could lose Obamacare
    About 100,000 Californians who haven't yet proved their citizenship or legal residency in the U.S. face losing their Obamacare coverage in October, state officials said. Covered California, the state-run insurance exchange, enrolled more than 1.2...
  • Survival of congresswoman's baby a celebrated case study

    WASHINGTON U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler is a half-hour late for her meeting with a news photographer. She strides into her cramped lobby in the Longworth House Office Building, clad in leopard heels and cradling her year-old daughter, Abigail. Her...
  • State plans to boost Medicaid funding for contraception

     State plans to boost Medicaid funding for contraception
    Medicaid patients in Illinois could gain increased access to contraception under policy changes proposed Wednesday by the Department of Healthcare and Family Services. Health care providers would receive more money for providing vasectomies to men and...
  • U.S. officials reach deal with Pennsylvania on Medicaid

    (Reuters) - Federal officials have reached an agreement with Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett over his plan to use federal funds to pay for private health insurance coverage for up to 600,000 residents, the governor said on Thursday. The deal highlights a...
  • Another GOP state may be signing up for Medicaid, and the reason is obvious

    Reports out of Cheyenne say that Wyoming is finally talking to federal officials about expanding Medicaid.  That would make Wyoming the 12th state with a Republican governor to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act, leaving 16 with GOP...